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  • Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture

    Technological Advances and Applications

    Edited by S. K. Gupta, Megh R. Goyal

    This important volume, Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture, addresses the crucial issue of soil salinity of potential farmland and provides a comprehensive picture of the saline environment and plant interactions, along with management and reclamation methods and policies. With contributions…

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

  • Plant OMICS and Crop Breeding

    Edited by Sajad Majeed Zargar, Vandna Rai

    Due to the advent of state-of-the-art technologies in the field of biotechnology, much progress has been achieved since the last decade. OMICS technologies are being extensively used to address various issues pertaining to agriculture. Recent advances in genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-11-28 
    CRC Press

  • Silicon in Plants

    Advances and Future Prospects

    Edited by Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Vijay Pratap Singh, Parvaiz Ahmad, Devendra Kumar Chauhan, Sheo Mohan Prasad

    In the present era, rapid industrialization and urbanization has resulted in unwanted physiological, chemical, and biological changes in the environment that have harmful effects on crop quality and productivity. This situation is further worsened by the growing demand for food due to an ever…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-11-22 
    CRC Press

  • Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

    Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development

    By Parviz Koohafkan, Miguel A. Altieri

    Contemporary agriculture is often criticised for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller-scale systems that have survived the test of time and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Biopesticides and Bioagents

    Novel Tools for Pest Management

    Edited by Md. Arshad Anwer

    Insects, diseases, and weeds cause an almost 30% yield loss per annum in agricultural production, resulting in an increased consumption of pesticides by 20% per annum throughout the world. This comprehensive volume looks at the status of biopesticides and biocontrol agents in agriculture. It will…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biotic Stress Management in Rice

    Edited by Md. Shamim, K.N. Singh

    This book, Biotic Stress Management in Rice: Molecular Approaches, addresses biotic stress of rice and its management through molecular approaches. It focuses on the biotechnological aspects of rice with the aim of reducing the fungicide and insecticides and ultimately ensuring safety of rice as a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Apple Academic Press

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