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- Springer 2009; US$ 159.00
This book treats the inter-relations between plants and minerals in an entirely new way in that it introduces the notion of eco-engineering: i.e. the manipulation of the mineral world by the living world to the ends of the living world. These inter-relations are the basis for traditional agriculture and should be the basis for the new, ecologically... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 83.95
INSTRUCTORS , interested in requesting a review copy? Register at http://textbooks.elsevier.com today! Key for every course in soil science, earth science, and environmental disciplines, this textbook engages students to critically look at soil as the central link in the function and creation of the terrestrial environment. For the first time, Dr.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 179.95
Environmental Soil-Landscape Modeling: Geographic Information Technologies and Pedometrics presents the latest methodological developments in soil-landscape modeling. It analyzes many recently developed measurement tools, and explains computer-related and pedometric techniques that are invaluable in the modeling process. This volume provides... more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 155.00
This book provides a synthesis of plant-soil interactions in agroforestry, intercropping and grass-legume interactions. It focuses on the process level, which is relevant to many types of multi-species agro-ecosystems. It also links basic research to practical applications in a wide range of systems with or without trees, and considers effects of global... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95
Soils represent the result of a complex set of interacting processes and are an integral component of the environment. Yet soils remain the most undervalued and misused of the Earth's resources. This work examines the fundamental importance of soils. Combining practical analysis and interpretation with a theoretical approach, the authors discuss the... more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 125.00
The use of crop-soil modelling has so far been mainly confined to the research community. Practical applications have occurred in the areas of decision tools for irrigation studies and pest management. However, there is potential to increase its applied use. This book reviews progress. more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 145.00
Successful agroforestry requires an understanding of the complex relationship between trees, crops and soils. This book provides a review of both social and biophysical aspects of soil use and research in agroforestry in the tropics, with an emphasis on nutrient-poor forest and savanna soils. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 94.99
Main Symbols. 1. Introduction. 2. Soil and Plant Water. 3. Solute Interchange between Solid, Liquid, and Gas Phases in the Soil. 4. Local Movement of Solutes in Soil. 5. The Uptake Properties of the Root System. 6. Solute Transport in the Soil near Root Surfaces. 7. Chemical and Physical Modification of the Rhizosphere. 8. Microbiological Modification... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 1999; US$ 3.95
Create Fertile, Productive Soil, Anywhere! Create fertile, productive soil for your garden! Improving your soil both increases your yield of vegetables and fruit and makes your garden easier to tend. With Improving Your Soil , you?ll learn the best ways to improve the soil in your garden. more...