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  • Weed Control

    Sustainability, Hazards, and Risks in Cropping Systems Worldwide

    Edited by Nicholas E. Korres, Nilda R. Burgos, Stephen Oscar Duke

    The challenge of weed control, without relying on herbicides that threaten human lives and jeopardize environmental safety, is complicated and difficult to achieve. This book focuses on management strategies that respect human life and the environment and secure safe food production. Since weed…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Developing Sustainable Agriculture in Pakistan

    By Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Sarwar Khan

    Agriculture is Pakistan’s main factor in economic growth, but fixed cropping patterns, reliance on few major crops, narrow genetic pools, poor seed quality and changing climate have compromised production. This book identifies problems in the industry, and provides remedies to these problems and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Golf Turf Management

    By Lambert McCarty

    This book explains and covers all major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. It is an A to Z guide for successful golfcourse management.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Agricultural Development and Sustainable Intensification

    Technology and Policy Challenges in the Face of Climate Change

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world population, but that this must be achieved without damage to the environment, on finite land resources and while preserving social…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Temperate Horticulture for Sustainable Development and Environment

    Ecological Aspects

    Edited by Larissa I. Weisfeld, Anatoly I. Opalko, Sarra A. Bekuzarova

    Ecological and genetic control of plant resistance to unfavorable environmental influences is being carried out all over the world, and new varieties and hybrids of plants are being created, resulting in rich, new information and innovative new methods of cultivation. This new volume, Temperate…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection

    Edited by Deepak Kumar Verma

    With contributions from a broad range of experts in the field, this volume, Microbiology for Sustainable Agriculture, Soil Health, and Environmental Protection, focuses on important areas of microbiology related to soil and environmental microbiology associated with agricultural importance. The…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Agriculture and Allied Sciences

    Edited by Chandan Roy

    This volume, The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Agriculture and Allied Sciences, provides a basic understanding of the different forms of intellectual property rights in agricultural science. It provides an abundance of information on the use of IP laws in agriculture and allied subjects…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Cover Crops and Sustainable Agriculture

    Edited by Rafiq Islam, Joy Bauman

    As part of a continuous no-till system, cover crops provide long-term soil benefits and economic returns through higher yields. The resulting increase in soil organic matter means better water infiltration and holding capacity, greater availability of nutrients, deeper rooting, and increased soil…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Grassland Management

    Problems and Prospects

    Edited by Victor R. Squires, Haiying Feng, Limin Hua

    Grasslands are one of the most extensive vegetation formations worldwide, ocurring in any biome from the Arctic to the tropics, from teh sea coasts to the alpine zones, and both naturally and anthropogenically. This book explores the creation and use of grasslands by humans from the earliest time…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research

    Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity

    Edited by Fabien Girard, Christine Frison

    The joint challenges of population increase, food security and conservation of agrobiodiversity demand a rethink of plant breeding and agricultural research from a different perspective. While more food is undeniably needed, the key question is rather about how to produce it in a way…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Biology of Plant-Insect Interactions

    A Compendium for the Plant Biotechnologist

    Edited by Chandrakanth Emani

    Overviews of biochemical, genetic, and molecular perspectives of plant-insect interactions with added emphasis on bioinformatic, genomic, and transcriptome analysis are comprehensively treated in this book. It presents the agro-ecological and evolutionary aspects of plant-insect interactions with…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    CRC Press

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