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- 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 Netherlands 2013; US$ 99.00
This book offers a lucid analysis of current information on Agroforestry, a recognized sustainable land-use management tool in the tropics which provides environmental-friendly ecosystems and also provides people with their everyday need for food and cash. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 60.00
"There are so few texts on rural social work it is exciting to see this excellent update. It fills an important niche for rural practitioners, helping social workers creatively recognize and build on the unique set of assets that can be found in rural communities. It's just what I want for my students. Congratulations to Drs. Scales, Streeter &... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 154.95
Plant genetic diversity is crucial to the breeding of food crops and is therefore a central precondition for food security. Diverse genetic resources provide the genetic traits required to deal with crop pests and diseases, as well as changing climate conditions. Plant genetic diversity is also essential for traditional small-scale farming, and is... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Written to help bring agriculture's "Green Revolution" to the third world, Integrated Resource Management includes overviews of current agricultural production systems and their alternatives, demographics on mortality and population growth, soils, erosion, water availability, sustainable integrated agroforestry systems and behavioral adaptations. ... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 49.99
Small farmers are often viewed as engaging in wasteful practices that wreak ecological havoc. Exploring Agrodiversity sets the record straight: Small farmers are in fact ingenious and inventive and engage in a diverse range of land-management strategies, many of them resourcefully geared toward conserving resources, especially soil. They have shown... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.81
Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Buch wird der kommunale Natur- und Baumschutz in eindrucksvoller Weise vorgestellt. Rechtliche Entwicklungen werden von der Zeit der Weimarer Verfassung hin zum aktuellen Bundesnaturschutzgesetz abgebildet. Warum gibt es Naturschutz und wer sagt uns, was wir dafür tun müssen? Warum ist gerade der Baum ein so schützenswertes... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00
This book examines the links between current environmental issues and food and nutrition security. It provides a unique collection of nutrition statistics, climate change projections, biofuel scenarios and food security information. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 279.00
Tree-based production systems abound, especially in the tropics, yet despite their pervasiveness and utility they do not figure adequately in state-wide development paradigms. This book examines the opportunities they present for carbon sequestration. more...
- CABI 2011; US$ 145.00
Agrobiodiversity provides most of our food through our interaction with crops and domestic animals. Future global food security is firmly anchored in sound, science-based management of agrobiodiversity. This book presents key concepts of agrobiodiversity management, critically reviewing important current and emerging issues including agricultural development,... more...