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  • Australian Wheat Varietiesby RW Fitzsimmons; RH Martin; CW Wrigley

    CSIRO Publishing 1983; US$ 29.95

    A practical description of wheat grain, heads and plants at several growth stages. more...

  • Fungicide Resistance in Crop Protectionby Tarlochan S. Thind

    CABI 2011; US$ 160.00

    Pathogen resistance to fungicides has become a challenging problem in the managing of crop diseases and has threatened the performance of some highly potent commercial fungicides. Worldwide, resistance to more than one hundred different active ingredients has been reported. This book compiles information on fungicide resistance over the past three... more...

  • Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Speciesby J.F. Hancock

    CABI 2012; US$ 160.00

    The genetic variability that developed in plants during their evolution is the basis of their domestication and breeding into the crops grown today for food, fuel and other industrial uses. This third edition of "Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Species" brings the subject up-to-date, with more emphasis on crop origins. Beginning with... more...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby D.P. Abrol; U. Shankar

    CABI 2012; US$ 240.00

    Providing a critical evaluation of the management strategies involved in ecologically-based pest management, this book presents a balanced overview of environmentally safe and ecologically sound approaches. Topics covered include biological control with fungi and viruses, conservation of natural predators, use of botanicals and how effective pest management... more...

  • Crop Improvement Under Adverse Conditionsby Narendra Tuteja; Sarvajeet Singh Gill

    Springer 2012; US$ 209.00

    Plant development and productivity are negatively regulated by various environmental stresses. Abiotic stress factors such as heat, cold, drought, and salinity represent key elements limiting agricultural productivity worldwide. Thus, developing crop plants with the ability to tolerate abiotic stresses is a critical need which demands modern novel... more...

  • Recent advances in crop protectionby P.Parvatha Reddy

    Springer 2012; US$ 209.00

    In the recent years, the need to increase food production to meet the demands of rapidly increasing population from a limited land resource necessitated the use of intensive farming systems, with the inputs like narrow genetic base, high dose of fertilizers, pesticides, irrigation, monocropping, etc. which led to the development of diseases and pest.... more...

  • Pest Control for the Smallholderby David Bezzant

    Crowood 2013; US$ 17.49

    Among the many challenges facing the contemporary smallholder who keeps livestock and grows his own food, is how to deal with the various pests that are capable of decimating crops, degrading pasture, stealing produce, contaminating animal feed and killing valuable livestock. This book provides the smallholder with the knowledge and the information... more...

  • The Avocadoby B. Schaffer; A. W. Whiley; B. N. Wolstenholme; Richard E. Litz

    CABI 2013; US$ 220.00

    Although avocado has been cultivated and consumed for more than 9000 years near its centre of origin in Latin America, world production and trade has increased dramatically over the past few decades. The avocado is now a widely traded fruit between warmer and colder countries as a result of the global community becoming increasingly aware of the versatility... more...

  • Biofuel Cropsby B.P. Singh

    CABI 2013; US$ 240.00

    This book offers comprehensive coverage of biofuel crop production, with a focus on individual crops and longer term sustainability. The transition from fossil to renewable fuels has put crops with biofuel production potential in the spotlight. It offers an introduction to biofuels and the challenges faced. It has unique focus on the cultivation of... more...

  • Potential Invasive Pests of Agricultural Cropsby J.E. Pena

    CABI 2013; US$ 220.00

    Invasive arthropods cause significant damage in agricultural crops and natural environments across the globe. Potentially threatened regions need to be prepared to prevent new pests from becoming established. Therefore, information on pest identity, host range, geographical distribution, biology, tools for detection and identification are all essential... more...