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- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 195.00
The preservation of biodiversity is a high priority among biologists, ecologists and environmentalists. The impact that human activities have on biodiversity is clear; however, few studies have focused on the importance of biodiversity to natural and agricultural ecosystems. In fact, many natural species are essential to sustainable agricultural programs.... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2012; US$ 104.00
Modern agriculture must seek to feed the world's growing population with little or no cost to the Environment. Modern agriculture is capable of producing greater yields than ever before, but intensification of agriculture does come at a price. This comprehensive volume examines the environmental impact made by agriculture in the 21st Century, looking... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
The book presents topics in discrete biomathematics. Mathematics has been widely used in modeling biological phenomena. However, the molecular and discrete nature of basic life processes suggests that their logic follow principles that are intrinsically based on discrete and informational mechanisms. The ultimate reason of polymers, as key element... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 65.00
This account deals with problems and approaches to invertebrate conservation in highly managed agricultural ecosystems, and how to promote biodiversity without compromising agricultural production. It draws attention to the significant functional importance of invertebrates in agriculture and in ecosystem functions, and the importance of conserving... more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 149.95
Tropical areas present ecological, cultural and political problems that demand analysis that is distinct from general ecological analysis. At a time when the sustainability of natural resource use in the tropics has become a big issue, this guide provides a scientific foundation for progress. more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 120.00
Discusses the features and methodological difficulties of NRM impact assessment. This book examines the strengths and weaknesses of various impact assessment approaches, including econometric, bio-economic, and more direct methods. It also assesses and identifies data requirements for developing impact indicators. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 129.99
Explores key interactions between changes in agriculture, patterns of land use and efforts to reduce greenhouse emissions from agriculture. This volume is based on inter-disciplinary science and policy interactions, exploring the way land use may aid in addressing or be affected by the onset of climate change and alterations in food demand. more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 102.00
Agricultural crops are prominent features of an increasing number of variously perturbed ecosystems and the landscapes occupied by these ecosystems. Yet the ecology of agricultural-dominated landscapes is only now receiving the scientific attention it has long deserved. This attention has been stimulated by the realization that all agriculture must... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 34.95
Landscapes are frequently seen as fragments of natural habitat surrounded by a 'sea' of agriculture. But recent ecological theory shows that the nature of these fragments is not nearly as important for conservation as is the nature of the matrix of agriculture that surrounds them. Local extinctions from conservation fragments are inevitable and must... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 112.00
These conference proceedings present a series of evaluations of agri-environmental policies in OECD countries. They examine how effective the policies have been in achieving objectives and what policy makers have learned about the design and implementation of their policies. . These proceedings show that different methods of policy evaluation... more...