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- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 83.00
The agricultural industry in Asia is a primary market for the growing number of biotechnology-derived products and genetically modified organisms which are useful in agriculture. Faced with growing populations, limited resources and the promise of better and sustainable yields using biotechnology, agricultural producers are welcoming this new technology.... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Explores the PROFETAS programme for development of a more sustainable food system by studying the feasibility of substituting meat with plant based alternatives. This book places emphasis on improving the food system by reducing the use of energy, land, and freshwater, at the same time limiting the impacts on health and animal welfare. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made production more susceptible to environmental stresses and shocks.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95
This book illustrates the ways in which communities can strengthen the links and set the stage for long-term partnerships between sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural community development initiatives. It provides lessons learned, first, from the community development literature that can help shape sustainable agriculture strategies, and second,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
One of Africa's major untapped resources is the creativity of its farmers. This book presents a series of clear and detailed studies that demonstrate how small-scale farmers, both men and women, experiment and innovate in order to improve their livelihoods, despite the adverse conditions and lack of appropriate external support with which they have... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
This book is the long awaited sequel to "Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities" . "Second Nature Urban Agriculture" updates and extends the authors' concept for introducing productive urban landscapes, including urban agriculture, into cities as essential elements of sustainable urban infrastructure.... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 239.00
Plastids are the sites of conversion of solar energy into the chemical energy usable to sustain life. They are also responsible for the production of the vast majority of the oxygen in the atmosphere. Through these activities they play a unique role in the biosphere, producing two critical products upon which life on Earth depends. It covers in 21... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 329.00
This book gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then propose alternative solutions. It will therefore help all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations. more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 239.00
The volume on Industrial Crop Breeding will be part of the series, Handbook of Plant Breeding. This volume will focus on the emerging area of plant breeding for sustainable production of transportation fuels and bio based products using the current advances in the field. The book is scheduled to consist of a total number of 30 chapters divided into... more...
The Industrial Revolution in America: Communications, Agriculture and Meatpacking, Overview/Comparison [3 volumes]ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 204.00
This three-volume set concludes ABC-CLIO's groundbreaking series on the Industrial Revolution as it played out in the United States, offering volumes on the communications industry and the agriculture and meatpacking industries?plus a concluding overview volume on the causes, courses, and interconnections among the industries that brought such dramatic... more...