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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...

Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

1st Edition

B. D. Kaushik, Deepak Kumar, Md. Shamim
November 06, 2019

This new volume, Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture, presents strategies for the management of soil and crop diseases. Microbes have attracted worldwide attention due to their role in disease management and remediation of polluted soils. Taking a sustainable approach, this...

Indian Insects: Diversity and Science

1st Edition

S Ramani, Prashanth Mohanraj, Yeshwanth HM
November 04, 2019

Insects are the most interesting and diverse group of organisms on earth, many of which are useful as pollinators of crops and wild plants while others are useful as natural enemies keeping pestiferous insects in check. It is important to conserve these insects for our survival and for this the...

The Insect & Spider Collections of the World

1st Edition

Ross H. Arnett, Jr., G. Allan Samuelson, Gordon M. Nishida
October 31, 2019

First published in 1993, completely rewritten, this second edition includes a list of all 210 countries of the world and all of the islands, with comments on the existence of insect and spider collections, both public and private. These listings are arranged alphabetically by country, state/...

Green Science and Technology

1st Edition

Enoch Y. Park, Takayuki Saito, Hirokazu Kawagishi, Masakazu Hara
October 25, 2019

This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of recent trends of green science and technology. Worldwide deterioration of environment and global warming threaten our lifestyle and the survival of all creatures. In order to weather these problems, we need to construct a multidisciplinary...

Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability

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Noureddine Benkeblia
October 18, 2019

We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment....

Onions and Allied Crops: Volume III: Biochemistry, Food Science, and Minor Crops

1st Edition

James L. Brewster, H.D. Rabinowitch
October 16, 2019

Originally published in 1990, Onions and Allied Crops, is a comprehensive account of the edible allium, examined across three volumes. The collection examines the major economic and dietary importance of edible alliums in most countries, and brings together contributions from experts across...

Computer Vision-Based Agriculture Engineering

1st Edition

Han Zhongzhi
September 30, 2019

In recent years, computer vision is a fast-growing technique of agricultural engineering, especially in quality detection of agricultural products and food safety testing. It can provide objective, rapid, non-contact and non-destructive methods by extracting quantitative information from digital...

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sugarcane

1st Edition

Robert J. Henry, Chittaranjan Kole
September 25, 2019

The fast-growing sugarcane plant is a major source of sugar (sucrose) in tropical and sub-tropical regions. The high productivity of the plant also makes it a key target for use as an energy crop. The fiber of the plant is used to generate electricity and produce ethanol as a fuel. Sugarcane is a...

Phytopathogenic Bacteria and Plant Diseases

1st Edition

BS Thind
September 12, 2019

The field of Phytobacteriology is rapidly advancing and changing, because of recent advances in genomics and molecular plant pathology, but also due to the global spread of bacterial plant diseases and the emergence of new bacterial diseases. So, there is a need to integrate understanding of...

Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities III: Selected Papers from the 5th International Conference Wastes 2019, September 4-6, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

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Candida Vilarinho, Fernando Castro, Margarida Gonçalves, Ana Luísa Fernando
August 07, 2019

Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities III contains selected papers presented at the 5th edition of the International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, that took place on 3-6 September 2019, in Costa da Caparica, Portugal.The Wastes conference, which takes place...

Essentials of Statistics In Agricultural Sciences

1st Edition

Pradeep Mishra, Fozia Homa
July 25, 2019

An understanding of the basics, logic, and theory of statistics is essential for agricultural researchers for dealing with the interpretation of data. This volume presents some of the basic and necessary concepts of statistical tools, specifically as applied to the statistics of agriculture and...

World Food, Pest Losses, And The Environment

1st Edition

David Pimentel
July 22, 2019

This book focuses on current food shortages and on the impact of pests in reducing world food supplies. At present, total worldwide food losses from pests are estimated to be about 45 percent. Preharvest losses alone, from insects, plant pathogens, and weeds, are estimated at about 30 percent....

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