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Assessing Forest Ecosystem Health in the Inland West

1st Edition

R Neil Sampson, David L Adams
October 26, 1994

Assessing Forest Ecosystem Health in the Inland West is a thorough reference for policymakers, resource managers, environmentalists, students, and anyone interested in using ecosystem management as a tool to address forest health problems in the Inland West. The book provides the reader with a...

Applied Numerical Methods for Food and Agricultural Engineers

1st Edition

Prabir K. Chandra, R. Paul Singh
October 25, 1994

Written from the expertise of an agricultural engineering background, this exciting new book presents the most useful numerical methods and their complete program listings....

Plant Contamination: Modeling and Simulation of Organic Chemical Processes

1st Edition

Craig Mc Farlane, Stefan Trapp
October 12, 1994

This book describes the physiological and anatomical principles and the chemical and physical factors that determine uptake, translocation, accumulation, loss, and metabolism of anthropogenic chemicals in plants. Expert authors in the fields of biology, chemistry, ecology, environmental physics,...

Subsoil Management Techniques

1st Edition

B.A. Stewart, N.S. Jayawardane
October 12, 1994

The principles and practice of deep tillage techniques have often failed to provide long-term, sustainable improvements of the soil for crop production. The book reviews alternative approaches to overcoming subsoil problems. These approaches involve reduced disturbance of the soil, but still...

Soil-Water Interactions: Mechanisms Applications, Second Edition, Revised Expanded

2nd Edition

Iwata
October 10, 1994

Emphasizing pioneering achievements, this work offers a clear and systematic description of various soil-water phenomena and their applications to soil problems such as water retention and the flux of water in soils and clays. This second edition contains material on the physical properties of...

Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

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