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Urban Soils

1st Edition

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Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
October 13, 2017

Globally, 30% of the world population lived in urban areas in 1950, 54% in 2016 and 66% projected by 2050. The most urbanized regions include North America, Latin America, and Europe.  Urban encroachment depletes soil carbon and the aboveground biomass carbon pools, enhancing the flux of carbon fr...

Weed Control: Sustainability, Hazards, and Risks in Cropping Systems Worldwide

1st Edition

Nicholas E. Korres, Nilda R. Burgos, Stephen O. Duke
January 08, 2019

In light of public concerns about sustainable food production, the necessity for human and environmental protection, along with the evolution of herbicide resistant weeds, call for a review of current weed control strategies. Sustainable weed control requires an integrated approach based on...

Plant Tolerance to Environmental Stress: Role of Phytoprotectants

1st Edition

Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Masayuki Fujita, Hirosuke Oku, M. Tofazzal Islam
January 08, 2019

Global climate change affects crop production through altered weather patterns and increased environmental stresses. Such stresses include soil salinity, drought, flooding, metal/metalloid toxicity, pollution, and extreme temperatures. The variability of these environmental conditions pared with...

Revival: Conservation Tillage in Temperate Agroecosystems (1993)

1st Edition

M.R. Carter
December 31, 2018

In this invaluable book, leading agronomic researchers provide in-depth reviews of present conservation tillage practices in a wide variety of temperate agroecosystems. Each chapter characterizes how conservation tillage has been developed and adapted or modified to fit specific environments, with...

Revival: Principles of Seed Pathology (1987): Volume II

1st Edition

V. K. Agarwal, James B. Sinclair
December 31, 2018

This Book was written to serve those interested in seed pathology. It is designed to serve as a textbook as well as a reference book for students, teachers, and researchers, and for seed health testing, seed production, and plant quarantine personnel. It is to be used as a guide to the literature....

Rice Science: Biotechnological and Molecular Advancements

1st Edition

Deepak Kumar Verma, Prem Prakash Srivastav, Altafhusain B. Nadaf
December 18, 2018

A significant crop in our global society, rice is a staple food product for over half of the world’s population. New technologies are being researched and utilized for increasing the overall production of strong rice crops throughout the world. This book focuses on the new areas of research on the...

Fundamentals, Sensor Systems, Spectral Libraries, and Data Mining for Vegetation

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing state-of-the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

Hyperspectral Indices and Image Classifications for Agriculture and Vegetation

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing state-of- the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, Four Volume Set

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing state-of-the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

Biophysical and Biochemical Characterization and Plant Species Studies

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing stateof- the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

Advanced Applications in Remote Sensing of Agricultural Crops and Natural Vegetation

2nd Edition

Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Alfredo Huete
December 11, 2018

Written by leading global experts, including pioneers in the field, the four-volume set on Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation, Second Edition, reviews existing state-of-the-art knowledge, highlights advances made in different areas, and provides guidance for the appropriate use of...

NanoAgroceuticals & NanoPhytoChemicals

1st Edition

Bhupinder Singh
December 05, 2018

This book volume encompasses the recent trends made in the applications of nanoscale tools for diverse constituents of plants and agriculture, particularly in addressing the critical issues related to their safety, efficacy, and efficient and cost-efficient development and production....

Remote Sensing of Global Croplands for Food Security

1st Edition

Prasad Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Hugh Turral, Chandrashekhar Biradar
November 14, 2018

Increases in populations have created an increasing demand for food crops while increases in demand for biofuels have created an increase in demand for fuel crops. What has not increased is the amount of croplands and their productivity. These and many other factors such as decreasing water...

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