Taylor & Francis India: Environment & Agriculture

  • Soil Clays: Linking Geology, Biology, Agriculture, and the Environment book cover

    Soil Clays

    Linking Geology, Biology, Agriculture, and the Environment, 1st Edition

    By G. Jock Churchman, Bruce Velde

    As the human population grows from seven billion toward an inevitable nine or 10 billion, the demands on the limited supply of soils will grow and intensify. Soils are essential for the sustenance of almost all plants and animals, including humans, but soils are virtually infinitely variable. Clays…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Miscanthus for Bioenergy Production: Crop Production, Utilization and Climate Change Mitigation book cover

    Miscanthus for Bioenergy Production

    Crop Production, Utilization and Climate Change Mitigation, 1st Edition

    By Michael B. Jones

    Miscanthus has been enthusiastically promoted as a second generation biomass crop, and this book provides a comprehensive review of this knowledge. Miscanthus, also known as elephant grass, is a high yielding grass crop that grows over three metres tall, resembles bamboo and produces a crop every…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • The Bench Grafter's Handbook: Principles & Practice book cover

    The Bench Grafter's Handbook

    Principles & Practice, 1st Edition

    By Brian E. Humphrey

    Containing 500 full color photographs and illustrations, The Bench Grafter’s Handbook: Principles and Practice presents exhaustive information on all aspects of bench grafting. It details requirements of more than 200 temperate woody plant genera, covering over 2,000 species and cultivars including…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    CRC Press

  • The Origin of Snakes: Morphology and the Fossil Record book cover

    The Origin of Snakes

    Morphology and the Fossil Record, 1st Edition

    By Michael Wayne Caldwell

    This book presents perspectives on the past and present state of the understanding of snake origins. It reviews and critiques data and ideas from paleontology and neontology (herpetology), as well as ideas from morphological and molecular phylogenetics. The author reviews the anatomy and morphology…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    CRC Press

  • Plants that Fight Cancer, Second Edition book cover

    Plants that Fight Cancer, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Spyridon E. Kintzios, Maria G. Barberaki

    An increasing amount of cancer research is being directed towards the investigation of plant-derived anticancer compounds, many of which have been used in traditional herbal treatments for centuries. Plants that Fight Cancer is an up-to-date, extensive review of plant genera and species with…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    CRC Press

  • The Healing Power of Ginseng book cover

    The Healing Power of Ginseng

    1st Edition

    By Joseph P. Hou

    Health and medical uses of ginseng is broad due to its adaptogenic properties, it is an effective tonic. Ginseng can be used to improve mental and physical performance, reduce stress, and increase longevity. This book covers the properties and uses of four varieties of ginseng in the world with…

    Paperback – 2019-07-18 
    CRC Press

  • Biogeology: Evolution in a Changing Landscape book cover

    Biogeology

    Evolution in a Changing Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Michaux

    This detailed exposition gives background and context to how modern biogeography has got to where it is now. For biogeographers and other researchers interested in biodiversity and the evolution of life on islands, Biogeology: Evolution in a Changing Landscape provides an overview of a large swathe…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • Revival: Safety and Reliability in the 90s (1990): Will past experience or prediction meet our needs? book cover

    Revival: Safety and Reliability in the 90s (1990)

    Will past experience or prediction meet our needs?, 1st Edition

    By M.H. Walter, R.F. Cox

    Reliability-based design is relatively well established in structural design. Its use is less mature in geotechnical design, but there is a steady progression towards reliability-based design as seen in the inclusion of a new Annex D on "Reliability of Geotechnical Structures" in the third edition…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    CRC Press Revivals

  • Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa book cover

    Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Soil degradation is a widespread problem in Africa resulting in low agricultural productivity while demand for food continues to increase. Degradation is caused by accelerated erosion, acidification, contamination, depletion of soil organic matter and plant nutrients, and salinization. Food and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management: From Economic Principles to Practical Governance book cover

    Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Resistance to the Neoliberal Agri-Food Regime: A Critical Analysis book cover

    Resistance to the Neoliberal Agri-Food Regime

    A Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Bonanno, Steven A. Wolf

    This volume explores the contents, forms, and actors that characterize current opposition to the corporate neoliberal agri-food regime. Designed to generate a coherent, informed and updated analysis of resistance in agri-food, empirical and theoretical contributions analyze the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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