Agricultural Science

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Handbook of Sampling Methods for Arthropods in Agriculture

Larry P. Pedigo, G. David Buntin
December 17, 1993

Handbook of Sampling Methods for Arthropods in Agriculture offers a comprehensive look at the principles and practicality of developing accurate sampling programs for arthropod pests and their arthropod enemies. The book examines developments in sampling populations and reviews sampling plans that...

Ecotoxicology of Soil Organisms

Herman Eijsackers, Fred Heimbach, Marianne H. Donker
December 09, 1993

This book provides a comprehensive examination of all aspects of the ecotoxicology of soil organisms. The book explains how contaminants reach the soil, traces their transport through the soil, and then moves on to examine the effects of contaminants on different groups of soil organisms (e.g.,...

Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils, Volume III

Paul T. Kostecki, Edward J. Calabrese
September 09, 1993

The analysis of contaminated soils is a fairly new field that is growing at an incredible rate. To keep you abreast of the vast amount of new information being generated, this important volume presents leading-edge technology in analysis from some of the world's leading technical experts on the...

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 Biochemistry: Volume 8

May 13, 1993

Stressing the potential application of biochemical processes in soil to environmental biotechnology, this state-of-the-art reference considers the vital role that such biochemical processes have in the environment - emphasizing the activity of micro-organisms in soil.;An up-to-date analysis of...

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...

Remediation of PCB Spills

Mitchell D. Erickson
April 13, 1993

Remediation of PCB Spills provides guidelines for cleaning up PCB spills, emphasizing sampling design, sampling methods, and analytical methods. The book covers every important aspect of PCB remediation, including sampling design, quality assurance, components of the cleanup process, sampling and...

Genetics and Breeding of Edible Mushrooms

A.C. Chang
December 15, 1992


Principles and Practices for Petroleum Contaminated Soils

Edward J. Calabrese, Paul T. Kostecki
November 30, 1992

Principles and Practices for Petroleum Contaminated Soils includes some of the best research and practical work done by top researchers in the field-both in industry and academia. It covers fundamental and advanced topics, such as analysis and site assessment, techniques (e.g., vacuum extraction,...

Field Studies of Radon in Rocks, Soils, and Water

November 30, 1992

Field Studies of Radon in Rocks, Soils, and Water focuses on the principal sources of indoor radon and detecting radon through geochemical and hydrological studies of ground water. The book addresses how to measure radon, covers geological field study techniques, and presents techniques for...

Interacting Processes in Soil Science

R.J. Wagenet, Philippe Baveye, Bobby A. Stewart
October 05, 1992

Interacting Processes in Soil Science focuses on coupled processes in soil. Topics covered in this important volume include the effects of inorganic salts upon water flow, modeling of sorption, transport and transformation of organic solutes, and the effects of microorganisms on silicate clay...

Practical Techniques for Groundwater & Soil Remediation

Evan K. Nyer
September 25, 1992

Practical Techniques for Groundwater and Soil Remediation is a compilation of articles by the author that were printed in the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) magazine Groundwater Monitoring Review. The book provides valuable data, emphasizes the practical aspects of remediation, presents...