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  • Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness

    The Role of Sugar Cane in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis X. Johnson, Vikram Seebaluck

    Growing concerns about the impacts of climate change and dependence on fossil fuels have intensified interest in bioenergy from sugar cane and other crops, highlighting important links between energy, environment and development goals. Sub-Saharan Africa is characterized by severe poverty; the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Pictorial Atlas of Soilborne Fungal Plant Pathogens and Diseases

    1st Edition

    By Tsuneo Watanabe

    The Pictorial Atlas of Soilborne Fungal Plant Pathogens and Diseases describes the soilborne fungal diseases caused by Oomycetes, Zygomycetes, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes, and Deuteromycetous (Anamorphic) fungi. Soilborne fungal diseases are significant as both environmental and agricultural…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    CRC Press

  • Bioresources Technology in Sustainable Agriculture

    Biological and Biochemical Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohamad Faiz Foong Abdullah, Mohd Tajudin Bin Ali, Farida Zuraina M. Yusof

    This book focuses on cutting-edge advances and applications in tropical agriculture and bioresources. It outlines some of the newest advances, basic tools, and the applications of novel approaches to improve agricultural practices and utilization of bioresources for the enhancement of human life.…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biotechnology to Enhance Sugarcane Productivity and Stress Tolerance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalpana Sengar

    Sugarcane is the most important plant source for sugar and alcohol production and is cultivated in more than 80 countries in tropical and subtropical areas. However, environmental factors negatively influence its yield and jeopardize the prospect to meet the increasing demand for sugar, other…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01
    CRC Press

  • Technological Interventions in Management of Irrigated Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Susmitha S. Nambuthiri, Richard Koech

    With a roster of international contributors, this volume offers an abundance of solutions to address agricultural water management challenges in today’s water-scarce areas of the world. The authors present studies on farmer-friendly irrigation scheduling methods, model-based analysis of crop water…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • History of Plant Breeding

    1st Edition

    By Rolf H. J. Schlegel

    While there has been great progress in the development of plant breeding over the last decade, the selection of suitable plants for human consumption began over 13,000 years ago. Since the Neolithic era, the cultivation of plants has progressed in Asia Minor, Asia, Europe, and ancient America, each…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26
    CRC Press

  • Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides in North India

    1st Edition

    By Lakhwinder Singh, Kesar Singh Bhangoo, Rakesh Sharma

    Agrarian distress in the era of globalization has manifested in the suicides of farmers and agricultural labourers. This book, using empirical research and field data from north India, especially Punjab, examines the different facets of this tragic phenomenon in rural India. Situating Indian…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • Critical Perspectives on Agrarian Transition

    India in the global debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by B. B. Mohanty

    This book evaluates the relevance of classical debates on agrarian transition and extends the horizon of contemporary debates in the Indian context, linking national trends with regional experiences. It identifies new dynamics in agrarian political economy and presents a comprehensive account of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • Indian Agriculture

    Performance, growth and challenges. Essays in honour of Ramesh Kumar Sharma, 1st Edition

    Edited by Parmod Kumar, S. Mohanakumar

    This volume examines the transitions in Indian agriculture since the 1980s, and emphasizes upon the role of neoliberal policies and their impact. The essays presented here deal with a range of pertinent and contemporary issues, including global food security, livelihoods of agricultural labourers,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • Plant Pathology

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Burchett, Sarah Burchett

    Plant Pathology explores the topic of plant pathology and aligns classic studies and knowledge in the topic with the current state of research, in an accessible format. The text is supported by summary tables of key information and, where appropriate, schematic diagrams to reinforce difficult…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19
    Garland Science

  • Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India

    1st Edition

    By Parmod Kumar, Dipanwita Chakraborty

    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was enacted in India with the multiple objectives of providing employment in a rights-based framework, addressing rural poverty, checking migration, and building rural infrastructure. As such, every year around 15–20 per cent of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

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