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  • Machine Learning for Natural Hazards

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dieu Tien Bui, Francisco Martínez Álvarez

    Unexpected and extreme natural hazards resulting from the Earth's natural processes can be harmful to humans. As a result, powerful approaches have been developed to apply advanced machine learning and big data methods for extracting relevant patterns, high performance computing, and data…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Sandy Beaches as Endangered Ecosystems

    Environmental Problems and Possible Assessment and Management Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sílvia Correia Gonçalves Fernandes, Susana Margarida de Freitas Ferreira

    Sandy beaches are the most abundant coastal environment worldwide, and have an undeniable and unique ecological value. Presently, however, these environments are also one of the most endangered ecosystems, namely due to the influence of several human activities and to the rise of the sea level,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2020-04-05 
    CRC Press

  • Land, Food And Rural Development In North Africa

    1st Edition

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    This study of rural development in six North African nations addresses the issues surrounding poverty and landlessness. Providing an Islamic perspective on policy-making, the author describes the influence of Islam on development in these countries, and stresses the Islamic religious and moral…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    CRC Press

  • Advances In Cognitive Science

    Steps Toward Convergence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manfred Kochen

    This book includes a collection of papers on both natural (biological) and artificial (computer) approaches to several facets of intelligent behavior from the primary viewpoint of the convergence of computer science and biology in the theory of cognitive science. .…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    CRC Press

  • A Perspective On U.s. Farm Problems And Agricultural Policy

    1st Edition

    By Lance McKinzie

    A Perspective on U.S. Farm Problems and Agricultural Policy provides a framework for evaluating national policy alternatives and attempts to improve our understanding of the nature of U.S. farm sector and its problems.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    CRC Press

  • Cassava

    New Potential For A Neglected Crop, 1st Edition

    By James H. Cock

    In this book, the author brings together the latest information on improved strains, modem production systems, better processing methods, innovations in storage and marketing, and the prospects for using cassava to produce fuel alcohol.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    CRC Press

  • Biotechnologies Applied to Animal Reproduction

    Current Trends and Practical Applications for Reproductive Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan Carlos Gardón, Katy Satué

    This comprehensive volume focuses on recent trends and new technologies used in the management of reproduction in major farm animals, focusing on both males and females of bovine, equine, and porcine species. With chapters written by scientists who specialize in their respective topics, the volume…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China

    Implications for Global Land Grabbing, 1st Edition

    By Yunan Xu

    This book analyses the political and economic causes, mechanisms and impacts of the industrial tree plantation boom in China. In the past two decades, the industrial tree plantation sector has been expanding rapidly in China, especially in Guangxi Province. Based on extensive primary data, this…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing

  • 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 
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Managing Pastures And Cattle Under Coconuts

    1st Edition

    By Donald L. Plucknett

    This book provides important insights into a form of economic development that utilizes existing natural resources to increase productivity of the land, and thereby improves incomes for the large number of people who own and manage coconut groves.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Detecting Mineral Nutrient Deficiencies In Tropical And Temperate Crops

    1st Edition

    By Donald L Plucknett

    This book presents information on three diagnostic methods, namely visual deficiency symptoms, soil analyses, and leaf tissue analyses, for mineral nutrient deficiencies, and their integrated use, for managing most of the important tropical and temperate crops.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

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