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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
Civilization from its origins has depended on the food, fibre, and other commodities produced by farmers. In this unique exploration of the world history of agriculture, Mark B. Tauger looks at farmers, farming, and their relationships to non-farmers from the classical societies of the Mediterranean and China through to the twenty-first century.?... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Throughout history, human societies have struggled to ensure that all people have access to sufficient food to lead active and healthy lives. Despite great global effort, events of the early 21st century clearly demonstrate that food remains a pressing challenge which has significant implications for security. In this book, Bryan McDonald explores... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.00
Food and food markets still enjoy a pivotal role in the world economy and the international food industry is moving towards greater consolidation and globalization, with increased vertical integration and changes to market structure. Companies grow bigger in order to obtain economies of scale and issues and such as food security, quality, obesity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 143.00
Agri-food bio-technology policy and regulation is transitioning from an early period focused on genetic engineering technologies to ?next-generation? rules and regulatory processes linked to challenges originating in a wide variety of new technological processes and applications. Can lessons learned from past and current regulatory oversights of agricultural... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 103.95
Die 11. Auflage "EAU 2012" berücksichtigt die kurz vor der bauaufsichtlichen Einführung stehende neue Normengeneration, bestehend aus Eurocode 7, zugehörigen nationalen Anwendungsdokumenten und ergänzenden nationalen Regelungen (DIN 1054:2010). In Einzelfällen werden Teilsicherheitsbeiwerte aufgrund von Praxiserfahrungen abweichend... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.25
This textbook integrates financial economics and management in the area of agricultural finance. The presentation of financial economics discusses how the credit needs of farmer/borrowers are met by depositors through commercial banks. The financial management content presents methods used to make farm financial decisions including farm accounting,... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 89.95
Explains general Precision Agriculture theory, identifies and describes essential tools and techniques, and includes practical examples from the grains industry. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Bridges the gap between global farmers and fishermen and American consumers America now imports twice as much food as it did a decade ago. What does this increased reliance on imported food mean for the people around the globe who produce our food? Kelsey Timmerman set out on a global quest to meet the farmers and fisherman who grow and catch our... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 51.50
Ein einzigartiger Bildband reich an Beispielen der maßgeblichen Bodentypen. Im Fokus: die Waldgebiete Österreichs, Deutschlands und der Schweiz. Zu jedem Bodenprofil sind umfassende Daten zu über 40 Bodenmerkmalen angeführt, die anschaulich aufbereitet und interpretiert sind. Zusammen mit Kommentaren zum Baumwachstum und zur Waldbewirtschaftung... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Between 1940 and 1974, the number of African American farmers fell from 681,790 to just 45,594--a drop of 93 percent. In his hard-hitting book, historian Pete Daniel analyzes this decline and chronicles black farmers' fierce struggles to remain on the land in the face of discrimination by bureaucrats in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He exposes... more...