Soil Science Products

  • Effective Stress and Equilibrium Equation for Soil Mechanics

    By Longtan Shao, Xiaoxia Guo, Shiyi Liu, Guofeng Zheng

    The concept of effective stress and effective stress equation are fundamental for establishing the theory of soil mechanics and poromechanics. However, up till now, the physical meaning of effective stress has not been explained clearly, and the theoretical basis of effective stress equation has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    CRC Press

  • Loess and Loess Geohazards in China

    By Yanrong Li, Jingui Zhao, Bin Li

    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 – 2017-10-06 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-10-01 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press
    Arsenic in the environment

  • Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content

    Edited by George P. Petropoulos

    Integrating decades of research conducted by leading scientists in the field, Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content provides an overview of state-of-the-art methods and modeling techniques employed for deriving spatio-temporal estimates of energy fluxes and soil surface moisture…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Soils of Malaysia

    Edited by Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf, Radziah Othman, Che Fauziah Ishak

    There are approximately 500 different types of soils in Malaysia, most is residual soil and coastal alluvial soil. It covers topics including climate; flora and fauna; geology and hydrology; land use changes for agriculture; soil fertility; human-induced soil degradation; and soil contamination…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    CRC Press

  • Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation

    Edited by N.S. Bolan, M.B. Kirkham, Y.S. Ok

    The remediation of mine spoil is a global environmental issue affecting most nations. This book covers both the fundamental and practical aspects of remediation and revegetation of mine site spoils. It follows three major themes including characterisation of mine site spoils; remediation of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    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 – 2017-08-29 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Urban Soils

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    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…

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

  • 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

  • Manual of Methods for Soil and Land Evaluation

    Edited by Edoardo A.C. Costantini

    The goal of the manual is to supply an operational tool for pedologists, agronomists, environmentalists, and all of the other specialists who carry out land evaluation for agriculture and forestry or, more generally, stakeholders and policy makers who make decisions at the local level based on the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    CRC Press

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