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Agricultural conservation

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  • Advances in Irrigation Agronomyby M. K. V. Carr

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 92.00

    A synthesis of international research on the water requirements of eleven major fruit crops, highlighting opportunities for improving water productivity. more...

  • Conserving Agricultureby Ajoy Gangopadhyay

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Conservation agriculture refers to a range of soil management practices that minimise effects on composition, structure and natural biodiversity and reduce erosion and degradation. It hold tremendous potential for all sizes of farms and agro-ecological systems, but its adoption is perhaps most urgently required by smallholder farmers, especially those... more...

  • Food and Environmentby V. Popov; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 220.00

    The many advances in food production over the past century have made it possible to feed the whole of humanity. But food production and processing can have detrimental effects on the environment. Major challenges remain with industrial-scale farming. Higher productivity and larger volumes should not come at the expense of product quality or animal... more...

  • Sustainable Agroecosystem Managementby Patrick J. Bohlen; Gar House

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 109.95

    Emphasizes Centrality of the Ecosystem Perspective Sustainable management of agroecosystems in the 21 st century faces unprecedented challenges. Protecting the environment while feeding a burgeoning population that could reach nine billion by mid-century, preserving the world?s biodiversity, and sustaining agriculture in an increasingly urban... more...

  • Commercial Forest Plantations on Saline Landsby Marcia Lambert; John Turner

    CSIRO Publishing 2000; US$ 120.00

    Provides information that will allow users to recover salt-degraded land with selected plantation timbers and ultimately to make a profit. more...

  • Introduction to Wildlife Conservation in Farmingby Stephen Burchett; Sarah Burchett

    Wiley 2011; US$ 164.95

    This book provides an invaluable, comprehensive and practical introduction to conservation issues associated with current farming practice. Representing both industry and conservation as an integrated and holistic system, it explores conservation issues within every farming discipline; from arable and horticulture to grasslands, woodlands, aquatic... more...

  • What Makes a Good Farm for Wildlife?by David B Lindenmayer

    CSIRO Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95

    Brings together extensive scientific learning on what makes a good farm for biodiversity. more...

  • Conservation Agricultureby R. A. Jat; K. L. Sahrawat; A. H. Kassam

    CABI 2013; US$ 220.00

    The book covers the spread of conservation agriculture (CA) to regions including Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Australia, Europe and emerging CA destinations in Asia and Africa. Topics covered include the various components of CA, and how their individual and combined implementation influence productivity, soil health and environmental quality under diverse... more...

  • Nature's Matrixby Ivette Perfecto; John Vandermeer; Angus Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 38.95

    Landscapes are frequently seen as fragments of natural habitat surrounded by a 'sea' of agriculture. But recent ecological theory shows that the nature of these fragments is not nearly as important for conservation as is the nature of the matrix of agriculture that surrounds them. Local extinctions from conservation fragments are inevitable and must... more...

  • ENVIRONMENT & FOODby Colin Sage

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    This timely book provides a thorough introduction to the inter-relationship of food and the environment. Its primary purpose is to bring to our attention the multiplicity of linkages and interconnections between what we eat and how this impacts on the earth?s resources. Having a better idea of the consequences of our food choices might encourage us... more...