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  • Soil Fertility
    Soil Fertility
    Editor Roland Nuhu Issaka
    ISBN 978-953-51-0873-3
    250 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 19700 times.
    Soil Fertility book presents nine chapters written by renowned soil fertility experts from Africa, Asia and South America. The book is divided into two sections. Section 1, Biological Processes and Integration of Inorganic and Organic Fertilizers for ...
  • Research on Soil Erosion
    Research on Soil Erosion
    Editor Danilo Godone, Silvia Stanchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0839-9
    200 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13151 times.
    Soil loss for erosion is a natural phenomenon in soil dynamics, influenced by climate, soil intrinsic properties, and morphology, that can both trigger and enhance the process. Anthropic activities, like inappropriate agricultural practices, deforest ...
  • Drainage Systems
    Drainage Systems
    Editor Muhammad Salik Javaid
    ISBN 978-953-51-0243-4
    252 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25830 times.
    The subject of 'drainage: draining the water off' is as important as 'irrigation: application of water', if not more. 'Drainage' has a deep impact on food security, agricultural activity, hygiene and sanitation, municipal usage, land reclamation and ...
  • Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective
    Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective
    Editor Joann K. Whalen
    ISBN 978-953-307-945-5
    318 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 38967 times.
    Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management: A Global Perspective presents 15 invited chapters written by leading soil fertility experts. The book is organized around three themes. The first theme is Soil Mapping and Soil Fertility ...
  • Soil Health and Land Use Management
    Soil Health and Land Use Management
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-307-614-0
    344 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 45681 times.
    Soils play multiple roles in the quality of life throughout the world, not only as the resource for food production, but also as the support for our structures, the environment, the medium for waste disposal, water, and the storage of nutrients. A he ...
  • Principles, Application and Assessment in Soil Science
    Principles, Application and Assessment in Soil Science
    Editor E. Burcu Özkaraova Güngör
    ISBN 978-953-307-740-6
    406 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 51961 times.
    Our dependence on soil, and our curiosity about it, is leading to the investigation of changes within soil processes. Furthermore, the diversity and dynamics of soil are enabling new discoveries and insights, which help us to understand the variation ...
  • Hydraulic Conductivity - Issues, Determination and Applications
    Hydraulic Conductivity - Issues, Determination and Applications
    Editor Lakshmanan Elango
    ISBN 978-953-307-288-3
    446 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 67694 times.
    There are several books on broad aspects of hydrogeology, groundwater hydrology and geohydrology, which do not discuss in detail on the intrigues of hydraulic conductivity elaborately. However, this book on Hydraulic Conductivity presents comprehensi ...
  • Soil Erosion Studies
    Soil Erosion Studies
    Editor Danilo Godone and Silvia Stanchi
    ISBN 978-953-307-710-9
    332 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 50666 times.
    Soil erosion affects a large part of the Earth surface, and accelerated soil erosion is recognized as one of the main soil threats, compromising soil productive and protective functions. The land management in areas affected by soil erosion is a rele ...