Agricultural Sciences

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Editor(s):
Rattan Lal
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2
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2009
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Agricultural Sciences is a component of Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.

The theme on Agricultural Sciences with contributions from distinguished experts in the field discusses this multi-disciplinary field that encompasses the parts of exact, natural, economic and social sciences that are used in the practice and understanding of agriculture. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs

Rattan Lal is a Professor of Soil Science in the School of Natural Resources, Director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, and Director of the South Asia Initiative at The Ohio State University, Columbus. The author, coauthor, or editor of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and books, including the Encyclopedia of Soil Science and Principles of Soil Physics (both titles, Marcel Dekker, Inc.), he received the B.Sc. degree (1963) in agriculture from the Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, the M.Sc. degree (1965) in soil science from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, the Ph.D. degree (1968) in soil physics from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and the Doctor of Science degree (2001) from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India. Director, Carbon Management and Sequestration program of FAES/OARDC Fellow, Soil Science Society of America Winner, International Soil Science Award, SSSA ,Ohio State University, Columbus,U.S.A

Table of Contents (45 Chapters)
  • 1. Soil and Its Life Support Systems

    R. Lal
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 2. Introduction to Soil Physics

    S.W. Duiker and D.D. Fritton
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 3. Soil Biology

    A.J. Franzluebbers
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 4. Soil Genesis, Classification and Mapping

    C. Lee Burras
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 5. Soil Climatology and Meteorology

    Jean L. Steiner
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 6. Plant Propagation

    Robert L. Geneve
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 7. Farm Animal Science

    Herbert W. Ockerman and Lopa Basu
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 8. The Dairy Industry

    David L. Zartman,Michel A. Wattiaux
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 9. World Beef Cattle Production

    S. L. BoylesM,Jose M. Pellegrino
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 10. Sheep Production

    Kenneth E. McClure,Hasan Yetim,Francisco Leon Crespo
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 11. Overview of World Swine and Pork Production

    Steven J. Moeller,Francisco León Crespo
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 12. Poultry Products as Food

    J. D. Latshaw,N. A. Musharaf
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 13. Undomesticated Food Animals Hunted and Used For Food

    Herbert W. Ockerman and Lopamudra Basu
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 14. Other Domesticated and Farmed Animals

    Herbert W. Ockerman and Lopamudra Basu
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 15. Veterinary Medicine: Preventing Livestock Diseases, With Emphasis on the USA

    J.C. Gordon, and R.W. Meiring
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 16. The Role of Meat in the Human Diet

    Herbert W. Ockerman,Norma Pensel
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 17. Water Uptake by Plants

    J. E. Fernández,B. E. Clothier
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 18. Nature of Mineral Nutrient Uptake by Plants

    Paul R. Adler,Jonathan R. Cumming,Rajeev Arora
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 19. Transport of Water and Nutrients in Plants

    W.E. Riedell,T.E. Schumacher
      
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    Volume : 1
  • 20. Agricultural Production Capacity of North America's Soil Resources

    Fred P. Miller
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 21. Sustainable Soil Use in Tropical South America, with Emphasis on Brazil

    E.V.S.B. Sampaio and R.S.C. Menezes
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 22. Agricultural Soils in Europe - Special Demands Related to Intensive Agriculture in an Industrialized Environment

    S. Thiele-Bruhn
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 23. Capacity of Africa's Soils to Sustain or Extend Current Crop and Animal Production

    M. A. Bekunda,R. J. Delve
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 24. Capacity of Soils to Sustain or Extend Current Crop and Animal Production: New Zealand and South Pacific Islands Perspectives

    L.M. Condron and H.J. Di
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 25. Land Classifications, Sustainable Land Management, and Ecosystem Health

    J. Dumanski,Prem S. Bindraban,W.W. Pettapiece, Peter Bullock, Robert J. A. Jones and A. Thomasson
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 26. Crop Production Capacity: A Global Perspective

    K. D. Wiebe,P. Crosson
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 27. Crop Production Capacity in North America

    G.K. Pompelli
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 28. Crop Production Capacity in Europe

    David R. Kelch and Stefan Osborne
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 29. Crop Production Capacity in Africa

    Shahla Shapouri,Stacey Rosen,Johann Kirsten
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 30. Fertilizer Use in North America: Types and Amounts

    T.L. Roberts, and D.W. Dibb
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 31. Fertilizer Use in Central and Eastern Europe : Types and Amounts

    K.F. Isherwood
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 32. Fertilizer Use in Western Europe: Types and Amounts

    K.F. Isherwood
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 33. Fertilizer Use in Sub-Saharan Africa: Types and Amounts

    V.A. Kelly and A. Naseem
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 34. Fertilizer Use in South Asia

    J. C. Katyal and M. N. Reddy
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 35. Fertilizer Use in China: Types and Amounts

    Sam Portch and Ji-yun Jin
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 36. Fertilizer Use in Oceania: Types and Amounts

    G. J. Blair,V. Manu
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 37. Pest Control in World Agriculture

    David Pimentel
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 38. Pest Control: Insects and Other Arthropods

    Divender Gupta
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 39. Pest Control: Herbaceous Weeds

    A. DiTommaso, C.L. Mohler and R.E. Nurse
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 40. Pest Control: Fungi, Streptomycetes, and Yeasts

    Karen L. Bailey
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 41. Pest Control: Rodents

    Mark E. Tobin and Michael W. Fall
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 42. High Density Residential Areas

    Wolfgang Burghardt
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 43. Soils in Low Density Residential Areas

    Joyce Mack Scheyer,John M. Galbraith
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 44. Soils in Landscaped Public Areas

    Wolfgang Burghardt
      
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    Volume : 2
  • 45. Landscaped Commercial Areas: Golf Course and Athletic Field Soils

    Ed McCoy,Pamela Sherratt and John Street
      
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    Volume : 2
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