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- CRC Press 2008; US$ 199.95
Precision farming, site infrastructure assessment, hydrologic monitoring, and environmental investigations ? these are just a few current and potential uses of near-surface geophysical methods in agriculture. Responding to the growing demand for this technology, the Handbook of Agricultural Geophysics supplies a clear, concise overview of near-surface... more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 150.00
The need for agricultural research resources in the developing world cannot be underestimated, but the availability of such resources is often poor. This book explores the importance of impact assessment studies in Africa, and assembles evidence to pave the way for investment in agricultural research all over the developing world. more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 159.95
Although ending world hunger remains the most important goal, increasingly the focus is on simultaneously improving world malnutrition. Paradoxically, nutritionally important trace elements essential for human health are both deficient and over-abundant in soils in many regions of the world. Using a multidisciplinary approach, Development and Uses... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
This book tells the story of an important experiment in international cooperation and inter-university collaboration in educational development. A team of educational and agricultural specialists from the University of Kentucky (called Kenteam in the book) lived and worked in Bogor, Indonesia, from 1957 through 1965. Their purpose -- to work with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
Research is never free of pressures and constraints and to understand its results properly these have to be assessed and analyzed. In agriculture, research into biotechnology and GMOs, as well as pesticides and herbicides, is big business - agribusiness. This book looks at the crucial roles of funding and the political context on the research agenda... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 110.00
Mathematical models are being used more and more widely to study complex dynamic systems (global weather, ecological systems, hydrological systems, nuclear reactors etc. including the specific subject of this book, crop-soil systems). The models are important aids in understanding, predicting and managing these systems. Such models are complex and... more...
- Earthscan 2002; US$ 43.95
Research is never free of pressures and constraints and to understand its results properly these have to be assessed and analyzed. In agriculture research into biotechnology and GMOs as well as pesticides and herbicides is big business - agribusiness. This book looks at the crucial roles of funding and the political context on the research agenda and... more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 160.00
Late 20th century decades witnessed a dramatic shift from public to private sector funding and execution of agricultural research in many developed countries. This book assesses the implications of these changes and discusses the nature of public-private research partnership. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 227.00
Offering an overview of 20 years of farming systems research, this book retraces its emergence and development in Europe, summarizes the state of the art, and examines new explorations into farming systems and their interaction with the natural environment. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 182.00 US$ 157.73
This book is concerned with modelling the fate of organic substances in the soil. Once a chemical enters the soil it is subject to various transformation processes. It partitions between the liquid, solid and gaseous phase, it is sorbed to different binding sites with a different strength of bonding, it may decay by a simple chemical process or it... more...