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Soils. Soil science

  • Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shalesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00

    Significant advancements in the experimental analysis of soils and shales have been achieved during the last few decades. Outstanding progress in the field has led to the theoretical development of geomechanical theories and important engineering applications. This book provides the reader with an overview of recent advances in a variety of advanced... more...

  • Soil Health and Climate Changeby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • Soil Carbonby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    Few topics cut across the soil science discipline wider than research on soil carbon. This book contains 48 chapters that focus on novel and exciting aspects of soil carbon research from all over the world. It includes review papers by global leaders in soil carbon research, and the book ends with a list and discussion of global soil carbon research... more...

  • Soil as World Heritageby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book compiles contributions presented during celebrations of the half-centenary of long term field experiments done at Selectia Experimental Station, Republic of Moldova (UNESCO site as a World Heritage Site). more...

  • Interactions in Soil: Promoting Plant Growthby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates soil ecology and biodiversity for its ability to maintain a balance of beneficial organisms to support plant growth. This subject is discussed by a group of international authors in natural, agricultural and urban systems. The importance of biodiversity per se and, specifically, the feedbacks between the plant and soil biota... more...

  • Developments in Soil Classification, Land Use Planning and Policy Implicationsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 229.00

    As the world's population continues to grow, it is vital to maintain and increase agricultural productivity, even in the midst of changing weather patterns. Focusing on arid regions, this book details soil classification inventories from a number of countries. more...

  • Diluvial Soils and Their Ameliorationby Mukhtar Abduyev

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 14.57

    Professor Mukhtar Abduyev's pioneering work was the result of ten years of study, field research and laboratory experimentation on salinized diluvial soils in the foothill plains and steppe of Azerbaijan. At a time of increased demand for agricultural land this work was a most timely contribution to bringing the country's foothill plains, a major... more...

  • Accelerated Reclamation of Alkaline Argillaceous Soils of Azerbaijanby Mukhtar Abduyev

    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...

  • The Ecology of Soil Decompositionby S.M. Adl

    CABI 2003; US$ 135.00

    Describing trophic interactions between species that carry out the decomposition of organic matter in the soil, this title addresses the key topics of functional groups, spatial stratification and succession patterns over time, involving bacteria, protists, fungi and micro-invertebrates. 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...