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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
For communities to benefit from sustainable development, strong and lasting partnerships between the agricultural and the broader community are necessary. This book combines lessons learned from both sustainable agriculture and community development interests in moulding sustainable development strategies. This book was published as a special issue... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2005; US$ 96.00
World trade in agriculture, with its massive subsidies, restrictive barriers, international collaboration and competition, and the livelihoods of millions of farmers worldwide at stake, is an emotive subject that often provokes heated debate. So how can sustainability in agriculture be addressed whilst taking these issues into account? Sustainability... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2008; US$ 95.00
This book is the study of techniques, methods and processes that are adopted and applied to plants generally for genetic manipulation for attaining plant varietiecs with advantageous characteristics that have greater utility in industrial agricultural, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other purposes. The present book is (a) unique, concise, up-to-date... more...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
Precision Farming is an emerging, important hi-tech approach to agricultural practices which promises to revolutionise the sector of agriculture. This new technology enables farmers to create finely detained maps of forms that describe important characteristics, such as fertilizer requirements, by a specific location of the field. This book not only... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 185.00
The concluding three-volume set in ABC-CLIOÕs landmark Industrial Revolution in America series offers vivid reminders of how this economic renaissance changed virtually every facet of American life.||Communications takes readers from the telegraph to the telephone and beyond, showing how improvements in communication (aided by better transportation)... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00
This book describes the valuable contribution that urban agriculture is making to food security and urban sanitation in the cities of West and Central. It also presents a strategy for launching a multistakeholder network on urban agriculture, and does so with input and support from producers; NGOs; national, regional, and international research institutions;... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 319.00
Presents an economic analysis of agricultural biotechnology regulation. Featuring contributors, most of whom are agricultural economists working either in universities or NGOs, this book addresses issues such as commercial pesticides, the costs of approving new products, benefits, consumer acceptance, regulation and its impacts, and others. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 92.95
Sustainable agriculture is a key concept for scientists, researchers, and agricultural engineers alike. This book focuses on the FAM- project (FAM Munich Research Network on Agroecosystems) of the 1990s as a means to assessing, forecasting, and evaluating changes in the agroecosystems that are necessary for agricultural sustainability. The management... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 319.00
Jose and Gordon??'s Toward Agroforestry Design is an important reference for anyone interested in exploring or managing the physiological and ecological processes which underlie resource allocation and plant growth in agroforestry systems. Drawing together a wide range of examples from around the world, the book highlights how recent developments... more...