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  • 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$ 630.00

    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...

  • Great Australian Rabbit Storiesby Jenny Quealy

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPSby Nigel G. Halford

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 103.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...