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- Springer US 2006; US$ 229.00
The topics addressed in this book are of vital importance to the survival of humankind. Agricultural biodiversity, encompassing genetic diversity as well as human knowledge, is the base upon which agricultural production has been built, and protecting this resource is critical to ensuring the capacity of current and future generations to adapt to unforeseen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Debate about how best to ensure the preservation of agricultural biodiversity is caught in a counter-productive polemic between proponents and critics of market-based instruments and agricultural modernisation. This book argues that neither position does justice to the range of strategies that farmers use to manage agrobiodiversity and other livelihood... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 100.00
Proceedings from an OECD Expert Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland, November 2001 What are the impacts on biodiversity of current farm policies and potential reduction of subsidies to agriculture? Are international interests in biodiversity and trade liberalization complementary or in conflict? The OECD is developing a set of agri-biodiversity... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 57.95
What are the goals of agricultural science? What should the goals of agricultural science be? How do and how should the practitioners of agriculture address complex ethical questions? These questions are explored in this monumental book so that those in agriculture will begin an open dialoge on the ethics of agriculture. Discussion of foundational... more...
- CABI 2011; US$ 180.00
Based on the 2010 conference 'Towards the establishment of genetic reserves for crop wild relatives and landraces in Europe', this book is the cutting-edge discussion of agrobiodiversity conservation. By considering the benefits of understanding and preserving crop wild relatives and landraces, it encompasses issues as wide-ranging and topical... 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...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95
Introduction; G. Benckiser, and S. Schnell Biodiversity in Crop Production Systems; Bernd Honermeier Agro-Diversity - Genetic Diversity in Crops and Cropping Systems; Jutta Ahlemeyer, Rod. J. Snowdon, Frank Ordon and Wolfgang Friedt Soil Space Diversity and its Dynamics - Qualitative and Quantitative Considerations; Hans-Jörg Vogel and Ulrich. Babel... 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. This important book contributes to our understanding of how international regimes affect the management of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture in developing countries. 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...