Soil Health and Intensification of Agroecosystems

Written By Mahdi M. Al-Kaisi
Soil Health and Intensification of Agroecosystems
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2017
  • ISBN : 0128054018
  • Pages : 418 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Soil Health and Intensification of Agroecosystems

Soil Health and Intensification of Agroecosystems
  • Author : Mahdi M. Al-Kaisi,Birl Lowery
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-15
  • Total pages : 418
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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Summary : Soil Health and Intensification of Agroecosystems examines the climate, environmental, and human effects on agroecosystems and how the existing paradigms must be revised in order to establish sustainable production. The increased demand for food and fuel exerts tremendous stress on all aspects of natural resources and the environment to satisfy ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-11-29
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-11-07
  • Total pages : 370
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Summary : This book explores the importance of soil health in croplands, rangelands, pasturelands, and gardens, and presents new methods and technologies for assessing soil dynamics and health in these different land types. Through perspectives of agriculture, soil management, and ecological sustainability, the book provides accurate and up-to-date information on soil health ...

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Summary : This book brings to readers thirteen chapters with contributions to the benefits of using IoT and Cloud Computing to agro-ecosystems from a multi-disciplinary perspective. IoT and Cloud systems have prompted the development of a Cloud digital ecosystem referred to as Cloud-to-thing continuum computing. The key success of IoT computing and ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • Total pages : 288
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Summary : This book explores the state-of-the-art information regarding applied soil sciences. It covers the fundamentals, model concepts, principles, chemical reactions, functions, chemical recycling, chemical weathering, acid-base chemistry, carbon sequestration, and nutrient availability of soils. Also, it includes soil chemistry of heavy-metals, environment, clay, ion-exchange processes, analytical tools and applications. This book ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-03-08
  • Total pages : 655
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Summary : Ecological intensification involves using natural resources such as land, water, soil nutrients, and other biotic and abiotic variables in a sustainable way to achieve high performance and efficiency in agricultural yield with minimal damage to the agroecosystems. With increasing food demand there is high pressure on agricultural systems. The concept ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-28
  • Total pages : 606
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Summary : The recent technologies for sustainable development and maintaining ecological integrity in the field of agriculture, forestry and environmental management for the green future. Describes the recent technologies and issues to generate awareness among the global scientific community towards sustainable development. Covers various eco-friendly approaches for successful management of soil, water, ...

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  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Total pages : 667
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Summary : This book covers a broad spectrum of topics related to GMOs and allied new gene-based technologies, biodiversity, and ecosystem processes, bringing together the contributions of researchers and regulators from around the world. The aim is to offer a clear view of the benefits and effects of genetically modified crops, insects, ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 655
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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Summary : Ecological intensification involves using natural resources such as land, water, soil nutrients, and other biotic and abiotic variables in a sustainable way to achieve high performance and efficiency in agricultural yield with minimal damage to the agroecosystems. With increasing food demand there is high pressure on agricultural systems. The concept ...

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  • Author : Rattan Lal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-20
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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Summary : The term "soil health" refers to the functionality of a soil as a living ecosystem capable of sustaining plants, animals, and humans while also improving the environment. In addition to soil health, the environment also comprises the quality of air, water, vegetation, and biota. The health of soil, plants, animals, ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-06-10
  • Total pages : 568
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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Summary : With the use of high-level soil management technology, Africa could feed several billion people, yet food production has generally stagnated since the 1960s. No matter how powerful the seed technology, the seedling emerging from it can flourish only in a healthy soil. Accordingly, crop yields in Africa, South Asia, and ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20
  • Total pages : 682
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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Summary : Plants create a dynamic micro-biosphere in the soil, around the roots, called as ‘rhizosphere’, which harbors diverse number of microorganisms for sustaining their growth and development. A soil with diverse and multi-traits microbial communities is considered healthy to enhance crop productivity. In the last decades, rhizosphere biology has gained attention ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-23
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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Summary : Today, microbiology is a rapidly growing discipline in the life sciences, and the technologies are evolving on a virtually daily basis. Next-generation sequencing technologies have revolutionized microbial analysis, and can help us understand the biology and genomic diversity of various bacterial species with significant impacts on agro-ecosystems. In addition, advances ...

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  • Author : Klaus Lorenz,Rattan Lal
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-31
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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Summary : A comprehensive book on basic processes of soil C dynamics and the underlying factors and causes which determine the technical and economic potential of soil C sequestration. The book provides information on the dynamics of both inorganic (lithogenic and pedogenic carbonates) and organic C (labile, intermediate and passive). It describes ...

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  • Author : Stephen R. Gliessman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2000-09-25
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0128054018
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Summary : Agroecologists from around the world share their experiences in the analysis and development of indicators of agricultural sustainability in Agroecosystem Sustainability: Developing Practical Strategies. The authors build on the resource-conserving aspects of traditional, local, and small-scale agriculture while at the same time drawing on modern ecological knowledge and methods. They ...