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- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 19.99
Food can be grown just about anywhere, and lack of space should not put you off growing and enjoying the taste of your own fresh vegetables. Not everyone has access to outside space or what we traditionally think of as a garden, but we all have window ledges, doorways, often stairways, sometimes even a balcony or roof space. This book offers solutions... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 138.11
The dramatic worldwide increase in agricultural and industrial productivity has created severe environmental problems. Soil and groundwater reservoirs have been polluted with pesticides, xenobiotics and agro-chemicals. The global consensus to reduce inputs of chemical pesticides and agrochemical fertilizers, which are perceived at being hazardous... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 450.00
This reference handbook provides fully updated chemical, regulatory, health, and safety information on nearly 800 pesticides and other agricultural chemicals. The clear, consistent and comprehensive presentation of information makes Sittig's an essential reference for a wide audience including first responders, environmental and industrial health/safety... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Growing your own food is a hot topic today because of the high cost of transporting food long distances, the heightened problem of diseases caused by commercially grown foods, concerns of the overuse of chemicals in mass food production, and the uncertain health effects of GMOs. Many peoplefrom White House executives to inner-city kidshave recently... 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 129.00 US$ 111.80
A rapidly changing and expanding livestock and poultry production sector is causing a range of environmental problems on local, regional and global scales. Animal Manure Recycling: Treatment and Management presents an accessible overview of environmentally friendly technologies for managing animal manure more efficiently and in a sustainable manner.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
<p>Composting has never been easier—learn how to incorporate Brett Markham’s amazing composting techniques to maximize your vegetable output, increase your self-sufficiency, and be kind to the ecosystem. </p><p>Brett Markham, author < 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...
Improving Soil Fertility Recommendations in Africa using the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT)Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 180.61
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...