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Agriculture and energy

  • Sustainable Energy Solutions in Agricultureby Jochen Bundschuh; Guangnan Chen

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 199.95

    Sustainability in agriculture and associated primary industries, which are both energy-intensive, is crucial for the development of any country. Increasing scarcity and resulting high fossil fuel prices combined with the need to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make the improvement of energy efficient farming and increased use of renewable... more...

  • Energy in Farm Productionby R.C. Fluck

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 385.00

    This last volume of the Energy in World Agriculture series is in many ways the series' Alpha and its Omega. It addresses the broad issues related to the use of energy in agricultural production, and also characterizes and quantifies the energy involvements of many agricultural production technologies. It is a compilation of descriptive and analytical... more...

  • Handbook of Energy for World Agricultureby B.A. Stout

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Adequate food supplies and a reasonable quality of life require energy - both in commercial and non-commercial forms. This handbook is intended as a reference for individuals who want a comprehensive overview of energy for agriculture, many of whom are located in remote areas with limited library resources. The purpose is to put energy for agriculture... more...

  • Ultimate Gas Pump ID and Pocket Guide Identificationby Jack Sim

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    From the owner of the largest gas pump literature collection in the United States comes the most comprehensive identification and price guide available on collectible gas pumps. Petroliana collectors will find models from every known gas pump manufacturer from 1885 to 1965 in this full-color volume. Listings detail manufacturer, pump model number,... more...

  • Sources of Power: How Energy Forges Human History [2 volumes]by Manfred Weissenbacher

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 137.00

    The innovative theory articulated in Sources of Power: How Energy Forges Human History parses history into four ages: the foraging, agriculture, coal, and oil ages, each defined by the dominant source of power. Manfred Weissenbacher tests this sweeping theory against the panorama of world history, combining formidable powers of synthesis with a... more...

  • A Study of Inventorsby Dietmar Harhoff; Karin Hoisl

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 50.31

    Karin Hoisl is concerned with innovation processes and the involved inventors. Her focus is on the determinants of inventor productivity, the relationship between inventor mobility and inventor productivity, and the establishment of efficient incentive systems to commit key inventors to the firm. more...

  • Economics of Sustainable Energy in Agricultureby Ekko C. van Ierland; A.G. Oude Lansink

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 163.30

    This book contains up-to-date studies on the economics of sustainable energy in agriculture. The studies focus on energy efficiency improvement and the use of biomass. Specific attention is paid to the economic aspects of land use and the competition for land, both for food production and dedicated energy crops. The book will be of special interest... more...

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