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- Wiley 2008; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49
Origins of the Organic Agriculture Debate takes an historical look at two contrasting streams of ideas. The first view comprises the flow of ideas in chemistry and biology that have created the conditions for modern medicine, modern food production and the biotechnological revolution. The second view is the "vitalist" reaction to the rise of modern... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 230.95 US$ 200.16
The internet is rife with biased and unsubstantiated claims from the organic industry, and the treatment of issues such as food safety and quality by the media ("if it bleeds, it leads") tends to have a negative impact on consumer perceptions about conventional food. Until recently, more and more consumers in many countries were opting to buy organic... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 131.95 US$ 114.36
The demand for food produced from sustainable and organic farm enterprises continues to grow worldwide, with demand exceeding supply for many items. This second edition of an extremely well received and successful book covers every aspect of an organic farm enterprise that can have an influence on profitability. As such the book is an essential purchase... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95
Merging coverage of two increasingly popular and quickly growing food trends, Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops provides an overview of the basic principles of organic agriculture and highlights its multifunctionality with special emphasis on the conservation of rare crops and their uses. Considering more than 30 disregarded and neglected... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95
Drawing on scientific research, this book: reviews the organic farming sector in the 21st century and the policies developed towards it; assesses its contributions to the environment, food quality, farmers' incomes; and makes a detailed range of recommendations for future organic farming policy. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 162.26
Consumers? attention to food safety issues and environmental issues has increased overwhelmingly in recent decades because of their increased concern about their own health, the environment?s health, and the crises and emergencies reported worldwide. Once the only option, organic agriculture has always been a production option followed by at least... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 125.00
Begins by outlining the history and science of bacteriology and gives an overview of the diversity and versatility of complex bacteria. This book then explains the characterization, identification and naming of complex bacteria, and explores how bacteria can cause disease, and how plants react to such disease. more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2010; US$ 13.95
Teach environmental studies and global warming in the inclusive classroom with these unique informational books. Available in two reading levels with identical covers, so striving readers do not feel "singled out," each title methodically explains the tough problems faced by our planet plus solutions large and small. Features include: Reading level... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 29.95
With a New Introduction by Wendell Berry The Soil and Health was published in 1945, just before agricultural corporations surged to global proportions. Sir Albert Howard's work is a major inspiration to the growing organic and sustainable farming movement and a thought-provoking reminder of a road not taken in developing mainstream agriculture during... more...