Soils: Basic concepts and future challenges
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Soils: Basic concepts and future challenges

Review of the hardback: 'This book is written with the upper level undergraduate students, graduate students, and the teaching staff in mind and should be of value to those working in the areas of soil and water conservation, pedology, geology, geography, geomorphology and landscape ecology.' Soil Science Society of America Journal

Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-free Gardens that Thrive Despite the Deer
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Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-free Gardens that Thrive Despite the Deer

“Fear deer no more! The best source I’ve seen on the topic!” —Tracy DiSabato-Aust, award-winning garden designer and best-selling author Deer are one of the most common problems a gardener can face. These cute but pesky animals can quickly devour hundreds of dollars’ worth of plants. And common solutions include the use of unattractive fencing and chemicals. In Deer-Resistant Design, Karen Chapman offers another option—intentional de...

Science for the Curious Photographer: An Introduction to the Science of Photography
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Science for the Curious Photographer: An Introduction to the Science of Photography

This is a photography book for those who love science and like to understand how things work. It begins with an introduction to the history and science of photography and addresses questions about the principles of photography, such as why a camera needs a lens, how lenses work, and why modern lenses are so complicated. Digital photography raises more questions because enlarged images on computer screens reveal defects in color and r...

Working Alone: Tips and Techniques for Solo Building
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Working Alone: Tips and Techniques for Solo Building

If your'e working alone, this book will be your second set of hands. You won't have to wait for a helper or pass up a job that seems too difficult to do alone. And if youre a homeowner working on your own house, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish. Written by a builder with 30 years' experience, Working Alone is packed with more than 50 innovative tips and techniques. You'll learn how to handle nearly every aspect of home c...

Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book (Ralph Masiello's Drawing Books)
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Ralph Masiello's Robot Drawing Book

This was my first introduction to a Ralph Masiello how-to-draw book, and I'm never buying from another series!!! This particular book includes all the components for making a robot; then you pick and choose the ones you want to use to create your OWN robot. I love the creativity behind that! Of course, there are a few completed robots that you get the step-by-step for, which is also fun. We gifted this to our seven-year-old boy. The ...

Picture Perfect Knits
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Picture Perfect Knits

Just what the heck is intarsia anyway? One of the most overlooked knitting techniques, intarsia allows knitters to add graphics—think argyle diamonds or mod motifsto their knits. There's no tricky double stranding and knitters can incorporate intarsia into almost any project—be it a cozy blanket or tiny mittens. This handy guide includes instructions to make 12 projects plus more than 50 intarsia graphs that can be used to customize ...

Warm Days, Cool Knits: Lighter Designs for Every Season
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Warm Days, Cool Knits: Lighter Designs for Every Season

Wear any season in style with knitwear inspired by southern climates. Knitting is not just for cold and snowy climates! For anyone who has ever stopped to wonder what knitters in the South are wearing--and knitting--for the changing seasons, Florida designer Corrina Ferguson has set out to show us in Warm Days, Cool Knits: Lighter Designs for Every Season. In this gorgeous collection of knitted garments and accessories, up-and-coming...

Great Book of Wooden Toys: More Than 50 Easy-To-Build Projects
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Great Book of Wooden Toys

Build hours of fun for generations to come with these classic wooden toys! Projects include: Cars, trucks, & trailers Bulldozer, steamroller, & crane Planes including P-40 & F-16 Fighters Steam engines, locomotives, & pull-along trains Animal train including a lion, camel, elephant, hippo, giraffe, and bear In today's era of mass production and plastic, there may well be no other woodworking project as rewarding to bu...

The Future of Genetically Modified Crops: Lessons from the Green Revolution
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The Future of Genetically Modified Crops

Investigates the circumstances and processes required to establish the new Ogene Revolutiono in which genetically modified crops are tailored to address chronic agricultural problems in specific regions of the world.