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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...

  • Plant Breeding for Abiotic Stress Toleranceby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 189.00

    This book surveys advances in breeding for abiotic stresses, starting with new physiological concepts and breeding methods, and discussing modern molecular biological approaches to the development of improved cultivars tolerant to most sorts of abiotic stress. 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...

  • Genomics and Breeding for Climate-Resilient Cropsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book offers concepts and strategies for developing climate resilient crop varieties including conservation, evaluation and utilization of biodiversity; identifying traits, genes and crops of the future; molecular mapping, political dimensions and more. more...

  • Genomics and Breeding for Climate-Resilient Cropsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book describes genomic and breeding approaches for genetic improvement of major target traits, covering flowering time, root character, cold and heat tolerance, drought, water use, flooding and submergence tolerance in rice, disease resistance and more. more...

  • Parasitic Orobanchaceaeby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book examines all key aspects of the parasitic syndrome within the Orobanchaceae. It integrates field and laboratory observations as well as presents a comprehensive analysis of available and future strategies for parasitic weed control. more...

  • Genetically Engineered Plants as a Source of Vaccines Against Wide Spread Diseasesby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 189.00

    ?Provides an integrated view of the disciplines involved in this molecular farming approach Contains an updated compilation of the field status Presents numerous figures that facilitate comprehension?  more...

  • Plant Biotechnologyby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    Students from a wide range of disciplines and many in the general public are interested in examining the development and adoption of innovative biotechnologies applied in agriculture, which are themselves changing rapidly These plant biotechnologies which are part of sustainable agriculture today are presented, how they are currently developed and... more...

  • Genomics of Plant-Associated Bacteriaby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book describes how genomics has revolutionized our scientific understanding of agriculturally important plant-associated bacteria. Each chapter focuses on the genomics of particular bacteria: the first described plant pathogen, Erwinia amylovora ; phytoplasmas lacking cell walls; fastidious, phloem-restricted liberibacters; Pseudomonas syringae... more...