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Soil Science

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  • Understanding Vineyard Soilsby Robert White

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 38.99

    Foreward. 1. Why Soil is Important in Viticulture. 2. Site Selection and Soil Preparation. 3. The Nutrition of Grapevines. 4. Where the Vine Roots Live. 5. The Living Soil. 6. Putting It All Together. Appendices. References and Further Reading. Index more...

  • Profiles in the History of the U.S. Soil Surveyby Douglas Helms; Anne B. W. Effland; Patricia J. Durana

    Wiley 2008; US$ 59.99

    Profiles in the History of the U.S. Soil Survey offers a broad-ranging collection of essays chronicling the development of the U.S. Soil Survey and its influence on the history of soil survey as a scientific discipline that focuses on mapping, analysis, and description of soils. Appraises the influences of key individuals and institutions on the... more...

  • Biochar for Environmental Managementby Johannes Lehmann; Stephen Joseph

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its stability in soil and superior nutrient-retention properties make it an ideal soil amendment to increase crop yields.... more...

  • A Handbook of Soil Terminology, Correlation and Classificationby Richard Arnold; Serghei Shoba; Pavel Krasilnikov; Juan-Jose Ibanez Marti

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 170.00

    Soil classification and terminology are fundamental issues for the clear understanding and communication of the subject. However, while there are many national soil classification systems, these do not directly correlate with each other. This leads to confusion and great difficulty in undertaking comparative scientific research that draws on more than... more...

  • Soil and Cultureby Edward R. Landa; Christian Feller

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    This book explores the perception of soil in ancient, traditional, and modern societies. It looks at the visual arts, prose & poetry, religion, philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, wine production, health & diet, and disease & warfare. more...

  • Handbook of Bioenergy Cropsby N. El Bassam

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 265.00

    Biomass currently accounts for about fifteen per cent of global primary energy consumption and is playing an increasingly important role in the face of climate change, energy and food security concerns. Handbook of Bioenergy Crops is a unique reference and guide, with extensive coverage of more than eighty of the main bioenergy crop species.... more...

  • Nitrous Oxide and Climate Changeby Keith Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 90.00

    Nitrous oxide, N2O, is the third most important (in global warming terms) of the greenhouse gases, after carbon dioxide and methane. As this book describes, although it only comprises 320 parts per billion of the earth's atmosphere, it has a so-called Global Warming Potential nearly 300 times greater than that of carbon dioxide. N2O emissions are difficult... more...

  • Interfacial Chemistry of Rocks and Soilsby Noemi M. Nagy; Jozsef Konya

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 179.95

    Knowledge of the basic interactions that take place between geological materials and different substances is the first step in understanding the effects of adsorption and other interfacial processes on the quality of rocks and soils, and on driving these processes towards a beneficial or neutral result. Interfacial Chemistry of Rocks and Soils examines... more...

  • Rebels for the Soilby Matthew Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 95.00

    This book investigates the emergence of organic food and farming as a social movement. Using the tools of political sociology it analyses and explains how both people and ideas have shaped a movement that from its inception aimed to change global agriculture. Starting from the British Empire in the 1930s, where the first trans-national roots of organic... more...

  • Dynamics and Diversityby Ian Scoones

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Soils are critical to agriculture and, in turn, to food supply and livelihoods. Sustainable management of soils is crucial for a large proportion of the population of Africa. Contrary to many claims, soil fertility is improved and managed successfully by small-scale farmers there. Careful studies from widely different areas reveal how closely bound... more...