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Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops

Bruce Schaffer, Peter C. Andersen
August 22, 1994

These exciting new companion handbooks are the only ones of their kind devoted solely to the effects of environmental variables on the physiology of the world's major fruit and nut crops. Their cosmopolitan scope includes chapters on tropical and temperate zone species written by scientists from...

Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops

Bruce Schaffer, Peter C. Andersen
August 19, 1994

This exciting handbook is devoted solely to the effects of environmental variables on the physiology of the world's major fruit and nut crops. Its cosmopolitan scope includes chapters on tropical and sub-tropical species written by scientists from several continents. The influence of environmental...

Soil Processes and Water Quality

B.A. Stewart
August 10, 1994

Agrochemicals and agricultural practices have a tremendous impact on environmental quality, particularly their role in water quality degradation. Soil Processes and Water Quality examines principles and practices that minimize the risks of water pollution while enhancing agricultural...

Mechanisms of Plant Growth and Improved Productivity Modern Approaches

Amarjit Basra
June 29, 1994

Discusses the mechanisms of plant productivity and the factors limiting net photosynthesis, describing techniques to isolate, characterize and manipulate specific plant genes in order to enhance productivity. The uptake of carbon and the practical aspects of plant nutrition are discussed....

Structure and Development of Meat Animals and Poultry

H. J. Swatland
June 25, 1994

An updated (and re-titled) edition of a major text, Structure and Development of Meat Animals and Poultry serves the information needs of meat science and animal production professionals and meat industry personnel. The book is well illustrated with more than 250 line drawings and photographs....

Handbook of Integrated Pest Management for Turf and Ornamentals

Anne R. Leslie
June 23, 1994

This essential reference provides complete coverage of integrated pest management (IPM). With more than 40 recognized experts, the book thoroughly details the rationale and benefits of employing an IPM plan and provides technical information on each aspect from cultural practices to choosing when...

Selenium in the Environment

Frankenberger
June 10, 1994

Discusses the biochemical and geological cycling of selenium (Se), its worldwide distribution, and the factors controlling its fate and transport within and between major environmental media, presenting a global assessment of selenium's complex environmental behaviour. The focus of this work is...

The World Apple Market

Andrew D O'Rourke
June 01, 1994

Growers, packers, processors, and distributors of apples who wish to survive into the twenty-first century need to understand that they are now operating in an interconnected world market. The World Apple Market explains in lay terms the economics of the changes taking place in each phase of the...

Pollution Control in Fertilizer Production

C.A. Hodge
May 20, 1994

"This timesaving guide addresses nearly every aspect of pollution control for the mining, production, transportation, and distribution of chemical fertilizers covering current and emerging technologies for all segments of the industry, including raw materials production, end products, and...

Soil Erosion Research Methods

Soil and Water Conservation Society (U. S.), R. Lal
May 01, 1994

This new edition of Soil Erosion Research Methods retains the themes and layout of the first edition. However, most chapters have been revised and some additional chapters have been added. There are new chapters on modeling wind and water erosion. Extensive revisions and updating have been done in...

Managing the Potato Production System: 0734

Bill Bryan Dean
April 29, 1994

This important book on the culture of the potato presents scientific information for potato growers in an easily accessible format and clear language. Managing the Potato Production System contains all the information needed to harvest a bountiful crop. The book is written specifically for field...

Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils: A Field Guide

J. Russell Boulding
March 29, 1994

This second edition of EPA's bestselling book, Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils: A Field Guide, Second Edition, has been revised and significantly expanded over the original edition. An ideal reference for anyone involved in site investigations, this guide describes how to determine...

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