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  • The Soil Underfootby G. Jock Churchman; Edward R. Landa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The largest part of the world?s food comes from its soils, either directly from plants, or via animals fed on pastures and crops. Thus, it is necessary to maintain, and if possible, improve the quality?and hence good health?of soils, while enabling them to support the growing world population. The Soil Underfoot: Infinite Possibilities for a Finite... more...

  • Soil Managementby Michael A Fullen; John A Catt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The soil is a fundamental constituent of the Earth's system, maintaining a careful state of equilibrium within the biosphere. However, this natural balance is being increasingly disturbed by a variety of anthropogenic and natural processes, leading to the degradation of many soil environments. Soil Management provides a comprehensive and authoritative... 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...

  • Booker Tropical Soil Manualby J R Landon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Introduction to Soil Chemistryby Alfred R. Conklin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 120.00

    Provides the tools needed to explore the incredible complexities of the earth's soils Now in its Second Edition, this highly acclaimed text fully equips readers with the skills and knowledge needed to analyze soil and correctly interpret the results. Due to the highly complex nature of soil, the author carefully explains why unusual results... more...

  • Soil as World Heritageby David Dent

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Soil as World Heritage celebrates a half century of field experiments on the Balti Steppe, in Moldova - where  Dokuchaev first described the Typical Chernozem in 1877,  protected from the elements by a unique system of shelter belts designed by the great man, and now provisionally listed as the first World Heritage Site for soil. The book presents... more...

  • Soils in Natural Landscapesby Earl B. Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    In any complete investigation of terrestrial ecosystems, rocks and soils must be considered. Soils are essential resources, providing water and nutrients for vascular plants, and mitigating the flow of water from the land. In addition, soil diversity is critical for biotic diversity. While there are many references on the agricultural perspective... more...

  • Sensitivity of Mangrove Ecosystem to Changing Climateby Abhijit Mitra

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Mangroves are basically salt tolerant forest ecosystems found mainly in tropical and sub-tropical inter-tidal regions. Till about 1960s, mangroves were largely viewed as "economically unproductive areas" and were therefore destroyed for reclaiming land for various economic and commercial activities. Gradually, with the passage of time, the... more...

  • Soil Colloidsby Fernando V. Molina

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 179.95

    Within the field of soil science, soil chemistry encompasses the different chemical processes that take place, including mineral weathering, humification of organic plant residues, and ionic reactions involving natural and foreign metal ions that play significant roles in soil. Chemical reactions occur both in the soil solution and at the soil particle?solution... more...

  • Principles and Practice of Soil Scienceby Robert E. White

    Wiley 2013; US$ 97.95

    Principles and Practice of Soil Science, Fourth Editionprovides a current and comprehensive introduction to soil science for students in the fields of environmental and agricultural science, ecology, soil and land management, natural resource management and environmental engineering. Covers all aspects of soil science including soil habitat,... more...