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  • Agricultural Physicsby C. W. Rose; W. Ashhurst; H. T. Flint

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Agricultural Physics discusses agricultural problems, some aspects of the environment, and water relations of plants from a physical point of view. This book provides particular attention to clarifying fundamental concepts and processes, such as the concept of the total potential of water and its components, which is of basic importance in understanding... more...

  • Fungicides in Crop Protectionby R. Oliver; H. G. Hewitt

    CABI 2014; US$ 75.00

    Plant pathogenic fungi cause devastating damage to crop production worldwide. The growing global population necessitates reduced crop losses to improve food security, and the control of fungal plant pathogens is vital to help maintain food production. Providing a concise and balanced review of fungicides used in crop protection, this book describes... more...

  • The Potatoby R. Navarre; M. Pavek

    CABI 2014; US$ 180.00

    Potatoes are a staple crop around the world. Covering all aspects of botany, production and uses, this book presents a comprehensive discussion of the most important topics for potato researchers and professionals. It assesses the latest research on plant growth such as tuber development, water use and seed production, covers all aspects of pest management... more...

  • Exotic Fruits and Nuts of the New Worldby O. Duarte; R. E. Paull

    CABI 2015; US$ 180.00

    A major reference work on exotic and underutilised fruits and nuts of the New World. While many of these are well known in the local markets and in Spanish-language literature, they have rarely been brought to the attention of the wider English-speaking audience, and as such this book will offer an entirely new resource to those interested in exotic... more...

  • Growing Foodby Tony Winch

    Springer 2006; US$ 119.00

    Answers questions about how food is produced from plants, and aims to demystify the subject of growing food. This book focuses on the technical aspects of food crops; animal husbandry, agrochemicals and genetic engineering are only briefly mentioned. It is intended for individuals and organisations that are involved with the production of food. more...

  • An Introduction to Plant Breedingby Jack Brown; Peter Caligari

    Wiley 2011; US$ 108.95

    Plants have been successfully selectively bred for thousands of years, culminating in incredible yields, quality, resistance and so on that we see in our modern day crops and ornamental plants. In recent years the techniques used have been rapidly advanced and refined to include molecular, cell and genetic techniques. An Introduction to Plant Breeding... more...

  • Biofuel Cropping Systemsby Hans Langeveld; John Dixon; Herman van Keulen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    Choosing appropriate practices and policies for biofuel production requires an understanding of how soils, climate, farm types, infrastructure, markets and social organisation affect the establishment and performance of these crops. The book highlights land use dynamics, cultivation practices related to conversion and wider impacts. It explores how... more...

  • Biological Control of Crop Diseasesby Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 283.00

    With contributions from more than 30 internationally renowned experts, this book combines coverage of theory with coverage of global practices. Highlighting the day-to-day challenges of organic crop management for cost-effective real-world application, the book explores the biological control of diseases in 12 major crops. It focuses on the use of... more...

  • Molecular Host Plant Resistance to Pestsby S. Sadasivam; B. Thayumanayan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 304.00

    Molecular Host Plant Resistance to Pests examines environmentally safe and integrated techniques for effective pest management. Offering more than 1500 references for further exploration of the topic, this reference details the bioactivity, biosynthetic pathways, mechanisms of action, and genetic regulation for improved methods of crop protection... more...

  • The Biology of Apples and Pearsby John E. Jackson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 96.00

    A comprehensive, up-to-date reference book on the biology of apples and pears. more...