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Crop Science

  • Recent Advances in Weed Managementby Bhagirath S. Chauhan; Gulshan Mahajan

    Springer 2014; US$ 239.00

    This volume addresses recent developments in weed science. These developments include conservation agriculture and conservation tillage, climate change, environmental concerns about the runoff of agrochemicals, resistance of weeds and crops to herbicides, and the need for a vastly improved understanding of weed ecology and herbicide use. The book provides... more...

  • Basic and Applied Aspects of Biopesticidesby K. Sahayaraj

    Springer 2014; US$ 209.00

    Currently, the major challenge of humanity is focused on population growth through agricultural production in order to meet the demand for food. The food crunch is mainly due to pest and disease. Traditional methods, synthetic insecticides and microbicides cause health hazards to human beings, domestic animals and also affect our immediate environments.... more...

  • Fruit and Vegetablesby Keith Thompson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 489.95

    Completely revised, updated and enlarged, now encompassing two volumes, this third edition of Fruit and Vegetables reviews and evaluates, in comprehensive detail, postharvest aspects of a very wide international range of fresh fruit and vegetables as it applies to their physiology, quality, technology, harvest maturity determination, harvesting... more...

  • Sustainable Irrigation and Drainage Vby C. A. Brebbia; H. Bjornlund

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 240.00

    Irrigation, the biggest water user in most regions of the world is facing serious challenges in balancing social, economic and environmental needs for water.These proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Irrigation and Drainage: Management, Technologies & Policies cover topics relating to the study of irrigation and water use. more...

  • Urban Insect Pestsby P. Dhang

    CABI 2014; US$ 160.00

    A companion to 'Urban Pest Management', this book builds on the issues of insect pests in urban settings to discuss control strategies that look beyond products. From an environmental and health perspective, it is not always practical to spray chemicals indoors or in urban settings, so this work discusses sustainable control and best practice... more...

  • Wheat Diseases and Their Managementby Y. R. Mehta

    Springer 2014; US$ 209.00

    Wheat Diseases and Their Management addresses biotic and abiotic constrains to wheat production. Besides detailed illustrations and descriptions of the most important diseases of wheat in the world, it offers an updated view on the reemergence of some old diseases and the occurrence of new races of the pathogen. It deals with the sustainability of... 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...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby Rajinder Peshin; David Pimentel

    Springer 2014; US$ 279.00

    The book deals with the present state and problems of integrated pest management (IPM) as relating to stakeholder acceptance of IPM and how IPM can become a sustainable practice. The book covers the implementation of integrated pest management in USA, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, China, India, Indonesia, Australia, Africa,... more...

  • A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australiaby David Rentz

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 49.95

    Reveals the diversity and beauty of most of the 550 species of Australian cockroaches, with illustrated keys. more...

  • Australia's War Against Rabbitsby Brian Douglas Cooke

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 79.95

    Provides up-to-date information on the use of biological control agents to manage wild rabbit populations. more...