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Urban Soils

1st Edition

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Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
October 13, 2017

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 fr...

Nanoscale Engineering in Agricultural Management

1st Edition

Ramesh Raliya
April 22, 2019

Agriculture plays a vital role in our lives, providing food and economic benefits. Today, it faces severe challenges, due to decreasing arable land, depleting natural resources, changing climate pattern, and yet increasing demand for food. The recent introduction of nanotechnology in agriculture...

Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges

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Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
April 15, 2019

This book, Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges, addresses the diverse issues of climate change and how agroforestry systems can be effectively utilized to minimize these impacts and enhance sustainability. The volume begins by describing the recent understandings of the scenario...

Monograph on Brachystelma and Ceropegia in India

1st Edition

Thammineni Pullaiah, Subbiah Karuppuswamy, Kondragunta Sri Rama Murthy
April 12, 2019

The book provides data on all the species of the two genera Genera Brachystelma Sims and Ceropegia L. in India for their bioprospection and conservation. The other objectives are to promote the beauty and uniqueness of the species of these two genera and also to provide medicinal and edible uses...

Basics of Hydraulic Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Qin Zhang
March 25, 2019

This textbook surveys hydraulics and fluid power systems technology, with new chapters on system modeling and hydraulic systems controls now included.The text presents topics in a systematic way, following the course of energy transmission in hydraulic power generation, distribution, deployment,...

Bioremediation of Agricultural Soils

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Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez
March 13, 2019

The quality of agricultural soils are always under threat from chemical contaminants, which ultimately affect the productivity and safety of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invades the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater and pollutants of organic origin...

Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

Deepak Kumar Verma
March 06, 2019

With contributions from a broad range of experts in the field, this volume, Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection, focuses on important areas of microbiology related to soil and environmental microbiology associated with agricultural importance. The...

Crop Production Technologies for Sustainable Use and Conservation: Physiological and Molecular Advances

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Munir Ozturk, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel Ahmad
March 01, 2019

Crop Production Technologies for Sustainable Use and Conservation:Physiological and Molecular Advances presents an abundance of research on important and new production technologies for the successful sustainable production of major crops. The volume covers most of the major crops used the...

Revival: Conservation Tillage in Temperate Agroecosystems (1993)

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M.R. Carter
February 20, 2019

In this invaluable book, leading agronomic researchers provide in-depth reviews of present conservation tillage practices in a wide variety of temperate agroecosystems. Each chapter characterizes how conservation tillage has been developed and adapted or modified to fit specific environments, with...

Revival: Principles of Seed Pathology (1987): Volume II

1st Edition

V. K. Agarwal, James B. Sinclair
February 20, 2019

This Book was written to serve those interested in seed pathology. It is designed to serve as a textbook as well as a reference book for students, teachers, and researchers, and for seed health testing, seed production, and plant quarantine personnel. It is to be used as a guide to the literature....

Fire Effects on Soil Properties

1st Edition

Paulo Pereira, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Xavier Úbeda, Guillermo Rein, Artemi Cerdà, Guillermo Rein
February 12, 2019

Wildland fires are occurring more frequently and affecting more of Earth's surface than ever before. These fires affect the properties of soils and the processes by which they form, but the nature of these impacts has not been well understood. Given that healthy soil is necessary to sustain...

Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology

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Kandikere Ramaiah Sridhar, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh
February 01, 2019

Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology discusses the diversity and ecology of edible, toxic, medicinal and mycorrhizal macrofungi; the impact of ectomycorrhizal fungi in terrestrial ecosystems, ectomycorrhizal complex in Boreal forests and commercial application of Pseudotsuga...

Management Strategies for Water Use Efficiency and Micro Irrigated Crops: Principles, Practices, and Performance

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, B. J. Pandian
February 01, 2019

Management Strategies for Water Use Efficiency and Micro Irrigated Crops presents new research and technologies for making better use of water resources for agricultural purposes. The chapters focus on better management to improve allocation and irrigation water efficiency and look at performance...

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