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- Wiley 2011; US$ 140.00
Providing an overview of nanotechnology in the context of agriculture and food science, this monograph covers topics such as nano-applications in teh agri-food sector, as well as the social and ethical implications. Following a review of the basics, the book goes on to take an in-depth look at processing and engineering, encapsulation and delivery,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 146.95
As the world debates the risks and benefits of plant biotechnology, the proportion of the global area of transgenic field crops has increased every year, and the safety and value continues to be demonstrated. Yet, despite the success of transgenic field crops, the commercialization of transgenic horticultural crops (vegetables, fruits, nuts, and ornamentals)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 135.95
Taking a broad and innovative informational approach, Sustainable Agriculture and New Biotechnologies is the first book to apply omic technologies to address issues related to understanding and improving agricultural sustainability in the food production process. The transformation from industrial to sustainable agriculture is discussed within the... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 89.95
Explains general Precision Agriculture theory, identifies and describes essential tools and techniques, and includes practical examples from the grains industry. more...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
Integrated farming utilises cropping patterns which involve the raising of crops, animals, and or trees. A labour intensive integrated farming practice includes crops, duck, fish etc. on small-holdings, based on maximum recycling principles. With appropriate crop combinations and proper agronomic practices, integrated farming will not only increase... more...
Conservation Tillage Systems and Water Productivity - Implications for Smallholder Farmers in Semi-Arid EthiopiaTaylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
Conservation tillage systems have been adopted by farmers in many countries to solve the problem of land degradation and declining water productivity. Direct application of such tillage systems has not been possible among resource-poor, smallholder farmers in semi-arid areas of Ethiopia. Problems such as the lack of rainfall, the costs of herbicides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 184.95
Soil tillage is, and will remain, the guiding component of soil management and consequently has far-reaching implications for agroecosystems. Understanding structures and functions of soil ecosystems under different tillage/no tillage practices is an essential requirement for any future farming concepts. Soil Tillage in Agroecosystems emphasizes these... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 199.00
Presents a review of advances in the mathematical modeling of agricultural systems. This book covers a broad spectrum of problems and applications based on internet and communications technology, as well as methodological approaches based on the integration of different simulation and data management tools. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 119.99
A sociological study of changing farming methods, Conservation Tillage and Cropping Innovation investigates those techniques that have gradually continued to replace the plow culture. With thorough documentation of the conservation tillage and cropping revolution, this book features chapters on: The Social Construction of Innovative Networks; Planning... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 84.99
Multi-site Pig Production is the first comprehensive description of the most profound changes that have occurred in swine production methodology in many years. Dr Harris is singularly qualified to write this book because he has played a pivotal role in the development of multi-site rearing techniques that are being applied throughout the world. ... more...