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  • The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

    Lessons from India for Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods

    Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Kiah Smith

    Fair and ethical trade is often criticized for being highly gendered, and for institutionalizing the ethical values of consumers, the priorities of NGOs and governments, and most of all, food retailers. But little is known about how women smallholder farmers experience diverse ethical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12

  • Management of Wheat and Barley Diseases

    1st Edition

    Edited by Devendra Pal Singh

    Both wheat and barley are two of the most important food and industrial crops in the world. Wheat and barley cultivation has experienced changes in practices due to factors such as methods of conservation agriculture, cropping systems, wheat varieties, changes in weather patterns, and international…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Apple Academic Press

  • Advanced Technologies for Meat Processing

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Fidel Toldrá, Leo M. L. Nollet

    As with the first edition, the main goal of Advanced Technologies for Meat Processing is to provide the reader with recent developments in new advanced technologies for the full meat- processing chain. This book is written by distinguished international contributors with recognized expertise and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    CRC Press
    Food Science and Technology

  • US Agricultural and Food Policies

    Economic Choices and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Gerald D. Toland, Jr., William E. Nganje, Raphael Onyeaghala

    Policy analysis is a dynamic process of discovery rather than a passive exercise of memorizing facts and conclusions. This text provides opportunities to "practice the craft" of policy analysis by engaging the reader in realistic case studies and problem-solving scenarios that require the selection…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Danny Hunter, Luigi Guarino, Charles Spillane, Peter C. McKeown

    The world relies on very few crop and animal species for agriculture and to supply its food needs. In recent decades, there has been increased appreciation of the risk this implies for food security and quality, especially in times of environmental change. As a result, agricultural biodiversity has…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03

  • Non-Traditional Feeds for Use in Swine Production (1992)

    1st Edition

    By Phillip A Thacker, Roy N Kirkwood

    Feed represents the single greatest expense associated with bringing pigs to market weight. Therefore, if you can reduce the cost of feeding without detriment to pig performance, the economics of swine production will improve. The ingredient list for swine rations has become fairly limited, and the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28
    CRC Press
    CRC Press Revivals

  • Vegetable Crop Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. K. Rana

    This book has been prepared to provide every production aspect of important vegetables along with information regarding origin and distribution, composition and uses, botany, varieties, climatic and soil requirement, cultivation practices, harvesting, post-harvest management, insect-pests and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27
    CRC Press

  • Biopesticides and Bioagents

    Novel Tools for Pest Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Md. Arshad Anwer

    Insects, diseases, and weeds cause an almost 30% yield loss per annum in agricultural production, resulting in an increased consumption of pesticides by 20% per annum throughout the world. This comprehensive volume looks at the status of biopesticides and biocontrol agents in agriculture. It will…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Apple Academic Press

  • Soils of Malaysia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf, Radziah Othman, Che Fauziah Ishak

    There are approximately 500 different soil varieties in Malaysia, most is residual soil and coastal alluvial soil. This book presents a comprehensive overview of various aspects of soils in Malaysia. It covers topics including climate; flora and fauna; geology and hydrology; land use changes for…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    CRC Press

  • Forest Governance and Management Across Time

    Developing a New Forest Social Contract, 1st Edition

    By Erland Mårald, Camilla Sandstrom, Annika Nordin, and Others

    The influence of the past, and of the future on current-time tradeoffs in the forest arena are particularly relevant given the long-term successions in forest landscapes and the hundred years’ rotations in forestry. Historically established path dependencies and conflicts determine our present…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    The Earthscan Forest Library

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