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- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00
Human activity is changing the global environment at an unprecedented rate while humanity faces a range of complex and interrelated challenges to local, regional and global development, human security and politics. Food security ranks high on the science, policy and development agendas. However, most research linking global change and food systems... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 459.00
Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Systems Approaches for Agricultural Development, held at IRRI, Los Baņos, Philippines, 6-8 December 1995 more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 77.95
With the inclusion of research theory and examples using the principles of cropping system design, students will gain a unique understanding of the technical, biological, ecological, economic and sociological aspects of farming systems science for rural livelihoods. Editors Snapp and Pound provide a much-needed synthetic overview of the emerging area... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 229.00
Innovation has driven agricultural production and productivity growth in recent decades, with negative impact on the physical and social environment. This book offers new insights on harnessing innovation to the complex challenges of sustainable development. more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 132.95
Running a productive agriculture system has always been about having the right tools and the know-how to pursue optimization and efficiency. In the 21st century, the case can be made that the agriculturist's most important tool is not the cultivator, but the computer. While you still need to know how to adapt to the day-to-day challenges of land and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 250.00
This book provides a clear picture of the use of applied mathematics as a tool for improving the accuracy of agricultural research. For decades, statistics has been regarded as the fundamental tool of the scientific method. With new breakthroughs in computers and computer software, it has become feasible and necessary to improve the traditional approach... more...
- CABI 2000; US$ 200.00
This book provides a detailed history of Farming Systems Research (FSR). While it includes the application of FSR to developed country agriculture, its main focus is on FSR in its original role, with small-scale, resource-poor farmers in less developed countries. 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...