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  • NGO Discourses in the Debate on Genetically Modified Crops

    By Ksenia Gerasimova

    The development and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been a contentious topic for the last three decades. While there have been a number of social science analyses of the issues, this is the first book to assess the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the debate at such…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Biomass and Biofuels

    Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution

    Edited by Shibu Jose, Thallada Bhaskar

    The long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten in the twenty-first century. The rise of unconventional oil and gas and of renewables is transforming our economies and improving our understanding of the distribution of the world’s energy resources and their impacts. A complete…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Lacto-Fermentation of Human Excreta for Agricultural Application

    By Nadejda Andreev

    Human excreta is a valuable fertilizer for improving soil quality and crop productivity, with a potential to replace or complement the mineral fertilizers. The main challenges related to human excreta regarding agricultural applications are microbial contamination risks, loss of nutrients, and odor…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Insect Pests of Stored Grain

    Biology, Behavior, and Management Strategies

    By Ranjeet Kumar

    Stored products of agriculture and animal origin are attacked by more than 600 species of beetles, 70 species of moths, and about 355 species of mites, causing huge quantitative and qualitative losses and insect contamination in food commodities. This is an important quality control problem. This…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Apple Academic Press
    Postharvest Biology and Technology

  • Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity

    Edited by Rakesh S. Sengar, Kalpana Sengar

    Explore the Relationship between Crop and Climate Agricultural sustainability has been gaining prominence in recent years and is now becoming the focal point of modern agriculture. Recognizing that crop production is very sensitive to climate change, Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-06-30 
    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 – 2017-06-30 
    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 – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Oil Palm Breeding

    Genetics and Genomics

    Edited by Aik Chin Soh, Sean Mayes, Jeremy A. Roberts

    The Oil Palm by Corley and Tinker has and continues to be the go-to reference for oil palm breeding. Oil Palm Breeding: Genetics and Genomics complements the first one by taking a focused and expansive look at current and future practices in oil palm breeding and incorporating new molecular…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    CRC Press

  • Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea)

    Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management

    Edited by J.E. McPherson

    The Superfamily Pentatomoidea (stink bugs and their relatives) is comprised of 18 families with over 8,000 species, the largest of which is the family Pentatomidae (about 5,000 species). These species primarily are phytophagous, and many cause tremendous economic damage to crops worldwide. Within…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • 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 – 2017-06-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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 – 2017-06-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

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