Agricultural Engineering Products

  • Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been…

    Paperback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and …

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge

  • Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Geotechnical Slope Analysis

    By Robin Chowdhury, Phil Flentje, Gautam Bhattacharya

    Freshly updated and extended version of Slope Analysis (Chowdhury, Elsevier, 1978). This reference book gives a complete overview of the developments in slope engineering in the last 30 years. Its multi-disciplinary, critical approach and the chapters devoted to seismic effects and probabilistic…

    Hardback – 2009-11-18
    CRC Press

  • Food and Water Security

    Edited by U. Aswathanarayana

    This book deals with ways and means of managing food and water security in various agroclimatic environments through the integration of R & D, training, people participation, agronomic practices, economic instruments, and administrative policies. It includes contributions by global experts…

    Hardback – 2007-10-25
    CRC Press

  • Modern Land Drainage

    Planning, Design and Management of Agricultural Drainage Systems

    By Lambert K. Smedema, Willem F. Vlotman, David Rycroft

    Fully renewed and extended, this edition is a valuable source of information for anyone involved in drainage engineering and management. It provides new theories, technologies, knowledge and experiences in combination with traditional land development practices in the humid temperature zone.…

    Hardback – 2004-08-15
    CRC Press

  • Schlumberger Geolectric Sounding in Ground Water

    By Sankar Kumar Nath, Hari Pada Patra

    This text gives students of explorational geophysics a comprehensive view into the interpretation of Vertical Electrical Sounding (VES) curves. Civil engineers with an interest in environmental problems and agricultural scientists and engineers interested in irrigation, may find this book useful.…

    Hardback – 1999-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Odour and Ammonia Emissions from Livestock Farming

    Edited by V.C. Nielsen, J.H. Voorburg, P. L'Hermite

    Proceedings of a seminar held in Silsoe, UK, 26-28 March 1990.…

    Hardback – 1991-09-30
    Routledge

  • Odour Prevention and Control of Organic Sludge and Livestock Farming

    Edited by V.C. Nielsen, J.H. Voorburg

    Proceedings of a round-table seminar, Silsoe, UK, 15-19 April 1985.…

    Hardback – 1986-04-29
    CRC Press

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