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  • 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

  • Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar, Paulo A.L.D Nunes, S. Ersin Esen

    The development of the ecosystem services paradigm has enhanced our understanding of natural capital as an indispensable form of capital asset along with produced and human capital. This book highlights the latest advances in the science and practice of using ecosystem services to inform…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Agronomy for Development

    The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research

    Edited by James Sumberg

    Over the last decade there has been renewed interest in food security and the state of the global food system. Population growth, climate change and food price spikes have combined to focus new attention on the technologies and institutions that underpin the production and consumption of food that…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Biology of Aquatic and Wetland Plants

    By Gary N. Ervin

    The Biology of Aquatic and Wetland Plants is thorough and up to date textbook for aquatic and wetland plant biology. Aquatic plants occupy a crucially important role in maintaining ecosystem health. They are natural biological filters in freshwater and estuarine wetlands; they contribute to the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    CRC Press

  • Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea)

    Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management

    Edited by J.E. McPherson

    The Superfamily Pentatomoidea (stink bugs and their relatives) is comprised of 18 families with over 8,000 species, the largest of which is the family Pentatomidae (about 5,000 species). These species primarily are phytophagous, and many cause tremendous economic damage to crops worldwide. Within…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation

    Edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild

    This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India, and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Seasonal Workers in Mediterranean Agriculture

    The Social Costs of Eating Fresh

    Edited by Jörg Gertel, Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Extending the Protection of Geographical Indications

    Case Studies of Agricultural Products in Africa

    Edited by Michael Blakeney, Thierry Coulet, Getachew Alemu Mengistie, Marcelin Tonye Mahop

    The TRIPS Agreement (for trade-related intellectual property rights) provides for the general protection of geographical indications (GIs) of product origin, including for example the special protection of wines and spirits and for the creation of a multilateral register for wines. The African…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-06-20 
    CRC Press

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