Agriculture Products

  • Biochar

    A Guide to Analytical Methods

    Edited by Balwant Singh, Marta Camps Arbestain, Johannes Lehmann

    Interest in biochar among soil and environment researchers has increased dramatically over the past decade. Biochar initially attracted attention for its potential to improve soil fertility and to uncouple the carbon cycle, by storing carbon from the atmosphere in a form that can remain stable for…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Improving Seed Conditioning

    By Bill Gregg

    Seed conditioning is the final process that establishes the quality of a seed lot and determines its value. It is a complex process involving a significant series of machines, each of which must be used in the proper sequence of the entire process, and each machine must be carefully and properly…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14 
    CRC Press

  • Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power

    Evolution and exploitation

    By James F. Hancock

    Over the last five centuries, plantation crops have represented the best and worst of industrialized agriculture – "best" through their agronomic productivity and global commercial success, and "worst" as examples of exploitative colonialism, conflict and ill-treatment of workers. This book traces…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Phosphorus Management in Crop Production

    By Nand Kumar Fageria, Zhenli He, Virupax C. Baligar

    The world population is projected to reach nine billion by 2050, and in the coming years, global food demand is expected to increase by 50% or more. Higher crop productivity gains in the future will have to be achieved in developing countries through better natural resources management and crop…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice (EJ) overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Mineral Nutrition of Rice

    By N.K. Fageria

    The third most important cereal crop after wheat and corn, rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. This includes regions of high population density and rapid growth, indicating that rice will continue to be a major food crop in the next century. Mineral Nutrition of Rice…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Pests of Fruit Crops

    A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By David V Alford

    Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose problems on fruit crops worldwide.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Tomato Diseases

    Identification, Biology and Control: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By Dominique Blancard

    Following the successful first edition, this revised and greatly expanded edition Tomato Diseases: Identification, Biology and Control is the definitive work on the diseases and disorders of the tomato. The tomato is the world’s most widely produced vegetable. The number of diseases affecting the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Infrastructures

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Abad Chabbi, Henry W. Loescher

    Research infrastructure comprises the "hard" infrastructure, such as the networks of diverse sensors, the long-term monitoring plots and national sample archives; and the "soft" infrastructure, such as the standardisation of data collection, handling, meta-data, licensing and storage methods and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-18 
    CRC Press

  • Biology, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Weeds

    By Mithila Jugulam

    A comprehensive look at the current information on a wide variety of topics in the field of weed science including biology, physiology, genetics and use of genomic tools. The book provides not only weed genetics and genomics research but also weed management from an ecological perspective.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Management of Wheat and Barley Diseases

    Edited by Devendra Pal Singh

    This new volume, Management of Wheat and Barley Diseases, presents the latest literature on management technology of diseases that affect the production of wheat and are capable of reducing grain yields as well as grain quality. These diseases include rusts, smuts, other foliar diseases such as…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Apple Academic Press

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