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Crop Science

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  • Tropical Root and Tuber Cropsby V. Lebot

    CABI 2008; US$ 75.00

    Most of the world's poorest smallholders depend on tropical roots and tuber crops as their principal source of food and nutrition. This book compiles information on the origin, genetics, physiology, agronomy, pests and diseases and post harvest processing of these crops, while providing ideas for further research and development. more...

  • 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...

  • Natural Products in Plant Pest Managementby N .K. Dubey

    CABI 2010; US$ 160.00

    Overzealous and indiscriminate use of many synthetic pesticides during recent decades in the control of plant pests has resulted in a number of environmental and toxicological problems. Reducing the release of synthetic chemicals into the environment requires that alternative sources of chemicals are developed that can be used safely in the management... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 36.00

    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 2007; US$ 48.00

    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...

  • Myxomatosisby Peter W. J. Bartrip

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95

    Myxomatosis, a viral disease of the European wild rabbit, reached Britain in 1953. Within a year it had killed tens of millions of rabbits from Kent to the Shetlands. Winston Churchill, the Archbishop of York and members of the public raised on the tales of Beatrix Potter were appalled, deploring the loss of a cheap nutritional foodstuff. Many farmers,... 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...

  • Agricultural Seed Productionby Raymond A. T. George

    CABI 2011; US$ 125.00

    A practical coverage of the principles of producing seeds for the main agricultural crops, this book emphasises producing optimal quality seed, and applies to small and large scale farms worldwide. Cereals such as wheat, rice, barley, rye and maize are covered along with pulses, legumes, oil seed rape and soybean. The coverage includes principles of... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 650.00

    The latest update on improving crop resistance to abiotic stress using the advanced key methods of proteomics, genomics and metabolomics. The wellbalanced international mix of contributors from industry and academia cover work carried out on individual crop plants, while also including studies of model organisms that can then be applied to specific... more...