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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...

Plant Systematics: An Integrated Approach, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Gurcharan Singh
June 12, 2019

This fourth edition of Plant Systematics is completely revised and updated. It incorporates the updated International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi and Plants (Shenzhen Code, 2018), the new version of PhyloCode (Beta version of Phylocode 5, 2014), APweb version 14 (September, 2018), revised...

CRC Handbook of Plant Science in Agriculture

1st Edition

A. A. Hanson
June 10, 2019

First published in 1987, this two-volume set is an exhaustive compilation of the most recent data on economically important crops. Volume I presents information on genetics, botany and growth of crop plants, while Volume II covers the production of Crops and their utilization....

Practical Handbook of Agricultural Science

1st Edition

A. A. Hanson
May 23, 2019

First published in 1990, this new handy guide book is a "quick reference" to a variety of topics pertaining to soils, and to the production and use of plants and animals. Emphasis has been devoted to basic considerations in plant adaptation, soils, seeds, major field crops, and selected aspects of...

Stress Physiology of Woody Plants

1st Edition

Wenhao Dai
May 09, 2019

Woody plants have distinct growth and development habits. Being sessile and perennial species, woody plants are challenged by multiple stresses year-round or facing repeated stress attacks during their lives. A stress challenge in one season may impact the plant performance in other seasons or...

Nanoscale Engineering in Agricultural Management

1st Edition

Ramesh Raliya
April 16, 2019

Agriculture plays a vital role in our lives, providing food and economic benefits. Today, it faces severe challenges, due to decreasing arable land, depleting natural resources, changing climate pattern, and yet increasing demand for food. The recent introduction of nanotechnology in agriculture...

Basics of Hydraulic Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Qin Zhang
March 25, 2019

This textbook surveys hydraulics and fluid power systems technology, with new chapters on system modeling and hydraulic systems controls now included.The text presents topics in a systematic way, following the course of energy transmission in hydraulic power generation, distribution, deployment,...

Unfulfilled Promise: Collective Bargaining In California Agriculture

1st Edition

Philip L Martin
March 05, 2019

 The "plight of the California farmworker" has been the main theme of over 100 years of government reports, scholarly writings, and popular literature. Farmworkers were excluded from most of the 1930s legislation which regulated wages and working conditions and recognized that workplace disputes...

World Soybean Research Conference Ii, Proceedings

1st Edition

Frederick T. Corbin
March 05, 2019

This book contains seventy-four of the papers presented at the World Soybean Research Conference II held in March 26-29, 1979, at North Carolina State University. It serves as an excellent resource for students and scientists involved in various phases of soybean research....

U.s. Food: Making The Most Of A Global Resource

1st Edition

David W. Mcclintock
March 05, 2019

This volume focuses on the basic dilemma inherent in the formulation and implementation of agricultural policies in the United States: many of the best short-term options are the worst ones for the long run, and vice versa. The study begins with an overview of the world food problem, including both...

World Soybean Research Conference Ii, Abstracts

1st Edition

Frederick T Corbin
March 05, 2019

The result of strong international interest in the soybean, the World Soybean Research Conference II was held March 26-29, 1979, at North Carolina State University. This volume contains summaries of the more than two hundred papers presented at that meeting. The authors, international authorities...

Crop Production Technologies for Sustainable Use and Conservation: Physiological and Molecular Advances

1st Edition

Munir Ozturk, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad
March 01, 2019

Crop Production Technologies for Sustainable Use and Conservation:Physiological and Molecular Advances presents an abundance of research on important and new production technologies for the successful sustainable production of major crops. The volume covers most of the major crops used the...

Revival: Conservation Tillage in Temperate Agroecosystems (1993)

1st Edition

M.R. Carter
February 20, 2019

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...

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