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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 77.99
Evidence has been mounting for some time that intensive row-crop agriculture as practiced in developed countries may not be environmentally sustainable, with concerns increasingly being raised about climate change, implications for water quantity and quality, and soil degradation. This volume synthesizes two decades of research on the sustainability... 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...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 79.95
PRAISE FOR THE SECOND EDITION: "It is clear, insightful, well-illustrated and referenced, and the 21 chapters contain many useful case studies. It deserves to be in every library, and is a pleasure to read. This is a valuable manual, and vital for all concerned with learning and teaching in agricultural courses. It deserves to be widely used."... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 139.95
Agriculture is one of the prime users of water, particularly in arid places with already-limited water resources, and its effects are diverse and far reaching. Providing a nuanced study of agricultural resource management, this informative book takes a four-pronged approach, covering research on: ? The impact of agriculture on water ? The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95
This book analyses the nature of the relationships between crops, livestock and the bio-physical environment, and the extent to which man has managed and modified the products and environment to suit his/her own particular needs. more...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 109.95
Mountain Biota of Cultivated Meadow Pasture In North Caucasus Cultivation of Legume Grasses for Seeds in Mountain Zones, S. A. Bekuzarova, I. M. Khaniyeva, and L. S. Ghishkayeva Introduced Forms of Red Clover ( Trifolium Pratense L.) for Hayfield Pasture Use, S. A. Bekuzarova and V. A. Belyayeva Restoration of Biodiversity in Mount Plant Communities... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...