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  • Early and Ware Potatoesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 32.00

    This brochure is published within the framework of the activities of the Scheme for the Application of International Standards for Fruit and Vegetables set up by OECD in 1962. It comprises explanatory notes and illustrations to facilitate the common interpretation of standards. Therefore it is a valuable tool for both the Inspection Authorities and... more...

  • Environmental Safety of Genetically Engineered Cropsby Rebecca Grumet; James F. Hancock; Karim M. Maredia

    Michigan State University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    Since the mid-1990s, when the technology was first introduced, the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops has grown exponentially. In the U.S. alone, adoption rates for transgenic cotton, corn, and soybeans are between 70-90%. Across the globe, 14 million farmers grow GE crops in more than twenty countries. Yet many countries are discussing... more...

  • Fruit Ripeningby P. Nath; M. Bouzayen; A. K. Mattoo; J. C. Pech

    CABI 2014; US$ 180.00

    Fruit ripening is an important aspect of fruit production. The timing of it affects supply chains and buying behaviour, and for consumers ripeness not only affects perceptions of health but has nutritional effects too. Ripeness is closely related to spoilage which has a major financial impact on agricultural industries. Currently there are fast moving... more...

  • Fungal Plant Pathogensby C. R. Lane; P. A. Beales; K. J. D. Hughes

    CABI 2012; US$ 75.00

    Covering the key techniques used when working with fungal plant pathogens, this practical manual deals with recognition of disease symptoms, detection and identification of fungi and methods to characterise them well as curation, quarantine and quality assurance. The book is unique in its practical focus, providing an overview of both traditional and... 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...

  • GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPSby Nigel G. Halford

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 59.00

    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...

  • The Handbook of Mites of Economic Plantsby V. Vacante

    CABI 2015; US$ 350.00

    Mites pose a serious problem to plants worldwide, attacking crops and spreading disease. When mites damage crops of economic importance the impacts can be felt globally. Mites are among the most diverse and successful of invertebrates, with over 45,000 described species, with many more thousands to be discovered. They are responsible for a significant... more...

  • Heat Treatments for Postharvest Pest Controlby J. Tang; E. Mitcham; S. Wang

    CABI 2007; US$ 150.00

    Due to the nature of agricultural commodities as carriers of exotic pests, importing countries have employed varying methods of pest control for postharvest products. Thermal treatments are emerging as effective alternatives to traditional methods. This book provides information of these increasingly important treatments. more...

  • Hobby Farming For Dummiesby Theresa A. Husarik

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's... more...

  • Hop Productionby V. Rybacek

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This book deals in detail with all aspects of hop growing, hop cone handling, drying, storage and processing into hop products and preparations, and with their utilization in the brewing industry. Particular attention is given to theoretical and practical hop production problems from the perspective of biology, chemistry, and economics, the ultimate... more...