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  • Agroecology

    A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach

    Edited by V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman

    Examining recent trends in agroecology that view the field as a transdisciplinary and participatory process, this edited volume actively addresses actors and social processes at different geo-political scales to transform the global agrifood system. It highlights transdisciplinary research to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Innovations in Micro Irrigation Technology

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Vishal K. Chavan, Vinod K. Tripathi

    The tenth and final volume in the series Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation, this valuable book focuses on new and recent innovations in technology, methods, and applications for micro irrigation. The book covers a wide variety of topics, including successes in micro irrigation in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

  • Temperate Crop Science and Breeding

    Ecological and Genetic Studies

    Edited by Sarra Abramovna Bekuzarova, Nina Anatolievna Bome, Anatoly Ivanovich Opalko, Larissa I. Weisfeld

    This new collection covers a wide variety of research on the ecological aspects of crops growing under stress conditions due to atmospheric changes and pollution and the impact on both plant and human health. The book provides research that will help to find ways to overcome adverse abiotic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops

    By Chirantan Chattopadhyay, S. J. Kolte, Farid Waliyar

    Diseases of Edible Oilseed Crops presents an unprecedentedly thorough collection of information on the diseases of cultivated annual oilseed crops, including peanut, rapeseed-mustard, sesame, soybean, sunflower, and safflower. Written by internationally recognized researchers, this book covers and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-23 
    CRC Press

  • Seed Inoculation, Coating and Precision Pelleting

    Science, Technology and Practical Applications

    By Gerald M. Bennett, John Lloyd

    Seed inoculation is the practice of effectively introducing a high number of nitrogen-fixing bacteria (Rhizobium or Bradyrhizobium) on the surface of legume seeds prior to planting. The bacteria penetrates the root, resulting in the formation of root nodules that fix nitrogen from the air, and make…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • Precision Agriculture Technology for Crop Farming

    Edited by Qin Zhang

    Explores the Sustainable Development of Agriculture in Technology Precision agriculture technology, when properly integrated into the crop production process, can greatly improve overall production and sustainability. Precision Agriculture Technology for Crop Farming focuses on the technology of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    CRC Press

  • Plants and People

    Origin and Development of Human--Plant Science Relationships

    By Christopher Cumo

    An exploration of the relationship between plants and people from early agriculture to modern-day applications of biotechnology in crop production, Plants and People: Origin and Development of Human–Plant Science Relationships covers the development of agricultural sciences from Roman times through…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09 
    CRC Press

  • Principles and Management of Clogging in Micro Irrigation

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Vishal K. Chavan, Vinod K. Tripathi

    Micro irrigation, also known as trickle, drip, localized, high frequency, or pressurized irrigation, is an irrigation method that saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either onto the soil surface or directly onto the root zone, through a network of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

  • Managing Salt Tolerance in Plants

    Molecular and Genomic Perspectives

    Edited by Shabir Hussain Wani, Mohammad Anwar Hossain

    Salinity stress currently impacts more than 80 million hectares of land worldwide and more arable land is likely to be impacted in the future due to global climate changes. Managing Salt Tolerance in Plants: Molecular and Genomic Perspectives presents detailed molecular and genomic approaches for…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateral contracts undermine fairness and equity.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Compendium of Bioenergy Plants


    Edited by Eric Lam, Helaine Carrer, Jorge A. da Silva, Chittaranjan Kole

    This volume of the Bioenergy Plants compendium contains a collection of chapters that focus on the history, economics, and practical sciences related to sugarcane. As one of the key biofuel crops in the world that is under large-scale cultivation, sugarcane is attracting interests for its adoption…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    CRC Press
    Compendium Of Bioenergy Plants

  • Papaya

    Biology, Cultivation, Production and Uses

    By Parmeshwar Lal Saran, Ishwar Singh Solanki, Ravish Choudhary

    With coverage that ranges from basic information to advanced research, Papaya: Biology, Cultivation, Production and Uses pulls together the vast literature scattered over various sources into one practical resource. The book provides a solid review of papaya biology, production, and uses supported…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    CRC Press

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