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Improving Soil Fertility Recommendations in Africa using the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT)Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 239.00
The book gives a detailed description of the application of DSSAT in simulating crop and soil processes within various Agro-ecological zones in Africa. It presents and discusses minimum dataset requirements for appropriate modeling in DSSAT. 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 146.00
A Complete Guide to Manure Pathogen Management This comprehensive volume provides in-depth information on the management of potentially harmful pathogens present in the manure of agricultural animals, including cattle, pigs, and chickens. Developed by the Water Environment Federation, this book brings together experts in the fields of pathogens,... 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...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 135.00
Nitrogen is one of the most critical elements for all life forms. In agricultural systems it is essential for the production of crops for feed, food, and fiber. The ever-increasing world population requires increasing use of nitrogen in agriculture to supply human needs for dietary protein. Worldwide demand for nitrogen will increase as a direct... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Organic wastes are traditionally applied to land to recover their fertilizer value, but the microbial turnover of such organic matter in soil is often out of phase with the requirements of growing plants. Therefore, nutrients may be lost and may even act as potential pollutants of water and air, posing a particular challenge to agricultural and environmental... 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 2002; US$ 250.00
The turn of the millennium from the twentieth to the twenty-first century provides an occasion to review our understanding of a biological process, biological nitrogen fixation, that is of prime importance for the continued survival of mankind. This process has provided a basis for maintaining soil fertility since the beginning of organised agriculture,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 279.00
Phosphorus in Action presents the latest information on biological processes in soil P cycling. Readers will find a discussion of spectroscopic techniques and the characterization of microbial P forms, as well as the use of tracers, molecular approaches and modeling of soil-plant systems. more...