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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 239.00
This book reviews the application of 21st century high-throughput OMICS" technologies: transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and systems biology, toward more complete understanding of the processes involved in seed development in different crop plants. more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 209.00
The world-leading contributors to Volume 2 demonstrate effective strategies for crop improvement and suggest priorities for future plant research. The book also elucidates strategies for translating current research into applied solutions. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
Sustainable Protein Production and Consumption: Pigs or Peas? is a book that presents and explores the PROFETAS programme for development of a more sustainable food system by studying the feasibility of substituting meat with plant based alternatives. The emphasis is on improving the food system by reducing the use of energy, land, and freshwater,... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 209.00
This book presents the fundamental principles of irrigation need assessment, water relations in the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum, and the principles needed to adopt the most appropriate approach toward irrigation development and management. more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 209.00
This book presents applied aspects of irrigation and on-farm water management, their methodologies, principles needed to adopt the most appropriate approach, technical details, and modeling aspects towards sustainable irrigation development and management. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 89.99
Adaptive management is learning from past management actions to improve future planning. In order to facilitate better adaptive management practices, this book presents lessons learned from case studies, providing managers ready access to relevant information. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 207.00
As the oldest and largest human intervention in nature, the science of agriculture is one of the most intensely studied practices. From manipulation of plant gene structure to the use of plants for bioenergy, biotechnology interventions in plant and agricultural science have been rapidly developing over the past ten years with immense forward leaps... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 249.00
Innovation has driven agricultural production and productivity growth in recent decades, with negative impact on the physical and social environment. This book offers new insights on harnessing innovation to the complex challenges of sustainable development. more...
- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 29.57
Plantagen sind eine Schlüsselinstitution der Moderne. Zugleich sind sie auch in ökologischer Hinsicht eines der folgenreichsten Produktionsregime überhaupt. Im globalen Ausgriff versammelt der Band Beiträge zu so unterschiedlichen Produkten wie Kaffee, Kautschuk, Baumwolle und Äpfeln. Dabei geht es gleichermaßen um Einblicke in unterschiedliche Plantagensysteme... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 139.00
The product of a major regional research project, this is one of a series of books analyzing the fundamental questions surrounding sustainability in Asia. This volume assesses the cultural perspectives, particularly those related to agriculture. more...