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  • Crop-Soil Simulation Modelsby R.B. Matthews; W. Stephens

    CABI 2002; US$ 125.00

    The use of crop-soil modelling has so far been mainly confined to the research community. Practical applications have occurred in the areas of decision tools for irrigation studies and pest management. However, there is potential to increase its applied use. This book reviews progress. more...

  • Integrated Plant Nutrient Management in Sub-Saharan Africaby B. Vanlauwe; J. Diels; N. Sanginga; R. Merckx

    CABI 2001; US$ 120.00

    Soil degradation and nutrient depletion have become serious threats to agricultural productivity in Africa. Soils cannot supply the quantities of nutrients required and yield levels decline rapidly once cropping commences. This book addresses these issues. more...

  • Trees, Crops and Soil Fertilityby G. Schroth; F.L. Sinclair

    CABI 2002; US$ 145.00

    Successful agroforestry requires an understanding of the complex relationship between trees, crops and soils. This book provides a review of both social and biophysical aspects of soil use and research in agroforestry in the tropics, with an emphasis on nutrient-poor forest and savanna soils. more...

  • Handbook of Soil Analysisby Marc Pansu; Jacques Gautheyrou

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 439.00

    A reference guide for selecting and carrying out numerous methods of soil analysis. Written in accordance with analytical standards and quality control approaches, it covers technical information, such as protocols, tables, formulae, spectrum models, chromatograms and additional analytical diagrams. more...

  • Vertisols and Technologies for their Managementby N. Ahmad; A. Mermut

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 430.00

    Vertisols, one of the eleven established soil orders, are clay soils with unusual and interesting properties. They cover more than 350 million hectares of land in the world and in tropical Africa alone there are over 100 million hectares. Because of their very small particle size and high surface area, these soils have higher physical and chemical... more...

  • 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...

  • Silicon in Agricultureby L.E. Datnoff; G.H. Snyder; G.H. Korndörfer

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 175.00

    Presenting the first book to focus on the importance of silicon for plant health and soil productivity and on our current understanding of this element as it relates to agriculture. Long considered by plant physiologists as a non-essential element, or plant nutrient, silicon was the center of attention at the first international conference on Silicon... more...

  • Soil Quality for Crop Production and Ecosystem Healthby E.G. Gregorich; M.R. Carter

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 420.00

    Soil is a complex body that exists as many types, each with diverse properties that may vary widely across time and space as a function of many factors. This complexity makes the evaluation of soil quality much more challenging than that of water or air quality. Evaluation of soil quality now considers environmental implications as well as economic... more...

  • The History of Allelopathyby R. Willis

    Springer 2007; US$ 249.00

    Addresses the question of what is allelopathy. This book examines the major episodes in the history of allelopathy such as: the writings from classical Greece and Rome; mediaeval Arabic, Indian and Chinese work; the advent of printing and promulgation of information in 16th and 17th centuries; and the 18th century and the theory of root excretion. 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...