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Agriculture; Vocational guidance

  • African Urban Harvestby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 169.00

    Addresses marginalized topic of urban agriculture within the histories of agricultural research and urban institutions and policy Presents original research from Cameroon, Uganda and Kenya Offers ideas on the future of urban agriculture in light of potential institutional change Co-published with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) more...

  • Crop Improvementby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 239.00

    Comprehensive approach to understanding crop improvement Contributions from leading scientists worldwide Explores the role of fertilizer in improving crop yield, disease resistance, and nitrogen absorption more...

  • Improvement of Crops in the Era of Climatic Changesby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 209.00

    Written by a diverse group of internationally known scholars Presents strategies for translating current research into applied solutions Illuminates various aspects of plant responses in molecular and biochemical ways to create strong yields and overall crop improvement more...

  • Towards a Sustainable Asiaby The Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA)

    Springer 2012; US$ 139.00

    This series of books are the output of the research project called "Sustainable Development in Asia (SDA)", which was initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA). They are comprised of one synthesis report, which entitled "Towards a Sustainable Asia: Green Transition and Innovation", and four thematic reports... more...

  • Kunderbindung und Kunderwertby Dieter Ahlert

    Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 69.99


  • Sustainable Protein Production and Consumptionby Harry Aiking; Joop de Boer; Johan Vereijken

    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...

  • Fundamentals of Irrigation and On-farm Water Management: Volume 1by Hossain Ali

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 179.00

    The book?s objective is to present the fundamental principles of irrigation need assessment, and water relations in the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum Readers will learn about the principles needed to adopt the most appropriate approach toward irrigation development and management The book looks at factors affecting the phenomena/parameter related... more...

  • Practices of Irrigation & On-farm Water Management: Volume 2by Hossain Ali

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 179.00

    A true textbook for undergraduate students in fields such as Bio-Science Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Water Resource Engineering and Civil & Environmental Engineering Looks at rational and cost-effective decisions regarding irrigation planning and designing Examines implementing/executing irrigation & on-farm water management programs... more...

  • Plant Biotechnology and Agricultureby Arie Altman; Paul Michael Hasegawa

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 199.95

    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...

  • The TransForum Modelby Karin Andeweg; Henk van Latesteijn

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    "The TransForum Model: Transforming Agro-innovation Toward Sustainable Development" presents new insights on how to use innovation for the complex challenge of sustainable development. Innovation has been at the heart of the positive agricultural developments in both production and productivity growth during the last decades. Due to the negative... more...