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Crop Science

  • Bioenergy and Biological Invasionsby L. D. Quinn; D. P. Matlaga; J. N. Barney

    CABI 2015; US$ 145.00

    Despite major international investment in biofuels, the invasive risks associated with these crops are still unknown. A cohesive state-of-the-art review of the invasive potential of bioenergy crops, this book covers the identified risks of invasion, distributions of key crops and policy and management issues. Including a section on developing predictive... more...

  • Exotic Fruits and Nuts of the New Worldby O. Duarte; R. E. Paull

    CABI 2015; US$ 180.00

    A major reference work on exotic and underutilised fruits and nuts of the New World. While many of these are well known in the local markets and in Spanish-language literature, they have rarely been brought to the attention of the wider English-speaking audience, and as such this book will offer an entirely new resource to those interested in exotic... more...

  • Geotherapyby Thomas J. Goreau; Ronal W. Larson; Joanna Campe

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    A Practical, Get-Your-Hands-in-the-Soil Manual Global climate change, increasing pollution, and continued rapid population growth is wreaking havoc on the planet. Stabilizing the environment at safe levels requires a large-scale restoration of damaged ecosystems. Geotherapy: Innovative Methods of Soil Fertility Restoration, Carbon Sequestration,... more...

  • Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainabilityby Noureddine Benkeblia

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment. Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability explores... more...

  • Bureaucracy and Developmentby Sanchita Basu Das

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2014; US$ 38.90

    The fall of the New Order government in 1998 and the political reform that followed posed substantial challenges for Indonesia's bureaucracy to continue fulfilling its mandate. This book analyses the process of bureaucratic reform in the irrigation sector. Using Irrigation Management Transfer policy as the entry point for analysis, it documents... more...

  • The Pesticide Encyclopediaby K. Paranjape; V. Gowariker; V. N. Krishnamurthy; S. Gowariker

    CABI 2014; US$ 370.00

    In today's world, food security is an important issue. Food shortages push prices up, impacting upon the health and well-being of hundreds of millions of rural poor across the globe. One way to increase food security is to decrease the amount of yield lost to pests. The Pesticide Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive overview of the fight against... more...

  • The Potatoby R. Navarre; M. Pavek

    CABI 2014; US$ 180.00

    Potatoes are a staple crop around the world. Covering all aspects of botany, production and uses, this book presents a comprehensive discussion of the most important topics for potato researchers and professionals. It assesses the latest research on plant growth such as tuber development, water use and seed production, covers all aspects of pest management... more...

  • Legumes under Environmental Stressby Parvaiz Ahmad

    Wiley 2014; US$ 214.50

    Leguminous crops have been found to contribute almost 27% of the world’s primary crop production. However, due to environmental fluctuations, legumes are often exposed to different environmental stresses, leading to problems with growth and development, and ultimately, decreased yield. This timely review explains the transcriptomics, proteomics,... more...

  • Sustainable Futuresby Jenny Goldie; Katharine Betts

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 39.95

    Describes world-leading research in population, resource scarcity, climate change and food security and their effect on Australia. more...

  • Transgenic Insectsby M. Q. Benedict

    CABI 2014; US$ 180.00

    Insect transgenesis promises improvements in agriculture, pharmaceuticals and public health. Many important insects can now be routinely transformed with effectors that have useful applications. Agriculture presents the largest market for transgenic insects and has a foundational history of success with sterile insect technique for control of pests... more...