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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...

The Insect & Spider Collections of the World

2nd Edition

Ross H. Arnett, Jr., G. Allan Samuelson, Gordon M. Nishida
March 31, 2020

First published in 1993, completely rewritten, this second edition includes a list of all 210 countries of the world and all of the islands, with comments on the existence of insect and spider collections, both public and private. These listings are arranged alphabetically by country, state/...

Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach

1st Edition

V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman
March 31, 2020

Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the first book to focus on agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented process. Using a combined theoretical and practical approach, this collection of work from pioneers in the subject along...

Pearl Millet: Properties, Functionality and its Applications

1st Edition

Sneh Punia, Anil Kumar Siroha, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Suresh Kumar Gahlawat, Maninder Kaur
天龙国际二维码March 20, 2020

Pearl millet is mainly used for animal and poultry feed. It is the principal source of energy, protein, vitamins, minerals and contains many phenolic compounds, which are a good source of natural antioxidants. Pearl millet is a rich source of bioactive compounds and contains phytates and...

Frontiers in Soil and Environmental Microbiology

1st Edition

Suraja Kumar Nayak, Bibhuti Bhusan Mishra
March 12, 2020

Soil harbours a wide range of microorganisms with biotic potentials which can be explored for social benefits. The book Frontiers in Soil and Environmental Microbiology comprises an overview of the complex inter-relationship between beneficial soil microbes and crop plants, and highlights the...

Bamboo: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

1st Edition

Arun Jyoti Nath, Gudeta W. Sileshi, Ashesh Kumar Das
天龙国际二维码March 06, 2020

This new book presents an abundance of important information and case studies that deal with bamboo farming and its effects from and on climate change adaptation and mitigation. There is a lack of research on the role of bamboo in climate change adaptation and mitigation; this volume helps to fill...

The Welfare of Cattle

1st Edition

Terry Engle, Donald J. Klingborg, DVM, Bernard E. Rollin
天龙国际二维码March 05, 2020

Contains a selection of White Papers, commissioned to better inform the exploration of cattle welfare. These are prepared by notable experts in their field, to help provide factual context around selected topics that impact cattle welfare and production systems. Covers all aspects of...

Onions and Allied Crops: Volume III: Biochemistry, Food Science, and Minor Crops

1st Edition

James L. Brewster, H.D. Rabinowitch
天龙国际二维码February 26, 2020

Originally published in 1990, Onions and Allied Crops, is a comprehensive account of the edible allium, examined across three volumes. The collection examines the major economic and dietary importance of edible alliums in most countries, and brings together contributions from experts across...

Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience

1st Edition

Noureddine Benkeblia
February 25, 2020

Presenting an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change, this book looks at the impact of our changing climate on crop production and agroecosystems, reporting on how plants will cope with these changes, and how we can mitigate these negative impacts to ensure...

Climate Change and Agroforestry Systems: Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies

1st Edition

Abhishek Raj, Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
天龙国际二维码February 21, 2020

This new volume addresses the burning issues of the impact of climate change, the alteration of environmental quality, and subsequent mitigation and adaptation strategies through various agroecosystem practices, primarily in agroforestry. The book discusses in depth the impact of climate change on...

Advances in Pest Management in Commercial Flowers

1st Edition

Suprakash Pal, Akshay Kumar Chakravarthy
天龙国际二维码February 06, 2020

Floricultural crops all over the world are challenged by a number of insect and mite pests. The pest scenario is changing, and with climate change the instances of new pest incidences have become a more common problem. Like other crops, the intensive cultivation of commercial flowers has...

Environmental Plant Physiology: Botanical Strategies for a Climate Smart Planet

1st Edition

Vir Singh
February 03, 2020

Magnitude and quality of life as well as sustainable human progress inescapably depend on the state of our environment. The environment, in essence, is a common resource of all the living organisms in the biosphere as well as a vivacious basis of the evolution of life on Earth. A sustainable future...

Pythium: Diagnosis, Diseases and Management

1st Edition

Mahendra Rai, Kamel Ahmed Abd-Elsalam, Avinash P. Ingle
天龙国际二维码January 24, 2020

Pythium is one of the most important phytopathogens causing significant damage to agriculture, forest, and nurseries, etc. It is an unseen enemy of the root zone of various plants and hence considered as "hidden terror" for a number of plants. An accurate diagnosis and identification of Pythium...

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