Agriculture Products

  • 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

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intra-market private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third party verification is…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Nanoscale Engineering in Agricultural Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ramesh Raliya

    To feed over 9 billion people in 2050, we urgently need another agricultural revolution with three basic principles - precise, sustainable and safe for the biosphere. Engineered nanoparticles pierce the plant cell and exert its positive or negative impact depending on their material chemistry.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    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

  • Rubber Plantations and Carbon Management

    1st Edition

    By Arun Jyoti Nath, Biplab Brahma, Ashesh Kumar Das

    With the increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration and the resulting environmental consequences for plants, it is necessary to consider the future of rubber plantations, an important source of latex for rubber production. In Rubber Plantations and Carbon Management, the authors explore…

    Hardback – 2019-05-05 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Farmers’ Suicides in India

    A Policy Malignancy, 1st Edition

    By P. C. Bodh

    This book locates the malignant causes behind the factors leading to farmers’ suicides in India. It argues that a combination of innovative managerial and economic policies is required to make farming profitable, while maintaining food production within the carrying capacity of soil, water, forests…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • The Water–Food–Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food and energy which is institutively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies and sustainable…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

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