Agricultural Science

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The Highbush Blueberry and Its Management

Robert E Gough
December 13, 1993

Here is a book that sets forth vital information growers need to produce highbush blueberries effectively and efficiently. Written from the grower?s point of view, The Highbush Blueberry and Its Management presents technical information in a highly readable manner that is easy to understand. It...

Plant Pathogenesis and Disease Control

Hachiro Oku
October 25, 1993

Environmental pollution resulting from widespread pesticide application has become a serious worldwide problem. Plant Pathogenesis and Disease Control is an important new reference that addresses this problem by exploring the biochemical and molecular mechanisms of plant pathogenesis and...

Tropospheric Ozone: Human Health and Agricultural Impacts

David McKee
October 25, 1993

Tropospheric ozone has long been recognized as a major environmental concern. Levels of ozone concentration have grown dramatically and the effects of ozone exposure have been examined in virtually thousands of studies worldwide. This timely new reference presents the state of the art in ozone...

Rice Science and Technology

Wayne E Marshall, James I. Wadsworth
September 08, 1993

Focuses on developments in rice storage, quality, processing and utilization, emphasizing their importance to growers, technologists and consumers. This work also provides insight into future advances and examines starch gelatinization in rice during the cooking process....

Agricultural Dimensions of Global Climate Change

Harry Kaiser, Thomas Drennen
September 01, 1993

This important book, written by recognized leaders in their fields, discusses agricultural dimensions of global climate change. Research and policy issues are covered and a multidisciplinary view of global climate change and agriculture is presented. Major sections cover the contribution of...

Historical Geography of Crop Plants: A Select Roster

Jonathan D. Sauer
June 04, 1993

Historical Geography of Crop Plants is devoted to a variety of staple and food crops, as well as fodder, fiber, timber, rubber, and other crops. The origins and histories of many of these crops have been clarified only recently by new research. The book has been arranged alphabetically by family...

Soil Fertility Evaluation and Control

Charles A. Black
April 27, 1993

Soil Fertility Evaluation and Control presents the theoretical background for practical applications of scientific work on soil fertility. The book emphasizes the use of response curves as the basic biological standard for both evaluation and control, and it discusses soil testing and plant...

Systematic Catalogue of the Soft Scale Insects of the World

January 01, 1993

A catalogue of the soft-scale insects of the world (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Cocidae) with data on geographical distribution, host plants, biology and economic importance. This catalogue lists 162 genera comprising 1090 species and subspecies which have been described since Linnaeus (1758) until the...

North American Psocoptera

Edward L. Mockford
January 01, 1993

North American Psocoptera provides a complete review of the 28 families, 78 genera and 287 species of the order Psocoptera found in the United States and Canada.This comprehensive book contains keys to all of the known taxa of Psocoptera which have been found in the study area, including three...

Spiders of Panama

January 01, 1993

in collaboration with Bruce Cutler and Stefan HeimerThe available information, personal observations, and study of one facet of the beauties of the tropical rain forest of Panama is gathered into a much needed volume which includes the physical, biological, and spider environment of Panama. The...

Integrating Sustainable Agriculture, Ecology, and Environmental Policy

Raymond P Poincelot, Richard Olson
December 29, 1992

Find an interdiscliplinary view of sustainable agriculture that emphasizes the potential contributions of ecology to agricultural sustainability in this groundbreaking book. Integrating Sustainable Agriculture, Ecology, and Environmental Policy explores how ecological knowledge, applied as part of...

Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds

Peter Boger, Gerhard Sandmann
December 15, 1992

Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds is a laboratory guide that features 38 comprehensive contributions to determine and quantitate the inhibition activity of modern herbicides and related phytotoxic compounds at their targets. Using algal or higher-plant model...