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Author: T. F. Shaxson
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: soil, significance, porosity, production, plant, moisture, optimizing
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2003-10
eBookDB-ID: 02532050

This publication discusses the processes above, within and below the soil that enable water to move and crops to grow, and is intended to help land users make better use and take better care of these basic resources. Intended for extension staff and other technicians, as well as farmer leaders, it provides a solid basis for sound, sustainable soil moisture management. The document presents a guide for field workers with activities, exercises and discussion topics.

Author: R. R. Zarr
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: wall, construction, based, wood, moisture, transfer, heat
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 1995-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788124625
ISBN-13: 9780788124624

Describes a comprehensive laboratory study to verify the accuracy of MOIST, a personal computer program that predicts the transient one-dimensional heat and moisture transfer in building envelopes. The program allows the user to vary building materials, their relative placement within the building envelope, and the geographic location of the building. Describes the results of the comparison between MOIST and experimental measurements. Charts and tables.

Author: Alexandra Bot
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: organized, conference, electronic, fao, land, division, development, water, proceedings, production, optimization, soils, resistant, soil, moisture, plant, sustainable, drought
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9251053588
ISBN-13: 9789251053584

Under low and variable rainfall conditions, efficient soil moisture management is a good way for improving water-use efficiency. This publication summarises the discussions of a FAO electronic conference organised to identify, discuss and promote actions that will assist farmers to improve water-use efficiency in rainfed agriculture systems.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: moisture, data, soil, volumetric, hyd, boreas
Number of Pages: 32
ISBN-10: 142899470X
ISBN-13: 9781428994706

Author: Amy Alexander
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: bioreactor, landfills, calculations, balance, moisture, mass, example
Number of Pages: 36
ISBN-10: 1428904530
ISBN-13: 9781428904538

Author: U.S. National Committee for the International Biol
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: san, conference, planning, jos, costa, november, rica, research, report, crop, limitations, production, temperature, stress, moisture, physiological
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 1969
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14276

Author: W. S. Anthony
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: handbook, ginners, cotton
Number of Pages: 344
Published: 1995-11-01
ISBN-10: 078812420X
ISBN-13: 9780788124204

Addresses the key cotton ginning issues concerned with facilities, machinery, cleaning, ginning, drying, packaging, & waste collection & disposal as well as ancillary issues concerned with pollution, management, economics, energy, insurance, safety, cotton classification, & textile machinery. Appendices: duties of gin personnel, portable moisture meters & pink bollworm control in gins. Glossary & index. Photos, charts, tables & graphs.
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