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- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 116.76
This book examines the best soil in the world - the black earth or chernozem - showing how it is rapidly being degraded by industrial farming. The authors describe principles for sustainable agriculture that can reverse this trend, and feed the world. more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2009; US$ 360.00
The industrial minerals sector is undergoing a transformation in its operational practices as it strives to achieve both economic and environmental sustainability. New practices, such as emissions and waste reduction, improvements in processing efficiency, and value-added production across key industry sectors are emerging as a result of societal and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 108.95 US$ 94.42
Die 11. Auflage "EAU 2012" ber?cksichtigt die kurz vor der bauaufsichtlichen Einf?hrung stehende neue Normengeneration, bestehend aus Eurocode 7, zugeh?rigen nationalen Anwendungsdokumenten und erg?nzenden nationalen Regelungen (DIN 1054:2010). In Einzelf?llen werden Teilsicherheitsbeiwerte aufgrund von Praxiserfahrungen abweichend festgelegt. Der... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 107.95
Offers a practical introduction to the various basic methods of assessing the properties of soil. Each method is explained in a concise and accessible manner, providing useful guidance on how each method might be used in a practical situation. more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 159.95
Many agronomic reference books either focus on a single crop, several related crops, or specific soil topics but not on a full range of both crop and soil subjects. This unique handbook covers both major agronomic fields. Containing essential data and information on the culture of the world's major agronomic grain, oil, fiber, and sugar crops grown... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 220.00
Global agriculture is now at the crossroads. The Green Revolution of the last century is losing momentum. Rates of growth in food production are now declining, with land and water resources becoming scarcer, while world population continues to grow. We need to continue to identify and share the knowledge that will support successful and sustainable... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 190.00
Healthy soil, with active soil life, deters long-term soil degradation and ensures that geo-physical processes are undisturbed. Is the vitality of soil under threat due to human civilization? Or is it due to contamination, intensification, and deforestation? Vital Soil aims to look at the effects society is having on soil and contains contributions... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 420.00
Soil is a complex body that exists as many types, each with diverse properties that may vary widely across time and space as a function of many factors. This complexity makes the evaluation of soil quality much more challenging than that of water or air quality. Evaluation of soil quality now considers environmental implications as well as economic... more...