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Improving Your Soil

by Keith Reid

Valuable advice from an expert in soil science.

Intended for both small and medium-size gardens, Improving Your Soil reveals the steps to take to achieve the perfect soil base in which to grow plants. With...


Cows Save the Planet

by Judith Schwartz & Gretel Ehrlich

In Cows Save the Planet, journalist Judith D. Schwartz looks at soil as a crucible for our many overlapping environmental, economic, and social crises. Schwartz reveals that for many of these problems?climate...


Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology

by Paul Goldberg & Richard I. Macphail

Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology provides an invaluable overview of geoarchaeology and how it can be used effectively in the study of archaeological sites and contexts. Taking a pragmatic and functional...


Sustainable Soils Re-Engineering

by Kennedy C. Onyelowe, Julian C. Aririguzo & Charles N. Ezugwu

Geotechnical engineering, civil engineering, and other allied engineering disciplines have, for a long time, shifted from problem solving to creating problems that plague our planet. This book, Sustainable Soils...


Catalogue of Ploughs Manufactured by R. Hornsby & Sons Ltd - Spittlegate Iron Works, Grantham, England

by ANON

?Ploughs Up-To-Date? is a vintage catalogue of ploughs made by the Hornsby company in the late nineteenth century. With a wealth of interesting historical information and wonderful illustrations and photographs,...


Soil Science for Gardeners

by Robert Pavlis

Build healthy soil and grow better plants

Robert Pavlis, a gardener for over four decades, debunks common soil myths, explores the rhizosphere, and provides a personalized soil fertility improvement program in...


The Regenerative Grower's Guide to Garden Amendments

by Nigel Palmer & John Kempf

Revitalize your garden?and go beyond compost?by making your own biologically diverse inoculants and mineral-rich amendments using leaf mold, weeds, eggshells, bones, and other materials available for little...


Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera

by Marcelle K. BouDagher-Fadel

Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera is a unique, comprehensive reference work on the larger benthic foraminifera. This second edition is substantially revised, including extensive...


Strawberries

by James Hancock

This new and updated edition of a popular text provides a broad, balanced review of the scientific knowledge of strawberries and their cultivation. The worldwide strawberry industry has grown substantially since...


Advanced Hydroponics Technologies

by Roby Jose Ciju

Modern advanced hydroponics grow systems combine one or more hydroponics systems into a highly efficient grow system unit to ensure higher yields and high quality of the produce. This fusion of different hydroponics...


Artificialized land and land take

by Maylis Desrousseaux, Béatrice Béchet, Yves le Bissonnais & Anne Ruas et al.

This work identifies the decisive economic and social factors in land take and its impact on the environment and agriculture. It carries out a summary of the state of knowledge – as complete as possible –...


Grassland use in Europe

by Agnes Van Den Pol-Van Dasselaar, Leanne Bastiaansen-Aantjes, Fergus Bogue & Michael O’Donovan et al.

The future of grassland farming in Europe is in the hands of young farmers. For this reason, the European project Inno4Grass created a syllabus on practical grassland management for current and future generations...


?Soil Plant Water Analysis

by D K Sarkar

The book is designed for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of agriculture and biology and the analysts of the laboratories of the line Departments who need to undertake the analysis of soil, plant...


Fundamentals of Site Remediation

by John Pichtel

This new edition discusses chemical and engineering principles as they apply to the cleanup and removal of hazardous chemicals from soil and groundwater. There is emphasis on environmental chemistry, soil science,...


Farming for the Long Haul

by Michael Foley

It?s all but certain that the next fifty years will bring enormous, not to say cataclysmic, disruptions to our present way of life. World oil reserves will be exhausted within that time frame, as will the lithium...


The Worm Farmer’s Handbook

by Rhonda Sherman

Choice Reviews, Outstanding Academic Title

Techniques and systems for processing food scraps, manure, yard debris, paper, and more

Turning waste into wealth sounds too good to be true, but many worm farmers are...


Call of the Reed Warbler

by Charles Massy & Nicolette Hahn Niman

“Charles Massy has written a definitive masterpiece that takes its place along with the writings of Aldo Leopold, Wendell Berry, Masanobu Fukuoka, Humberto Maturana, and Michael Pollan. No work has more brilliantly...


Vineyards, Rocks, and Soils

by Alex Maltman

Jurassic, basalt, moraine, flint, alluvial, magma: what are these words and what do they have to do with wine? The answers are here in this book. They are geological terms that reflect a bond between wine and...


Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology

by Cristiano Nicosia & Georges Stoops

Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology goes beyond a mere review of current literature and features the most up to date contributions from numerous scientists working in the field. The book represents...


Earth Matters: How soil underlies civilization

by Richard Bardgett

For much of history, soil has played a major, and often central, role in the lives of humans. Entire societies have risen, and collapsed, through the management or mismanagement of soil; farmers and gardeners...