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  • Environmental Impacts of Modern Agricultureby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; Joe Morris

    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...

  • Biotic Diversity in Agroecosystemsby D. Pimentel; Maurizio G. Paoletti

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The preservation of biodiversity is a high priority among biologists, ecologists and environmentalists. The impact that human activities have on biodiversity is clear; however, few studies have focused on the importance of biodiversity to natural and agricultural ecosystems. In fact, many natural species are essential to sustainable agricultural programs.... more...

  • Providing Agri-environmental Public Goods through Collective Actionby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Managing Water and Agroecosystems for Food Securityby E. Boelee

    CABI 2013; US$ 145.00

    Water protection, food production and ecosystem health are worldwide issues. Changes in the global water cycle are affecting human well-being in many places, while widespread land and ecosystem degradation, driven by poor agricultural practices, is seriously limiting food production. Understanding the links between ecosystems, water, and food production... more...

  • Agroecologyby Stephen R. Gliessman

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 85.95

    Providing the theoretical and conceptual framework for this continually evolving field, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Second Edition explores environmental factors and complexities affecting agricultural crops and animals. Completely revised, updated, and reworked, the second edition contains new data, new readings, new issues... more...

  • Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology, Second Editionby Stephen R. Gliessman

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 49.95

    Agroecology is defined as the application of ecological concepts and principles to the design and management of sustainable food systems. Offering step-by-step guidance for structured investigation, Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology, Second Edition reviews ecological concepts and principles in an agricultural setting and provides in-depth,... more...

  • Ecological Consequences of Increasing Crop Productivityby Anatoly I. Opalko; Larissa I. Weisfeld; Sarra A. Bekuzarova; Nina A. Bome; Gennady E. Zaikov

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 109.95

    With contributions from leading scientists in agricultural biology and young researchers, this book examines the ecological consequences that sometimes arise with various methods of increasing crop productivity. It also presents agroecological approaches to crop improvement and productivity from several perspectives, examines alternative energy sources,... more...

  • Agriculture and the Environmentby Terry L. Anderson; Bruce Yandle

    Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 17.99

    The authors focus on the major environmental constraints that limit U.S. food production without necessarily improving environmental quality. Each chapter documents a specific issue, discusses the regulatory response, and offers ideas for reform. more...

  • Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainabilityby Noureddine Benkeblia

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment. Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability explores... more...

  • Agroecologyby Stephen R. Gliessman

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 79.95

    Agroecology is a science, a productive practice, and part of a social movement that is at the forefront of transforming food systems to sustainability. Building upon the ecological foundation of the agroecosystem, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the essential foundation for understanding sustainability... more...