Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Products

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Street Food

    Culture, economy, health and governance

    Edited by Ryzia De Cassia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 

  • Energy in Agroecosystems

    A Tool for Assessing Sustainability

    Edited by Gloria I. Guzman Casado, Manuel Gonzalez de Molina

    Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective and goes beyond the conventional analysis of the efficient use of energy. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-01-02 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding

    By Jonathan Harwood

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Managing Boreal Forests in the Context of Climate Change

    Impacts, Adaptation and Climate Change Mitigation

    By Seppo Kellomaki

    In many places in the world, forests dominate landscapes and provide various products. Future climate change could profoundly alter the productivity of forest ecosystems and species composition. Until now, climate impact research has primarily focused on the likely impacts of rise in temperature,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    CRC Press

  • Silicon in Plants

    Advances and Future Prospects

    Edited by Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Vijay Pratap Singh, Parvaiz Ahmad, Devendra Kumar Chauhan, Sheo Mohan Prasad

    In the present era, rapid industrialization and urbanization has resulted in unwanted physiological, chemical, and biological changes in the environment that have harmful effects on crop quality and productivity. This situation is further worsened by the growing demand for food due to an ever…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    CRC Press

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability

    Theory and Method

    By James K. Lein

    This book explores the challenges of presenting sustainability as a more actionable or practical concept and identifying approaches that might offer useful assistance in addressing the temporal and spatial representation of sustainability. The underlying premise of this book is that sustainability…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    CRC Press

  • Seafood

    Ocean to the Plate

    By Richard Wilk, Shingo Hamada

    Seafood draws on controversial themes in the interdisciplinary field of food studies, with case studies from different eras and geographic regions. Using familiar commodities, this accessible book will help students understand cutting-edge issues in sustainability and ask readers to think about the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Bioresources Technology in Sustainable Agriculture

    Biological and Biochemical Research

    Edited by Mohamad Faiz Foong Abdullah, Mohd Tajudin Bin Ali, Farida Zuraina M. Yusof

    This book focuses on cutting-edge advances and applications in tropical agriculture and bioresources. It outlines some of the newest advances, basic tools, and the applications of novel approaches to improve agricultural practices and utilization of bioresources for the enhancement of human life.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Sustainable Development of Organic Agriculture

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    This important compilation presents an in-depth view spanning past values and practices, present understandings, and potential futures, and covering a range of concrete case studies on sustainable development of organic agriculture. The book explores the very different facets of organic and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Apple Academic Press

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