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Urban Soils

1st Edition

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Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
October 13, 2017

Globally, 30% of the world population lived in urban areas in 1950, 54% in 2016 and 66% projected by 2050. The most urbanized regions include North America, Latin America, and Europe.  Urban encroachment depletes soil carbon and the aboveground biomass carbon pools, enhancing the flux of carbon fr...

Handbook of Natural Pesticides: Part B, Volume III

1st Edition

N. Bhushan Mandava
November 20, 2018

This handbook series includes several naturally occurring chemicals that exhibit biological activity. These chemicals are derived from plants, insects, and several microorganisms. Volume I of this series is covers the theory and practice of the strategies for pest control and methods for...

Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

1st Edition

Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano
November 16, 2018

Forestry is an important foundation of the global economy. Today, forestry is a human-dominated ecosystem and as such it faces the many challenges that come with recent changes in urbanization and globalization. This book aims to explain human relations with forest resources from social and...

Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

Deepak Kumar Verma
November 15, 2018

With contributions from a broad range of experts in the field, this volume, Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection, focuses on important areas of microbiology related to soil and environmental microbiology associated with agricultural importance. The...

Handbook of Agriculture Energy Potential Development: Volume 1

1st Edition

James A. Duke
November 12, 2018

For each country, there is an introductory paragraph drawn almost from the Food and Agriculture Organization. In this paragraph, there is a breakdown of the land and animal distribution within the country, i.e. how much total area there is, how much arable, how much pasture, and how much in forest...

Handbook of Agriculture Energy Potential Development: Volume 2

1st Edition

James A. Duke
November 12, 2018

For each country, there is an introductory paragraph drawn almost from the Food and Agriculture Organization. In this paragraph, there is a breakdown of the land and animal distribution within the country, i.e. how much total area there is, how much arable, how much pasture, and how much in forest...

Parasitic Weeds In Agriculture: Volume I: Striga

1st Edition

Musselman
November 12, 2018

The scope of this book is different from any previous books on Striga. The two objectives of this book are to at first, provide a review of current research in both basic and applied areas, and second, to produce a �how to� book for Striga researchers....

Selection Indices in Plant Breeding

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Baker
November 12, 2018

This book was first published in 1986. It covers strategies, methodologies, and principles of the development of selection indices for plant breeding....

Advanced Molecular Plant Breeding: Meeting the Challenge of Food Security

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D.N. Bharadwaj
November 08, 2018

This new volume, Advanced Molecular Plant Breeding: Meeting the Challenge of Food Security, aims to provide a better understanding of molecular plant breeding in order to boost the quality of agriculture produce, to increase crop yields and to provide nutritious food for everyone by 2050, when the...

Soil Basics, Management and Rhizosphere Engineering for Sustainable Agriculture

1st Edition

Channarayappa C., D P Biradar
November 08, 2018

Increase in global population, drastic changes in the environment, soil degradation and decrease in quality and quantity of agricultural productivity warranted us to adapt sustainable farming practices. This book focuses on soil health management and creating biased rhizosphere that can effectively...

Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease

1st Edition

Morten Tryland, Susan J. Kutz
November 06, 2018

This book is a comprehensive presentation of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou, or just Rangifer, a key Circumarctic species with broad social and ecological value. It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the biology and health of wild or semi-domesticated reindeer and...

Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene

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Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek
November 01, 2018

Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most challenging environmental problems of our time, including land...

Metabolic Adaptations in Plants During Abiotic Stress

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Akula Ramakrishna, Sarvajeet Singh Gill
October 30, 2018

Metabolic Adaptations in Plants during Abiotic Stress covers a topic of past, present and future interest for both scientists and policy makers as the global challenge of climate change is addressed. Understanding the mechanisms of plant adaptation to environmental stresses can provide the...

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