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Fundamentals of Soil Science

Posted: 21/12/2012

This major revision of a bestselling text shows that soil is three-dimensional and dynamic. This concept is developed in the first two chapters and is built on throughout the book. Chapters 3 through 7 explore soil physical properties and water, with expanded coverage of tillage and traffic and a...

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Essential Soil Science : A Clear and Concise Introduction to Soil Science

Posted: 21/12/2012

This textbook is aimed at the majority of students, who need to quickly acquire a concise overview of soil science. Many current soil science textbooks still cater for a traditional student market where students embark on three years study in a narrow discipline. The growth in modular degree sche...

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Applied Weed Science: Including the Ecology and Management of Invasive Plants (3rd Edition)

Posted: 21/12/2012

This introduction to the principles of weed science prepares readers to analyze real-life weed control problems and to develop integrated, practical approaches to solving them. Comprehensive in coverage and unique in presentation, it blends basic information on plant systems, soil systems, cont...

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Principles and Practice of Soil Science: The Soil as a Natural Resource

Posted: 21/12/2012

Principles and Practice of Soil Science, Fourth Editionprovides a current and comprehensive introduction to soil science for students in the fields of environmental and agricultural science, ecology, soil and land management, natural resource management and environmental engineering. Covers all a...

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First the Seed: The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology (Science and Technology in Society)

Posted: 21/12/2012

First the Seed spotlights the history of plant breeding and shows how efforts to control the seed have shaped the emergence of the agricultural biotechnology industry. This second edition of a classic work in the political economy of science includes an extensive, new chapter updating the analysi...

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Hartmann's Plant Science: Growth, Development, and Utilization of Cultivated Plants (4th Edition)

Posted: 21/12/2012

Written by some of the most respected innovators in the field, this comprehensive text takes an in-depth look at the environmental, cultural and social factors that influence how plants are grown and used worldwide. The newest edition cites the most recent statistics, production methods and issue...

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Cougar Tales

Posted: 21/12/2012

<DIV>This book is a collection of stories. How to Handle a Woman by Sandra Kitt features Geneva Springer, a petite woman pushing forty, who adores her nephew, Sean. Having saved his life when he was a toddler, they have a special bond. When Sean involves her with his school auction, the s...

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Safe and Sound: Artificial Intelligence in Hazardous Applications

Posted: 21/12/2012

Computer science and artificial intelligence are increasingly used in the hazardous and uncertain realms of medical decision making, where small faults or errors can spell human catastrophe. This book describes, from both practical and theoretical perspectives, an AI technology for supporting sou...

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The Last Lecture

Posted: 21/12/2012

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last cha...

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Illustrated Dictionary of Environmental Health and Occupational Safety

Posted: 21/12/2012

The Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive reference source for the vast and diverse collection of interrelated terms and topics that encompass the fields of environmental science, occupational healt...

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