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Handbook of Photosynthesis, Third Edition

Handbook of Photosynthesis, Third Edition

Mohammad Pessarakli
March 28, 2016

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 individuals in other disciplines. Updated to include 37...

Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment: Principles and Controversies, Second Edition

Humic Matter in Soil and the Environment: Principles and Controversies, Second Edition

Kim H. Tan
June 10, 2014

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 of its kind specifically addressing humic acid...

Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, Third Edition

Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology, Third Edition

Mohammad Pessarakli
March 21, 2014

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 in the field. Like its predecessors, the Third...

Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, Third Edition

Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, Third Edition

Mohammad Pessarakli
November 16, 2010

The dynamic and expanding knowledge of environmental stresses and their effects on plants and crops have resulted in the compilation of a large volume of information in the last ten years since the publication of the second edition of the Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress. With 90 percent new...

Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops, Third Edition

Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Field Crops, Third Edition

Nand Kumar Fageria, Virupax C. Baligar, Charles Allan Jones
October 19, 2010

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 staggering challenge, scientists must develop the...

Principles of Soil Chemistry, Fourth Edition

Principles of Soil Chemistry, Fourth Edition

Kim H. Tan
October 18, 2010

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-bridges and hydrogen bonding, the most common forces in...

Environmental Soil Science, Third Edition

Environmental Soil Science, Third Edition

Kim H. Tan
April 23, 2009

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...

Handbook of Agricultural Geophysics

Handbook of Agricultural Geophysics

Barry Allred, Jeffrey J. Daniels, Mohammad Reza Ehsani
June 10, 2008

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 this technology, the Handbook of Agricultural...

Soils in the Humid Tropics and Monsoon Region of Indonesia

Soils in the Humid Tropics and Monsoon Region of Indonesia

Kim H. Tan
May 28, 2008

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 explores the changes in geomorphology, especially in...

Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology

Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology

Mohammad Pessarakli
October 09, 2007

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 these versatile grasses, creating a demand among...

Fungal Pathogenesis in Plants and Crops: Molecular Biology and Host Defense Mechanisms, Second Edition

Fungal Pathogenesis in Plants and Crops: Molecular Biology and Host Defense Mechanisms, Second Edition

P. Vidhyasekaran
August 09, 2007

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, Fungal Pathogenesis in Plants and Crops: Molecular...

Functional Plant Ecology, Second Edition

Functional Plant Ecology, Second Edition

Francisco Pugnaire, Fernando Valladares
June 20, 2007

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 behavior across the ecological spectrum. It...

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