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A Tradition in Transition, Water Management Reforms and Indigenous Spate Irrigation Systems in EritreaCRC Press 2007; US$ 99.95
Spate irrigation is the least understood type of irrigation. This research gives an in-depth assessment of the century old Wadi Laba indigenous spate irrigation system in Eritrea. This system relied on earthen and brushwood structures and customary water rules to support subsistence livelihoods of the poor Wadi Laba communities. The research further... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
The dramatic increases in food prices experienced over the last four years, and their effects of hunger and food insecurity, as well as human-induced climate change and its implications for agriculture, food production and food security, are key topics within the field of agronomy and agricultural research. Contested Agronomy addresses these issues... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Comparative Experiments with Field Crops is a guide on how to organize comparative experiments about field crops. The book is divided into two parts. Part I deals with how to do and interpret field experiments; the planning of field experiments and special considerations to take into mind; the marking out, sowing, counting, and scoring of field crops;... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00
Stored product insects and other pests represent a major hygiene and safety issue to many industries, from food production to building infestation, and issues for timber pallets and packaging. Beds bugs are rapidly becoming a public health issue in hotels, hostels and houses in many parts of the world. While fumigation has been one of the prevalent... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 219.00
The theme of this volume is to discuss the Ecological Networks in an Agricultural World. The volume covers important topics such Networking Agroecology, Construction and Validation of Food-webs using Logic-based Machine Learning and Text-mining and Eco-evolutionary dynamics in agricultural networks. Updates and informs the reader on the latest research... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 193.00
Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. Each volume contains an eclectic group of reviews by leading scientists throughout the world. Five volumes are published yearly which ensures that authors? contributions are disseminated to the readership in a timely... more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 65.00
This book analyzes the functions, content, methods, findings, and impacts of social and cultural research carried out by the worldwide network of 16 International Agricultural Research Centers of the CGIAR (Conservative Group on International Agricultural Research). Its two parts - ''insiders''. and ''outsiders'' - brings together the perspectives... more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 150.00
The need for agricultural research resources in the developing world cannot be underestimated, but the availability of such resources is often poor. This book explores the importance of impact assessment studies in Africa, and assembles evidence to pave the way for investment in agricultural research all over the developing world. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
? Righteous Porkchop is a searing, and utterly convincing, indictment of modern meat production. The book also brims with hope and charts a practical (and even beautiful) path out of the jungle.? ?Michael Pollan, author of Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food † ?[A] necessary book?part memoir, part exposť?its reasoned case for healthy... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 45.00
Where will the next generation of farmers come from? What will their farms look like? Fields of Learning: The Student Farm Movement in North America provides a concrete set of answers to these urgent questions, describing how, at a wide range of colleges and universities across the United States and Canada, students, faculty, and staff have joined... more...