Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Products

  • Postharvest Pathology of Fresh Horticultural Produce

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lluis Palou, Joseph L. Smilanick, Sunil Pareek

    Fruits and vegetables are more perishable crops than cereal, pulses and oil seed crops. Depending on the type and degree of infection, they can largely deteriorate during storage causing considerable postharvest losses. In addition, contamination by mycotoxins also pose consumer health risks. This…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press
    Innovations in Postharvest Technology Series

  • Basics of Hydraulic Systems, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Qin Zhang

    This textbook surveys hydraulics and fluid power systems technology, with new chapters on system modeling and hydraulic systems controls now included.The text presents topics in a systematic way, following the course of energy transmission in hydraulic power generation, distribution, deployment,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Quantitative Studies in Green and Conservation Criminology

    The Measurement of Environmental Harm and Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Lynch, Stephen F. Pires

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • Ecological Living

    1st Edition

    By John Gusdorf

    Human life relies upon two systems, the biosphere and the system that produces our goods and services. Today, these two systems are in conflict and we all face the question of whether we can stop damaging our environment, while still supplying the essential goods and services we have come to depend…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Sensing the Perfect Tomato

    An Internet of Sensing Approach, 1st Edition

    By Denise Wilson

    Tomatoes are an important crop for their economic value and nutritional benefits. Optimizing yields for tomato crops requires careful attention to how and when to harvest both in the context of time-to-market and end use. The Internet of Things (IOT), when using distributed and networked sensors,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Agroforestry and Climate Change

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee

    This book, Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges, addresses the diverse issues of climate change and how agroforestry systems can be effectively utilized to minimize these impacts and enhance sustainability. The volume begins by describing the recent understandings of the scenario…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Fundamentals of Hydrology

    3rd Edition

    By Tim Davie, Nevil Quinn

    Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of fundamental importance in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Wild Edible Underutilized Plants

    Nutritional, Antinutritional, and Nutraceutical Aspects, 1st Edition

    By V. R. Mohan, P. S. Tresina, A. Doss

    Wild Edible Underutilized Plants explores the role of wild plants in human nutrition—a topic that continues to take precedence in various fields of research. Despite the increasing evidence on past and present nutritional roles of wild edible plants, the use of these resources is often overlooked…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Smartcities and Eco-Warriors

    The Ecological Landscapes for Urban Resilience, 2nd Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    What makes a city resilient? Cities, rich or poor, are particularly vulnerable, and will increasingly be affected by anomalous climate change, natural catastrophe and urban stresses including chronic food and water shortages, population migration, high unemployment, or endemic violence. The…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts

    Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Kuishuang Feng, Klaus Hubacek

    Globalization increases the interconnectedness of people and places around the world. Goods and services consumed in one country are often produced in other countries and exchanged via international trade. This book describes how local consumption, particularly in urban areas, is increasingly met…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge-SCORAI Studies in Sustainable Consumption

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for science and policy under global change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Contemporary Rural Development

    Improving sustainable livelihoods in developing countries, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Springate-Baginski, John McDonagh

    This textbook summarises the main issues in contemporary rural development theory and practice to intermediate and advanced student level. It reviews key debates and issues, and explores the specific challenges for particular agricultural production systems. The main focus is on Asia and Africa,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

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