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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made production more susceptible to environmental stresses and shocks.... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Examines growth in agricultural output and productivity from 1970 to 2000, traces the main sources of this growth and identifies factors influencing productivity. Assesses the significance of agricultural productivity as a determinant of the incidence of poverty in developing countries. Looks at the role of various institutional factors with a view... 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...
- CSIRO Publishing 2005; US$ 61.95
Reviews developments in the application of new technologies to animal breeding. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Biotechnology in Plant Science: Relevance to Agriculture in the Eighties reflects the exchange of ideas among the participants in a symposium held at Cornell University in 1985. This reference highlights advances in and applications of biotechnology. Applications include plant breeding and agricultural business. This book is comprised of research... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 247.95
As the world’s population increases the need to produce greater quantities of major staple crops such as wheat, rice, maize, potato, cassava, soybean, sweet potato, barley, and banana in order to sufficiently feed the people of the world continues to grow. Breeding Major Food Staples covers improving yields and quality of these crops through... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 286.00
This 2-volume series deals with both tropical and temperate tree crop species, attempting to compile available worldwide research on these subjects. This volume covers the temperate species of almond, apple, apricot, citrus, pear, plum, raspberry and walnut. more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 339.00
Tree species are indispensable to human needs, whole breeding trees for sustainable production is a formidable challenge. This volume covers the breeding of tropical tree species and provides comprehensive knowledge to research, teach, and make policies. more...