Soil Science Products

  • 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 – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Biochar

    A Guide to Analytical Methods

    Edited by Balwant Singh, Marta Camps Arbestain, Johannes Lehmann

    Interest in biochar among soil and environment researchers has increased dramatically over the past decade. Biochar initially attracted attention for its potential to improve soil fertility and to uncouple the carbon cycle, by storing carbon from the atmosphere in a form that can remain stable for…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Improving Seed Conditioning

    By Bill Gregg

    Seed conditioning is the final process that establishes the quality of a seed lot and determines its value. It is a complex process involving a significant series of machines, each of which must be used in the proper sequence of the entire process, and each machine must be carefully and properly…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14 
    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 – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture

    Technological Advances and Applications

    Edited by S. K. Gupta, Megh R. Goyal

    This important volume, Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture, addresses the crucial issue of soil salinity of potential farmland and provides a comprehensive picture of the saline environment and plant interactions, along with management and reclamation methods and policies. With contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • 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 – 2017-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Silicon in Plants

    Advances and Future Prospects

    Edited by Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Vijay Pratap Singh, Parvaiz Ahmad, Devendra Kumar Chauhan, Sheo Mohan Prasad

    In the present era, rapid industrialization and urbanization has resulted in unwanted physiological, chemical, and biological changes in the environment that have harmful effects on crop quality and productivity. This situation is further worsened by the growing demand for food due to an ever…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    CRC Press

  • Petrology of Polygenic Mafic-Ultramafic Massifs of the East Sakhalin Ophiolite Association

    By Felix P. Lesnov

    The monograph is concerned with results of studies of petrology of mafic-ultramafic massifs as part of the East Sakhalin ophiolite association. It generalizes and interprets a large body of data (mainly original data) on geology, petrography, petrochemistry, and geochemistry of rocks; mineralogy…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    CRC Press

  • Soils and Human Health

    Edited by Eric C. Brevik, Lynn C. Burgess

    Despite the connections between soils and human health, there has not been a great amount of attention focused on this area when compared to many other fields of scientific and medical study. Soils and Human Health brings together authors from diverse fields with an interest in soils and human…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Nitrogen Management in Crop Production

    By Nand Kumar Fageria

    One of the main approaches for safeguarding food security, sustainable development has increased demand for knowledge on fertilizer management in crop production. Among essential plant nutrients, nitrogen is one of the most important yield-limiting nutrients, mainly responsible for determining…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Third Edition

    By Rattan Lal

      New and Improved Global Edition: Three-Volume Set A ready reference addressing a multitude of soil and soil management concerns, the highly anticipated and widely expanded third edition of Encyclopedia of Soil Science now spans three volumes and covers ground on a global scale. A definitive…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    CRC Press

  • The Pneumatic Flow Mixing Method

    Edited by Masaki Kitazume

    The pneumatic flow mixing method was developed to stabilize dredged soil and surplus soil for promoting their beneficial use in 1999. The pneumatic flow mixing method is a new type of the ex-situ cement stabilization techniques, in which dredged soil and surplus soil is mixed with a relatively…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    CRC Press

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