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- CRC Press 2014; US$ 75.95
Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Agrometeorology: Perspectives and Applications Definition A Holistic Science Scope Practical Utility Chronology of Developments Future Needs Chapter 2. Solar Radiation and Its Role in Plant Growth The Sun: The Source of Energy Nature and Laws of Radiation Earth?s Annual Global... more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 159.95
AGRONOMIC CROPS Production of Major Grain, Food, Oil, Fiber, and Sugar Crops Grain Crops Nut, Bean, and Oil Crops Cotton (Gossypium spp.) Fiber Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L. spp.) SOIL CLASSIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Major Soil Classification Systems SOILS AND THEIR PROPERTIES Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Soils SOIL... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 199.00
The first to focus exclusively on the anthocyanins, for which there has been a burgeoning literature in recent years Covers all aspects of the biosynthesis and function of anthocyanins in plants, involving disciplines ranging from chemistry to biotechnology to medicine. Thus, the scope of our book in relation to anthocyanins is far greater than... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2010; US$ 50.00
This book provides a unique contribution and will interest students, teachers and researchers in the disciplines of Climatology, Agroclimatology, Agrometeorology, Ecology, Agriculture, Environmental studies, geography and other related subjects. This book will inculcate a sound applied knowledge on the interactions of biological organisms with their... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 329.00
This compendium first reviews regional operational applications of agrometeorology in the form of case studies of agrometeorological services and information. These services prepare farmers of different income levels for extreme weather and climate events and for the use of weather and climate 'windows of opportunity' under conditions of a... more...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
Low agricultural productivity in developing countries is a common feature. One of the reason is non-adoption of improved and recommended technologies. Crop production technologies are there but their adoption is low. Increase in the productivity has always remained a concern of scientists. Many technologies have developed by the researchers to improve... more...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
Domestication of plants is done in order to increase yield, improve diseases resistance and drought tolerance, ease harvest and to improve the taste and nutritional value and many other characteristics. Centuries of careful selection and breeding have had enormous effects on the characteristics of crop plants. Plant breeders use greenhouses and other... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 169.95
"This book, comprised of contributions by leading scientists and professors, explores the state of current agriculture production and the potential ways that climate change will affect yield. The authors link climate change to socioeconomics by considering the effect of decreased crop production on hunger. They take a global perspective and this book... more...
- CABI 2014; US$ 160.00
The focus of this book is future global climate change and its implications for agricultural systems which are the main sources of agricultural goods and services provided to society. These systems are either based on crop or livestock production, or on combinations of the two, with characteristics that differ between regions and between levels of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 120.00
Managing climate variability and change remains a key development and food security issue in Bangladesh. Despite significant investments, floods, droughts, and cyclones during the last two decades continue to cause extensive economic damage and impair livelihoods. Climate change will pose additional risks to ongoing efforts to reduce poverty. This... more...