Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Products

  • Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

    By Efstathios E. Michaelides

    Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

  • Developing Sustainable Agriculture in Pakistan

    By Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Sarwar Khan

    Agriculture is Pakistan’s main factor in economic growth, but fixed cropping patterns, reliance on few major crops, narrow genetic pools, poor seed quality and changing climate have compromised production. This book identifies problems in the industry, and provides remedies to these problems and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Golf Turf Management

    By Lambert McCarty

    This book explains and covers all major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. It is an A to Z guide for successful golfcourse management.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Commodity Derivatives

    A Guide for Future Practitioners

    By Paul E. Peterson

    Commodity Derivatives: A Guide for Future Practitioners describes the origins and uses of these important markets. Commodities are often used as inputs in the production of other products, and commodity prices are notoriously volatile. Derivatives include forwards, futures, options and swaps; all…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • The Moral Economy of Water

    Equity and Sustainability in Social Evolution

    By Paul Trawick

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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