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Soil Science

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  • Soil Sampling and Methods of Analysis, Second Editionby M.R. Carter; E.G. Gregorich

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 189.95

    Thoroughly updated and revised, this second edition of the bestselling Soil Sampling and Methods of Analysis presents several new chapters in the areas of biological and physical analysis and soil sampling. Reflecting the burgeoning interest in soil ecology, new contributions describe the growing number and assortment of new microbiological techniques,... more...

  • Soils of Volcanic Regions in Europeby Olafur Arnalds

    Springer 2007; US$ 319.00

    Soils of volcanic areas often exhibit unique properties differentiating them from other soils on Earth. This book gives comprehensive coverage of soils in volcanic regions within Europe, dealing with most aspects of modern day soil science. It covers a range of issues such as mineralogy, chemistry, physics, soil genesis, classification, and more. more...

  • The Soils of Israelby Arieh Singer

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    Presents a concise description of the soils of Israel, including their distribution, chemical, physical mineralogical characteristics and agricultural attributes. Based on the relationships between soils and soil-forming factors, this work explains the distribution of the different soil types. more...

  • Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Sub-Saharan Africaby A. Bationo; B. Waswa; J. Kihara; J. Kimetu

    Springer 2007; US$ 369.00

    Food insecurity is a central concern and a fundamental challenge for human welfare and economic growth in Africa. Low agricultural production, results in low incomes, poor nutrition, vulnerability to risks and lack of empowerment. Land degradation and soil fertility depletion are considered the major threats to food security and natural resource conservation... more...

  • Soils in the Humid Tropics and Monsoon Region of Indonesiaby Kim H. Tan

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 220.00

    Highlighting the vast differences in tropical climate, from hot and humid to cool and arctic, Soils in the Humid Tropics and Monsoon Region of Indonesia explores the climate, soil zones, and altitudinal variation in soil formation. The author explores the changes in geomorphology, especially in climate and vegetation above sea level, that have yielded... more...

  • Conserving Land, Protecting Waterby D. Bossio; K. Geheb

    CABI 2008; US$ 150.00

    Includes an overview of global patterns of land and water degradation and discusses insights drawn from case studies on reversing soil and water degradation and their impact on food and environmental security. more...

  • The Ecophysiology of Plant-Phosphorus Interactionsby Philip J. White; John P. Hammond

    Springer 2008; US$ 319.00

    Phosphorus (P) is an essential macronutrient for plant growth. It is as phosphate that plants take up P from the soil solution. Since little phosphate is available to plants in most soils, plants have evolved a range of mechanisms to acquire and use P efficiently a" including the development of symbiotic relationships that help them access sources... more...

  • New Trends in Soil Micromorphologyby Selim Kapur; A.R. Mermut; Georges Stoops

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    The book contains state of the art new research results in micromorphology as well as other disciplines of soil science. It provides very useful up-to-date information for researchers, educators, graduate students interested in microscopic and submicroscopic studies of soils and sediments. In the past, micromorphology has been considered almost solely... more...

  • Remote Sensing of Soil Salinizationby Dr. Graciela Metternicht; Dr. Alfred Zinck

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95

    Recognized and advocated as a powerful tool, the role of remote sensing in identifying, mapping, and monitoring soil salinity and salinization will continue to expand. Remote Sensing of Soil Salinization: Impact on Land Management delineates how to combine science and geospatial technologies for smart environmental management. Choose the Right... more...

  • The Chemistry of Soilsby Garrison Sposito

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 87.99

    1. The Chemical Composition of Soils. 2. Soil Minerals. 3. Soil Humus. 4. The Soil Solution. 5. Mineral Stability and Weathering. 6. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions. 7. Soil Particle Surface Charge. 8. Soil Adsorption Phenomena. 9. Exchangeable Ions. 10. Colloidal Phenomena. 11. Soil Acidity. 12. Soil Salinity more...