Agriculture Products

  • Engineering Interventions in Sustainable Trickle Irrigation

    Irrigation Requirements and Uniformity, Fertigation, and Crop Performance

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Basamma K. Aladakatti

    Improving agricultural water use efficiency (WUE) is vitally important in many parts of the world due to the decreasing availability of water resources and the increasing competition for water between different users. Micro irrigation is an effective tool for conserving water resources. Studies…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • Biology of Domestic Animals

    Edited by Colin G. Scanes, Rodney A. Hall

    There is increasing interest in the biology of domestic animals ranging from genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, nutritional physiology, and systems biology. This book touches on all of these, with a particular focus on topics such as domestic animals as comparative models to humans, molecular…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    CRC Press

  • Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Prabhu Pingali, Gershon Feder

    Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of  agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Weed Control

    Sustainability, Hazards, and Risks in Cropping Systems Worldwide

    Edited by Nicholas E. Korres, Nilda R. Burgos, Stephen Oscar Duke

    The challenge of weed control, without relying on herbicides that threaten human lives and jeopardize environmental safety, is complicated and difficult to achieve. This book focuses on management strategies that respect human life and the environment and secure safe food production. Since weed…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    CRC Press

  • Laboratory Techniques in Plant Bacteriology

    By Suresh G. Borkar

    Bacterial diseases of plants occur worldwide and cause substantial economic losses in crops. Very few scientists and other workers are trained to study or control bacterial diseases of plants. This book includes the techniques required to identify and isolate pathogenic bacteria of plants and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    CRC Press

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Green Pesticides Handbook

    Essential Oils for Pest Control

    Edited by Leo M.L. Nollet, Hamir Singh Rathore

    Green pesticides, also called ecological pesticides, are pesticides derived from organic sources which are considered environmentally friendly and are causing less harm to human and animal health and to habitats and the ecosystem. Essential oils based insecticides started have amazing features.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    CRC Press

  • Chlorophyll Fluorescence

    Understanding Crop Performance — Basics and Applications

    By Mohamed H. Kalaji, Vasilij N. Goltsev, Krystyna Żuk-Gołaszewska, Marek Zivcak, Marian Brestic

    Chlorophyll a fluorescence is a tool for evaluating plant responses to stress conditions. Fluorescence can be used in plant phenotyping and breeding programs to monitor biotic and abiotic stresses including mineral deficiencies, soil salinity, and pathogenic diseases. Chlorophyll Fluorescence:…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    CRC Press

  • Metagenomics in Agriculture and Food Production

    Edited by Ryan C. Fink

    Inexpensive high-throughput sequencing has allowed for the complete characterization of microorganisms inhabiting the most diverse environmental niches, including agricultural- and food-related niches. This approach is generally referred to as metagenomics and its application to solving…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Stinkbugs

    Biorational Control Based on Communication Processes

    Edited by Andrej Cokl, Miguel Borges

    This book presents an overview of the Pentatomidae species, covering their biology, phylogeny and reproductive behavior, main plants used in their diet and their nutritional exigencies, predatory stinkbugs, interactions between herbivores-plants and natural enemies, use of pheromone for monitoring…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biotechnology to Enhance Sugarcane Productivity and Stress Tolerance

    Edited by Kalpana Sengar

    Sugarcane is the most important plant source for sugar and alcohol production cultivated in more than 80 countries in tropical and subtropical areas. However; environmental factors negatively influence yield and jeopardize meeting the increasing demand for bioethanol. The development of tolerant…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Strawberries

    Production, Postharvest Management and Protection

    Edited by Radha Mohan Sharma, Rakesh Yamdagni, A K Dubey, Vikramaditya Pandey

    Strawberry is an excellent crop for nutritional, food and economic security worldwide, in general, and for those countries where growers show reluctance to grow other perennial fruits due to small size of holdings, in particular. With the introduction of soil less culture, this fruit can be grown…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

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