Agriculture Products

  • Postharvest Pathology of Fresh Horticultural Produce

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lluis Palou, Joseph L. Smilanick, Sunil Pareek

    Fruits and vegetables are more perishable crops than cereal, pulses and oil seed crops. Depending on the type and degree of infection, they can largely deteriorate during storage causing considerable postharvest losses. In addition, contamination by mycotoxins also pose consumer health risks. This…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press
    Innovations in Postharvest Technology Series

  • Basics of Hydraulic Systems, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Qin Zhang

    This textbook surveys hydraulics and fluid power systems technology, with new chapters on system modeling and hydraulic systems controls now included.The text presents topics in a systematic way, following the course of energy transmission in hydraulic power generation, distribution, deployment,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Sensing the Perfect Tomato

    An Internet of Sensing Approach, 1st Edition

    By Denise Wilson

    Tomatoes are an important crop for their economic value and nutritional benefits. Optimizing yields for tomato crops requires careful attention to how and when to harvest both in the context of time-to-market and end use. The Internet of Things (IOT), when using distributed and networked sensors,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for science and policy under global change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Contemporary Rural Development

    Improving sustainable livelihoods in developing countries, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Springate-Baginski, John McDonagh

    This textbook summarises the main issues in contemporary rural development theory and practice to intermediate and advanced student level. It reviews key debates and issues, and explores the specific challenges for particular agricultural production systems. The main focus is on Asia and Africa,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 

  • The Water-Food-Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food and energy which is institutively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies and sustainable…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Cooperatives, the State, and Corporate Power in African Export Agriculture

    The Case of Uganda’s Coffee Sector, 1st Edition

    By Karin Wedig

    Agriculture is a major contributor to Africa’s GDP, the region’s biggest source of employment and its largest food producer. However, agricultural productivity remains low and buyer-driven global value chains offer few opportunities for small producers to upgrade into higher value-added activities.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    New Political Economy

  • Postharvest Processing

    Economical and Efficient Technologies for Developing Economies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adewale Olusegun Obadina, Aman Ullah Malik

    Postharvest supply chain losses of agricultural crops are as high as 40%, particular in developing countries, due to various factors including type of crops, infrastructure, human expertise and the way these are handled from harvest to retail. Extending shelf life and value addition of the already…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press
    World Food Preservation Center Book Series

  • Eco-Friendly Techniques for Enhancing Crop Productivity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalpana Sengar

    As the world population increases daily and as climate continues to change, there is a growing need to produce more food in limited agricultural lands. This book provides several techniques to increase crop production without adverse effects to the environment. It focuses on methods that include…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06 
    CRC Press

  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognized by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 

  • Emerging Trends in NanoBioMedicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bhupinder Singh

    Owing to the non availability of the standard treatise(s) on the subject, Dr. Bhoop have undertaken this maiden but humble endeavour to present the pertinent facts and figures in the form of a comprehensive multi-volume series on NanoBioMedicine.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • The Criminology of Food and Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Joseph F. Donnermeyer

    While scholarship in rural criminology has grown over the past twenty years, extensive studies related to the criminological dimensions of food and agriculture remain scattered. This book offers a much needed synthesis of a wide literature on the criminology of food and agriculture, drawing on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge Studies in Rural Criminology

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