Agriculture Products

  • China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

    Changing paradigms of farming

    Edited by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye

    China's agriculture and rural society have undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture,&…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Phytopathogen

    Evolution and Adaptation

    Edited by Abhijeet Ghatak, Mohammad Ansar

    So often new phytopathogens emerge and appear primarily in acute form and then take a chronic form; such populations, however, in general have a limited appearance because of the lack of suitable environmental conditions. The emergence of new pathogens needs to be explored in the light of their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-22 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo A.H. Lamers, V. Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Polyploidy and Hybridization for Crop Improvement

    Edited by Annaliese S. Mason

    Many of our current agricultural crops are natural or agricultural hybrids (between two or more species), or polyploids (containing more than one genome or set of chromosomes). These include potato, oats, cotton, oilseed rape, wheat, strawberries, kiwifruit, banana, seedless watermelon, triticale…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Applied Molecular Biotechnology

    The Next Generation of Genetic Engineering

    Edited by Muhammad Sarwar Khan, Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Debmalya Barh

    Applied Molecular Biotechnology: The Next Generation of Genetic Engineering explains state-of-the-art advances in the rapidly developing area of molecular biotechnology, the technology of the new millennium. Comprised of chapters authored by leading experts in their respective fields, this…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    CRC Press

  • Postharvest Management of Horticultural Crops

    Practices for Quality Preservation

    Edited by Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

    This book presents several pre- and postharvest strategies that have been developed to modify these physiological activities, resulting in increased shelf life. The book also discusses the best technologies that positively influence quality attributes of the produce, including senescenal changes…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Apple Academic Press
    Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • Pomegranate Production and Marketing

    By Ibrahim Kahramanoglu, Serhat Usanmaz

    In the past decade, many scientific studies were conducted on pomegranates, revealing that pomegranate fruit, flowers, bark, and leaves contain bioactive phytochemicals that are antimicrobial, reduce blood pressure, and act against diseases such as diabetes and cancer. This book presents up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Push Button Agriculture

    Robotics, Drones, Satellite-Guided Soil and Crop Management

    By K. R. Krishna

    This book covers three main types of agricultural systems: the use of robotics, drones (unmanned aerial vehicles), and satellite-guided precision farming methods. Some of these are well refined and are currently in use, while others are in need of refinement and are yet to become popular. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Crop Breeding

    Bioinformatics and Preparing for Climate Change

    Edited by Santosh Kumar

    Climate change will severely impact the world’s food supply unless steps are taken to increase crop resilience. Otherwise, the negative effects on both the yield and the quality of crop plants are predicted to be immense. Plant genomics is a potentially powerful defense against this looming threat.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Crop Diseases and Their Management

    Integrated Approaches

    Edited by Gireesh Chand, Santosh Kumar

    This important and comprehensive book is designed to provide information on crop diseases and how to manage those diseases. Covering a multitude of crops and diseases, the book presents integrated approaches on managing diseases that affect such crops as: Cereal and crop plants, such as maize,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Agroecology in China

    Science, Practice, and Sustainable Management

    Edited by Luo Shiming, Stephen R. Gliessman

    During the past 30 years, industrialization has fundamentally changed traditional rural life and agricultural practices in China. While the incomes of farmers have increased, serious issues have been raised concerning the environment, resource depletion, and food safety. In response, the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

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