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  • Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sugarcane

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Henry, Chittaranjan Kole

    The fast-growing sugarcane plant is a major source of sugar (sucrose) in tropical and sub-tropical regions. The high productivity of the plant also makes it a key target for use as an energy crop. The fiber of the plant is used to generate electricity and produce ethanol as a fuel. Sugarcane is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • GIS and Archaeological Site Location Modeling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark W. Mehrer, Konnie L. Wescott

    Although archaeologists are using GIS technology at an accelerating rate, publication of their work has not kept pace. A state-of-the-art exploration the subject, GIS and Archaeological Site Location Modeling pulls together discussions of theory and methodology, scale, data, quantitative methods,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Alternative Protein Sources in Aquaculture Diets

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chhorn Lim, Cheng-Sheng Lee, Carl D Webster

    A unique resource that describes the ingredients included in an aquaculture diet, species profiles, processing methods, impacts to environment and industry, and more. Aquaculture is and will remain a major food producing sector in the future. To become more efficient and successful in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing and GIS Accuracy Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ross S. Lunetta, John G. Lyon

    The development of robust accuracy assessment methods for the validation of spatial data represents a difficult challenge for the geospatial science community. Obstacles to robust assessments include continuous data characteristics and positional errors, demanding ongoing development by GIS and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    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 – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Assessment Methods for Soil Carbon

    1st Edition

    Edited by John M. Kimble, Ronald F. Follett, B.A. Stewart

    Since carbon sequestration in soils reduces the amount of carbon available to the atmosphere, the Kyoto Protocols have heightened interest in soil carbon pools and their effect on carbon fluxes. Assessment Methods for Soil Carbon addresses many of the questions related to the measurement,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Biodegradation of Nitroaromatic Compounds and Explosives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim C. Spain, Joseph B. Hughes, Hans-Joachim Knackmuss

    Filled with practical applications and research, Biodegradation of Nitroaromatic Compounds and Explosives presents an international perspective on environmental contamination from explosives. It covers biodegradation strategies for DNT and a wide variety of other nitroaromatic compounds of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Modeling in Risk Assessment

    Chemical Effects on Populations, Ecosystems, and Landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Pastorok, Steven M. Bartell, Scott Ferson, Lev R. Ginzburg

    Toxic chemicals can exert effects on all levels of the biological hierarchy, from cells to organs to organisms to populations to entire ecosystems. However, most risk assessment models express their results in terms of effects on individual organisms, without corresponding information on how…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Integrated Nutrient Management for Sustainable Crop Production

    1st Edition

    Edited by Milkha Aulakh, Cynthia A. Grant

    Ideas for sustainable agricultural practices Long-term security of the global food supply requires a balance between increasing production and environmental sustainability. Both nutrient scarcities and surpluses alike can threaten this balance. Integrated Nutrient Management for Sustainable…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Rice Improvement in the Genomics Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Swapan K. Datta

    Rice is probably the most important food crop in the world, feeding half its population. Rice Improvement in the Genomics Era examines the findings in the current studies of rice improvement, using the modern genomic tools available in today’s agriculture to better enable food security and human…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
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  • Insect Pest Management

    Techniques for Environmental Protection, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack E. Rechcigl, Nancy A. Rechcigl

    Insect pest control continues to be a challenge for agricultural producers and researchers. Insect resistance to commonly used pesticides and the removal of toxic pesticides from the market have taken their toll on the ability of agricultural producers to produce high quality, pest-free crops…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • City Planning for Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, and Surveyors

    1st Edition

    By Kurt W. Bauer

    While engineers and surveyors are not urban planners, they are often engaged in urban development. Therefore, a high degree of competence in civil engineering specialties such as surveying and mapping, highway and transportation engineering, water resources engineering, environmental engineering,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

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