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  • Losing your Landby An Ansoms; Thea Hilhorst

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 34.95

    Examines a fresh aspect of one of the highest profile issues facing Africa today - land grabbing - and shows just how widespread the impact of small-scale dispossession is, how it coalesces with local power dynamics, resulting in the disruption of people's lives and threatening their continuing welfare and stability. more...

  • Alternative Irrigationby Christopher J Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    An introduction to runoff agriculture - a form of agricultural irrigation - this text describes how the use of surface and subsurface water, often overlooked and wasted, enables both small farmers and commercial agriculturists to improve yields and the security of harvest, even in harsh and remote environments. The text introduces the techniques and... more...

  • Arid Land Irrigation in Developing Countriesby E. Barton Worthington

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Arid Land Irrigation in Developing Countries: Environmental Problems and Effects covers the proceedings of the International Symposium on Arid Land Irrigation, held in Alexandria, Egypt on February 16-21 1976. This book is organized into eight sections encompassing 46 chapters. The opening section deals first with the benefits of arid land irrigation... more...

  • Designing the Reclaimed Landscapeby Alan Berger

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 75.00

    The first practical yet in-depth exploration of how to reclaim the post-industrial landscape, this volume includes excellent case studies by practitioners and policy makers from around the US, giving first rate practical examples. The book addresses new thinking about landscape, which applies new techniques to the task of transforming outdated and... more...

  • Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Qualityby Robert N. Carrow; Ronny R. Duncan; Michael T. Huck

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95

    With the increased use of alternative irrigation water sources on turfgrass and landscape sites, their management is becoming more complex and whole ecosystems-oriented. Yet few turfgrass managers have received formal training in the intricacies of irrigation water. Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality: Assessment and Management provides... more...

  • Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigationby Megh R. Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    This new book, Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation , offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. The information covered has worldwide applicability to irrigation management in agriculture. Focusing on both subsurface and surface micro... more...

  • Sustainable Micro Irrigationby Megh R. Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    This new book, Principles and Practices of Sustainable Micro Irrigation , is the first in the new series on micro irrigation, which offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. Written by experienced scientists from various parts of the world, the chapters in this book... more...

  • Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vinesby Megh R. Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    This valuable book, the third volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, focuses on sustainable micro irrigation management for trees and vines. It covers the principles as well as recent advances and applications of micro irrigation techniques. Specialists throughout the world share their expertise on: ? Automation... more...

  • Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systemsby Megh R. Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems , the fourth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, emphasizes sustainable and meaningful methods of irrigation to counter rampant water scarcity. In many parts of the world, this scarcity significantly affects crop yield, crop quality, and, consequently,... more...

  • Water and Cereals in Drylandsby Parviz Koohafkan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    This topic is central to contemporary concerns for more sustainable agricultural development. This is a well-written and clear book, with excellent data, tables and illustrations, addressing issues of water use, climate change, poverty and small farmers. The authors are highly respected and complement each other's acknowledged international expertise.' Professor... more...