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- Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 5.99
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 2008; US$ 199.95
Precision farming, site infrastructure assessment, hydrologic monitoring, and environmental investigations ? these are just a few current and potential uses of near-surface geophysical methods in agriculture. Responding to the growing demand for this technology, the Handbook of Agricultural Geophysics supplies a clear, concise overview of near-surface... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95
We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment. Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability explores... 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$ 191.07
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 2012; US$ 221.86
Agroecology not only encompasses aspects of ecology, but the ecology of sustainable food production systems, and related societal and cultural values. To provide effective communication regarding status and advances in this field, connections must be established with many disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, environmental sciences, ethics,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 211.25
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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
The Changing Politics of Organic Food in North America explores the political dynamics of the remarkable transition of organic food from a fringe fad in the 1960s to a multi-billion dollar industry in the 2000s. Taking a multidisciplinary, institutionalist approach that integrates social movement theory, public policy analysis and value... 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...