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  • Innovative Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables: Strategies for Safety and Quality Maintenance

    Edited by Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, Mohammed Shafiur Rahman, Ali Abas Wani

    This forthcoming volume, Innovative Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables: Strategies for Safety and Quality Maintenance, addresses the challenges of the short shelf-life of fruits and vegetables. Innovative packaging technologies are the most promising strategies for overcoming these limitations. The…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Apple Academic Press
    Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • Human-Insect Interactions

    By Sergey Govorushko

    This book presents a 360-degree picture of the world of insects and explores how their existence affects our lives: the "good, bad, and ugly" aspects of their interactions with humankind. It provides a lucid introductory text for beginning undergraduate students in the life sciences, particularly…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Animal Nutrition

    By Guoyao Wu

    This book provides information on basic principles of animal nutrition for daily husbandry—related practices, research, and teaching. It describes relationships between nutrients and feedstuffs as well as techniques of nutrient supplies to animals through dietary manipulation.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22 
    CRC Press

  • Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 

  • The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries

    Essays for Alan B. Mountjoy

    Edited by Robert Potter, Tim Unwin

    Originally published in 1989, The Geography of Urban-Rural Interaction in Developing Countries addresses the nature and importance of the interaction between ‘urban’ and ‘rural’ areas within Third World national territories, providing much-needed comparative, cross-cultural, and cross-national…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 

  • Advancing Food Integrity

    GMO Regulation, Agroecology, and Urban Agriculture

    By Gabriela Steier

    The proliferation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in our increasingly globalized food system is trivializing the inherent risks to a sustainable world. Responding to the realities of climate change, urbanization, and a GMO-dominated industrialized food system, Gabriela Steier's seminal…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    CRC Press

  • Spices

    Agrotechniques for Quality Produce

    By Amit Baran Sharangi, PhD., Suchand Datta, PhD., Prahlad Deb, PhD.

    Indian spices are famous across the globe and have attracted food lovers for ages. With the increasing awareness of health through foods, people are now more conscious about the health and nutraceutical benefits of spices. The past few years have witnessed pioneering research work in this area with…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Emerging Trends of Plant Physiology for Sustainable Crop Production

    Edited by Zafar Abbas, PhD., Ajay Kumar Tiwari, PhD., Pradeep Kumar, PhD.

    Plant physiology is now considered as an essential ingredient for improving crop productivity, a continuing necessity with today’s ever-increasing world population. This new volume provides an understanding of the physiological basis of the various plant processes and their underlying mechanisms…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Practical Manual on Plant Cytogenetics

    By Ram J. Singh

    Plant cytogenetics and its methodology have progressed rapidly during the last decade. This book compiles information on plant cytogenetic techniques in the practical form of a laboratory manual. It combines theory with various methodological approaches along with classic and modern techniques…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Air and Environmental Quality in Livestock and Agricultural Buildings

    Edited by Thomas Banhazi, Andres Aland, Joerg Hartung

    Good housing environment that promotes high production efficiency, excellent health and optimal welfare for different livestock species is an essential aspect of sustainable animal production. This book is written for all those who are involved in managing the production efficiency, health and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Routledge Revivals: A Rural Policy for the EEC (1984)

    By Hugh Clout

    First published in 1984, Hugh Clout’s work contributes to one of the most debated and important topics of the time, the European Economic Community. Starting from the Mid-20th century, Clout explains the profound socio-economic and environmental changes that effected the countryside of Western…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 

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