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  • Modern Soil Microbiology, Third Edition

    Modern Soil Microbiology, Third Edition

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498763530

    The living soil is crucial to photosynthesis, biogeochemical cycles, global food production, climate change, biodiversity, and plant and animal health. In the past decade, scientists have made significant advances in soil microbiology research. Whil…

  • Drought and Water Crises

    Drought and Water Crises

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138035645

    Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought an…

  • Genetic Improvement of Field Crops

    Genetic Improvement of Field Crops
    av Slafer

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824789800

    Outlining successful breeding techniques to augment the yields of the world's major crops, this reference analyzes the physiological and genetic basis for past and potential future increases in crop yields.;Covering crops with wide differences in mo…

  • Environmental Chemistry of Arsenic

    Environmental Chemistry of Arsenic

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824706760

    With contributions from world-renowned experts in the field, this book explores developments in the transport kinetics, seasonal cycling, accumulation, geochemistry, transformation, and toxicology of arsenic. It details advances in the prevention an…

  • Handbook of Postharvest Technology

    Handbook of Postharvest Technology

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824705145

    The Handbook of Postharvest Technology presents methods in the manufacture and supply of grains, fruits, vegetables, and spices. It details the physiology, structure, composition, and characteristics of grains and crops. The text covers postharvest…

  • Soil-Water Interactions

    Soil-Water Interactions
    av Iwata

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824792930

    Emphasizing pioneering achievements, this work offers a clear and systematic description of various soil-water phenomena and their applications to soil problems such as water retention and the flux of water in soils and clays. This second edition co…

  • Functional Plant Ecology

    Functional Plant Ecology

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780849374883

    Following in the footsteps of the successful first edition, Functional Plant Ecology, Second Edition remains the most authoritative resource in this multidisciplinary field. Extensively revised and updated, this book investigates plant structure and…

  • Photoassimilate Distribution Plants and Crops Source-Sink Relationships

    Photoassimilate Distribution Plants and Crops Source-Sink Relationships
    av Zamski

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824794408

    Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to the study of photoassimilate partitioning and source-sink relationhips, this work details the major aspects of source-sink physiology and metabolism, the integration of individual components and photoassimil…

  • Microbial Pest Control

    Microbial Pest Control
    av Sushil Khetan

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824704452

    A complete overview of the technologies and products for microbial-based pest control. It documents the use of genetically altered Bt and transgenic crops, microbial formulations, and synergistic interactions of microbials with synthetic chemicals,…

  • Principles of Soil Physics

    Principles of Soil Physics
    av Rattan Lal

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824753245

    Principles of Soil Physics examines the impact of the physical, mechanical, and hydrological properties and processes of soil on agricultural production, the environment, and sustainable use of natural resources. The text incorporates valuable asses…

  • Fungal Pathogenesis in Plants and Crops

    Fungal Pathogenesis in Plants and Crops
    av P. Vidhyasekaran

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780849398674

    Dramatic progress in molecular biology and genetic engineering has recently produced an unparalleled wealth of information on the mechanisms of plant and pathogen interactions at the cellular and molecular levels. Completely revised and expanded, Fu…

  • Environmental Soil-Landscape Modeling

    Environmental Soil-Landscape Modeling

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824723897

    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-relat…

  • Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology

    Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780849370694

    A multibillion dollar industry that has tripled in the last ten years, turfgrass management plays an important role in landscaping, golf courses, and other sports surfaces. Proper management and cultural practices are crucial for the performance of…

  • Handbook of Weed Management Systems

    Handbook of Weed Management Systems
    av Smith

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824795474

    This work provides the fundamental information necessary for the development of weed management strategies for all the major US crops using concepts that can be applied worldwide. Weed management systems are provided for cotton, peanut, soybean, whe…

  • Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment

    Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment
    av Kim H. Tan

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482234459

    The field of humic matter research has undergone drastic changes in concepts and principles since the first edition of Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment: Principles and Controversies was published more than a decade ago. Still the only book o…

  • Chemical and Isotopic Groundwater Hydrology

    Chemical and Isotopic Groundwater Hydrology
    av Emanuel Mazor

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824747046

    This updated and expanded edition provides a thorough understanding of the measurable properties of groundwater systems and the knowledge to apply hydrochemical, geological, isotopic, and dating approaches to their work. This volume includes questio…

  • Handbook of Phytoalexin Metabolism and Action

    Handbook of Phytoalexin Metabolism and Action
    av Daniel

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824792695

    Provides the latest information on nearly all of the phytoalexins of crop plants studied worldwide over the past 50 years-describing experimental approaches to the research of specific plants and offering detailed explanations on methods of isolatio…

  • Handbook of Photosynthesis

    Handbook of Photosynthesis

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781482230734

    Since the publication of the previous editions of the Handbook of Photosynthesis, many new ideas on photosynthesis have emerged in the past decade that have drawn the attention of experts and researchers on the subject as well as interest from indiv…

  • Principles of Soil Chemistry

    Principles of Soil Chemistry
    av Kim H. Tan

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439813928

    Learn the secrets of soil chemistry and its role in agriculture and the environment. Examine the fundamental laws of soil chemistry, how they affect dissolution, cation and anion exchange, and other reactions. Explore how water can form water-bridge…

  • Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops

    Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops
    av Nand Kumar Fageria

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439816950

    By the year 2050, the world's population is expected to reach nine billion. To feed and sustain this projected population, world food production must increase by at least 50 percent on much of the same land that we farm today. To meet this staggerin…

  • Biological Approaches to Sustainable Soil Systems

    Biological Approaches to Sustainable Soil Systems

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574445831

    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.…

  • Woody Plants and Woody Plant Management

    Woody Plants and Woody Plant Management
    av Rodney W. Bovey

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824704384

    A presentation of strategies for managing woody plants and using research data to select the most appropriate control methods. It analyzes the responses of over 370 North American woody plants to commercially available herbicides. The authors provid…

  • Water Flow In Soils

    Water Flow In Soils
    av Tsuyoshi Miyazaki

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824753252

    The new edition of a bestseller, Water Flow in Soils bridges the fields of soil physics-where descriptions of water flow tend to be microscopic- and hydrology - where they tend to be macroscopic. Unlike other physics laden texts, this work conveys t…

  • Agricultural Biotechnology

    Agricultural Biotechnology
    av Arie Altman

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824794392

    This work integrates basic biotechnological methodologies with up-to-date agricultural practices, offering solutions to specific agricultural needs and problems from plant and crop yield to animal husbandry. It presents and evaluates the limitations…

  • Agricultural Field Experiments

    Agricultural Field Experiments
    av Roger G. Petersen

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824789121

    This text provides statistical and biometrical procedures for designing, conducting, analyzing and interpreting field experiments. It addresses the most important research topics in agriculture, including agronomy, breeding and pasture trials; farmi…

  • Handbook of Plant Nutrition

    Handbook of Plant Nutrition

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439881972

    In 2007, the first edition of Handbook of Plant Nutrition presented a compendium of information on the mineral nutrition of plants available at that time-and became a bestseller and trusted resource. Updated to reflect recent advances in knowledge o…

  • Plant-Environment Interactions

    Plant-Environment Interactions

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780849337277

    With contributions from experts in various specialties, Plant-Environment Interactions discusses recent advances in cellular and molecular regulation of stress tolerance. This third edition reviews new research in stress signal perception, cellular…

  • Seeds Handbook

    Seeds Handbook
    av Babasaheb B. Desai

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824748005

    Revised and expanded throughout, this latest edition of the bestselling Seeds Handbook: Biology, Production, Processing, and Storage includes valuable information on all areas of seed biology, production, and processing. The author, one of the most…

  • Drought and Water Crises

    Drought and Water Crises

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824727710

    Today the world is facing a greater water crisis than ever. Droughts of lesser magnitude are resulting in greater impact. Even in years with normal precipitation, water shortages have become widespread in both developing and developed nations, in hu…

  • Handbook of Soil Conditioners

    Handbook of Soil Conditioners
    av Wallace

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824701178

    This work features scientific, technical and practical information on mineral, organic and synthetic conditioners, as well as their beneficial effects on the soil's physical properties that promote optimal plant growth, maximize soil fertility, and…

  • Handbook of Agricultural Geophysics

    Handbook of Agricultural Geophysics

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780849337284

    Precision farming, site infrastructure assessment, hydrologic monitoring, and environmental investigations - these are just a few current and potential uses of near-surface geophysical methods in agriculture. Responding to the growing demand for thi…

  • Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology

    Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781466553286

    Continuous discoveries in plant and crop physiology have resulted in an abundance of new information since the publication of the second edition of the Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, necessitating a new edition to cover the latest advances i…

  • Field Sampling

    Field Sampling
    av Jr., Alfred R. Conklin

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824754716

    Written by a renowned professional with more than 30 years of experience in environmental sampling and analysis, this reference describes in unparalleled detail all the essential elements for the development and execution of a successful sampling pl…

  • The Rhizosphere

    The Rhizosphere

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780849338557

    In the rhizosphere, exudates from plants and microorganisms as well as stable soil organic matter influence processes that can control plant growth, microbial infections, and nutrient uptake. As the chemistry and biochemistry of these substances bec…

  • Handbook of Soil Acidity

    Handbook of Soil Acidity

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824708900

    This handbook offers effective strategies to modify and adjust crop production processes to decrease the toxicity of soil contaminants, balance soil pH, improve root growth and nutrient uptake, and increase agricultural yield. The Handbook of Soil A…

  • Soil Erosion, Conservation, and Rehabilitation

    Soil Erosion, Conservation, and Rehabilitation
    av Agassi

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824789848

    Discusses the latest information regarding the processes and mechanisms responsible for runoff and erosion by water in arable lands--detailing state-of-the-art water and soil conservation methods. Elucidates the rehabilitation of agricultural lands…

  • Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding

    Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824748029

    Global demand for wheat, rice, corn, and other essential grains is expected to steadily rise over the next twenty years. Meeting this demand by increasing production through increased land use is not very likely; and while better crop management may…

  • Soils in the Humid Tropics and Monsoon Region of Indonesia

    Soils in the Humid Tropics and Monsoon Region of Indonesia
    av Kim H. Tan

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420069075

    Highlighting the vast differences in tropical climate, from hot and humid to cool and arctic, Soils in the Humid Tropics and Monsoon Region of Indonesia explores the climate, soil zones, and altitudinal variation in soil formation. The author explor…

  • Mechanisms of Plant Growth and Improved Productivity Modern Approaches

    Mechanisms of Plant Growth and Improved Productivity Modern Approaches

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824791926

    Discusses the mechanisms of plant productivity and the factors limiting net photosynthesis, describing techniques to isolate, characterize and manipulate specific plant genes in order to enhance productivity. The uptake of carbon and the practical a…

  • Environmental Soil Science

    Environmental Soil Science
    av Kim H. Tan

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420072808

    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 t…

  • Plant Responses to Environmental Stresses

    Plant Responses to Environmental Stresses
    av Lerner

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824700447

    Emphasizing the unpredictable nature of plant behaviour under stress and in relation to complex interactions of biological pathways, this work covers the versatility of plants in adapting to environmental change. It analyzes environmentally triggere…

  • Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems

    Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574445893

    While modern science has always recognized the central role that biodiversity plays in the ecological processes that maintain the Earth's equilibrium, our increasing knowledge of nature has deepened our appreciation of this principle. Consequently,…

  • Seed Development and Germination

    Seed Development and Germination

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824792299

    This text is intended for plant physiologists, molecular biologists, biochemists, biotechnologists, geneticists, horticulturalists, agromnomists and botanists, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines. It integrates a…

  • Sustainable Agriculture and the International Rice-Wheat System

    Sustainable Agriculture and the International Rice-Wheat System

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824754914

    Addressing a topic of major importance to the maintenance of world food supplies, this reference identifies knowledge gaps, defines priorities, and formulates recommendations for the improvement of the rice-wheat farming system. The book reveals new…

  • Selenium in the Environment

    Selenium in the Environment
    av Frankenberger

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824789930

    Discusses the biochemical and geological cycling of selenium (Se), its worldwide distribution, and the factors controlling its fate and transport within and between major environmental media, presenting a global assessment of selenium's complex envi…

  • Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops

    Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops
    av Franc Bavec

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574446173

    Merging coverage of two increasingly popular and quickly growing food trends, Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops provides an overview of the basic principles of organic agriculture and highlights its multifunctionality with special emph…

  • Agricultural Systems Management

    Agricultural Systems Management

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824747831

    Running a productive agriculture system has always been about having the right tools and the know-how to pursue optimization and efficiency. In the 21st century, the case can be made that the agriculturist's most important tool is not the cultivator…

  • Agricultural Systems Modeling and Simulation

    Agricultural Systems Modeling and Simulation

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824700416

    Offers a treatment of modern applications of modelling and simulation in crop, livestock, forage/livestock systems, and field operations. The book discusses methodologies from linear programming and neutral networks, to expert or decision support sy…

  • Climate Change and Global Food Security

    Climate Change and Global Food Security

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824725365

    In order to feed their burgeoning populations, developing nations will need to double cereal production by the year 2050. This increase will have to come from existing land, as little potential exists for bringing new land under cultivation -- a dau…

  • Enzymes in the Environment

    Enzymes in the Environment

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824706142

    The need to understand the biological processes that are important for essential aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem function has prompted much research into the field of ecological enzymology. This book presents the two broad areas of application in…