Agriculture and Food Products

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Smartcities and Eco-Warriors

    The Ecological Landscapes for Urban Resilience, 2nd Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    What makes a city resilient? Cities, rich or poor, are particularly vulnerable, and will increasingly be affected by anomalous climate change, natural catastrophe and urban stresses including chronic food and water shortages, population migration, high unemployment, or endemic violence. The…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Contemporary Rural Development

    Improving sustainable livelihoods in developing countries, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Springate-Baginski, John McDonagh

    This textbook summarises the main issues in contemporary rural development theory and practice to intermediate and advanced student level. It reviews key debates and issues, and explores the specific challenges for particular agricultural production systems. The main focus is on Asia and Africa,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognized by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Civil Society and Social Movements in Food System Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Andree, Jill K. Clark, Charles Z. Levkoe, Kristen Lowitt

    This book offers insights into the governance of contemporary food systems and their ongoing transformation by social movements. As global food systems face multiple threats and challenges there is an opportunity for social movements and civil society to play a more active role in building social…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Criminology of Food and Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Joseph F. Donnermeyer

    While scholarship in rural criminology has grown over the past twenty years, extensive studies related to the criminological dimensions of food and agriculture remain scattered. This book offers a much needed synthesis of a wide literature on the criminology of food and agriculture, drawing on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rural Criminology

  • Agricultural Landscapes

    Seeing Rural Through Design, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places where humans live and work with the rural landscape. Rural areas…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge

  • The A-Z Guide to Food as Medicine, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Diane Kraft, Diane Kraft

    Healthcare providers receive questions from patients on ways to improve health conditions and diet through proper nutrition. Continuing the tradition of its predecessor, this new edition provides a quick dictionary-style reference of hundreds of foods, food groups, phytochemicals, and nutrients…

    Paperback – 2019-02-08 
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically Net Primary Productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-06 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Governing Sustainable Seafood

    1st Edition

    By Simon R. Bush, Peter Oosterveer

    Taking a social science approach, this book explores the governance of sustainable seafood, which is fundamental to food and nutrition security as well as an important source of income and employment in many regions. Due to the importance of protein and other fishery and aquaculture by-products,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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