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Boron and Its Role in Crop Production

Umesh C. Gupta
July 23, 1993

Boron and Its Role in Crop Production provides a broad perspective on this subject by experts from around the world. The book offers in-depth coverage of the chemistry of boron, the extraction of boron from various soils, methods for determining boron in soil and plants, and the role of boron in...

Historical Geography of Crop Plants: A Select Roster

Jonathan D. Sauer
June 04, 1993

Historical Geography of Crop Plants is devoted to a variety of staple and food crops, as well as fodder, fiber, timber, rubber, and other crops. The origins and histories of many of these crops have been clarified only recently by new research. The book has been arranged alphabetically by family...

Soil Biochemistry: Volume 8

May 13, 1993

Stressing the potential application of biochemical processes in soil to environmental biotechnology, this state-of-the-art reference considers the vital role that such biochemical processes have in the environment - emphasizing the activity of micro-organisms in soil.;An up-to-date analysis of...

Soil Fertility Evaluation and Control

Charles A. Black
April 27, 1993

Soil Fertility Evaluation and Control presents the theoretical background for practical applications of scientific work on soil fertility. The book emphasizes the use of response curves as the basic biological standard for both evaluation and control, and it discusses soil testing and plant...

Remediation of PCB Spills

Mitchell D. Erickson
April 13, 1993

Remediation of PCB Spills provides guidelines for cleaning up PCB spills, emphasizing sampling design, sampling methods, and analytical methods. The book covers every important aspect of PCB remediation, including sampling design, quality assurance, components of the cleanup process, sampling and...

Mammalian Neuroendocrinology

Paul V. Malven
January 12, 1993

Mammalian Neuroendocrinology presents a concise examination of how the nervous and endocrine systems interact to regulate physiological processes. Selected experimental results are presented to illustrate the current understanding of neuroendocrine processes. Neural influences and endocrine...

Systematic Catalogue of the Soft Scale Insects of the World

January 01, 1993

A catalogue of the soft-scale insects of the world (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Cocidae) with data on geographical distribution, host plants, biology and economic importance. This catalogue lists 162 genera comprising 1090 species and subspecies which have been described since Linnaeus (1758) until the...

North American Psocoptera

Edward L. Mockford
January 01, 1993

North American Psocoptera provides a complete review of the 28 families, 78 genera and 287 species of the order Psocoptera found in the United States and Canada.This comprehensive book contains keys to all of the known taxa of Psocoptera which have been found in the study area, including three...

Spiders of Panama

January 01, 1993

in collaboration with Bruce Cutler and Stefan HeimerThe available information, personal observations, and study of one facet of the beauties of the tropical rain forest of Panama is gathered into a much needed volume which includes the physical, biological, and spider environment of Panama. The...

Integrating Sustainable Agriculture, Ecology, and Environmental Policy

Raymond P Poincelot, Richard Olson
December 29, 1992

Find an interdiscliplinary view of sustainable agriculture that emphasizes the potential contributions of ecology to agricultural sustainability in this groundbreaking book. Integrating Sustainable Agriculture, Ecology, and Environmental Policy explores how ecological knowledge, applied as part of...

Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds

Peter Boger, Gerhard Sandmann
December 15, 1992

Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds is a laboratory guide that features 38 comprehensive contributions to determine and quantitate the inhibition activity of modern herbicides and related phytotoxic compounds at their targets. Using algal or higher-plant model...

Genetics and Breeding of Edible Mushrooms

A.C. Chang
December 15, 1992