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  • Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by B. D. Kaushik, Deepak Kumar, Md. Shamim

    This new volume, Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture, presents strategies for the management of soil and crop diseases. Microbes have attracted worldwide attention due to their role in disease management and remediation of polluted soils. Taking a sustainable approach, this…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Spirit of the Soil

    Agriculture and Environmental Ethics, 2nd Edition

    By Paul B. Thompson

    In this second edition of The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics, Paul B. Thompson reviews four worldviews that shape competing visions for agriculture. Productionists have sought increasing yields—to make two seeds grow where only one grew before—while traditional visions of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26
    Routledge

  • Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology

    3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Agroecology is defined as the application of ecological concepts and principles to the design and management of sustainable food systems. Hence, learning can best be achieved through an experiential approach to the topic. Designed to accompany Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Geotherapy

    Innovative Methods of Soil Fertility Restoration, Carbon Sequestration, and Reversing CO2 Increase, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas J. Goreau, Ronal W. Larson, Joanna Campe

    A Practical, Get-Your-Hands-in-the-Soil Manual Global climate change, increasing pollution, and continued rapid population growth is wreaking havoc on the planet. Stabilizing the environment at safe levels requires a large-scale restoration of damaged ecosystems. Geotherapy: Innovative Methods of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Package Price Agroecology

    The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Stephen Gliessman's complementary volumes, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition and Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology, Third Edition are now available together for one low price. Completely revised, updated, and reworked, the third edition of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    CRC Press

  • Agroecology

    The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Key features: Details concepts and includes examples of their application in real-world situations Provides an essential ecological foundation for food system sustainability Introduces five levels that can be used to promote the transition to sustainable food systems Poses challenging questions as…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment.…

    Hardback – 2014-11-20
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Agro-Ecological Intensification of Agricultural Systems in the African Highlands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Vanlauwe, Piet van Asten, Guy Blomme

    There is an urgent need to increase agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa in a sustainable and economically-viable manner. Transforming risk-averse smallholders into business-oriented producers that invest in producing surplus food for sale provides a formidable challenge, both from a…

    Hardback – 2013-12-23
    Routledge

  • Rainwater Harvesting for Agriculture in the Dry Areas

    1st Edition

    By Theib Y. Oweis, Dieter Prinz, Ahmed Y. Hachum

    Dry areas suffer not only from limited rainfall but also ‘natural leakage’—90% of rainwater is lost directly or indirectly, and is unavailable for agriculture or domestic use. Water harvesting is a low-cost, easy-to-use, environmentally-friendly way to recover a large part of this lost water. How…

    Hardback – 2012-05-21
    CRC Press

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