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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
Precision agriculture (PA) involves the application of technologies and agronomic principles to manage spatial and temporal variation associated with all aspects of agricultural production in order to improve crop performance and environmental quality. The focus of this book is to introduce a non-specialist audience to the the role of PA in food security,... more...
- Bitingduck Press 2000; US$ 7.50
A review from the PENN STATER , Sept./Oct. 1997: ?. . .Braund's descriptions of his agricultural mission will interest some readers, but many will be more taken with the depictions of an American tackling life in post-Soviet Poland. The conditions may be spartan, but the hospitality of his newfound Polish friends brings a warm glow to the recollections.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 289.95
Sadasivam and Thayumanavan (both of the Center for Plant Molecular Biology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural U., India) catalogue known information regarding plant-borne chemicals that seem to be associated with pest resistance. They cover chemical structures, biosynthesis, bioactivity, mechanism of action, more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 16.00
This brochure is published within the framework of the activities of the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by OECD in 1962. It comprises comments and illustrations to facilitate the common interpretation of standards in force and is therefore a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and... more...
- Haworth Press 2003; US$ 79.95
Here is a comprehensive and innovative examination of the antimycotic potential of essential plant oils and extracts against fungal infections affecting humans, animals, plants, and foodstuffs. Plant-Derived Antimycotics looks at antifungal compounds that strengthen plant-defense systems, traditional herbs that have revealed their antifungal properties,... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 349.00
The sterile insect technique (SIT) is an environment-friendly method of pest control that integrates well into area-wide integrated pest management (AW-IPM) programmes. This book takes a generic, comprehensive, and global approach in describing the principles and practice of the SIT. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 249.95
The tightening of health and environmental regulations by banning chemical pesticides has generated the need for alternative technologies to solve grain storage problems. Aeration is such an option that can be applied to stored grain and a wide range of agricultural commodities to control insects and maintain quality. The Mechanics and Physics of Modern... more...
- Centre de recherches pour le développement international 2006; US$ 30.00
Les pays en développement vont connaître dans les années à venir une explosion démographique, qui sera particulièrement sensible dans les villes. La production alimentaire devra doubler dans les trente prochaines années et, parallèlement, la production de déchets et d?effluents sera multipliée par quatre. L'agriculture urbaine, qui utilise les ressources... more...