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- Springer 2008; US$ 129.00
Presents a review of advances in the mathematical modeling of agricultural systems. This book covers a broad spectrum of problems and applications based on internet and communications technology, as well as methodological approaches based on the integration of different simulation and data management tools. more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 169.99
Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for our children. This discipline addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. Novel solutions are... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 132.00
The output from world aquaculture, a multi-billion dollar global industry, continues to rise at a very rapid rate and it is now acknowledged that it will take over from fisheries to become the main source of animal and plant products from aquatic environments in the future. Since the first edition of this excellent and successful book was published,... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2011; US$ 24.95
Imagine a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees. Or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. With The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals, even urban and suburban residents can successfully raise chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep,... more...
Conservation Tillage Systems and Water Productivity; Implications for Smallholder Farmers in Semi-Arid EthiopiaCRC Press 2007; US$ 59.95
Describes the problems faced by smallholder farmers in semi arid regions of Ethiopia. This work describes tillage implements that were developed as modifications of the traditional tillage implement. It shows how simple and low cost technologies can conserve soil and water leading to tremendous increase in crop yields. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 115.99
A sociological study of changing farming methods, Conservation Tillage and Cropping Innovation investigates those techniques that have gradually continued to replace the plow culture. With thorough documentation of the conservation tillage and cropping revolution, this book features chapters on: The Social Construction of Innovative Networks; Planning... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 30.00
This book provides a comprehensive evaluation of the use of velvetbean (Mucuna spp.) as a cover crop on the hillsides on northern Honduras. It sheds light on the opportunities and constraints presented by cover crops in the humid tropics and, perhaps most importantly, tells a story of successful farmer innovation. more...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
Livestock play an important role in human society. Demand for meat and milk is soaring and the world's livestock sector is growing at an unprecedented rate. The greatest constraint to livestock productivity is the shortage of feeds and forages. Some countries import cereal grains in an effort to increase livestock production meet the ever-increasing... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 239.95
The control of diseases in crops is still largely dominated by the use of fungicides, but with the increasing incidence of fungicide resistance, plus mounting concern for the environment resulting from excessive agrochemical use, the search for alternative, reliable methods of disease control is gaining momentum. The purpose of this important book... more...
- Manson Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 93.95
This illustrated handbook provides clear, concise descriptions of the symptoms and cycles of diseases and disorders, and the pests that commonly prey on potato crops, their distribution and importance, and advice on their control. more...