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- Haworth Press 2003; US$ 69.95
This book, written by soil scientists with decades of practical experience, shows the importance of organic matter in maintaining crop production. The addition of organic matter to soil is covered in great detail. Sustainable Soils: The Place of Organic Matter in Sustaining Soils and Their Productivity discusses what materials can be added, proper... more...
- CABI 2000; US$ 170.00
This volume contains papers from an international conference held by the British Society of Soil Science in Edinburgh in September 1999. It includes exploration of the results of recent research studies examining how organic matter functions in soils. more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 18.00
Compost - what it is, how to make it and how to use it in the garden. Making compost isn't just simple and satisfying, it will save you money on expensive soil conditioners and mulches. There's no need for fancy gadgets. Discover how to build a simple bin, find the best tools for the job, and learn what type of mix is perfect for the size... more...
- Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95
Despite the large number of papers and books published on soil organic matter (humus), our knowledge of the subject is still very limited, as is our knowledge of humic acid. The author of this book began to study humus at the end of the 1940s and continued until 1984 when he retired from Nagoya University. With the intention of establishing a systematic... more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95
This volume presents the proceedings of the 10th international symposium Humus et Planta held in Prague in August 19-23, 1991. The main topics of this book are devoted to the recent advances in fundamental, as well as applied research of humic substances, the most abundant of the naturally occuring macromolecules of nature, the understanding of their... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 300.00
Based on the contributions given at a leading international conference, this volume concentrates on developments in the environmentally-friendly disposal of sludges and on the reawakened interest in composting which has emerged as a result of significant European directives. more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2001; US$ 152.00
Humic substances, the remarkable brown biomaterials in animals, coals, plants, sediments, soils and waters, are crucial components of the carbon cycle and other life processes. Thus greater knowledge and understanding of these versatile materials is of great importance to the productivity, health and safety of the world's ecosystems, humans, land... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 164.95
The only book to completely define and explore the genesis, extraction, properties, and impact of humic matter on agriculture, industry, and the environment, Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment delves into the issues and controversies associated with produced and natural humic compounds. It assesses the role of humic substances in medicines, fertilizers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 145.95
Humic substances are ubiquitous in the environment. These remarkable brown biomaterials are found in animals, plants, coals, sediments, soils and water. They are crucial components of the carbon cycle and other life processes. Humic Substances: Nature's Most Versatile Materials contains a compilation of papers presented at the 2002 Humic Substances... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 125.95
Recognition of the importance of soil organic matter (SOM) in soil health and quality is a major part of fostering a holistic, preventive approach to agricultural management. Students in agronomy, horticulture, and soil science need a textbook that emphasizes strategies for using SOM management in the prevention of chemical, biological, and physical... more...