Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Products

  • Insects and Society

    1st Edition

    By Timothy D. Schowalter

    "Insects are the most species-rich and important organisms on earth, and that’s why there are many university courses dedicated to the topic of Insects and Society. But, surprisingly, this is the first textbook specifically created for those courses. The content in this textbook is not only ideal…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26 
    CRC Press

  • Shark Research

    Emerging Technologies and Applications for the Field and Laboratory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey C Carrier, Michael R. Heithaus, Colin A. Simpfendorfer

    Over the last decade, the study of shark biology has benefited from the development, refinement, and rapid expansion of novel techniques and advances in technology. These have given new insight into the fields of shark genetics, feeding, foraging, bioenergetics, imaging, age and growth,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    CRC Press

  • The Welfare of Cattle

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Engle, Donald J. Klingborg, DVM, Bernard E. Rollin

    Contains a selection of White Papers, commissioned to better inform the exploration of cattle welfare. These are prepared by notable experts in their field, to help provide factual context around selected topics that impact cattle welfare and production systems. Covers all aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    CRC Press

  • Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity

    Scale, Context, and Nature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik A. Beever, Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala

    In contexts outside of ecology, the term "disturbance" carries a variety of negative connotations. Within ecology, however, disturbances are neither inherently negative nor positive for ecological systems; instead, their effects depend on the context, scale, and species involved. As ecologists…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15
    CRC Press

  • Postharvest Pathology of Fresh Horticultural Produce

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lluís Palou, Joseph L. Smilanick

    Optimal distribution of fresh horticultural products entails prolonging their freshness and nutritional quality as long as possible after harvest. A major limitation to their marketing is decay after harvest, which is caused primarily by fungal pathogens. Postharvest Pathology of Fresh…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14
    CRC Press

  • Prospects and Utilization of Tropical Plantation Trees

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liew Kang Chiang

    Large numbers of tropical trees from natural forests or plantation forest are available for human consumption and management. This book focuses on the prospects and utilization of tropical plantation trees in context of economic and business, planting, managing stocks, and uses of trees converted…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    CRC Press

  • Watershed Hydrology, Management and Modeling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Abrar Yousuf, Manmohanjit Singh

    The book provides a comprehensive insight into watersheds and modeling of the hydrological processes in the watersheds. It covers the concepts of watershed hydrology and watershed management in depth. The basic types, of soil erosion and its measurement and estimation of runoff and soil loss from…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    CRC Press

  • Monetary Valuation of Environmental Impacts

    Models and Data, 1st Edition

    By Bengt Steen

    The book is meant to improve our understanding of sustainable development of production and consumption. Monetary values of the impact of emission and resources are determined, and used in environmental management, with a focus on sustainability. Values related to cultural context are not possible…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and World Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Martin L. Parry

    Originally published in 1990, this book analysed the sensitivity of the world food system and looked at the variety of ways in which it would be affected by climate change. It describes the effects of climate change on agriculture, estimates the impacts on plant and animal growth and looks at the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Pollution, Climate and Change

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Indian Insects

    Diversity and Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by S Ramani, Prashanth Mohanraj, Yeshwanth HM

    Insects are the most interesting and diverse group of organisms on earth, many of which are useful as pollinators of crops and wild plants while others are useful as natural enemies keeping pestiferous insects in check. It is important to conserve these insects for our survival and for this the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    CRC Press

  • Applications of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Best Practices and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.B. Sharma

    Advances in high spatial resolution mapping capabilities and the new rules established by the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States for the operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) have provided new opportunities to acquire aerial data at a lower cost and more safely…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06
    CRC Press

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