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Agricultural Resource Use and Management

1st Edition

Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

Apple Academic Press

348 pages

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pub: 2014-08-19
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Description

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.Agriculture is one of the prime users of water, particularly in arid places with already-limited water resources, and its effects are diverse and far reaching. Providing a nuanced study of agricultural resource management, this informative book takes a four-pronged approach, covering research on:

Table of Contents

Introduction. Water. Soil and Land. Energy and Greenhouse Gases. Impact of Population Growth. Index.

About the Editor

Kimberly Etingoff's background includes city and regional planning, farming, food systems programming, sociology, and urban geography. She studied at the University of Rochester and Tufts University and has done extensive field work with food systems and agricultural sociology. She has been writing and editing academic and educational books on topics such as nutrition, farming, and aspects of sociology for more than ten years.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General