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  • The Soil Underfootby G. Jock Churchman; Edward R. Landa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The largest part of the world?s food comes from its soils, either directly from plants, or via animals fed on pastures and crops. Thus, it is necessary to maintain, and if possible, improve the quality?and hence good health?of soils, while enabling them to support the growing world population. The Soil Underfoot: Infinite Possibilities for a Finite... more...

  • Agronomic Handbookby J. Benton Jr. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 154.95

    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...

  • Soils for Fine Winesby Robert E. White

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    White (soil science, U. of Melbourne) provides basic information on soil properties and behaviors in the contexts of site selection for new vineyards, and demands placed on soils by wine production. The highly-technical reference focuses on the French concept of terroir , which can be interpreted as the interaction between soil and surrounding fact more...

  • Biosaline Agriculture and High Salinity Toleranceby Chedly Abdelly; Munir Ozturk; Mohammed Ashraf; Claude Grignon

    Springer 2008; US$ 259.00

    A major threat to agricultural productivity worldwide is undoubtedly due to environments with stressful factors including drought, salinity, waterlogging, extreme temperatures, non-optimal levels of mineral nutrients etc. Based on contributions presented at the International Conference on Biosaline Agriculture and High Salinity Tolerance in November... more...

  • The Black Earthby David Dent; Boris P. Boincean; Igori Arcadie Krupenikov

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Soil is the Earth's living skin. It provides anchorage for roots, holds water long enough for plants to make use of it and the nutrients that sustain life -- otherwise the Earth would be as barren as Mars. It is home to myriad micro-organisms and armies of microscopic animals as well as the familiar earthworm that accomplish biochemical transformations... more...

  • The Soils of Chileby Manuel Casanova; Osvaldo Salazar; Oscar Seguel; Walter Luzio

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book is intended for students and soil scientists who want to know about the state of the art in soil sciences in Chile. The book merges a comprehensive bibliographical review of the soil surveys carried out throughout the length and breadth of Chilean territory during the past 40 years and more recent information obtained by the authors... more...

  • Soils in Natural Landscapesby Earl B. Alexander

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    In any complete investigation of terrestrial ecosystems, rocks and soils must be considered. Soils are essential resources, providing water and nutrients for vascular plants, and mitigating the flow of water from the land. In addition, soil diversity is critical for biotic diversity. While there are many references on the agricultural perspective... more...

  • Soil Scienceby David L. Rowell

    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...

  • Empfehlungen des Arbeitsaussschusses "Ufereinfassungen"by Arbeitsausschuss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 103.95

    Die 11. Auflage "EAU 2012" berücksichtigt die kurz vor der bauaufsichtlichen Einführung stehende neue Normengeneration, bestehend aus Eurocode 7, zugehörigen nationalen Anwendungsdokumenten und ergänzenden nationalen Regelungen (DIN 1054:2010). In Einzelfällen werden Teilsicherheitsbeiwerte aufgrund von Praxiserfahrungen abweichend... more...