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  • Micro Irrigation Engineering for Horticultural Crops

    Policy Options, Scheduling, and Design

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Ajai Singh

    This book presents a variety of policy adoption methods, irrigation scheduling, and design procedures in micro irrigation engineering for horticultural crops. The chapters range from policy interventions to applications of systems for different crops and under different land conditions. Compiling…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

  • 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 – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Balram Panigrahi, Sudhindra N. Panda

    Many countries around the world are struggling with the challenges of water scarcity, including water for crops. Micro irrigation methods are an effective means to make the most efficient use of available water. This new volume, Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices, continues the efforts of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

  • Engineering Interventions in Agricultural Processing

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Deepak Kumar Verma

    Engineering Interventions in Agricultural Processing presents recent advanced research on biological engineering, bioprocessing technologies, and their applications in agricultural food processing, and their applications in agriculture science and agricultural engineering, focusing on biological…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • Sustainable Viticulture

    The Vines and Wines of Burgundy

    By Claude Chapuis

    Written by an expert of the ins and outs of viticulture in Burgundy and many other areas of the world, this new volume showcases the wine-growing culture of Burgundy. Sustainable Viticulture: The Vines and Wines of Burgundy covers the rich history and culture of the wine growing tradition of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Advances in Hospitality and Tourism

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform and increase agricultural production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops. However, advances in science may be insufficient to ensure that these possibilities for greater food security are…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 

  • Agricultural Growth, Productivity and Regional Change in India

    Challenges of globalisation, liberalisation and food insecurity

    By Surendra Singh, Prem Chhetri

    Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective have yet to be rigorously examined and in particular, the impacts of economic liberalisation, globalisation and deregulation have not been empirically investigated at a small-area level using more…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Cannabis

    A Complete Guide

    By Ernest Small

    Cannabis sativa is best known as the source of marijuana, the world’s most widely consumed illicit recreational drug. However, the plant is also extremely useful as a source of stem fiber, edible seed oil, and medicinal compounds, all of which are undergoing extremely promising research,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    CRC Press

  • Food Production and Nature Conservation

    Conflicts and Solutions

    Edited by Iain J. Gordon, Herbert H.T. Prins, Geoff R. Squire

    Feeding the world's growing human population is increasingly challenging, especially as more people adopt a western diet and lifestyle. Doing so without causing damage to nature poses an even greater challenge. This book argues that in order to create a sustainable food supply whilst conserving…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Horticultural Therapy Methods

    Connecting People and Plants in Health Care, Human Services, and Therapeutic Programs, Second Edition

    Edited by Rebecca L. Haller, Christine L. Capra

    Horticultural therapy has evolved from its use only by volunteer gardeners to become a recognized and respected therapeutic modality conducted by trained, registered professionals. Horticultural Therapy Methods is the first textbook to describe the processes and techniques used to provide…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    CRC Press

  • Novel Postharvest Treatments of Fresh Produce

    Edited by Sunil Pareek

    Preserving quality, maintaining nutritional components, reducing storage losses, and alleviating chilling injury are the major challenges for the fresh produce industry. This book examines the shelf life, quality, physico-chemical and biochemical changes during the storage. It discusses the latest…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    CRC Press
    Innovations in Postharvest Technology Series

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