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  • Handbook of Plant Disease Identification and Management

    By Balaji Aglave

    Plant diseases caused by various microbes have become a major constraint in the optimal yields of agricultural products. This books presents the fundamentals of plant diseases identification and management focusing mainly on plant pathology and crop diseases. It discusses the vast variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia

    Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities

    Edited by Jeremy Russell-Smith, Glenn James, Howard Pedersen, Kamaljit K. Sangha

    Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia sets out a vision for developing North Australia based on a culturally appropriate and ecologically sustainable land sector economy. This vision supports both Indigenous cultural responsibilities and aspirations, as well as enhancing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    CRC Press

  • Plants and Human Conflict

    By Eran Pichersky

    Numerous plant species impacted the flow of human history.  Humans depend on plants not only as a food source, but also as building and clothing materials, sources of medicines, psychoactive substances, spices, and pigments. With plants being such valuable resources, they have been at the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    CRC Press

  • Environment and Society in Ethiopia

    By Girma Kebbede

    Ethiopia is facing environmental and poverty challenges, and urgently needs effective management of its environmental resources. Much of the Ethiopian landscape has been significantly altered and reshaped by centuries of human activities, and three-quarters of the rural population is living on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe

    Edited by Simon Bell, Runrid Fox-Kämper, Nazila Keshavarz, Mary Benson, Silvio Caputo, Susan Noori, Annette Voigt

    Although urban allotment gardening dates back to the nineteenth century, it has recently undergone a renaissance of interest and popularity. This is the result of greater concern over urban greenspace, food security and quality of life. This book presents a comprehensive, research-based overview of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food

    Edited by Joshua Zeunert, Tim Waterman

    Since the turn of the millennium, there has been a burgeoning interest in, and literature of, both landscape studies and food studies. Landscape describes places as relationships and processes. Landscapes create people’s identities and guide their actions and their preferences, while at the same…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health

    Edited by Charles Wambebe

    Despite the relevance of and empirical evidence for African Traditional Medicine, based on African Indigenous Medical Knowledge (AIMK), research and development of new phytomedicines from this continent has been slow. African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health aims to…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01
    CRC Press

  • Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Ecological Complexity and Agroecology

    By John Vandermeer, Ivette Perfecto

    This text reflects the immense current growth in interest in agroecology and changing approaches to it. While it is acknowledged that the science of ecology should be the basis of agroecological planning, many analysts have out-of-date ideas about contemporary ecology. Ecology has come a long way…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity

    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
    Routledge

  • A History of Groves

    Edited by Jan Woudstra, Colin Roth

    The grove, a grouping of trees, intentionally cultivated or found growing wild, has a long diverse history entwined with human settlement, rural practices and the culture and politics of cities. A grove can be a memorial, a place of learning, a site of poetic retreat and philosophy or political…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Seasonal Workers in Mediterranean Agriculture

    The Social Costs of Eating Fresh

    Edited by Jörg Gertel, Sarah Ruth Sippel

    Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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