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Cytokines in Animal Health and Disease

1st Edition

Michael J. Myers
June 09, 1995

This work offers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of cytokine biology in veterinary and agricultural species, describing the role of cytokines in physiological and pathological processes. It addresses recent advances and new information on the function of cytokines in reproduction, detoxification...

Grass Varieties in the United States

1st Edition

U.S. Dept. of Agricu
May 19, 1995

This user-friendly handbook is a working guide to the status of named and experimental grasses available for use in the United States. It provides physical descriptions and status profiles of grass varieties, including turf grass varieties. The handbook also contains maps and descriptions of Land...

Agrochemical Environmental Fate State of the Art

1st Edition

Marguerite L. Leng, Elizabeth M.K. Leovey, Paul L. Zubkoff
April 28, 1995

Accurate risk assessment is critical to pesticide regulation. This authoritative reference provides an exhaustive evaluation of current agrochemical environmental fate studies, a critical review of current EPA pesticide assessment guidelines, and a wide variety of environmental simulation...

Agricultural Health and Safety Workplace, Environment, Sustainability

1st Edition

James A. Dosman
April 18, 1995

This comprehensive new book, Agricultural Health and Safety, provides extensive coverage of issues arising in the interrelated fields of health, agriculture, and the environment. The significance of this book is a direct result of the increasing number of health and safety issues in agriculture and...

Seed Quality: Basic Mechanisms and Agricultural Implications

1st Edition

Robert E Gough
April 04, 1995

Seed Quality: Basic Mechanisms and Agricultural Implications focuses on various aspects of seed quality and integrates research at basic and applied levels, supporting high-quality seeds as the basis of higher agricultural productivity. With its clear perspective and interdisciplinary focus on...

Environmental Impacts of Soil Component Interactions: Land Quality, Natural and Anthropogenic Organics, Volume I

1st Edition

P. M. Huang, J. Berthelin, Jean-Marc Bollag, William B. McGill
March 29, 1995

This book addresses the interactions of soil minerals with organics and microbes and their impacts on the dynamics, transformations, and toxicity of metals, metalloids, other inorganics, and xenobiotics that affect land quality and ecosystem health. It is the result of the work group on "...

Environmental Impacts of Soil Component Interactions: Metals, Other Inorganics, and Microbial Activities, Volume II

1st Edition

P. M. Huang
March 29, 1995

This book addresses the interactions of soil minerals with organics and microbes and their impacts on the dynamics, transformations, and toxicity of metals, metalloids, other inorganics, and xenobiotics that affect land quality and ecosystem health. It is the result of the work group on "...

Soil Management and Greenhouse Effect

1st Edition

John M. Kimble, Elissa R. Levine, B.A. Stewart
March 23, 1995

Soil Management and Greenhouse Effect focuses on proper management of soils and its effects on global change, specifically, the greenhouse effect. It contains up-to-date information on a broad range of important soil management topics, emphasizing the critical role of soil for carbon storage....

Soils and Global Change

1st Edition

John M. Kimble, Elissa R. Levine, B.A. Stewart
March 23, 1995

The pedosphere - the thin mantel of soil on the earth's surface - plays a potentially crucial role in climate and climate change . The carbon storage of soils is the second largest in the biosphere, making the dynamics of soil organic carbon an important issue that must be understood if we are to...

The Diversity and Evolution of Plants

1st Edition

Lorentz C. Pearson
March 23, 1995

This exciting new textbook examines the concepts of evolution as the underlying cause of the rich diversity of life on earth-and our danger of losing that rich diversity. Written as a college textbook, The Diversity and Evolution of Plants introduces the great variety of life during past ages,...

Phytohormones in Soils Microbial Production & Function

1st Edition

Jr.
March 21, 1995

Details the various physiological responses in plants caused by microbially derived phytohormones--examining the microbial synthesis of the five primary classes of plant hormones. Exploring novel methods for improving symbiotic associations vital for plant growth and development....

Soil Water and Ground Water Sampling

1st Edition

Neal Wilson
March 13, 1995

The most recent "comprehensive" book on the subject of ground water sampling was written by Dr. Barcelona in 1986 and is still being sold today. It does not, however, include soil water sampling and analytic techniques. A considerable amount of research has since been undertaken dealing with ground...

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