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- CABI 2005; US$ 55.00
There is widespread public concern about the effects of nitrate derived from the use of fertilizers in farming on water quality and public health. But research on nitrate during the past decade has revealed wide discrepancies between public perceptions and reality. more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 120.00
After a summary of world sugar beet production, this text describes the plant's need for each nutrient and their effects on growth, yield and crop quality. The soil's supply of nutrients is examined as the basis for use of mineral fertilizers, organic manures and foliar applications. more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
Fertilizer use in Africa as compared to other developing regions has been limited. What types of policies and programs are needed to realize the potential benefits of fertilizer in African agriculture? This book summarizes key lessons learned from past efforts to promote fertilizer in Africa, provides an overview of the current state of knowledge concerning... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 12.99 US$ 10.39
Back-to-basics gardening that will benefit the earth and your wallet! Want to use ordinary waste to create an extraordinary garden? Composting lets you turn household food waste, yard clippings, and more into free compost and mulch that's chock-full of nutrients. From building and working with traditional compost bins to starting an indoor worm-composting... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 5.99
This easy household guide tells you everything you need to know about composting, from the different containers that are available, and what to put in them, to how to use your compost and what to do if you want to get more involved in the process. Composting includes an A-Z on how to compost everything from ash to weeds; advice on how to compost in... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Chemical Fertilizers is a collection of papers that covers the advancement in the research of chemical fertilizer technology. The coverage of text includes papers that tackle the concerns in utilizing chemical fertilizers, such as food and fertilizer in developing countries, and the physical-chemical studies on decomposition reactions and the safe... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 297.00
Anaerobic digestion has no effect on the quantity of the waste treated, but it affects its quality and its usefulness as fertilizer. This conference proceedings collection of twenty papers delves into the issue. more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 172.95
With the increased interest in and demands for compost from commercial horticultural industries, composting is on the verge of becoming an economically feasible option for waste management. While horticultural producers can create some of the compost to meet their own needs, demand has grown beyond what they can supply for themselves and others. Compost... more...
- CABI 2001; US$ 110.00
Rapid urbanization has created a major challenge with regard to waste management and environmental protection. However, the problem can be ameliorated by turning organic waste into compost for use as an agricultural fertilizer in peri-urban areas. This book addresses these subjects. more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 285.00
Nitrogen in the Environment: Sources, Problems, and Management is the first volume to provide a holistic perspective and comprehensive treatment of nitrogen from field, to ecosystem, to treatment of urban and rural drinking water supplies, while also including a historical overview, human health impacts and policy considerations. It provides a worldwide... more...