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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...

Handbook of Agriculture Energy Potential Development: Volume 1

1st Edition

James A. Duke
November 12, 2018

For each country, there is an introductory paragraph drawn almost from the Food and Agriculture Organization. In this paragraph, there is a breakdown of the land and animal distribution within the country, i.e. how much total area there is, how much arable, how much pasture, and how much in forest...

Handbook of Agriculture Energy Potential Development: Volume 2

1st Edition

James A. Duke
November 12, 2018

For each country, there is an introductory paragraph drawn almost from the Food and Agriculture Organization. In this paragraph, there is a breakdown of the land and animal distribution within the country, i.e. how much total area there is, how much arable, how much pasture, and how much in forest...

Parasitic Weeds In Agriculture: Volume I: Striga

1st Edition

Musselman
November 12, 2018

The scope of this book is different from any previous books on Striga. The two objectives of this book are to at first, provide a review of current research in both basic and applied areas, and second, to produce a �how to� book for Striga researchers....

Selection Indices in Plant Breeding

1st Edition

Baker
November 12, 2018

This book was first published in 1986. It covers strategies, methodologies, and principles of the development of selection indices for plant breeding....

Soil Basics, Management and Rhizosphere Engineering for Sustainable Agriculture

1st Edition

Channarayappa C., D P Biradar
November 08, 2018

Increase in global population, drastic changes in the environment, soil degradation and decrease in quality and quantity of agricultural productivity warranted us to adapt sustainable farming practices. This book focuses on soil health management and creating biased rhizosphere that can effectively...

Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene

1st Edition

Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek
November 01, 2018

Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most challenging environmental problems of our time, including land...

Handbook of Plant Disease Identification and Management

1st Edition

Balaji Aglave
October 08, 2018

Handbook of Plant Disease Identification and Management presents the fundamentals of plant diseases identification based on symptomology and management focusing mainly on integrated pest management approach. It discusses a variety of techniques for the diagnosis of crop disease, losses due to crop...

Forage Crops of the World, Volume I: Major Forage Crops

1st Edition

Md. Hedayetullah, Parveen Zaman
September 21, 2018

This new book, the first of two volumes on forage crops grown throughout the world, discusses the importance of fodder production of the major fodder crops for animals. It focuses on the 17 major forage crops, both non-leguminous perennial forages and leguminous forages. It discusses crop...

Forage Crops of the World, Volume II: Minor Forage Crops

1st Edition

Md. Hedayetullah, Parveen Zaman
September 21, 2018

This book, the second of two volumes, discusses the importance of fodder production of the minor fodder crops for animals. It focuses on 25 minor forage crops, including non-leguminous perennial forages, leguminous forages, and non-graminaceous forages. It discusses crop production methodology and...

Soil and Climate

1st Edition

Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
September 20, 2018

Climate is a soil-forming factor and soil can mitigate climate change through a reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gases and sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Thus, there is a growing interest in soil management practices capable of mitigating climate change and enhancing environmental...

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement

1st Edition

Debashis Mandal, Amritesh C. Shukla, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
September 17, 2018

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvements is part of a two-volume compendium that addresses the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. Volume 1, on Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement, outlines the contemporary trends in...

Encyclopedia of Pest Management, Second Edition (Online Version)

2nd Edition

David Pimentel, Ph.D.
September 15, 2018

This reference addresses a wide spectrum of scientific and human topics, concepts, methodologies, strategies, solutions, questions, and dilemmas. The entries are concisely written and include the most up-to-date information available. It is richly illustrated with graphs, line drawings, photographs...

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