The fertilizer encyclopedia9780470410349, 0470410345

Author : V R Gowariker; V N Krishnamurthy; et al
Description:''With the World's population projected to be 9.5 billion by 2050, fertilizers are playing an increasingly vital role in meeting the world's food, fiber, and fuel demands. The Fertilizer Encyclopedia is the first encyclopedic work to bring together, analyze, and synthesize important information from a broad range of fields on organic, inorganic, and bio fertilizers, including their chemical compositions and their applications. Moreover, the Encyclopedia features a multidisciplinary, international team of expert authors and is scrupulously edited, making it highly accessible for most readers.''''Covering some 4,500 terms, The Fertilizer Encyclopedia is the best place to go for quick, concise answers. With its extensive references and bibliography, it is also the best place to begin a more in-depth research project. Whether you are seeking a quick answer or beginning an in-depth investigation, the Encyclopedia's A-to-Z coverage and cross-references quickly guide you to a broad range of topics addressing the challenges of maintaining and improving soil fertility and crop productivity.'' ''Hundreds of diagrams, photographs, tables, graphs, flowsheets, chemical equations, and illustrations help you fully understand complex concepts, processes, and procedures.'' ''This unique, scholarly work on fertilizers makes an invaluable contribution to the world, synthesizing the current state of knowledge, offering invaluable assistance in improving crop yields as safely and economically as possible, and pointing to new and emerging areas of promising research.''--Jacket. Read more...
Categories: Biology Plants: Agriculture and Forestry
Year :2009
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 861 p. : ill. ; 29 cm[835]
File Info : pdf 31 Mb