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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Historical Geography of Crop Plants

    A Select Roster

    By Jonathan D. Sauer

    Historical Geography of Crop Plants is devoted to a variety of staple and food crops, as well as fodder, fiber, timber, rubber, and other crops. The origins and histories of many of these crops have been clarified only recently by new research. The book has been arranged alphabetically by family...

    Published June 3rd 1993 by CRC Press

  7. Soil Fertility Evaluation and Control

    By Charles A. Black

    Soil Fertility Evaluation and Control presents the theoretical background for practical applications of scientific work on soil fertility. The book emphasizes the use of response curves as the basic biological standard for both evaluation and control, and it discusses soil testing and plant...

    Published April 26th 1993 by CRC Press

  8. Systematic Catalogue of the Soft Scale Insects of the World

    By Ben-Dov

    A catalogue of the soft-scale insects of the world (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Cocidae) with data on geographical distribution, host plants, biology and economic importance. This catalogue lists 162 genera comprising 1090 species and subspecies which have been described since Linnaeus (1758) until the...

    Published December 31st 1992 by CRC Press

  9. North American Psocoptera

    By Mockford

    North American Psocoptera provides a complete review of the 28 families, 78 genera and 287 species of the order Psocoptera found in the United States and Canada.This comprehensive book contains keys to all of the known taxa of Psocoptera which have been found in the study area, including three...

    Published December 31st 1992 by CRC Press

  10. Spiders of Panama

    By Nentwig

    in collaboration with Bruce Cutler and Stefan HeimerThe available information, personal observations, and study of one facet of the beauties of the tropical rain forest of Panama is gathered into a much needed volume which includes the physical, biological, and spider environment of Panama. The...

    Published December 31st 1992 by CRC Press