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- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00
Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for our children. This discipline addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. Novel solutions are... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 89.99
This book explores the different methodologies and data used to understand climate?s effect on food security. It explains the nature of the climate threat, ways that crops and farmers might respond, and the potential role for public and private investment. more...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95
Soil Biogeochemistry: From Molecular to Ecosystem Level Using Terra Preta and Biochar as Examples, Bruno Glaser Factors and Mechanisms Regulating Soil Organic Carbon in Agricultural Systems, Yadunath Bajgai, Paul Kristiansen, Nilantha Hulugalle, and Melinda McHenry Carbon Capture and Use as an Alternative to Carbon Capture and Storage, Bruno... more...
- 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...
- CABI 2000; US$ 130.00
The objectives of this title are to review assessments made on the environmental effects of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and to judge the contribution of agricultural policy to environmental quality in the European Union. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
Interactions between agriculture, climate and patterns of land use are complex. Major changes in agriculture, and land use patterns are foreseen in the next couple of decades in response to shifts in climate, greenhouse gas management initiatives, population growth and other forces. The book explores key interactions between changes in agriculture,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 279.00
This book provides concise reviews of current important and complex issues in agroecology. It identifies inadequacies, errors and gaps in knowledge that may hinder or oppose effective progress toward improving sustainability. 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 270.00
Until the 1980s, global increases in food production exceeded the concomitant growth of human populations. However, progressively agriculture is becoming unable to meet the world-wide per capita needs for food. Unless there is major international cooperation in addressing the problems associated with population control, it is predicted that the global... more...