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  • Combine Harvesters

    Theory, Modeling, and Design

    By Petre Miu

    From Basic Fundamentals to Advanced Design Applications A culmination of the author’s more than 20 years of research efforts, academic papers, and lecture notes, Combine Harvesters: Theory, Modeling, and Design outlines the key concepts of combine harvester process theory and provides you with a…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Air and Environmental Quality in Livestock and Agricultural Buildings

    Edited by Thomas Banhazi, Andres Aland, Joerg Hartung

    Good housing environment that promotes high production efficiency, excellent health and optimal welfare for different livestock species is an essential aspect of sustainable animal production. This book is written for all those who are involved in managing the production efficiency, health and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Biomass and Biofuels

    Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution

    Edited by Shibu Jose, Thallada Bhaskar

    The long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten in the twenty-first century. The rise of unconventional oil and gas and of renewables is transforming our economies and improving our understanding of the distribution of the world’s energy resources and their impacts. A complete…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Drip Irrigation for Agriculture

    Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Venot, Marcel Kuper, Margreet Zwarteveen

    Initially associated with hi-tech irrigated agriculture, drip irrigation is now being used by a much wider range of farmers in emerging and developing countries. This book documents the enthusiasm, spread and use of drip irrigation systems by smallholders in the global South to explore and explain…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Perma/Culture:

    Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis

    Edited by Molly Wallace, David Carruthers

    In the face of what seems like a concerted effort to destroy the only planet that can sustain us, critique is an important tool. It is in this vein that most scholars have approached environmental crisis. While there are numerous texts that chronicle contemporary issues in environmental ills, there…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Climate Adaptation Policy and Evidence

    Understanding the Tensions between Politics and Expertise in Public Policy

    By Peter Tangney

    Evidence-based policymaking is often promoted within liberal democracies as the best means for government to balance political values with technical considerations. Under the evidence-based mandate, both experts and non-experts often assume that policy problems are sufficiently tractable and that…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • The Extended Specimen

    Emerging Frontiers in Collections-Based Ornithological Research

    Edited by Michael S. Webster

    This book highlights the research potential for ornithological specimens, and stimulates ornithologists poised to initiate a renaissance in collections-based ornithological research. Contributors illustrate collections and specimens in novel ways by adopting emerging new technologies and analytical…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity

    Edited by Rakesh S. Sengar, Kalpana Sengar

    Explore the Relationship between Crop and Climate Agricultural sustainability has been gaining prominence in recent years and is now becoming the focal point of modern agriculture. Recognizing that crop production is very sensitive to climate change, Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-06-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Food Supply Chain Management

    Edited by Ari Paloviita, Marja Järvelä

    The success of the entire food supply chain depends on the prosperity of farms and local communities. The direct climate change risks faced by the agricultural sector are therefore also risks to businesses and food supply chains. Hence the importance of resilience at farm level, community level and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Oil Palm Breeding

    Genetics and Genomics

    Edited by Aik Chin Soh, Sean Mayes, Jeremy A. Roberts

    The Oil Palm by Corley and Tinker has and continues to be the go-to reference for oil palm breeding. Oil Palm Breeding: Genetics and Genomics complements the first one by taking a focused and expansive look at current and future practices in oil palm breeding and incorporating new molecular…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    CRC Press

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