Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Products

  • Biodiversity, Food and Nutrition

    A new agenda for Sustainable Food Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danny Hunter, Teresa Borelli, Eliot Gee

    This book examines the challenges and impacts of poor diets and nutrition from current food systems and the potential contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services in addressing these problems. There is a strong need for a multi-level, cross-sectoral approach that connects food biodiversity…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technologies

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yong Sik Ok, Jörg Rinklebe, Deyi Hou, Daniel Tsang, Filip M.G. Tack

    This book offers various soil and water treatment technologies due to increasing global soil and water pollution. In many countries, the management of contaminated land has matured, and it is developing in many others. Topics covered include chemical and ecological risk assessment of contaminated…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 
    CRC Press

  • Orphan Crops for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security

    Promoting Neglected and Underutilized Species, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefano Padulosi, Israel Oliver King, M.S. Swaminathan

    This book discusses the issues, challenges, needs and opportunities related to the promotion of orphan crops, known also as neglected and underutilized species (NUS). The book is structured into seven parts, covering the following themes: introduction to NUS, integrated conservation and use of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Digital Food Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Lupton, Zeena Feldman

    This book explores the interrelations between food, technology and knowledge-sharing practices in producing digital food cultures. Digital Food Cultures adopts an innovative approach to examine representations and practices related to food across a variety of digital media: blogs and vlogs (video…

    Paperback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Agrobiodiversity, School Gardens and Healthy Diets

    Promoting Biodiversity, Food and Sustainable Nutrition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danny Hunter, Emilita Monville Oro, Bessie Burgos, Carmen Nyhria Roel, Blesilda M. Calub, Julian Gonsalves, Nina Lauridsen

    This book critically assesses the role of agrobiodiversity in school gardens and its contribution to diversifying diets, promoting healthy eating habits and improving nutrition among schoolchildren as well as other benefits relating to climate change adaptation, ecoliteracy and greening school…

    Paperback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Raw Veganism

    The Philosophy of The Human Diet, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Alvaro

    Human beings are getting fatter and sicker. As we question what we eat and why we eat it, this book argues that living well involves consuming a raw vegan diet. With eating healthfully and eating ethically being simpler said than done, this book argues that the best solution to health,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Modern Land Drainage

    Planning, Design and Management of Agricultural Drainage Systems, 2nd Edition

    By Willem F. Vlotman, David W. Rycroft, Lambert K. Smedema

    Modern Land Drainage 2nd edition is a fully revised and updated edition of the 2004 edition. Modern Land Drainage describes traditional drainage formulas (Hooghoudt, Kirkham, Donnan, Ernst, Glover-Dumm) for rainfed agriculture in the humid temperature zone. Significant parts are devoted to drainage…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    CRC Press

  • A Guide to Field Philosophy

    Case Studies and Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Brister, Robert Frodeman

    Philosophers increasingly engage in practical work with other disciplines and the world at large. This volume draws together the lessons learned from this work--including philosophers’ contributions to scientific research projects, consultations on matters of policy, and expertise provided to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • International Banking and Rural Development

    The World Bank in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    By Pade Badru

    Published in 1998, this book reviews two of the World Bank's agricultural development projects in southeast Nigeria, and concludes that the objectives of these projects - which include reducing rural poverty and developing indigenous capacity for rural development - have not been fully realized.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Growth in Ghana

    A Macroeconometric Model Simulation Integrating Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bruce Sarpong

    Published in 1997, this text is set in a context where Ghana has experienced improvements in aggregate output performance over the past decade (1986-1996) yet agriculture's performance remains sub-optimal. The author focuses on agriculture's fragmentation as attributable to space (storage,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Networking the Farm

    The Social Structure of Cooperation and Competition in Iowa Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Randy Ziegenhorn

    Published in 1999, this book presents the results of an ethnographic study of the emergence of co-operative production networks among hog farm workers in Iowa. In it the author assesses both the internal organizational requirements for the successful network formation and the potential for networks…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Institutions, Policy and Outputs for Acidification

    The Case of Hungary, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence J. O'Toole, Jr

    Published in 1998, this is an analysis of the impact in Hungary of environmental policy following the Convention of Long Range Trans-boundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) of the Economic Commission of Europe. The book focuses on central research issues but also analyzes environmental institutions and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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