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Soil Testing and Plant Analysis, Third Edition (Soil Science Society of America Book)

Posted: 21/12/2012

Readers love the cookbook approach and scope of this basic methods text. Soil topics covered include testing principles, nutrient availability, sample handling, interpretation, and the whole range of soil constituents. Plant topics include principles, sampling and tissue handling, and examples fr...

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Biological Control in the Western United States: Accomplishments and Benefits of Regional Research Project W-84, 1964-189

Posted: 21/12/2012

This comprehensive volume reviews biological control theory, economic and environmental impacts, and the role of biological control in Integrated Pest Management programs. Seventy-nine case histories illustrate biological control projects for 62 arthropod and 22 weed pests.

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Advances in Agronomy, Volume 79

Posted: 21/12/2012

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source of the latest research in agronomy. Major reviews deal with the current topics of interest to agronomists, as well as crop and soil scientists. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary o...

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GrowerTalks on Plugs 3 (No. 3)

Posted: 21/12/2012

This collection of more than 40 articles from GrowerTalks magazine offers the latest innovations in media, nutrition, and equipment in this rapidly expanding industry. Topics include genetic testing, plant growth regulators, germination chambers, media testing, transplanters, and fast c...

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Principles of Plant Science: Environmental Factors and Technology in Growing Plants

Posted: 21/12/2012

Promoting an understanding of the role of the environment in plant growth and development, this unique plant science book offers its readers much more than the traditional focus topics of analyzing the industries and surveying important crops. Its emphasis on environmental factors enables learner...

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Crop Chemophobia: Will Precaution Kill the Green Revolution?

Posted: 21/12/2012

The Green Revolution of 1960s introduced herbicides, pesticides, and advanced agricultural technologies to third world countries-rescuing hundreds of millions of people from malnutrition and starvation and transforming low-yield, labor-intensive farming into the high-tech, immensely productive in...

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Herbicide Resistance and World Grains

Posted: 21/12/2012

Written by experts from across the globe, Herbicide Resistance and World Grains evaluates the weed and herbicide management systems in major world grain crops such as soybean, maize, rice, and canola. The book examines the impact of transgenic crops and new technology on resistance management. It...

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The Mathematics of Turfgrass Maintenance, 3rd Edition

Posted: 21/12/2012

Loaded with helpful hints and easy-to-understand examples, this book covers the type of mathematical problems that face golf course superintendents every day. How to handle budgeting estimates, apply fertilizers and pesticides accurately, the ordering of topdressing, irrigation volume and coverag...

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Range Management: Principles and Practices (4th Edition)

Posted: 21/12/2012

For introductory Range Management courses at the undergraduate/graduate levels.This introduction to the science of range management couples the latest concepts and technology with proven traditional approaches. It combines fundamental topics, such as range plant physiology, range plant ecology, s...

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A Guide to Golf Course Irrigation System Design and Drainage

Posted: 21/12/2012

A Guide to Golf Course Irrigation System Design and Drainage details every phase of an irrigation program - from the system design to construction, from scheduling to operation, and much more. It also covers the fundamentals of drainage design and installation. Turfgrass managers and golf course ...

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