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Cover for Understanding and maintaining water quality.

The effects of different water quality parameters on aquacultured species and how to measure and maintain these parameters at optimum levels are discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alkaline environments.

This chapter focuses on soda lakes and deserts, which are the major types of naturally occurring alkaline environments. The chapter explores the diversity, community composition and biochemical groups of alkaliphiles in soda lakes; describes the mechanisms of adaptation of organisms to high...

Author(s)
Bell, E. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The soil and its environment.

This chapter focuses on nutrients and their cycles, fertilizers and their uses, and mulches. The following basic soil properties are also covered: horizons, texture, structure, bulk density, color, organisms (arthropods, earthworms, nematodes, bacteria, fungi, protozoa), soil chemistry (cation...

Author(s)
Durner, E. F.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643069)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding and maintaining water quality.

The importance of maintaining good water quality in aquaculture systems is discussed. Factors that must be monitored regularly (water temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH, ammonia, nitrite, plant nutrients and salinity), periodically (alkalinity and hardness) and other factors (light, substrate,...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990811)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing soil acidity and aluminium toxicity in tree-based agroecosystems.

The methods used to identify and control the main causes of soil acidification such as atmospheric sources, nitrogen, carbon and sulfur cycle and rate of soil acidification are illustrated. The transfer of organic alkalinity in agroecosystems is demonstrated.

Author(s)
Wong, M. T. F.; Hairiah, K.; Alegre, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996738)
Type
Book chapter