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- Springer US 2009; US$ 229.00
This book presents an up-to-date review of advances in the mathematical modeling of agricultural systems. It uses real-world cases and includes a broad spectrum of problems and applications based on internet and communications technology. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Agricultural Compendium: For Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics focuses on the development of rural resources in the tropics and subtropics, as well as climate, water control, and animal production. The book first offers information on climate and soil and land classification. Topics include phenomena relevant to agricultural meteorology,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 259.00
One of a series of books analyzing current agricultural issues and knowledge and proposing alternative solutions, this volume examines, inter alia, the environmental benefits of transgenic corn and advanced reclamation techniques for varying soil types. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 146.00 US$ 126.53
The output from world aquaculture, a multi-billion dollar global industry, continues to rise at a very rapid rate and it is now acknowledged that it will take over from fisheries to become the main source of animal and plant products from aquatic environments in the future. Since the first edition of this excellent and successful book was published,... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2011; US$ 18.95
Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs,... more...
- CABI 2013; US$ 220.00
The book covers the spread of conservation agriculture (CA) to regions including Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Australia, Europe and emerging CA destinations in Asia and Africa. Topics covered include the various components of CA, and how their individual and combined implementation influence productivity, soil health and environmental quality under diverse... more...
- CABI 2015; US$ 160.00
Conservation agriculture systems have long-term impacts on livelihoods, agricultural production, gender equity, and regional economic development of tribal societies in South Asia. This book presents South Asia as a case study, due to the high soil erosion caused by monsoon rainfall and geophysical conditions in the region, which necessitate conservation... more...
Conservation Tillage Systems and Water Productivity - Implications for Smallholder Farmers in Semi-Arid EthiopiaCRC Press 2007; US$ 68.95
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...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 127.99 US$ 110.92
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...
- International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 30.00
This book provides a comprehensive evaluation of the use of velvetbean (Mucuna spp.) as a cover crop on the hillsides on northern Honduras. It sheds light on the opportunities and constraints presented by cover crops in the humid tropics and, perhaps most importantly, tells a story of successful farmer innovation. more...