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  • Modeling Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics for Soil Managementby M.J. Shaffer; Liwang Ma; Soren Hansen

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 172.95

    Good management practices for carbon and nitrogen are vital to crop productivity and soil sustainability, as well as to the reduction of global greenhouse gases and environmental pollution. Since the 1950's, mathematical models have advanced our understanding of carbon and nitrogen cycling at both the micro- and macro-scales. However, many of the models... more...

  • Organic Soils and Peat Materials for Sustainable Agricultureby Leon Etienne Parent; Piotr Ilnicki

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 194.95

    While organic soils have the potential to contribute greatly to agricultural production, the irreversible processes that occur from draining organic soils need to be managed with caution. The wise use of peatlands must include the avoidance of unacceptable ecological effects on the contiguous and global environment. Organic Soils and Peat Materials... more...

  • Soil and Environmental Science Dictionaryby E.G. Gregorich; L. W. Turchenek; M.R. Carter; Denis A. Angers

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 125.95

    The lingo of soil science is a language unto itself. Soil and Environmental Science Dictionary is a glossary of terms used in soil and environmental science, including terms from related disciplines. Designed for teachers, students, researchers and others interested or involved in environmental sciences related to soils, this compilation includes all... more...

  • Soil Classificationby Hari Eswaran; Robert Ahrens; Thomas J. Rice; Bobby A. Stewart

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 159.95

    Developments in soil classification have accompanied parallel progress in our understanding of the soil system. However the theories behind the classifications and the purposes for which they were created have changed over time. The editors hope that this comprehensive synthesis will help to rally soil scientists around the world to develop an acceptable... more...

  • Soil Physics Companionby A.W. Warrick

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 159.95

    An authoritative reference on soil physics, Soil Physics Companion is lavishly illustrated with graphs, charts, line drawings, and equations. The book provides a valuable source of material and reference for most contemporary topics of soil physics and the vadose zone - arguably the most comprehensive volume available. In addition to being a reliable... more...

  • Soil Tillage in Agroecosystemsby Adel El Titi

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 194.95

    Soil tillage is, and will remain, the guiding component of soil management and consequently has far-reaching implications for agroecosystems. Understanding structures and functions of soil ecosystems under different tillage/no tillage practices is an essential requirement for any future farming concepts. Soil Tillage in Agroecosystems emphasizes these... more...

  • Trace Elements in the Rhizosphereby George R. Gobran; Walter W. Wenzel; Enzo Lombi

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 253.00

    The first book devoted to the complex interactions between trace elements, soils, plants, and microorganisms in the rhizosphere, Trace Elements in the Rhizosphere brings together the experimental, investigative, and modeling branches of rhizosphere research. Written by an international team of authors, it provides a comprehensive overview of the mechanisms... more...

  • Chemistry of Variable Charge Soilsby T. R. Yu

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 249.99 US$ 214.99

    This book, based on research carried out at the Academia Sinica over the past 30 years, explains the basic difference between the variable charge soils of tropical and subtropical regions, and the constant charge soils of temperate regions. It will focus on the chemical properties of the variable charge soils--properties which have important bearing... more...

  • Handbook of Soils for Landscape Architectsby Robert F. Keefer

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    Written in a clear, accessible style, this book covers the fundamental aspects of soil science with an emphasis on topics useful to landscape architects and professionals in related fields. more...

  • Vital Soilby P. Doelman; H.J.P. Eijsackers

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 190.00

    Healthy soil, with active soil life, deters long-term soil degradation and ensures that geo-physical processes are undisturbed. Is the vitality of soil under threat due to human civilization? Or is it due to contamination, intensification, and deforestation? Vital Soil aims to look at the effects society is having on soil and contains contributions... more...