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- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 290.00
Due to increasing consumer demand for safe, high quality, ethical foods, the production and consumption of organic food and produce has increased rapidly over the past two decades. In recent years the safety and quality of organic foods has been questioned. If consumer confidence and demand in the industry is to remain high, the safety, quality and... more...
- i5 Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
In Organic Hobby Farming, Andy Tomolonis, a longtime organic gardener, part-time hobby farmer, and award-winning Boston-area journalist, strips down the concept of “organic? and explains why natural farming has emerged as the healthiest and most viable method of growing for hobby farms and other small-scale operations. In addition to the improved... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In this groundbreaking study of organic farming, Julie Guthman challenges accepted wisdom about organic food and agriculture in the Golden State. Many continue to believe that small-scale organic farming is the answer to our environmental and health problems, but Guthman refutes popular portrayals that pit "small organic" against "big organic" and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This book explains the use of an ecological way of farming, with modern practical applications, to make the fullest use of land resources and the best utilization of available capital and labour. In analyzing the vital relationship between soil, plant, animal and man, the author discusses the best care of land itself, its components, grassland management... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 127.95
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...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 199.00
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...
- 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...