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Soil science

  • 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...

  • Biosaline Agriculture and High Salinity Toleranceby Chedly Abdelly; Münir Öztürk; Muhammad Ashraf; Claude Grignon

    Birkhäuser Basel 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...

  • Soils in Natural Landscapesby Earl B. Alexander

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95

    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...

  • Empfehlungen des Arbeitsaussschusses "Ufereinfassungen"by Arbeitsausschuss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 108.95

    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...

  • Essential Soil Scienceby Mark Ashman; Geeta Puri

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.95

    This textbook is aimed at the majority of students, who need to quickly acquire a concise overview of soil science. Many current soil science textbooks still cater for a traditional student market where students embark on three years study in a narrow discipline. The growth in modular degree schemes has meant that soil science is now often taught as... more...

  • Soils and Human Healthby Eric C. Brevik; Lynn C. Burgess

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 132.95

    Despite the connections between soils and human health, there has not been a great amount of attention focused on this area when compared to many other fields of scientific and medical study. Soils and Human Health brings together authors from diverse fields with an interest in soils and human health, including soil science, geology, geography,... more...

  • Soil Genesis and Classificationby Stanley W. Buol; R. J. Southard; R. C. Graham; P. A. McDaniel

    Wiley 2011; US$ 104.95

    Soil Genesis and Classification, Sixth Edition, builds on the success of the previous editions to present an unparalleled resource on soil formation and classification. Featuring a color plate section containing multiple soil profiles, this text also includes information on new classification systems and emerging technologies and databases with updated... more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book offers an overview of the important features of Chilean soils, including geology and geomorphology, climate, land use and vegetation. Describes and classifies the most important soil types, including volcanic those derived from volcanic materials. more...

  • Fire Effects on Soils and Restoration Strategiesby A Cerda

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 139.95

    This book has been published a decade after Fire?s Effects on Ecosystems by DeBano, Neary, and Folliott (1998), and builds on their foundation to update knowledge on natural post-fire processes and describe the use and effectiveness of various restoration strategies that may be applied when human intervention is warranted. The chapters in this book,... more...