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  • 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 – 2015-10-22 
    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 – 2015-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Compendium of Bioenergy Plants

    Sugarcane

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

    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 – 2015-09-29 
    CRC Press
    Compendium Of Bioenergy Plants

  • 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 – 2015-09-24 
    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), this book is based on the premise that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateralism and contracts undermine capacities to achieve fairness and equity.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • 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 – 2015-09-17 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Approaches to Controlling Plant Pathogenic Bacteria

    Edited by V. Rajesh Kannan, Kubilay Kurtulus Bastas

    Plant diseases and changes in existing pathogens remain a constant threat to our forests, food, and fiber crops as well as landscape plants. However, many economically important pathosystems are largely unexplored and biologically relevant life stages of familiar systems remain poorly understood.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    CRC Press

  • Wastewater Management for Irrigation

    Principles and Practices

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    The reuse of wastewater in irrigation is being practiced only recently to solve water scarcity problems in agriculture. Management of water, soil, crop, and operational procedures, including precautions to protect farm workers, play an important role in the successful use of sewage effluent for…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01 
    Apple Academic Press
    Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

  • 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 – 2015-08-29 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

  • 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 – 2015-08-24 
    CRC Press

  • Water and Fertigation Management in Micro Irrigation

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    This important volume, the ninth in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation book series, provides an invaluable addition to the literature and knowledge on the ever-growing need for sustainable irrigation for agricultural crops in many water-scarce parts of the world. The book…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    Apple Academic Press
    Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

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