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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
Managing water resources is one of the most pressing challenges of our times - fundamental to how we feed 2 billion more people in coming decades, eliminate poverty, and reverse ecosystem degradation. This Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, involving more than 700 leading specialists, evaluates current thinking on water and... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 1996; US$ 13.13
Forest gardening is a way of working with Nature which is not only productive and requires minimal maintenance, but creates great environmental benefits. As Herbert Girardet says in his Foreword,"Robert Hart was a rare person . . . For decades he waged a lonely battle for life, patiently writing books and articles and quietly planting trees on his... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 149.00
Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. It is a discipline that addresses current issues: climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Adequate food supplies and a reasonable quality of life require energy - both in commercial and non-commercial forms. This handbook is intended as a reference for individuals who want a comprehensive overview of energy for agriculture, many of whom are located in remote areas with limited library resources. The purpose is to put energy for agriculture... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 159.00
The book is a comprehensive manual of practice for execution of afforestation and tree planting programmes in arid and semi-arid tropics. It includes a compact running account of the technology of afforestation and the relevant principles and practices in management of afforestation projects. It provides a wide range of structured information and a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made production more susceptible to environmental stresses and shocks.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 185.00
The concluding three-volume set in ABC-CLIO’s landmark Industrial Revolution in America series offers vivid reminders of how this economic renaissance changed virtually every facet of American life.||Communications takes readers from the telegraph to the telephone and beyond, showing how improvements in communication (aided by better transportation)... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00
This book describes the valuable contribution that urban agriculture is making to food security and urban sanitation in the cities of West and Central. It also presents a strategy for launching a multistakeholder network on urban agriculture, and does so with input and support from producers; NGOs; national, regional, and international research institutions;... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Presents an economic analysis of agricultural biotechnology regulation. Featuring contributors, most of whom are agricultural economists working either in universities or NGOs, this book addresses issues such as commercial pesticides, the costs of approving new products, benefits, consumer acceptance, regulation and its impacts, and others. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 89.95
Sustainable agriculture is a key concept for scientists, researchers, and agricultural engineers alike. This book focuses on the FAM- project (FAM Munich Research Network on Agroecosystems) of the 1990s as a means to assessing, forecasting, and evaluating changes in the agroecosystems that are necessary for agricultural sustainability. The management... more...