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Natural and Enhanced Attenuation of Contaminants in Soils, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan
April 23, 2019

Natural attenuation has become an effective and low-cost alternative to more expensive engineered remediation. This new edition updates the principles and fundamentals of natural attenuation of contaminants with a broader view of the field. It includes new methods for evaluating natural attenuation...

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...

Monograph on Brachystelma and Ceropegia in India

1st Edition

Thammineni Pullaiah, Subbiah Karuppuswamy, Kondragunta Sri Rama Murthy
April 15, 2019

The book provides data on all the species of the two genera Genera Brachystelma Sims and Ceropegia L. in India for their bioprospection and conservation. The other objectives are to promote the beauty and uniqueness of the species of these two genera and also to provide medicinal and edible uses...

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,...

Bioremediation of Agricultural Soils

1st Edition

Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez
March 13, 2019

The quality of agricultural soils are always under threat from chemical contaminants, which ultimately affect the productivity and safety of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invades the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater and pollutants of organic origin...

Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

Deepak Kumar Verma
March 06, 2019

With contributions from a broad range of experts in the field, this volume, Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection, focuses on important areas of microbiology related to soil and environmental microbiology associated with agricultural importance. The...

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...

Fire Effects on Soil Properties

1st Edition

Paulo Pereira, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Xavier Úbeda, Guillermo Rein, Artemi Cerdà, Guillermo Rein
February 12, 2019

Wildland fires are occurring more frequently and affecting more of Earth's surface than ever before. These fires affect the properties of soils and the processes by which they form, but the nature of these impacts has not been well understood. Given that healthy soil is necessary to sustain...

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