Environment & Agriculture Products

  • Geospatial Decision Models in Natural Resource Management

    By Wei Ji

    Decision support processes are used to identify and protect critical ecological resources. This book introduces index-based geospatial decision models used in natural resource management. It covers widely used models, as well as models based on unique principles and techniques. It provides an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • North American Ginseng, Panax quinquefolium L

    Cultivation, Phytochemistry, Medical Uses, Advanced Processing, and Safety and Regulation

    Edited by Ed Lui, Dan Brown, John T. Arnason

    A resource for health care workers, scientists, and the general reader, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of research of North American ginseng as a crop and medicine. A particular focus on preclinical medical studies highlights the vast potential of therapeutic uses…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press
    Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - Industrial Profiles

  • 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 – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Postharvest Processing

    Economical and Efficient Technologies for Developing Economies

    Edited by Adewale Olusegun Obadina, Aman Ullah Malik

    Postharvest supply chain losses of agricultural crops are as high as 40%, particular in developing countries, due to various factors including type of crops, infrastructure, human expertise and the way these are handled from harvest to retail. Extending shelf life and value addition of the already…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press
    World Food Preservation Center Book Series

  • Behavior of Lizards

    Evolutionary and Mechanistic Perspectives

    Edited by Vincent Bels, Anthony Russell

    Lizards serve as focal organisms for many of biological questions related to evolution, ecology, physiology, and morphology. They are studied at multiple spatial and temporal scales, from the individual to the community level. This book, authored by expert contributors from around the globe,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Eco-Friendly Techniques for Enhancing Crop Productivity

    Edited by Kalpana Sengar

    As the world population increases daily and as climate continues to change, there is a growing need to produce more food in limited agricultural lands. This book provides several techniques to increase crop production without adverse effects to the environment. It focuses on methods that include…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Terrestrial Mammal Limbs

    By Anthony Herrel, Christine Bohmer, Anne-Claire Fabre

    This book is an atlas of limbs in terrestrial mammals. Diversity is highlighted with comprehensive phylogenetic coverage of front and hind limbs. Ecological diversity is also targeted with different locomotor ecologies (aquatic, terrestrial, arboreal). Standardized views of the limb musculature…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Eutrophication:

    A Global Perspective

    By Michael Karydis, Dimitra Kitsiou

    Marine eutrophication has become a critical issue in marine environmental protection and management. Eutrophication impacts are not limited only to marine ecosystems, but also affect human activities in the marine environment, such as recreation and aquaculture. The book will cover many aspects of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Dialogues Concerning Vegetarianism

    The Ethics of Eating Meat

    By Michael Huemer

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • The Healing Plants of Nigeria

    An Ethnomedicinal Survey

    By Anselm Adodo, Maurice M. Iwu

    This book explores the field of ethnomedicine in Nigeria, documenting the plants traditionally used by the local population and the traditional beliefs around the use. It argues for a return to a community-based approach to medicine.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Animal Handling and Physical Restraint

    By C. B. Chastain

    "As a veterinary student, knowing how to handle and restrain a variety of different animals is a necessity. In veterinary school, we are exposed to various species and we need to be confident and competent in how to restrain in order to give the best care possible. Veterinary students will be…

    Paperback – 2019-03-10 
    CRC Press

  • GIS

    A Computing Perspective, Third Edition

    By Michael F. Worboys, Matt Duckham, Alexander Klippel

    Following two successful editions, the third edition of GIS: A Computer Perspective has been completely revised and incorporates new chapters. Now included are updates of ontologies, developments in decentralized computing, Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI), and Knowledge Discovery in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    CRC Press

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