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Agriculture; Vocational guidance

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Conserving Land, Protecting Waterby D. Bossio; K. Geheb

    CABI 2008; US$ 150.00

    Includes an overview of global patterns of land and water degradation and discusses insights drawn from case studies on reversing soil and water degradation and their impact on food and environmental security. more...

  • Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resourcesby Scott Gillam

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    There are a number of careers in the environmental sector that can be obtained without a four-year college degree. This title provides readers with an overview of various in-demand careers available in this field for those with an associate's degree, comparable certification, and work/life experience. more...

  • Biodiversity and Conservation in Europeby David L. Hawksworth; Alan T. Bull

    Springer 2007; US$ 289.00

    This book brings together a selection of original studies that address biodiversity and conservation in Europe. The contributions are drawn from a wide range of countries and discuss diverse organism and habitat types. They collectively provide a snap-shot of the sorts of studies and actions being taken in Europe to address issues in biodiversity and... more...

  • Sustainable Farmland Managementby R. Fish; S. Seymour; M. Steven

    CABI 2008; US$ 145.00

    Examining the relationship between sustainability and farmland management in differing temporal, spatial and production contexts, this book considers farmland multifunctionality, systems and systemic thinking, debate over information and knowledge, and ethical aspects. more...

  • A History of Farming Systems Researchby M. Collinson

    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...

  • Agroforestry in Europeby Antonio Rigueiro-Rodróguez; Jim McAdam

    Springer 2008; US$ 319.00

    While EU Rural Development policy recognises the economic, ecological, and social advantages of agroforestry systems, the implementation of such systems remains poor in most of Europe. This title includes papers that brings together some of the most important research in European agroforestry, and evaluates the scope of agroforestry across the EU. more...