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Title Peat : formation, uses and biological effects / Claudio Draguhn and Nigel Ciarimboli, editors.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2012]
©2012

Series Environmental science, engineering and technology
Environmental science, engineering and technology series. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2009145261
Subject Peat.
Peat -- Physiology.
Peat -- Environmental aspects.
Alt Name Draguhn, Claudio.
Ciarimboli, Nigel.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 173 pages) : illustrations, map.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PEAT ; PEAT ; CONTENTS; PREFACE ; DIFFICULTIES AND POSSIBILITIES OF ALTERNATIVE SUBSTRATES FOR ORNAMENTAL BEDDING PLANTS: AN ECOPHYSIOLOGICAL APPROACH ; 1. ABSTRACT ; 2. INTRODUCTION ; 3. PARTIAL OR TOTAL PEAT SUBSTITUTION; 4. GROWING MEDIA AS A SOURCE OF PLANT STRESS ; 5. BIOMASS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES ; COMPARISON OF PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL METHODS FOR ASSESSING MICROBIAL ACTIVITY AND BIOMASS OF PEATS ; ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS ; 2.1. Peat Samples ; 2.2. Samples Preparation and Incubation ; 2.2.1. Basal Respiration.
2.2.2. Substrate-Induced Respiration (SIR) 2.2.3. Fumigation Incubation (FI) ; 2.2.4. Fumigation Extraction (FE) ; 2.2.5. Arginine Ammonification (AA) ; 2.2.6. N-Stability Test ; 2.3. Calculations and Statistical Analyses ; 3. RESULTS ; 4. DISCUSSION ; 4.1. Basal Respiration ; 4.2. Substrate-Induced Respiration ; 4.3. Fumigation Extraction and Fumigation Incubation ; 4.4. Arginine Ammonification ; 4.5. N-Stability ; 4.6. Relationships between Methods ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES ; A HISTORICAL REVIEW OF PEAT RELATED RESEARCH ; ABSTRACT; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS.
3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION 3.1. Document Type and Language of Publication ; 3.2. Characteristics of Publication Outputs; 3.3. Subject Categories and Journals ; 3.4. Distribution of Countrywide Articles ; 3.5. Distribution of Institute Analysis ; 3.6. Paper Titles and Author Keywords Analysis; 3.7. Keywords Plus, and Abstracts Analysis ; 3.8. Hot Research Topics ; 3.9. Impact of Highly Cited Articles ; CONCLUSIONS ; REFERENCES ; THE USE OF PEAT AS CASING MATERIAL IN MUSHROOM CULTIVATION ; ABSTRACT ; CASING AND FRUITING OF AGARICUS BISPORUS ; Fructification Factors.
Physical and Environmental Factors Chemical and Nutritional Factors ; Microbiological Factors ; Functions of the Casing Layer ; Materials Used as Casing ; EXPERIMENTSWITH PEAT-BASED CASING MATERIALS ; Mineral Soil and Peat-Based Casing Materials ; Sphagnum Peat and Spent Mushroom Substrate-Based Casing Materials ; Peats and Spent Lime-Based Casing Materials ; CONCLUSIONS ; REFERENCES ; EFFECT OF COPPER AND ZINC ADDITION TO PEAT CASING ON A. BLAZEI MURRILL PRODUCTION ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION; MATERIAL AND METHODS ; Mushroom Strain ; Preparation and Conservation of the Mushroom Spawn.
Substrate Preparation Mushroom Analysis ; RESULTS; CONCLUSION ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; REFERENCES ; STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF SUBTROPICAL BRAZILIAN PEAT SAMPLES ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; EXPERIMENTAL SECTION ; Sampling; Chemical and Spectroscopic Characterization of Peat Samples ; Elemental Analysis; Thermal Analysis ; Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR) ; Solid-State 13C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (CP/MAS 13C NMR) ; RESULTS AND DISCUSSION ; Elemental Analysis ; Thermal Analysis ; Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR).
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781621001980 (electronic bk.)
1621001989 (electronic bk.)
9781621001621
1621001628
OCLC # 831625596
Additional Format Print version: Peat. New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2012 9781621001621 (DLC) 2011031636 (OCoLC)748364525