1. Sustainability of agricultural systems is a major global concern due to population growth and a number of environmental factors. This book addresses the key to the development of sustainable agriculture-management of soil fertility. Combining data from temperate and tropical regions, it presents...
  2. This book is meant to help agricultural researchers and extension staff in the selection and application of tools that facilitate decision-making to improve soil fertility management and agricultural productivity. These tools provide valuable additions to traditional approaches in research and...
  3. This publication discusses the background and history of digesters, the biology of digestion, raw materials, the gas, digesters, using gas, using sludge, and building a sump digester, and building an inner tube digester.
  4. This book attempts to summarize the complex field of manuring of the different crops. Divided into two parts, the first part of this book deals with the principles of plant nutrition and manuring in general, the second is devoted to the use of manures for the individual crops.
  5. No pseudoscience, just hard data presented in a well organized manner. This is a great book for the farmer, gardener, or landscaper who has a working knowledge of fertilizing and wishes to take their expertise to the next level.
  6. It is felt that FAO should take the lead to make suggestions and propositions for obtaining a certain harmonisation of methods on a regional basis. Therefore this booklet contains a choice of analytical methods, which have been applied in various conditions and which were judiciously selected. It...
  7. The object of the book was to draw attention to the loss of soil fertility, brought about by the vast increase in crop and animal production, that has led to such disastrous consequences as a general unbalancing of farming practices, an increase in plant and animal diseases and the loss of soil...
  8. If you?re an agronomist, horticulturalist, plant and soil scientist, breeder, or soil microbiologist, you?ll want to read Nutrient Use in Crop Production to find everything you need to know about judicious nutrient management and maximizing nutrient utilization in the agricultural landscape. In...
  9. Cropping systems, as well as timing, method of application and forms of fertilizer, can influence fertilizer efficiency. Although there are many factors which cause various practices to have different relative importance in different areas, the importance of having an actively growing root system...
  10. The Handbook of Manures and Fertilizers is an attempt to disseminate information to the farmers. It contains useful information on the ways of increasing manurial resources, the different kinds of manures and fertilizers, their composition, their role in the nutrition of crops, methods and time...