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  1. Plant Pathogenesis and Disease Control

    By Hachiro Oku

    Environmental pollution resulting from widespread pesticide application has become a serious worldwide problem. Plant Pathogenesis and Disease Control is an important new reference that addresses this problem by exploring the biochemical and molecular mechanisms of plant pathogenesis and...

    Published October 24th 1993 by CRC Press

  2. Tropospheric Ozone

    Human Health and Agricultural Impacts

    By David McKee

    Tropospheric ozone has long been recognized as a major environmental concern. Levels of ozone concentration have grown dramatically and the effects of ozone exposure have been examined in virtually thousands of studies worldwide. This timely new reference presents the state of the art in ozone...

    Published October 24th 1993 by CRC Press

  3. Genetic Improvement of Field Crops

    By Slafer

    Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment

    Outlining successful breeding techniques to augment the yields of the world's major crops, this reference analyzes the physiological and genetic basis for past and potential future increases in crop yields.;Covering crops with wide differences in morphology, photosynthetic rates, and nitrogen...

    Published October 6th 1993 by CRC Press

  4. Trace Elements in Coal and Coal Combustion Residues

    By Robert F. Keefer, Kenneth S. Sajwan

    Series: Advances in Trace Substances Research

    Trace Elements in Coal and Coal Combustion Residues focuses on trace metal chemistry of coal and coal combustion residues. Special emphasis is placed on management of coal combustion residues in electric power plants and the influence of coal and associated residues on soils, plants, water, and...

    Published September 26th 1993 by CRC Press

  5. Rice Science and Technology

    By Wayne E Marshall, James I. Wadsworth

    Series: Food Science and Technology

    Focuses on developments in rice storage, quality, processing and utilization, emphasizing their importance to growers, technologists and consumers. This work also provides insight into future advances and examines starch gelatinization in rice during the cooking process....

    Published September 7th 1993 by CRC Press

  6. Agricultural Dimensions of Global Climate Change

    By Harry Kaiser, Thomas Drennen

    This important book, written by recognized leaders in their fields, discusses agricultural dimensions of global climate change. Research and policy issues are covered and a multidisciplinary view of global climate change and agriculture is presented. Major sections cover the contribution of...

    Published August 31st 1993 by CRC Press

  7. CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops

    By James A. Duke

    The CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops describes 128 crop plants that can be grown as alternatives to cultivated crops, such as tobacco, and narcotic crops, such as opium poppy. Material is presented in alphabetical order by genus and species and includes information on ecology, cultivation,...

    Published August 15th 1993 by CRC Press

  8. Natural Disasters

    By David C. Alexander

    As a well balanced and fully illustrated introductory text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the physical, technological and social components of natural disaster. The main disaster-producing agents are reviewed systematically in terms of geophysical processes and effects, monitoring,...

    Published July 28th 1993 by CRC Press

  9. Boron and Its Role in Crop Production

    By Umesh C. Gupta

    Boron and Its Role in Crop Production provides a broad perspective on this subject by experts from around the world. The book offers in-depth coverage of the chemistry of boron, the extraction of boron from various soils, methods for determining boron in soil and plants, and the role of boron in...

    Published July 22nd 1993 by CRC Press

  10. Soil Biota, Nutrient Cycling and Farming Systems

    By David C. Coleman, Wilhelm Foissner, M.G. Paoletti

    Soil Biota, Nutrient Cycling and Farming Systems is a timely reference volume that explores the relationship between soil biota and environmental and agricultural practices. It addresses topics such as agroecosystems structure and function, cycling of nutrients and soil contamination, use of soil...

    Published June 8th 1993 by CRC Press