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- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 14.57
In his Accelerated Reclamation of Alkaline Argillaceous Soils of Azerbaijan, Professor Mukhtar Abduyev describes the tackling of a long-established problem which had enormous implications for Azerbaijan's security of food supply. The task was to find more efficient methods of reclaiming the saline soils that covered more than 60% of the republic's... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 319.00
"Advanced Techniques in Soil Microbiology" presents a wide range of biotechnological methods for application in soil microbiology analysis. These include all essential methods involving molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, and structural biology, such as transcriptome analysis, RNAi technology, molecular matchmaking, RAPD, T-RFLP and FT/MS.... more...
Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and OpportunitiesSpringer Netherlands 2007; US$ 369.00
Food insecurity is a central concern and a fundamental challenge for human welfare and economic growth in Africa. Low agricultural production, results in low incomes, poor nutrition, vulnerability to risks and lack of empowerment. Land degradation and soil fertility depletion are considered the major threats to food security and natural resource conservation... more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 275.00
About the Editors Acknowledgements Preface Foreward, D. Reed, White House Global Change Office Historical Perspectives Introduction, J.M. Kimble, R. Lal, and R. Follett National Trends in Adopting Conservation Practices as Best Management Practices, H. Bloodworth Why Carbon Sequestration in Soil? R. Lal Historical Perspective in Land Use Change and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Agrochemicals in Soils contains selected papers from a joint meeting of the Soil Chemistry, Soil Fertility, and Soil Clay Mineralogy Commissions of the International Society of Soil Science, in Jerusalem, Israel. The book is organized into four parts. Parts 1 and 2 deal mostly with the chemical reactions of agrochemicals in the soil. Part 3 explores... more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 159.95
AGRONOMIC CROPS Production of Major Grain, Food, Oil, Fiber, and Sugar Crops Grain Crops Nut, Bean, and Oil Crops Cotton (Gossypium spp.) Fiber Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L. spp.) SOIL CLASSIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Major Soil Classification Systems SOILS AND THEIR PROPERTIES Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Soils SOIL... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 359.00
From the reviews: "Two symposia on the Amazonian Dark Earths were held in 2001, and these were followed in 2002 by the First International Workshop on the subject in Manaus and Santerem, Brazil. ? The Workshop succeeded in its aims of bringing a great deal of information from disparate fields of research to a wide international audience. The... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 289.00
Soil scientist Wim Sombroek saw vast potential in the fertile Amazonian soils termed "dark earths." In this book, scholars discuss Sombroek and his vision of carbon based soil technologies to better the lives of small land holders throughout the world. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Applications of Soil Physics deals with the applications of soil physics and covers topics ranging from infiltration and surface runoff to groundwater drainage, evaporation from bare-surface soils, and uptake of soil moisture by plants. Water balance and energy balance in the field are also discussed, along with tillage and soil structure management.... more...