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Insect Potpourri: Adventures in Entomology

January 01, 1992

This book gives a popularized account of entomology and working in entomology in the USA. The 7 chapters by various authors cover: useful insects such as bees, insects that help control pests, insects as medicine and as food; insects and public health, including mosquitoes, the diseases they carry...

Insects and Plants: Parallel Evolution & Adaptations, Second Edition

January 01, 1992

Insects and plants, whether or not they coevolved, have intimate interrelationships. This book concisely yet thoroughly describes these phenomena. In one chapter the salient facts known about carnivorous plants are described. In another, ant and plant relationships are summarized as an introduction...

Surface-Level Ozone Exposures and Their Effects on Vegetation

Allen S. Lefohn
December 18, 1991

Tropospheric ozone is a regionally distributed air pollutant that adversely affects both humans and vegetation. Surface-Level Ozone Exposures and Their Effects on Vegetation focuses on the formation, distribution, and transport of surface-level ozone; the characterization of its exposures; the...

Soil Solarization

Jaacov Katan, James E. DeVay
October 24, 1991

Soil Solarization describes the principles and technology of soil solarization and the use of soil solarization for different crops and cropping systems. The book evaluates and interprets the extensive amount of literature available on soil solarization in relation to climatic effects and changes...

Soil Biochemistry: Volume 7

October 10, 1991


Handbook of Applied Mycology: Volume 3: Foods and Feeds

August 02, 1991

This volume supplements the other books on this subject by providing much information that is not readily available elsewhere. It opens with a taxonomy of fungi in foods and feeds and then considers ecology, spoilage, and mycotoxin production by fungi in foods and feeds. This is followed by a series...

Fluid Fertilizer Science and Technology

June 28, 1991

Illustrates current fluid fertilizer technology in the US and abroad, including manufacture, handling, storage, distribution, and use in the field demonstrating how fluid fertilizer facilitates more precise delivery of nutrition to crops. The volume provides the means to analyze fluid fertilizer sys...

Organic Substances and Sediments in Water, Volume I

Robert A. Baker
June 11, 1991

The fate and transport of natural and anthropogenic sediment-borne organic contaminants is a critical environmental issue and complex processes are involved that until now have been poorly defined. Organic Substances and Sediments in Water is a three-volume book that provides the best information...

Manual of Agricultural Nematology

May 16, 1991

Nickle (Beltsille Agricultural Research Center of the USDA) has engaged 29 internationally known experts to replace the classic work of I.N. Filipjev (1934) and its translated revision (Schuurmans Stekhoven, Jr., 1941) with a modern work taking note of 188 additional genera, and 4,650 more species....

Semiarid Lands and Deserts: Soil Resource and Reclamation

J. Skujins
April 16, 1991

A compendium of current information on arid soils. Provides a comprehensive background of the various soils and biota of arid regions, as well as a detailed account of the current understanding of degradation processes, and includes methodologies for arid land maintenance and rehabilitation and for...

Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils and Groundwater: Analysis, Fate, Environmental & Public Health Effects, & Remediation, Volume I

Paul T. Kostecki
February 26, 1991

Proceedings of the February 19-22, 1990, conference held at Newport Beach, California. ConferenceDirectors: PAUL T. KOSTECKI, EDWARD J. CALABRESE, and CHARLES E. BELL. Advisory Committee: RICHARD BOZEK, EEI; TERRY BRAZEL, SWRCB; MARK COUSINEAU, AG; SETH DAUGHERTY, Orange County; RALPH De La PARRA,...