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  • Functional Approach to Nonlinear Models of Water Flow in Soilsby Gabriela Marinoschi

    Springer 2006; US$ 119.00

    A work of applied mathematics, which focuses on the functional study of the nonlinear boundary value problems relating to water flow in porous media. This volume deals with diffusion type models and emphasizes the mathematical treatment of their nonlinear aspects. more...

  • Biosaline Agriculture and High Salinity Toleranceby Chedly Abdelly; Munir Ozturk; Mohammed Ashraf; Claude Grignon

    Springer 2008; US$ 259.00

    A major threat to agricultural productivity worldwide is undoubtedly due to environments with stressful factors including drought, salinity, waterlogging, extreme temperatures, non-optimal levels of mineral nutrients etc. Based on contributions presented at the International Conference on Biosaline Agriculture and High Salinity Tolerance in November... more...

  • Mycorrhizaeby Zaki A. Siddiqui; Mohd Sayeed Akhtar; Kazuyoshi Futai

    Springer 2008; US$ 259.00

    Mycorrhizal fungi are microbial engines which improve plant vigor and soil quality. They play a crucial role in plant nutrient uptake, water relations, ecosystem establishment, plant diversity, and the productivity of plants. This book discusses a number of topics in this subject. more...

  • The Black Earthby David Dent; Boris P. Boincean; Igori Arcadie Krupenikov

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Soil is the Earth's living skin. It provides anchorage for roots, holds water long enough for plants to make use of it and the nutrients that sustain life -- otherwise the Earth would be as barren as Mars. It is home to myriad micro-organisms and armies of microscopic animals as well as the familiar earthworm that accomplish biochemical transformations... more...

  • Carbon Sequestration in Agricultural Soilsby Alessandro Piccolo

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This compilation of techniques, methodologies and scientific data arises from a four-year Italian research project, which took place at university research stations in Turin, Piacenza, Naples and Potenza. Soil Organic Matter (SOM) represents an active and essential pool of the total organic carbon on the planet. Consequently, even small changes in... more...

  • The Soils of Croatiaby Ferdo Ba?ic

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The Soils of Croatia is a six-chapter book detailing all aspects of Croatian soils. The book presents, in a reader friendly way, the lively history of pedology in Croatia. It explains soils as natural resources for this country and offers a detailed view on the different agricultural regions referenced in Croatia. The Soils of Croatia also... more...

  • The Soils of Chileby Manuel Casanova; Osvaldo Salazar; Oscar Seguel; Walter Luzio

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book is intended for students and soil scientists who want to know about the state of the art in soil sciences in Chile. The book merges a comprehensive bibliographical review of the soil surveys carried out throughout the length and breadth of Chilean territory during the past 40 years and more recent information obtained by the authors... more...

  • The Soil Will Save Usby Kristin Ohlson

    Rodale 2014; US$ 18.99

    Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practices—and, especially, modern industrial agriculture—have led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the world's soils. That carbon is now floating in the atmosphere, and even if we stopped using fossil fuels today, it would continue warming the planet. In The Soil Will Save... more...

  • Soil Carbonby Alfred E. Hartemink; Kevin McSweeney

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    Few topics cut across the soil science discipline wider than research on soil carbon. This book contains 48 chapters that focus on novel and exciting aspects of soil carbon research from all over the world. It includes review papers by global leaders in soil carbon research, and the book ends with a list and discussion of global soil carbon research... more...

  • Soil Scienceby David L. Rowell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 107.95

    Offers a practical introduction to the various basic methods of assessing the properties of soil. Each method is explained in a concise and accessible manner, providing useful guidance on how each method might be used in a practical situation. more...