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- 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...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 299.00
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 149.00
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 108.95 US$ 94.42
Die 11. Auflage "EAU 2012" berucksichtigt die kurz vor der bauaufsichtlichen Einfuhrung stehende neue Normengeneration, bestehend aus Eurocode 7, zugehorigen nationalen Anwendungsdokumenten und erganzenden nationalen Regelungen (DIN 1054:2010). In Einzelfallen werden Teilsicherheitsbeiwerte aufgrund von Praxiserfahrungen abweichend festgelegt. Der... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 119.95
Completely revised and updated, incorporating almost a decade?s worth of developments in this field, Environmental Soil Science, Third Edition, explores the entire reach of the subject, beginning with soil properties and reactions and moving on to their relationship to environmental properties and reactions. Keeping the organization and writing... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 88.95 US$ 77.09
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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 160.00
Written by an international group of experts, Ground Improvement Case Histories: Chemical, Electrokinetic, Thermal and Bioengineering Methods provides over 700 pages of case-histories collected from all over the world. Each case-history provides an overview of the specific technology followed by applications, and in some cases, comprehensive back... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 188.95
An evolving, living organic/inorganic covering, soil is in dynamic equilibrium with the atmosphere above, the biosphere within, and the geology below. It acts as an anchor for roots, a purveyor of water and nutrients, a residence for a vast community of microorganisms and animals, a sanitizer of the environment, and a source of raw materials for construction... more...