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- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 83.95
Soil in the Environment is key for every course in soil science, earth science, and environmental disciplines. This textbook engages students to critically look at soil as the central link in the function and creation of the terrestrial environment. For the first time, Dr. Hillel brilliantly discusses soils as a natural body that is engaged in... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 215.88
This volume covers the various facets of soil enzymes, such as their functions, biochemical and microbiological properties and the factors affecting their activities. It describes enzymes in the rhizosphere, in forest soils, and in volcanic ash-derived soils. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 192.95 US$ 167.22
Urban areas contain a wide variety of open spaces, yet much of this has evolved under the pressures of human population with minimal management. The last 40 years have seen problems of varying severity begin to appear, including contamination, erosion, acidification and compaction. These problems have brought attention to the importance of the soil... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 226.73
With contributions from internationally-renowned experts, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the concept of soil health. A valuable source of information, it also presents the latest results in the field of soil quality in view of climate change. more...
- CABI 2011; US$ 180.00
Agriculture is strongly affected by changes in soil hydrology as well as changes in land use and management practices and the complex interactions between them. This book aims to develop an understanding of these interactions on a watershed scale, using soil hydrology models and addresses the consequences of land use and management changes on agriculture... more...
- CABI 2011; US$ 160.00
Soil is a fundamental and critical, yet often overlooked, component of terrestrial ecosystems. It is an extremely complex environment, supporting levels of diversity far greater than any ecosystem above ground. This book explores how soil structure develops and the consequences this has for life underground. The effects of spatial arrangement, of soil's... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 422.00
Africa can achieve self sufficiency in food production through adoption of innovations in the agriculture sector. Numerous soil fertility and crop production technologies have been generated through research, however, wide adoption has been low. African farmers need better technologies, more sustainable practices, and fertilizers to improve and sustain... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 89.95
Soil and Environmental Chemistry emphasizes the problem-solving skills students will need when they enter their chosen field. This revised reprint links valuable soil chemical concepts to the "big picture" by discussing how other soil and environmental factors affect soil chemistry. This broader environmental approach makes the text relevant to... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 142.95 US$ 123.89
Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems - From Science to Land Management is a comprehensive overview of the latest research in this field drawn together by a network of scientists from across Europe. Soil carbon assessments are crucial at present to our understanding of the dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems and our ability to assess implications... more...