Soil Science Society of America

7 Books found


  • Silage Science and Technology

    Silage Science and Technology

    No other silage book can compare with this detailed coverage, including in-depth discussions of silage microbiology, biochemistry, assessing quality, preharvest and postharvest factors, use of additives, harvesting, storage, feeding, whole-farm management, as well as a global scope. Individual chapters are devoted to the production, preservation, and feeding of specific crops. The final chapter conveniently integrates information from the ...

  • Impacts of El Nino and Climate Variability on Agriculture

    Impacts of El Nino and Climate Variability on Agriculture

    As interest in global climate increases, an understanding of the impact of major weather patterns such as El Nino grows in importance. This special publication takes an international approach to explore the impacts of climate variability on crop production and the potential of using seasonal climate forecasts for enhancing agricultural production.

  • Designing Crops for Added Value

    Designing Crops for Added Value

    Today adding value is more than adding yield or other agronomic traits of interest primarily to the producer. Adding value is meeting the need of a customer who is willing to pay more to receive a uniform and distinct cultivar with assurance of more oil, more protein, more malt, better amino acid composition, unique fatty acid composition, longer shelf life, better color, new uses, etc. Individual experts share their work, with a common thread ...

  • Cool-Season Forage Grasses

    Cool-Season Forage Grasses

    An in-depth reference for the major cool-season forage grasses, this publication is unique in that it addresses such a large number of species in terms of their role in agriculture and conservation as well as their management. Educators and students, crop and soil scientists, ornamental horticulturists, turf specialists, and environmentalists and conservationists will find the book to be a valuable reference.

  • Corn Silage Production, Management, and Feeding

    Corn Silage Production, Management, and Feeding

    Designed especially for growers and extension agents, this four-color guide focuses on three main areas-production, harvest and storage, and feeding silage. The purpose of this publication is to provide the most recent information on cost effective, safe, and environmentally sound ways to produce and use high quality corn silage.