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  • 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$ 23.76

    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...

  • 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...

  • Mole Catchingby Jeff Nicholls

    Crowood 2012; US$ 17.49

    If you are a gardener, groundsman, smallholder or farmer and have a 'mole problem', then this book will be of enormous help to you. Pest-control books normally only devote a paragraph or two to moles and rarely cover the subject in detail. This volume is very different and is probably one of the most comprehensive books ever written on mole trapping.... more...

  • Productivity Growth in Agricultureby K. O. Fugile; V. Eldon Ball; Sun Ling Wang

    CABI 2012; US$ 180.00

    Increasing food prices have renewed concerns about long-term agricultural demand and supply in the global economy. This book looks at results, methods, and data on international agricultural productivity for a better understanding of long-run trends and the policies that determine them. By presenting an international assessment of total factor productivity... more...

  • Arthropod Pests of Horticultural Crops in Tropical Asiaby Rangaswamy Muniappan; B. Merle Shepard; G. R. Carner; P. Aun-Chuan Ooi

    CABI 2012; US$ 145.00

    Agriculture plays a pivotal role in the economy of tropical Asia, but arthropod pests are major constraints to production. This book consolidates the research on pests of South and Southeast Asia, providing useful data for the establishment of sustainable pest management programs. It covers the main arthropod pests of twenty five major crops, with... more...

  • Seed-borne plant virus diseasesby K. Subramanya Sastry

    Springer 2012; US$ 209.00

    Seeds provide an efficient means in disseminating plant virus and viroid diseases. The success of modern agriculture depends on pathogen free seed with high yielding character and in turn disease management. There is a serious scientific concern about the transmission of plant viruses sexually through seed and asexually through plant propagules. The... more...

  • Field Manual of Diseases on Grasses and Native Plantsby R. Kenneth Horst

    Springer 2013; US$ 139.00

    The Grasses and Native Plants manual is a reference manual on diseases which attack grasses, forage, native flowers, and weeds. The manual identifies various types of diseases which are known to invade these plants located throughout North, Central, and South America. The recordings include diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas,... more...