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Author: Alexandra Bot
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: soil, sustained, food, production, resistant, key, organic, matter, importance, drought
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9251053669
ISBN-13: 9789251053669

Soil organic matter - the product of on-site biological decomposition - affects the chemical and physical properties of the soil and its overall health. Its composition and breakdown rate affect: the soil structure and porosity; the water infiltration rate and moisture holding capacity of soils; the diversity and biological activity of soil organisms; and plant nutrient availability. This document concentrates on the organic matter dynamics of cropping soils and discusses the circumstances that deplete organic matter and their negative outcomes. It then moves on to more proactive solutions. It

Author: Wil Mccarthy
Publisher: Basic Books
Keywords: infinite, weirdness, programmable, atoms, mirages, quantum, matter, levitating, chairs, hacking
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2004-04-13
ISBN-10: 0465044298
ISBN-13: 9780465044290

"The book’s science is solid and McCarthy’s fervor genuinely infectious. The future never felt so close." --Wired Programmable matter is probably not the next technological revolution, nor even perhaps the one after that. But it’s coming, and when it does, it will change our lives as much as any invention ever has. Imagine being able to program matter itself-to change it, with the click of a cursor, from hard to soft, from paper to stone, from fluorescent to super-reflective to invisible. Supported by organizations ranging from Levi Strauss and IBM to the Defense Department,

Author: Benjamin Crowell
Publisher: Light and Matter
Keywords: optics
Number of Pages: 102
Published: 2000-08
ISBN-10: 0970467052
ISBN-13: 9780970467058

Author: Benjamin Crowell
Publisher: Light and Matter
Keywords: physics, newtonian
Number of Pages: 290
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 097046701X
ISBN-13: 9780970467010

Author: Benjamin Crowell
Publisher: Light and Matter
Keywords: magnetism, electricity
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2000-08-01
ISBN-10: 0970467044
ISBN-13: 9780970467041

Author: Benjamin Crowell
Publisher: Light and Matter
Keywords: waves, vibrations
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 2000-08-01
ISBN-10: 0970467036
ISBN-13: 9780970467034

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hearing, matter, deficits
Number of Pages: 150
ISBN-10: 1422324346
ISBN-13: 9781422324349
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