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Crop Science

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  • The Biology of Citrusby Pinhas Spiegel-Roy; Eliezer E. Goldschmidt

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 31.00

    Concise and heavily illustrated account of citrus biology, physiology, genetics and cultivation. more...

  • Biodiversity in Trustby Dominic Fuccillo; Linda Sears; Paul Stapleton

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 71.00

    An invaluable source of reference for those concerned with conserving the biodiversity of our staple crop species. more...

  • African Smallholdersby Goran Djurfeldt; Ernest Aryeetey; Aida C. Isinika

    CABI 2010; US$ 160.00

    Based on highly topical international research in a high-priority area, this book documents the farm-level effects of the reorientation of agricultural policies with different themes for the different countries such as micro-credit, infrastructure, cash crop production and food security. It discusses staple food production in sub-Saharan Africa and... more...

  • Improving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stressby Narendra Tuteja; Sarvajeet S. Gill; Antonio F. Tiburcio; Renu Tuteja

    Wiley 2013; US$ 610.00

    Abiotic stress, such as high salinity and drought is the most common challenge for sustainable food production in large parts of the world, in particular in emerging countries. The ongoing and expected global climate change will further increase these challenges in many areas, making improved stress resistance of crops a key topic for the 21st Century.... more...

  • Great Australian Rabbit Storiesby Jenny Quealy

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 21.91

    Stories that celebrate the spirit of Australians 'Although these were the years of Depression with unemployment and near-starvation, the rabbit industry gave men like my father an independence and way of earning a living. It was fortunate, too, that Mum was a creative rabbit cook. As one farmer said, "Although the rabbits were a pest, we would'a damned... 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...

  • GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPSby Nigel G. Halford

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 92.00

    Plant molecular biology came to the fore in the early 1980s and there has been tremendous growth in the subject since then. The study of plant genes and genomes and the development of techniques for the incorporation of novel or modified genes into plants eventually led to the commercialisation of genetically modified (GM) crops in the mid-1990s. This... more...

  • Modeling Physiology of Crop Development, Growth and Yieldby Afshin Soltani; Thomas R. Sinclair

    CABI 2012; US$ 190.00

    Model studies focus experimental investigations to improve our understanding and performance of systems. Concentrating on crop modelling, this book provides an introduction to the concepts of crop development, growth, and yield, with step-by-step outlines to each topic, suggested exercises and simple equations. A valuable text for students and researchers... more...

  • Disease Resistance in Wheatby Indu Sharma

    CABI 2012; US$ 180.00

    Disease resistance is one of the major factors that can be improved to sustain yield potential in cultivated crops. This book looks at disease resistance in wheat, concentrating on all the economically important diseases - their economic impact and geographical spread, breeding for resistance, pathogen variability, resistance mechanisms and recent... more...

  • Insect Pests in Tropical Forestryby F.R. Wylie; M.R. Speight

    CABI 2012; US$ 160.00

    Insects are major pests of both natural and plantation forests in the tropics. This book is the first to provide a broad-based, international review of this subject at a level suitable for advanced students and practitioners. It describes the ecology and biology of the insects with special reference to the economic damage they cause to trees. All relevant... more...