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Organic Substances and Sediments in Water, Volume I

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

Nickle
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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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,...

Overview and Strategies of Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera

1st Edition

Tercedor
January 01, 1991

The papers included in this volume were presented at the VIth International Ephemeroptera Conference and the Xth International Symposium on Plecoptera, and at a Joint Symposium on Applied Aspects in the study of Mayflies and Stoneflies. One additional paper has been included, a review of the...

Predicting Crop Phenology

1st Edition

Tom Hodges
December 26, 1990

Predicting Crop Phenology focuses on an analysis of the issues faced in predicting the phenology of crop plants and weeds. It discusses how these issues have been handled by active crop growth simulation model developers and emphasizes areas such as the role of modeling in agricultural research and...

Biochemical Aspects of Crop Improvement

1st Edition

K. R. Khanna
December 19, 1990

This book provides a comprehensive review at the biochemical and molecular level of the processes and techniques that contribute to crop improvement. General topics include a historical perspective of the advancements in crop improvement; cultivar systematics and biochemical and molecular markers...

Environmental Chemistry of Herbicides

1st Edition

Raj Grover, Allan Cessna
November 21, 1990

This publication is rare among those texts on pesticides in that it covers herbicides exclusively. It presents, in one source, information that is typically scattered. This important publication enables the reader to recommend herbicide use more reliably and efficiently. It also highlights...

Naturally Occurring Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

1st Edition

Dr. Abdel-Fatta Rizk
November 20, 1990

Plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids are so numerous and widespread that they can be expected to be present in most environments. About 200 pyrrolizidine alkaloids have been isolated and identified from different plants. Interest in these alkaloids has increased in recent years due to their...

Thesaurus of Agricultural Organisms

1st Edition

Derwent Publications
September 20, 1990

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Sustainable Agricultural Systems

1st Edition

Edwards
June 01, 1990

A unique look at how the adoption of sustainable farming methods is being pursued throughout the world. This comprehensive book provides clear insight into research and education needs and the many points of view that come to bear on the issue of sustainability. Essential for agricultural leaders...

Food Preservation by Modified Atmospheres

1st Edition

Moshe Calderon, Rivka Barkai-Golan
May 29, 1990

This volume provides the reader with the updated state-of-the-art in the Modified Atmospheres field. It explains the Modified Atmospheres Method which is derived from the ancient Hermetic Storage Technique of keeping grain and seeds, which was practiced in Middle Eastern and other ancient cultures....

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