Soil Science Products

  • Urban Soils

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Urban soil comprises geological material drastically disturbed by anthropogenic activities. Urban soils play a role in the production of food, aesthetics of residential areas, and pollutant dynamics. Properties of urban soils are normally not favorable to plant growth, are contaminated by heavy…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Loess and Loess Geohazards in China

    By Yanrong Li, Jingui Zhao

    As a newly formed sediment, loess covers about 10% of the Earth's surface area. The loess covered areas are regions of dense industrial and agricultural development and population concentration in the World, and are also significant in wheat production. This book represents a valuable addition to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    CRC Press

  • Phosphate in Soils

    Interaction with Micronutrients, Radionuclides and Heavy Metals

    Edited by H. Magdi Selim

    Edited by One of the Best Specialists in Soil Science Recent studies reveal that Phosphorus (P) in the form of phosphate, a macronutrient essential for plant growth, and crop yields can influence the bioavailability, retention, and mobility of trace elements, metal(loid)s, and radio nuclides in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

  • Lacto-Fermentation of Human Excreta for Agricultural Application

    By Nadejda Andreev

    Human excreta is a valuable fertilizer for improving soil quality and crop productivity, with a potential to replace or complement the mineral fertilizers. The main challenges related to human excreta regarding agricultural applications are microbial contamination risks, loss of nutrients, and odor…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites

    Edited by Jochen Bundschuh, Hartmut M. Holländer, Lena Qiying Ma

    Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press
    Arsenic in the environment

  • Mineral Nutrition of Rice

    By N.K. Fageria

    The third most important cereal crop after wheat and corn, rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. This includes regions of high population density and rapid growth, indicating that rice will continue to be a major food crop in the next century. Mineral Nutrition of Rice…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Management of Land Resources

    An Indian Perspective

    Edited by G.P. Obi Reddy, N.G. Patil, Arun Chaturvedi

    The depletion of land resources is one of the greatest challenges for mankind in this millennium. Shrinking land resources, weather aberrations, deterioration of land quality, and the globalization and liberalization of market economies have become intertwined to influence the sustainable…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations

    Geophysical Techniques to Locate Clandestine Graves and Hidden Evidence

    By G. Clark Davenport

    Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations provides a basic understanding of concepts involved in the use of basic geophysical surveying, metal detectors, magnetics, electromagnetics and ground penetrating radar in police and forensic investigations. Such technology can be vital in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    CRC Press

  • Mechanics of Residual Soils, Second Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey E. Blight, Eng Choon Leong

    Residual soils are found in many parts of the world and are used extensively as construction materials for roads, embankments and dams, and to support the foundations of buildings, bridges and load-bearing pavements. The characteristics and engineering properties of residual soils can differ…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    CRC Press

  • Organic Compounds in Soils, Sediments & Sludges

    Analysis and Determination

    By T Roy Crompton

    The increasing awareness of the effects of pollutants in the eco-system and on the development of suitable methods of analysis has stimulated a lot of research recently. This volume comprehensively discusses the range of methods available for the analysis and determination of organic compounds in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge

  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Geotechnical Practice

    By Geoffrey E Blight

    There are other books on unsaturated soil mechanics, but this book is different. Unsaturated soil mechanics is only one aspect of a continuous range of soil mechanics studies that extends from the rheology of high water content soil slurries to the mechanics of soft soils, to stiff saturated soils,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

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