Agriculture and Food Products

  • 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 – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An Introduction for Non-Lawyers, 2nd Edition

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues that may require referral or consultation…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Microbes for Plant Stress Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by D.J. Bagyaraj, Jamaluddin

    It is predicted that the world population will reach about 9.7 billion by the year 2050 and to feed this population the food production has to be increased proportionately. Further we are all concerned about climate which in turn results in abiotic stresses like drought, salinity, etc. These…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    CRC Press

  • Microbes for Restoration of Degraded Ecosystems

    1st Edition

    Edited by D.J. Bagyaraj, Jamaluddin

    Remediation of contaminants caused by growing human civilization and industrialization is a serious environmental issue. Recent research has shown that soil microorganisms play an important role in remediating and improving disturbed ecosystems. This approach is eco-friendly and relatively less…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    CRC Press

  • Plant Biotechnology

    1st Edition

    By S. Umesha

    Plant Biotechnology comprehensively covers different aspects of the subject based on the latest outcomes of this field. Topics such as tissue culture, nutrient medium, micronutrients, macronutrients, solidifying agents/supporting systems, and growth regulators have been dealt with extensively. The…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    CRC Press

  • Health Effects of Pesticides

    1st Edition

    By A. K. Srivastava, C. Kesavachandran

    Health Effects of Pesticides covers various aspects of the use of pesticides, their behaviour, degradation, and impacts on the agrarian environment. It focuses on pesticide poisoning incidents and farm practices in developing countries. The health impacts of pesticides, including neurological,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-02
    CRC Press

  • Food, Animals, and the Environment

    An Ethical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Schlottmann, Jeff Sebo

    Food, Animals, and the Environment: An Ethical Approach examines some of the main impacts that agriculture has on humans, nonhumans, and the environment, as well as some of the main questions that these impacts raise for the ethics of food production, consumption, and activism. Agriculture is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • The New Peasantries

    Rural Development in Times of Globalization, 2nd Edition

    By Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    When first published in 2008, The New Peasantries revolutionized our ways of thinking of what constitutes the peasantry and repeasantization. It showed how a new era of empire and globalization was creating new forms of peasantry. This new edition is thoroughly revised, with a reorganization of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Parke Wilde

    This new edition offers a timely update to the leading textbook dedicated to all aspects of U.S. food policy. The update accounts for experience with policy changes in the 2014 Farm Bill and prospects for the next Farm Bill, the publication of the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Ecological Complexity and Agroecology

    1st Edition

    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

  • Food and Agricultural Tourism

    Theory and Best Practice, 1st Edition

    By Susan L. Slocum, Kynda R. Curtis

    This book fills a gap in the growing academic discipline of food and agricultural tourism, offering the first multidisciplinary approach to food tourism and the role it plays in economic development, destination marketing, and gastronomic exploration. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

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