Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Products

  • 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
    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 
    Routledge
    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

  • Emerging Technology And Management For Ruminants

    1st Edition

    By Frank H Baker

    Emerging Technology and Management for Ruminants focuses on pasture, range, and forages; on advanced technologies of reproduction and genetics; and on production and management of small ruminants.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Financing The Agricultural Sector

    Future Challenges And Policy Alternatives, 1st Edition

    By Dean W. Hughes

    This book provides the reader with a perspective on past trends and the current financial situation in agriculture. It points out the controversies in farm credit and tax policies, and describes a framework that can be used in analyzing the costs and benefits of different policy prescriptions.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Financial Policies And Management Of Agricultural Development Banks

    1st Edition

    By Carlos Pomareda

    This book develops a multiperiod linear programming portfolio model and applies it to the case of the Agricultural Development Banks (ADBs) of Panama. It analyzes the institutional design of ADBs and their financial policies, the management of the loan portfolio, and the problem of loan recovery.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Calf Husbandry, Health And Welfare

    1st Edition

    By John Webster

    This book deals with the basic principles of husbandry, feeding, housing, health, behaviour, economics and welfare. It explains relevant aspects of calf function and evaluates conventional and novel husbandry systems in terms of their effects on animal performance, health and welfare.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Dairy Science Handbook

    Vol. 15, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank H. Baker

    This handbook represents advanced technology in a problem-oriented form readily accessible to livestock producers, operators of family farms, managers of agribusinesses, and students of animal agriculture. It includes papers on farm and ranch business management and economics, and animal management.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Modeling Farm Decisions For Policy Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth H Baum

    This book focuses on the potential of economic and behavioral models at the micro level to depict the complex nature of growth and adjustment decisions by farm firms in response to various policy and regulatory environments.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Future Dimensions Of World Food And Population

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard G. Woods

    This book presents a collection of papers on facts and ideas dealing with special aspects of the world food and population problem. It offers the collection of papers in the spirit of optimism about the future and the U.S. role in international development.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • New Agricultural Crops

    1st Edition

    By Gary A Ritchie

    This book introduces a variety of new crop species that are energy- and water-efficient, well adapted to marginal lands and suited to intensive culture. It focuses on a technological strategy which holds immense promise for world agriculture and the ultimate benefit of man in near and long term.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

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