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  • Quarantine Treatments For Pests Of Food Plants

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer L Sharp, Guy J Hallman

    This volume provides an overview of quarantine treatment for pests of food plants that involve heat, cold, irradiation, fumigants, modified atmospheres, and other techniques alone or in combination. The contributors discuss strategies for eliminating or reducing the need for post-harvest treatment…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    CRC Press

  • The Ecology And Economic Impact Of Poisonous Plants On Livestock Production

    1st Edition

    By Lynn F James, Michael H Ralphs, Darwin B Nielsen

    First published in 1988. Livestock poisoning by plants has been a problem to the livestock producers of the United States since our pioneer forefathers first grazed their herds of cattle and sheep on the vast rangelands and pastures of this country.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    CRC Press

  • The Endless Quest

    Helping America's Farm Workers, 1st Edition

    By Philip L Martin, David A Martin

    A work which traces the development of US Government programmes designed to help migrant farm workers, showing how the programmes operate today and explaining why they are failing to remedy the problems they were designed to solve.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    CRC Press

  • Planning And Conducting Applied Agricultural Research

    1st Edition

    By Chris O Andrew, Peter E Hildebrand

    This study focuses on applied research as a service to a client with a problem that research can help solve. Because applied research has a definite purpose, there is usually a time constraint, a deadline by which the work must be completed, as well as a limit on the resources the client has…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    CRC Press

  • Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar

    This book highlights the latest advances in the science and practice of using ecosystem services to inform decisions for economic development in the context of the developing countries. The development of the ecosystem services paradigm has enhanced our understanding of natural capital as an…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • An Economic History of Famine Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Dijkman, Bas van Leeuwen

    Food crises have always tested societies. This volume discusses societal resilience to food crises, examining the responses and strategies at the societal level that effectively helped individuals and groups to cope with drops in food supply, in various parts of the world over the past two…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Indian Agriculture after the Green Revolution

    Changes and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Binoy Goswami, Madhurjya Prasad Bezbaruah, Raju Mandal

    From a country plagued with chronic food shortage, the Green Revolution turned India into a food-grain self-sufficient nation within the decade of 1968-1978. By contrast, the decade of 1995-2005 witnessed a spate in suicides among farmers in many parts of the country. These tragic incidents were…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sugarcane

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Henry, Chittaranjan Kole

    The fast-growing sugarcane plant is a major source of sugar (sucrose) in tropical and sub-tropical regions. The high productivity of the plant also makes it a key target for use as an energy crop. The fiber of the plant is used to generate electricity and produce ethanol as a fuel. Sugarcane is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Physiology of the Pea Crop

    1st Edition

    By Nathalie Munier-Jolain, Veronique Biarnes, Isabelle Chaillet

    Rich in bibliographic references, this book presents the current status of knowledge on the physiology of the pea crop. It draws on contributions from plant physiologists and researchers in various other disciplines who have been working together for many years on the production of plants rich in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Energy and Environment

    An Earth System Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Muhammad Nawaz

    Here is a comprehensive introductory discussion of Earth, energy, and the environment in an integrated manner that will lead to an appreciation of our complex planet. The book looks at Earth from the perspective of a livable planet and elaborates on the surface and subsurface processes and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biocontrol of Plant Diseases by Bacillus subtilis

    Basic and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Makoto Shoda

    Plant diseases are a serious threat to food production. This unique volume provides the fundamental knowledge and practical use of B.subtilis as a promising biocontrol agent. In order to replace chemical pesticides, one possibility is microbial pesticides using safe microbes. Bacillus subtilis is…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press
    New Directions in Organic & Biological Chemistry

  • The Ocean Engineering Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ferial El-Hawary

    Compiled with the help of an internationally acclaimed panel of experts, the Ocean Engineering Handbook is the most complete reference available for professionals. It offers you comprehensive coverage of important areas of the theory and practice of oceanic/coastal engineering and technology. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

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