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  • Field to Palette

    Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek

    Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most challenging environmental problems of our time, including land…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Soil and Climate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Climate is a soil-forming factor and soil can mitigate climate change through a reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gases and sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Thus, there is a growing interest in soil management practices capable of mitigating climate change and enhancing environmental…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Plants and Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Eran Pichersky

    Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat…

    Paperback – 2018-08-13
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Agricultural Machinery and Technologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guangnan Chen

    The agricultural industry is dealing with enormous challenges across the globe, including the limited availability of arable lands and fresh water, as well as the effect of climate change. Machinery plays a crucial role in agriculture and farming systems, in order to feed the world’s growing…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
    CRC Press

  • Crop Responses to Environment

    Adapting to Global Climate Change, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony E. Hall

    Following in the tradition of its predecessor, Crop Responses to Environment, this fully updated and more comprehensive second edition describes aspects of crop responses to environment that are particularly relevant to the development of improved crop cultivars and management methods on a global…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    CRC Press

  • Advancing Food Integrity

    GMO Regulation, Agroecology, and Urban Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Gabriela Steier

    Key features: Presents summaries of key points after each chapter and includes color graphs to visualize the big-picture concepts Demonstrates how urban rooftop farms (URFs) can contribute to city greening and climate change mitigation worldwide while providing fresh locally-sourced produce for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Architecture and Agriculture

    A Rural Design Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Architecture and Agriculture: A Rural Design Guide presents architectural guidelines for buildings designed and constructed in rural landscapes by emphasizing their connections with function, culture, climate, and place. Following on from the author’s first book Rural Design, the book discusses in…

    Paperback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge

  • Shared Governance for Sustainable Working Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Timothy M. Gieseke

    Sustaining our agricultural landscapes is no longer just a technical, scientific or even political problem, but it has evolved into a socially complex, so-called wicked problem of conflicting social governance and economics. This creates an extreme economic obstacle where the value of ecosystem…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    CRC Press

  • Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and …

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge

  • Agroecology

    The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Key features: Details concepts and includes examples of their application in real-world situations Provides an essential ecological foundation for food system sustainability Introduces five levels that can be used to promote the transition to sustainable food systems Poses challenging questions as…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    CRC Press

  • The MXF Book

    An Introduction to the Material eXchange Format, 1st Edition

    By Nick Wells, Oliver Morgan, Jim Wilkinson, Bruce Devlin

    Written by a top team of industry professionals, this must-have guide will introduce you to everything you'll need to know about MXF. The MXF Book introduces and explains the MXF standard and helps engineers write MXF applications. The book also explains the reasons behind many details of the…

    Paperback – 2006-03-28
    Routledge

  • Biology of Floral Scent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Natalia Dudareva, Eran Pichersky

    As with nearly all living creatures, humans have always been attracted and intrigued by floral scents. Yet, while we have been manufacturing perfumes for at least 5000 years to serve a myriad of religious, sexual, and medicinal purposes, until very recently, the limitation of our olfactory faculty…

    Hardback – 2006-03-27
    CRC Press

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