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  • 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

  • Seaweeds as Plant Fertilizer, Agricultural Biostimulants and Animal Fodder

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leonel Pereira, Kiril Bahcevandziev, Nilesh H. Joshi

    The main effects of Seaweed extracts (Ascophyllum, Fucus, Sargassum, Saccorhiza, Laminaria, Gelidium and others), when used as agricultural fertilizers, are better seed germination and higher quality fruit production, with longer shelf life; better use of soil nutrients; more productive crops and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    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 – 2019-11-07
    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 – 2019-11-07
    CRC Press

  • Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by B. D. Kaushik, Deepak Kumar, Md. Shamim

    This new volume, Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture, presents strategies for the management of soil and crop diseases. Microbes have attracted worldwide attention due to their role in disease management and remediation of polluted soils. Taking a sustainable approach, this…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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 – 2019-11-04
    CRC Press

  • Offshore Wind Turbines and Wave Energy Converters

    Numerical and Physical Modelling, 1st Edition

    By Constantine Michailides

    The contents of the book will cover the required material for OWTs and WECs applications with focus to the needs of engineers and researchers in this field and how the aforementioned factors are appropriately addressed. Particular emphasis has been paid in the presentation of methods that should be…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01
    CRC Press

  • The Insect & Spider Collections of the World

    1st Edition

    By Ross H. Arnett, Jr., G. Allan Samuelson, Gordon M. Nishida

    First published in 1993, completely rewritten, this second edition includes a list of all 210 countries of the world and all of the islands, with comments on the existence of insect and spider collections, both public and private. These listings are arranged alphabetically by country, state/…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    CRC Press
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wood Formation in Trees

    Cell and Molecular Biology Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel J Chaffey

    Trees are a major component of the biosphere and have played an important part in the world's history and culture. With the modern challenges of global warming and dwindling fossil fuel reserves, trees, and in particular their wood, can provide solutions. Unfortunately, too little is known about…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    CRC Press

  • Social Movements Contesting Natural Resource Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John F. Devlin

    Presenting a broad range of case studies, this book explores rural social movements contesting natural resource development initiatives. Natural resource development takes multiple forms, including infrastructure corridors, mines, dams, resource processing plants and pipelines. Many of which are…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Routledge Handbook of Comparative Rural Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matteo Vittuari, John Devlin, Marco Pagani, Thomas G. Johnson

    This volume represents the result of almost two decades of trans-Atlantic collaborative development of a policy research paradigm, the International Comparative Rural Policy Studies program. Over this period dozens of scientists from different disciplines but with a common interest in rural…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management, Volume Two

    Management of Crop Diseases, 1st Edition

    By P. Narayanasamy

    Crop disease management strategies revolve around the principles of exclusion, eradication and immunization. Cultural practices are aimed at preventing or reducing the accumulation of pathogen population (inoculum). Development of cultivars with genetic resistance by transgressing resistance gene(s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    CRC Press

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