Environment & Agriculture Products

  • Metagenomics in Agriculture and Food Production

    Edited by Ryan C. Fink

    Inexpensive high-throughput sequencing has allowed for the complete characterization of microorganisms inhabiting the most diverse environmental niches, including agricultural- and food-related niches. This approach is generally referred to as metagenomics and its application to solving…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Dean Crawford, Shaun P. Collin, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to-date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. It comprises the work of four international experts currently working in England, the U.S.A., Taiwan and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Spatial Econometric Methods in Agricultural Economics Using R

    By Paolo Postiglione, Roberto Benedetti, Federica Piersimoni

    The methods and techniques presented in this book are focused on spatial data and its use in monitoring agricultural resources, farm management, and regional markets. Spatial econometrics models are introduced for different data types relevant to the statistical units adopted in agricultural…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Weed Control

    Sustainability, Hazards, and Risks in Cropping Systems Worldwide

    Edited by Nicholas E. Korres, Nilda R. Burgos, Stephen Oscar Duke

    The challenge of weed control, without relying on herbicides that threaten human lives and jeopardize environmental safety, is complicated and difficult to achieve. This book focuses on management strategies that respect human life and the environment and secure safe food production. Since weed…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Plant Molecular Systematics

    By Arun Kumar Pandey

    The field of plant taxonomy has transformed rapidly over the past two decades, especially with regard to improvements in phylogenetic analyses and use of molecular data. The book highlights the efficacy of molecular data in inferring phylogeny. References throughout the book illuminate the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Developing Sustainable Agriculture in Pakistan

    By Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Sarwar Khan

    Agriculture is Pakistan’s main factor in economic growth, but fixed cropping patterns, reliance on few major crops, narrow genetic pools, poor seed quality and changing climate have compromised production. This book identifies problems in the industry, and provides remedies to these problems and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Plants

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria

    Marine plants such as algae (blue-green algae and seaweeds), seagrasses, mangrove plants, and salt-tolerant or salt-loving plants (halophytes) are known to generate approximately 70 percent of oxygen on earth and help regulate oxygen in the atmosphere. These plants are potential sources of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Golf Turf Management

    By Lambert McCarty

    This book explains and covers all major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. It is an A to Z guide for successful golfcourse management.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Dogs in the North

    Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication

    Edited by Robert Wishart, Robert Losey, Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Ecological Strategies of Aquatic Insects

    By Charles W. Heckman

    This book recounts the habits of many interesting and unusual exceptions to the rule that insects are typically terrestrial forms of life. It examines the different ways that groups of species have developed modes of existence in or on the surface of water, and gives reasons why the gross…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Commodity Derivatives

    A Guide for Future Practitioners

    By Paul E. Peterson

    Commodity Derivatives: A Guide for Future Practitioners describes the origins and uses of these important markets. Commodities are often used as inputs in the production of other products, and commodity prices are notoriously volatile. Derivatives include forwards, futures, options and swaps; all…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Biology of Sole

    Edited by Jose A. Munoz-Cueto, Evaristo L. Mananos Sanchez, F. Javier Sanchez Vazquez

    This book reviews up-to-date knowledge on the biology of sole (Solea solea and S. senegalensis). These flatfish species are increasingly important in Europe both from the ecological and production point of view. This book is divided into two sections: 1. basic scientific information; 2. direct…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    CRC Press

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