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  • Livestock Development In Kenya's Maasailand

    Pastoralists' Transition To A Market Economy, 1st Edition

    By Phylo Evangelou

    Focusing on livestock development in the Maasai society of southern Kenya, this book examines factors hindering the transition of pastoralists from a principally subsistence way of life to greater involvement in market economies and discusses possibilities for facilitating positive change.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Arizona

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm L. Comeaux

    This systematic study of the geography of Arizona emphasizes the relationship between the human population and the environment – the patterns of human activities and their effects on the landscape.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Insect Behavior

    A Sourcebook Of Laboratory And Field Exercises, 1st Edition

    By Janice R. Matthews

    This sourcebook is a comprehensive, concept-oriented collection of 34 laboratory and field behavioral exercises using insects. The exercises fill a void that exists for college and university teachers and students, high school teachers and naturalists.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Animals, Feed, Food And People

    An Analysis Of The Role Of Animals In Food Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by R. L. Baldwin

    This book examines the efficiency and economics of animal production, feed resource availability, interactions between plant and animal agricultures, international trade, resource allocation, roles of animals in developing countries, and the nutritional values and limitations of animal products.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Farmer Participation And Irrigation Organization

    1st Edition

    By Bradley W. Parlin

    This book elaborates a perspective that can be used to democratize, decentralize, and privatize irrigation organizations. It uses case examples to illustrate the interrelationships between project performance, irrigation organization, and farmer participation.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Multiple Cropping And Tropical Farming Systems

    1st Edition

    By Willem C. Beets

    This book covers the uses of tropical farming systems in tropics of mixed, strip, relay, sequential and multistorey cropping. It discusses the aspects of the tropical farming systems including their history and agronomy and the plant inter-relationship within them.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Hair Sheep Of Western Africa And The Americas

    A Genetic Resource For The Tropics, 1st Edition

    By H. A. Fitzhugh

    This book provides a general description of hair sheep and production systems in Western Africa and the Americas, summarizes performance statistics, and makes suggestions for improved breeding, management, and research.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Management In Tropical Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Robert Goodland

    This book summarizes the major environmental hazards confronted in tropical agriculture and presents specific management options that could be used to reduce or avoid them. It addresses the problem of the high cost of agricultural development in tropical regions.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Beyond The Large Farm

    Ethics And Research Goals For Agriculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul B. Thompson

    This book examines the rationale for emphasizing productivity as the dominant goal of agricultural research and challenges in the form of alternative goals that scientists might seek in performing agricultural research. It presents bibliographic essays that review the criticisms of research.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Maize In The Third World

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Dowswell

    This book examines the biological and economic issues relevant to improving the productivity of maize in Third World countries. It also examines the place of maize in the world economy, the roles of public and private research organizations, and problems of policy.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Expert Systems In Developing Countries

    Practice And Promise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles K. Mann

    This book focuses on the pioneering applications of an expert system in development relate to agriculture in many of the developing countries, introducing the reader to some of the key concepts underlying most expert systems.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • Harvest Of Confusion

    Migrant Workers In U.s. Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Philip L Martin

    This book is intended as the first building block to assist in the development of realistic solutions for migrant farmworker issues in the U.S. It analyzes the vast and diverse data and literature which generate the confusion over the number and distribution of farmworkers who work in agriculture.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

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