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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00
China?s leaders face the daunting challenge of feeding the world?s largest population with limited resources. China?s per capita endowment of arable land is low and water scarcity is of particular concern. Not only is China?s endowment of water resources extremely low, but it is also badly distributed, with the North China Plain having one of the lowest... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2007; US$ 20.00
En las últimas dos décadas el enfoque agroecológico se ha ido difundiendo en América Latina, captando progresivamente la atención de varios sectores, desde los ámbitos más académicos pasando por varias instituciones públicas y privadas, y las propias organizaciones y movimientos sociales. Este libro es fruto... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 279.00
"Issues In Agroecology - Present Status and Future Prospectus" not only reviews aspects of ecology, but the ecology of sustainable food production systems, and related societal and cultural values. To provide effective communication regarding status and advances in this field, this series connects with many disciplines such as sociology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 110.00
Agricultural systems are no longer evaluated solely on the basis of the food they provide, but also on their capacity to limit impacts on the environment, such as soil conservation, water quality and biodiversity conservation, as well as their contribution to mitigating and adapting to climate change. In order to cope with these multiple service functions,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 89.99
Roughly a billion people around the world continue to live in state of chronic hunger and food insecurity. Unfortunately, efforts to improve their livelihoods must now unfold in the context of a rapidly changing climate, in which warming temperatures and changing rainfall regimes could threaten the basic productivity of the agricultural systems on... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 96.00
Governments are increasingly aware of the importance of monitoring and evaluating their policies − including agri-environmental policies − and are devoting efforts to strengthening their monitoring and evaluation systems and capacities. They aim to improve their performance by establishing evidence-based policy-making, evidence-based management... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 89.95
This book represents an interdisciplinary approach to the relevant aspects of agricultural production related to the interactions between natural processes, human activities and the environment. It provides condensed and comprehensive knowledge on the functions of various agroecosystems at the field, landscape and global scale. Understanding and integrating... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2012; US$ 104.00
Modern agriculture must seek to feed the world's growing population with little or no cost to the Environment. Modern agriculture is capable of producing greater yields than ever before, but intensification of agriculture does come at a price. This comprehensive volume examines the environmental impact made by agriculture in the 21st Century, looking... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
The book presents topics in discrete biomathematics. Mathematics has been widely used in modeling biological phenomena. However, the molecular and discrete nature of basic life processes suggests that their logic follow principles that are intrinsically based on discrete and informational mechanisms. The ultimate reason of polymers, as key element... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 126.00
This study analyses the promotion of collective action for agri-environmental public goods and addresses externalities by reviewing the experience of various OECD member countries. Twenty-five cases from. 13 countries (Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden and the United... more...