Fungal Pathogenesis in Plants and Crops Molecular Biology and Host Defense Mechanisms, Second Edition
Functional Plant Ecology
Biodiversity In Agricultural Production Systems
Soil Sampling, Preparation, and Analysis
Global Water Dynamics Shallow and Deep Groundwater, Petroleum Hydrology, Hydrothermal Fluids, and Landscaping
Pesticides in Agriculture and the Environment
Soil Biochemistry, Volume 10
By Kim H. Tan
May 28, 2008
Highlighting the vast differences in tropical climate, from hot and humid to cool and arctic, Soils in the Humid Tropics and Monsoon Region of Indonesia explores the climate, soil zones, and altitudinal variation in soil formation. The author explores the changes in geomorphology, especially in ...
By P. Vidhyasekaran
August 09, 2007
Dramatic progress in molecular biology and genetic engineering has recently produced an unparalleled wealth of information on the mechanisms of plant and pathogen interactions at the cellular and molecular levels. Completely revised and expanded, Fungal Pathogenesis in Plants and Crops: Molecular ...
By Francisco Pugnaire, Fernando Valladares
June 20, 2007
Following in the footsteps of the successful first edition, Functional Plant Ecology, Second Edition remains the most authoritative resource in this multidisciplinary field. Extensively revised and updated, this book investigates plant structure and behavior across the ecological spectrum. It ...
By Gero Benckiser, Sylvia Schnell
July 19, 2006
While modern science has always recognized the central role that biodiversity plays in the ecological processes that maintain the Earth's equilibrium, our increasing knowledge of nature has deepened our appreciation of this principle. Consequently, those involved with implementing and maintaining ...
By Kim H. Tan
April 29, 2005
As with the highly popular original, this new edition of Soil Sampling, Preparation, and Analysis provides students with an exceptionally clear description of the sampling and analysis methods most commonly used in modern soil laboratories around the world. What sets it apart as the first choice of...
By Rattan Lal, Norman Uphoff, Peter R. Hobbs
May 24, 2004
Addressing a topic of major importance to the maintenance of world food supplies, this reference identifies knowledge gaps, defines priorities, and formulates recommendations for the improvement of the rice-wheat farming system. The book reveals new systems of rice intensification and management ...
By Emanuel Mazor
March 18, 2004
All that makes this planet special is largely attributable to liquid water. Water in one form or another is found all over our planet, even encountered at depths of thousands of meters within the rocky crust. With a history of around four billion years, water has been around since the early days of...
By Robert M. Peart, W. David Shoup
January 28, 2004
Running a productive agriculture system has always been about having the right tools and the know-how to pursue optimization and efficiency. In the 21st century, the case can be made that the agriculturist's most important tool is not the cultivator, but the computer. While you still need to know ...
By Willis B. Wheeler
August 14, 2002
Discussing the range of effects of pesticides on food and human safety, water quality, wildlife, and pest management, this book explores the agricultural, economic, and regulatory factors that affect pesticide use. It examines crop and pest ecology, integrated pest management principles, and ...
By M.N.V. Prasad
July 27, 2001
A summary of data on heavy metal accumulation, biomonitoring, toxicity and tolerance, metal contamination and pollution in the environment, and the importance of biodiversity for environmental monitoring and cleanup of metal-contaminated and polluted ecosystems. It advocates the use of bacteria, ...
By Rodney W. Bovey
March 29, 2001
A presentation of strategies for managing woody plants and using research data to select the most appropriate control methods. It analyzes the responses of over 370 North American woody plants to commercially available herbicides. The authors provide methods to manage woody plants that interfere ...
By Guenther Stotzky
March 24, 2000
An exploration of the most complex microbial ecosystems with incisive reviews of developments in soil science. It presents techniques of chemical analysis, refinements of environmental protection measures, and methods for maximizing agricultural yields. It also addresses a wide range of biochemical...