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- Oxford Book Co. 2010; US$ 50.00
Livestock economics, or the application of economic methods to optimising the decisions made by livestock producers, grew to prominence around the turn of the 20th century. It focused on maximising the yield of livestocks while maintaining a good ecosystem. Throughout the last century, the discipline expanded and the current scope of the discipline... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2010; US$ 95.00
The present book elaborates the scientific crop management of horticultural crops starting from selection of soil and activities related to production and handling of fresh produces in the field. It aims to create capacity that would enable quality production, safe handling of produce to process, package and transport to remunerative markets so as... more...
- CABI 2010; US$ 145.00
Biological controls that utilize natural predation, parasitism or other natural mechanisms, is an environmentally friendly alternative to chemical pesticides. Chemical pesticide methods are becoming less readily available due to increasing resistance problems and the prohibition of some substances. This book addresses the challenges of insufficient... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 280.95
Barley is one of the world's most important crops with uses ranging from food and feed production, malting and brewing to its use as a model organism in molecular research. The demand and uses of barley continue to grow and there is a need for an up-to-date comprehensive reference that looks at all aspects of the barley crop from taxonomy and morphology... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 50.00
This is the seventeenth edition of the Agricultural Outlook and the seventh co-edition prepared jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This report provides world market trends for biofuels, cereals, oilseeds, sugar, meats, dairy products and, for the first time, the fisheries sector over the 2011-20 period.... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 59.99
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
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...
- Wakefield Press 2007; US$ 29.95
This book is a scientific analysis of the soil and climatic factors affecting wine grape production, and thus, ultimately, wine itself. It provides a reasoned basis for the term 'terroir', and critically examines the science of climate change and how it could affect viticulture and winemaking. 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...