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  • Trends in Airborne Equipment for Agriculture and Other Areasby Yong Zhou

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Trends in Airborne Equipment for Agriculture and Other Areas is a collection of papers presented at a Seminar on Techno-economic Trends in Airborne Equipment for Agriculture and other Selected Areas of the National Economy (Aero-agro '78), organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and held in Warsaw, Poland, on September 18-22,... more...

  • Precision agriculture '13by John V. Stafford

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 179.00

    Precision agriculture is now 'main stream' in agriculture and is playing a key role as the industry comes to terms with the environment, market forces, quality requirements, traceability, vehicle guidance and crop management. Research continues to be necessary and needs to be reported and disseminated to a wide audience. This book contains peer reviewed... more...

  • Industrial Cropsby Von Mark V. Cruz; David A. Dierig

    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...

  • Plastid Biologyby Steven Theg; Francis-Andre Wollman

    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...

  • Economics of Sustainable Energy in Agricultureby Ekko C. Van Ierland; Alfons Oude Lansink

    Springer 2002; US$ 109.00

    This work contains 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. more...

  • Industrial Revolution in America, The: Communications, Agriculture and Meatpacking, Overview/Comparisonby Kevin Hillstrom; Laurie Hillstrom

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 204.00

    The Industrial Revolution began in Europe but really caught fire in the United States, sparked by abundant natural resources, an engaged government and entrepreneurial class, and an energized and ambitious population. These forces came together most dramatically in the communications and food industries, where the United States introduced innovations... more...

  • Agriculture urbaine en Afrique de l'ouest / Urban Agriculture in West Africaby Olanrewaju B. Smith

    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...

  • Regulating Agricultural Biotechnologyby Richard E. Just; Julian M. Alston; David Zilberman

    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...

  • Perspectives for Agroecosystem Managementby Peter Schroder; J. Pfadenhauer; J. Munch

    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...

  • Toward Agroforestry Designby Shibu Jose; Andrew M. Gordon

    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...