Crop Science Products

  • Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by B. D. Kaushik, Deepak Kumar, Md. Shamim

    This new volume, Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture, presents strategies for the management of soil and crop diseases. Microbes have attracted worldwide attention due to their role in disease management and remediation of polluted soils. Taking a sustainable approach, this…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Bench Grafter's Handbook

    Principles & Practice, 1st Edition

    By Brian E. Humphrey

    Bench grafting is used worldwide on an extremely large scale. It is the primary method for producing the majority of ornamental trees and shrubs planted in gardens and arboreta. Much progress has been made in the last 30 years specific to bench grafting. This book discusses grafting techniques,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Plant Pathogens

    Detection and Management for Sustainable Agriculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pradeep Kumar, Ajay K. Tiwari, Madhu Kamle, Zafar Abbas, Priyanka Singh

    Plant Pathogens: Detection and Management for Sustainable Agriculture addresses the most critical issues in the management of emerging diseases throughout the world. Experts in plant pathology from internationally renowned institutes share their research and examine key literature on vital issues…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Miscanthus for Bioenergy Production

    Crop Production, Utilization and Climate Change Mitigation, 1st Edition

    By Michael B. Jones

    Miscanthus has been enthusiastically promoted as a second generation biomass crop, and this book provides a comprehensive review of this knowledge. Miscanthus, also known as elephant grass, is a high yielding grass crop that grows over three metres tall, resembles bamboo and produces a crop every…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Tapestry Lawns

    Freed from Grass and Full of Flowers, 1st Edition

    By Lionel Smith

    Lawns created without grass at inception have benefits over and above the ecosystem services currently associated with traditional lawns. They require far less management, less mowing resulting in low energy requirements and fewer emissions, attract more pollinating insects, and create a lawn…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Vegetable Pathogen

    Ecology, Disease Mechanism, and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Ansar, Abhijeet Ghatak

    The new book <b><i>The Vegetable Pathosystem: Ecology, Disease Mechanism, and Management</b></i> provides an overview of the multitude of pathogens that plague vegetables in various conditions as well as the growing concerns associated with these phytopathogens. Variability…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Horticultural Science

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Eco-Friendly Techniques for Enhancing Crop Productivity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalpana Sengar

    As the world population increases daily and as climate continues to change, there is a growing need to produce more food in limited agricultural lands. This book provides several techniques to increase crop production without adverse effects to the environment. It focuses on methods that include…

    Hardback – 2019-05-10 
    CRC Press

  • Stress Physiology of Woody Plants

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wenhao Dai

    Woody plants have distinct growth and development habits. Being sessile and perennial species, woody plants are challenged by multiple stresses year-round or facing repeated stress attacks during their lives. A stress challenge in one season may impact the plant performance in other seasons or…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    CRC Press

  • Sensing the Perfect Tomato

    An Internet of Sensing Approach, 1st Edition

    By Denise Wilson

    Tomatoes are an important crop for their economic value and nutritional benefits. Optimizing yields for tomato crops requires careful attention to how and when to harvest both in the context of time-to-market and end use. The Internet of Things (IOT), when using distributed and networked sensors,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    CRC Press

  • Beneficial Insects

    1st Edition

    By David V. Alford

    Biological control is a key process in sustainable agriculture, pesticide reduction, and in the transformation of agriculture. This book reviews parasitic and predacious insects as natural enemies of phytophagous insects and mites. It provides information on phytophagous insects as natural enemies…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    CRC Press

  • Strawberries

    Production, Postharvest Management and Protection, 1st Edition

    Edited by R M Sharma, Rakesh Yamdagni, A K Dubey, Vikramaditya Pandey

    This book provides unparalleled integration of fundamentals and most advanced management to make this strawberry crop highly remunerative besides enhancing per capita availability of fruit even in the non-traditional regions of the world.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    CRC Press

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