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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 129.99
White (soil science, U. of Melbourne) provides basic information on soil properties and behaviors in the contexts of site selection for new vineyards, and demands placed on soils by wine production. The highly-technical reference focuses on the French concept of terroir , which can be interpreted as the interaction between soil and surrounding fact more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 259.00
Mycorrhizal fungi are microbial engines which improve plant vigor and soil quality. This book includes coverage of arbuscular and ectomycorrhizal fungi. Applications in sustainable agriculture and forestry are discussed. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00
This book examines the best soil in the world - the black earth or chernozem - showing how it is rapidly being degraded by industrial farming. The authors describe principles for sustainable agriculture that can reverse this trend, and feed the world. more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 1999; US$ 3.95
Create Fertile, Productive Soil, Anywhere! Create fertile, productive soil for your garden! Improving your soil both increases your yield of vegetables and fruit and makes your garden easier to tend. With Improving Your Soil , you?ll learn the best ways to improve the soil in your garden. more...
Recommendations for Design and Analysis of Earth Structures using Geosynthetic Reinforcements - EBGEOWiley 2012; US$ 124.00
The completely revised and extended Recommendations deal with all questions relevant to the planning and dimensioning of geosynthetics-reinforced earth structures. In addition to the demands on materials and analysis principles, the applications of geosynthetics in a range of foundation systems, ground improvement measures, highways engineering projects,... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2009; US$ 360.00
The industrial minerals sector is undergoing a transformation in its operational practices as it strives to achieve both economic and environmental sustainability. New practices, such as emissions and waste reduction, improvements in processing efficiency, and value-added production across key industry sectors are emerging as a result of societal and... more...
- IOS Press 2012; US$ 174.00
The ground is one of the most highly variable of engineering materials. It is therefore not surprising that geotechnical designs depend on local site conditions and local engineering experience. Engineering practices, relating to investigation and design methods (site understanding) and to safety levels acceptable to society, will therefore vary between... more...