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  • 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...

  • INSECTICIDE MODE OF ACTIONby Joel R. Coats

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Insecticide Mode of Action presents significant research on the biological activity of insecticides. The book is organized into three sections encompassing 13 chapters that summarize three major groups of insecticides, including neurotoxic, formamidine, and developmental insecticides. The first section of the book presents studies on groups of conventional... 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...

  • Insects, Experts, and the Insecticide Crisisby John Perkins

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I ? The Insecticide Crisis.- 1 A New Technology.- The Introduction of Insecticides.- The Discovery of DDT.- Impact of the New Insecticides.- Insect Control and the Apple Industry.- Concluding Remarks.- Reference Notes.- 2 Crisis.- Hazards to Humans and Other Species.- Resistance.- The Destruction of Natural Enemies.- Cotton: The Crisis in Microcosm.-... more...

  • Introduction to Crop Husbandryby J. A. R. Lockhart; A. J. L. Wiseman

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Since 1983, when the last edition was published, there have been important new developments in crop husbandry methods as well as an increasing awareness of political and ecological pressures. These pressures have resulted in considerable changes in crop husbandry and the new edition reflects these changes by updating all chapters and by including... more...

  • Grain Handling and Storageby G. Boumans

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Here, for the first time, is a single source of ordered, coherent information about the handling and storage of grain, grain derivatives and substitutes. The author has had a lifetime's experience in this field and the book is the culmination of six years spent compiling the valuable technical information gained from his extensive know-how. The book... 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...

  • Sugarcaneby Paul H. Moore; Frederik C. Botha

    Wiley 2013; US$ 236.95

    Physiology of Sugarcane  looks at the development of a suite of well-established and developing biofuels derived from sugarcane and cane-based co-products, such as bagasse. Chapters provide broad-ranging coverage of sugarcane biology, biotechnological advances, and breakthroughs in production and processing techniques. This single volume resource... more...

  • The Cropland Crisisby Pierre Crosson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    This book examines the factors affecting the demand for agricultural land in the United States and the costs of meeting increasing demand. Originally published in 1982 more...