Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Products

  • Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity

    Constructing and contesting knowledge

    Edited by Michel Pimbert

    Contestations over knowledge – and who controls its production – are a key focus of social movements and other actors that promote food sovereignty, agroecology and biocultural diversity. This book critically examines the kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing needed for food sovereignty,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Global Resource Scarcity

    Catalyst for conflict or cooperation?

    Edited by Marcelle C. Dawson, Christopher Rosin, Nave Wald

    A common perception of global resource scarcity holds that it is inevitably a catalyst for conflict among nations; yet, paradoxically, incidents of such scarcity underlie some of the most important examples of international cooperation. This volume examines the wider potential for the experience of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest

    By Duncan Poore

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Controlling Tropical Deforestation

    By Alan Grainger

    Tropical rain forest is being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species and contributing to global climate change through the greenhouse effect. But, despite widespread concern for…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Saving the Tropical Forests

    By Judith Gradwohl, Russell Greenberg

    The destruction of the tropical forest is one of the major problems of our time. Vast areas are rapidly becoming wastelands which support only a few tough weeds, perhaps some cattle, and the farms allowed to the poor. This book provides a vision of hope: in Latin America. Africa. And South East…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • The Forest Certification Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Ruth Nussbaum, Markku Simula

    First published in 1995, The Forest Certification Handbook has become the landmark book concerning all aspects of forest and wood product certification from policy to business to in-the-field technical issues. Yet since first publication an enormous amount has happened in the field. This new second…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Trees, People and Power

    By Peter Utting

    Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. Trees, People and Power looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores the repercussions for forestry, the environment…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Mineral Nutrition of Rice

    By N.K. Fageria

    The third most important cereal crop after wheat and corn, rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. This includes regions of high population density and rapid growth, indicating that rice will continue to be a major food crop in the next century. Mineral Nutrition of Rice…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Pests of Fruit Crops

    A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By David V Alford

    Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose problems on fruit crops worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Tomato Diseases

    Identification, Biology and Control: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By Dominique Blancard

    Following the successful first edition, this revised and greatly expanded edition Tomato Diseases: Identification, Biology and Control is the definitive work on the diseases and disorders of the tomato. The tomato is the world’s most widely produced vegetable. The number of diseases affecting the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

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