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  • Ecological Networks in an Agricultural Worldby Guy Woodward; David Bohan

    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...

  • Communication for Rural Innovationby Cees Leeuwis; Anne Van den Ban

    Wiley 2013; US$ 92.95

    This important book is the re-titled third edition of the extremely well received and widely used Agricultural Extension (van den Ban & Hawkins, 1988, 1996). Building on the previous editions, Communication for Rural Innovation maintains and adapts the insights and conceptual models of value today, while reflecting many new ideas, angles and... more...

  • Science Agriculture and Researchby Susannah Bolton; Eddie Arthur; William Buhler; Stephen Morse; Judy Mann

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    Research is never free of pressures and constraints and to understand its results properly these have to be assessed and analyzed. In agriculture, research into biotechnology and GMOs, as well as pesticides and herbicides, is big business - agribusiness. This book looks at the crucial roles of funding and the political context on the research agenda... more...

  • Contested Agronomyby James Sumberg; John Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95

    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...

  • Improving Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systemsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 168.00

    This conference proceedings from the OECD Conference on Agricultural Knowledge Systems (AKS), held in Paris, on 15-17 June 2011, discusses a large range of experiences and approaches to AKS  explores how to foster development and adoption of innovation to meet global food security and climate change challenges. The conference considered developments... more...

  • Fields of Learningby Laura Sayre; Sean Clark; Frederick L. Kirschenmann

    The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 40.00

    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...

  • Challenges for Agricultural Researchby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 123.00

    As the world has changed during the past 50 years, so has agriculture. And so has agricultural research, which continues to confront new challenges, from food security to ecological concerns to land use issues. Indeed, as Guy Paillotin, the former president of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) has noted, agricultural research... more...

  • Advances in Agronomyby Donald L Sparks

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 188.00

    Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial. * Maintains the highest impact factor among serial publications in agriculture * Presents... more...

  • Trees & Forests, A Colour Guideby Bryan G. Bowes

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95

    Trees are one of the dominant features of our existence on earth and play a fundamental role in the environment. This book gives the reader an overview and understanding of trees. Subject areas covered include ecology and conservation, tree anatomy and evolution, pathology, silviculture, propagation, and surgery. The different chapters cover trees... more...