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Soil science; Encyclopedias

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  • Humus, its Structure and Role in Agriculture and Environmentby J. Kubát

    Elsevier Science 2012; 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...

  • Soil Physicsby Manoj K. Shukla

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 99.95

    Introduction to Soil Physics Importance of Soil Physics Interactions of Soil Physics with Other Disciplines Soil Physics, Soil and Environmental Quality, and Quality of Life Soil Physics and Climate Change Soil Physics Curriculum Problems References Units and Dimensions Introduction Definitions of Unit and Dimension Systems of Units Nondimensional... more...

  • Trace Elements in Soils and Plants, Fourth Editionby Alina Kabata-Pendias

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 199.95

    As a teaching resource in biogeochemistry I found it had a lot of potential, giving good entry points into the literature for undergraduate students who might be given essay topics on how a particular element behaves in the plant and soil environment, particularly those elements of a more exotic bent. It also provides a lot of contextual information... more...

  • Soil Physicsby A. Kézdi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Soil Physics: Selected Topics covers the results in the research field of soil physics, soil mechanics, and the behavior of real soils. This book is divided into six chapters and begins with an introduction to the study of the physical characteristics of soil and the complexity of superstructure of soil mechanics. The next chapter deals with the distribution... more...

  • Humic Substances, Peats and Sludgesby M H B Hayes; W S Wilson

    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...

  • Soil Compaction in Crop Productionby B.D. Soane; C. van Ouwerkerk

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    This book provides a global review of the mechanisms, incidence and control measures related to the problems of soil compaction in agriculture, forestry and other cropping systems. Among the disciplines which relate to this subject are soil physics, soil mechanics, vehicle mechanics, agricultural engineering, plant physiology, agronomy, pedology, climatology... more...

  • Soil Carbonby S. A. Banwart; E. Noellemeyer; E. Milne

    CABI 2014; US$ 180.00

    This book brings together the essential evidence and policy opportunities regarding the global importance of soil carbon for sustaining Earth's life support system for humanity. Covering the science and policy background for this important natural resource, it describes land management options that improve soil carbon status and therefore increase... more...

  • Soil Organic Matter in Sustainable Agricultureby Fred Magdoff; Ray R. Weil

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 132.95

    Significance of Soil Organic Matter to Soil Quality/Health ? An Overview, R. Weil and F. Magdoff Organic Matter Management Strategies, F. Magdoff and R. Weil Soil Organic Matter Fractions and Their Relevance to Soil Quality/Health, M. Wander Stimulatory Effect of Humic Substances on Plant Growth, Y. Chen, M. De Nobili, and T. Aviad ... more...

  • Scaling Methods in Soil Physicsby Yakov Pachepsky; David E. Radcliffe; H. Magdi Selim

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 209.95

    The PSF Model of Soil Structure: A Multiscale Approach, E.M.A. Perrier and N.R.A. Bird Scaling and Multiscaling of Soil Pore Systems Determined by Image Analysis, A.M. Tarquis, D. Giménez, A. Saa, M.C. Díaz, and J.M. Gascó Scaling and Estimating the Soil Water Characteristic Using a One-Parameter Model, R.D. Williams and L.R. Ahuja Diffusion Scaling... more...

  • Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystemsby Robert Jandl; Mirco Rodeghiero; Mats Olsson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 137.95

    Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems - From Science to Land Management is a comprehensive overview of the latest research in this field drawn together by a network of scientists from across Europe. Soil carbon assessments are crucial at present to our understanding of the dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems and our ability to assess implications... more...