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  • Biocontrol of Plant Diseases by Bacillus subtilis

    Basic and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Makoto Shoda

    Plant diseases are a serious threat to food production. This unique volume provides the fundamental knowledge and practical use of B.subtilis as a promising biocontrol agent. In order to replace chemical pesticides, one possibility is microbial pesticides using safe microbes. Bacillus subtilis is…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press
    New Directions in Organic & Biological Chemistry

  • The Ocean Engineering Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ferial El-Hawary

    Compiled with the help of an internationally acclaimed panel of experts, the Ocean Engineering Handbook is the most complete reference available for professionals. It offers you comprehensive coverage of important areas of the theory and practice of oceanic/coastal engineering and technology. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Modeling Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics for Soil Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by M.J. Shaffer, Liwang Ma, Soren Hansen

    Good management practices for carbon and nitrogen are vital to crop productivity and soil sustainability, as well as to the reduction of global greenhouse gases and environmental pollution. Since the 1950's, mathematical models have advanced our understanding of carbon and nitrogen cycling at both…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Statistics with S-PLUS

    1st Edition

    By Steven P. Millard, Nagaraj K. Neerchal

    A clear, comprehensive treatment of the subject, Environmental Statistics with S-PLUS surveys the vast array of statistical methods used to collect and analyze environmental data. The book explains what these methods are, how to use them, and where to find references to them. In addition, it…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Nuts

    Herbal Reference Library, 1st Edition

    By James A. Duke

    Over one hundred of the world's most important species of nuts are systematically accounted for in this informative handbook. The text defines nuts and discusses their economic and nutritional value. For easy reference, there is an illustrated account of each nut by species, arranged alphabetically…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • The Aral Sea Basin

    Water for Sustainable Development in Central Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefanos Xenarios, Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt, Manzoor Qadir, Barbara Janusz-Pawletta, Iskandar Abdullaev

    This book offers the first multidisciplinary overview of water resources issues and management in the Aral Sea Basin, covering both the Amu Darya and Syr Darya River Basins. The two main rivers of Amu Darya and Syr Darya and their tributaries comprise the Aral Sea Basin area and are the lifeline…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • Modelling for Coastal Hydraulics and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By K. W. Chau

    Mechanistic models are often employed to simulate processes in coastal environments. However, these predictive tools are highly specialized, involve certain assumptions and limitations, and can be manipulated only by experienced engineers who have a thorough understanding of the underlying…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume Three

    Invasive Species, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon A. Clay

    While many "alien" plant and animal species are purposefully introduced into new areas as ornamentals, livestock, crops, and even pets, these species can escape into other areas and threaten agricultural and native ecosystems causing economic and environmental harm, or harm to human health.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press
    GIS Applications in Agriculture

  • Genomics in Regulatory Ecotoxicology

    Applications and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Ankley, Ann Miracle, Edward J. Perkins, George P. Daston

    Fueled partially by large, well-publicized efforts such as the Human Genome Project, genomic research is a rapidly growing area in multiple biological disciplines, including toxicology. Much of this potential, however, has been discussed in the literature and at technical meetings only in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables Processing

    1st Edition

    By Olga Martin-Belloso, Robert Soliva Fortuny

    Despite a worldwide increase in demand for fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, in many countries these products are prepared in uncontrolled conditions and have the potential to pose substantial risk for consumers. Correspondingly, researchers have ramped up efforts to provide adequate technologies and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Mandallaz

    Sound forest management planning requires cost-efficient approaches to optimally utilize given resources. Emphasizing the mathematical and statistical features of forest sampling to assess classical dendrometrical quantities, Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories presents the statistical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Agricultural Safety

    1st Edition

    By Keith E. Barenklau

    Lack of accidents does not necessarily mean safe operation. You may have been lucky. You may have had near misses, but fortune smiled and you had few accidents. Measuring accidents provides one segment of the safety picture, but it is a far cry from evaluating and creating overall safety. Rather…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

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