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  • Floods and Drainage

    British Policies for Hazard Reduction, Agricultural Improvement and Wetland Conservation, 1st Edition

    By E.C. Penning-Rowsell, D. J. Parker, D.M. Harding

    Originally published in 1986, Floods and Drainage advanced hazard – response theory as developed mainly by the White/Burton/Kates school of researchers in North America. Based on fifteen years of research, the book rejects conventional theory’s emphasis on personal response to hazardous…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Conservation

  • GGE Biplot Analysis

    A Graphical Tool for Breeders, Geneticists, and Agronomists, 1st Edition

    By Weikai Yan, Manjit S. Kang

    Research data is expensive and precious, yet it is seldom fully utilized due to our ability of comprehension. Graphical display is desirable, if not absolutely necessary, for fully understanding large data sets with complex interconnectedness and interactions. The newly developed GGE biplot…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia, Vol. 8b

    Legumes, Genus: Oxytropis, 1st Edition

    Edited by V I Grubov

    This book provides a taxonomic account of one of the largest genera of Leguminosae and the largest in the Central Asian flora, genus Oxytropis DC. The genus is represented by 153 species of which 62 are endemic to the region and 78 are endemic to the Central Asian territory.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Wetlands - Innovation in Mapping and Management

    Proceedings of the International Workshop on Tropical Wetlands: Innovation in Mapping and Management, October 19-20, 2018, Banjarmasin, Indonesia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yiyi Sulaeman, Laura Poggio, Budiman Minasny, Dedi Nursyamsi

    This book contains papers presented at the International Workshop on Tropical Wetlands, held in Banjarmasin, Indonesia. This workshop discussed wetland mapping and characterization as well as wetland management for sustainable agriculture. This volume contains selected papers on tropical wetlands,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    CRC Press

  • Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance (Open Access)

    Local Experiences of a Global Concept, 1st Edition

    By Louisa Parks

    Taking a bottom-up perspective, this book explores local framings of a wide range of issues related to benefit-sharing, a growing concept in global environmental governance. Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance draws on original case studies from South Africa, Namibia, Greece, Argentina, and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tsegaye Moreda, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Alberto Alonso-Fradejas, Zoe W. Brent

    Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements argues that multiple contemporary converging crises have significantly altered the context for and object of political contestations around agrarian, climate, environmental and food justice issues. This shift affects alliances, collaboration and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Genotype-by-Environment Interaction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manjit S. Kang, Jr. Gauch

    Genotype-by-Environment Interaction (GEI) is a prevalent issue among crop farmers, plant breeders, geneticists, and production agronomists. This book brings together contributions from expert plant breeders and quantitative geneticists to better understand the relationship between crop performance…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    CRC Press

  • Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia, Vol. 6

    Equisetaceae-Butomaceae Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by V I Grubov

    This volume provides a taxonomic account of horsetails, club-mosses, conifers, joint-firs, and several small families of monocotyledons standing at the beginning of the Engler system, from Typhaceae to Butomaceae as well as a supplementary bibliographic list of works on the flora of Central Asia.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    CRC Press

  • Plants of Central Asia - Plant Collection from China and Mongolia, Vol. 4

    Gramineae (Grasses), 1st Edition

    Edited by V I Grubov

    This volume focuses on the family Gramineae, which represents one of the largest and economically most important families of flowering plants. It constitutes a vast herbaria collection of 74 genera and 354 species of this family and covers 18 more species of grasses.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    CRC Press

  • Area-Wide Management of Fruit Fly Pests

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Perez-Staples, Francisco Diaz-Fleischer, Pablo Montoya, Maria Teresa Vera

    Fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pests have a profound impact on horticultural production and economy of many countries. It is fundamental to understand their biology and evaluate methods for their suppression, containment, or eradication. Area-Wide Management of Fruit Fly Pests comprises…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • The Chestnut Handbook

    Crop & Forest Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Beccaro, Alberto Alma, Giancarlo Bounous, Jose Gomes-Laranjo

    Chestnut Management and Production shares achievements in chestnut development and cultivation including information on sustainable planning and management of chestnut production from nursery to plantation, entomology, pathology, and ecosystem services. Cultivation techniques of Chinese, Japanese,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Horse Breeds and Human Society

    Purity, Identity and the Making of the Modern Horse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Guest, Monica Mattfeld

    This book demonstrates how horse breeding is entwined with human societies and identities. It explores issues of lineage, purity, and status by exploring interconnections between animals and humans. The quest for purity in equine breed reflects and evolves alongside human subjectivity shaped by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

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