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  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    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 – 2017-10-31 
    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 – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Complexity and Agroecology

    By John Vandermeer, Ivette Perfecto

    This text reflects the immense current growth in interest in agroecology and changing approaches to it. While it is acknowledged that the science of ecology should be the basis of agroecological planning, many analysts have out-of-date ideas about contemporary ecology. Ecology has come a long way…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Peanut Agriculture and Production Technology

    Integrated Nutrient Management

    By Zafar Abbas, Arvind Kumar, Anoop Kumar

    Peanut Agriculture and Production Technology: Integrated Nutrient Management focuses on agricultural techniques and integrated nutrient management of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.). Peanuts are the second most important oil crop of India, occupying 5.7 million hectares, with an average production of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Sustainable Biological Systems for Agriculture

    Emerging Issues in Nanotechnology, Biofertilizers, Wastewater, and Farm Machines

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    Sustainable Biological Systems for Agriculture: Emerging Issues in Nanotechnology, Biofertilizers, Wastewater, and Farm Machines explores and introduces the use of nanotechnology, biofertilizers, and design of farm machines in agriculture. The contributions are from India, Africa and the USA; the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • Advances in Postharvest Technologies of Vegetable Crops

    Edited by Bijendra Singh, Sudhir Singh

    This book, Advances in Postharvest Technologies of Vegetable Crops, presents a selection of innovative postharvest management practices for vegetables. It covers technologies in harvesting, handling, and storage of vegetables, including strategies for low-temperature storage of vegetables, active…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • 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 – 2017-10-25 
    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 – 2017-10-18 
    CRC Press

  • Resistance to the Neoliberal Agri-food Regime

    A Critical Analysis

    Edited by Alessandro Bonanno, Steven A. Wolf

    Through a set of thematic and case study chapters, this volume explores the contents, forms, and actors that characterize current opposition to the corporate neoliberal agri-food regime. Designed to generate a coherent, informed and updated analysis of resistance in agri-food, the book proposes a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Vegetable Crop Science

    Edited by M. K. Rana

    This book has been prepared to provide every production aspect of important vegetables along with information regarding origin and distribution, composition and uses, botany, varieties, climatic and soil requirement, cultivation practices, harvesting, post-harvest management, insect-pests and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    CRC Press

  • Indian Agriculture after the Green Revolution

    Changes and Challenges

    Edited by Binoy Goswami, Madhurjya Prasad Bezbaruah, Raju Mandal

    From a country plagued with chronic food shortage, the Green Revolution turned India into a food-grain self-sufficient nation within the decade of 1968-1978. By contrast, the decade of 1995-2005 witnessed a spate in suicides among farmers in many parts of the country. These tragic incidents were…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

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