Trees, Crops and Soil Fertility: Concepts and Research Methods Soil science benefits from the availability of a wide array of practicable
methods. There are a number of very useful compendia in which sets of
these methods are collected together to provide easy reference for the
intending practitioner. The need for yet another handbook might
therefore be questioned. This book, however,...
Fasciolosis Fasciolosis, a parasitic disease caused by the liver fluke, has a tremendous impact on livestock each year. In addition, an estimated 2.4 million people are infected, and the disease is now recognized as an emerging human disease by the World Health Organization. This volume, the first comprehensive treatment devoted to these parasites and their...
The Psychology of Food Choice (Frontiers in Nutritional Science)
We all eat foods every day and in Western societies we are confronted with a
vast array of different types of foods with different prices, offering different sensory
experiences and of varying composition in terms of nutritional components.
Although the proportion of income spent on food has declined, food nevertheless
remains... Halophytes and Climate Change: Adaptive Mechanisms and Potential Uses
This book contains current knowledge and the most recent developments in the field of halophyte biology, ecology, and potential uses. Halophytes are characterized as plants that can survive and complete their life cycle in highly saline environments. This book explores the adaptive mechanisms and special features of halophytes that allow...
Air Pollution: Sources, Impacts and Controls
The problem of air pollution has become a global issue, driven by rapid economic growth, industrialization, and urbanization. Pollutants directly emitted into the atmosphere include nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, sulphur oxides, particulate matter (PM), volatile organic compounds, carbonaceous particles, dust, and sea-salt. Secondary...
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