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Special issue on woodtech - first international conference on environmentally compatible forest productsEmerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
The paper identifies and assesses the potential environmental burdens associated with the life cycle of printing and writing paper produced in Portugal from Eucalyptus globulus and consumed in Germany. Life cycle assessment methodology is applied in accordance with International Organization for Standardization standards. The life cycle of printing... more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 250.00
This reference work addresses issues associated with poultry breeding, by examining quantitative and molecular genetics and the uses of transgenic technology. The important area of genetic disease resistance and transmission is also covered. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 112.00
Agriculture is a major user of water and is responsible for much of its pollution. But the agricultural sector faces increasing competition for scarce water supplies from urban and industrial users and, increasingly, to sustain ecosystems. The 21st century could see ever more extreme weather events, from floods to droughts, which could have significant... 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 247.95 US$ 214.89
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...
- CSIRO Publishing 2005; US$ 61.95
Reviews developments in the application of new technologies to animal breeding. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 263.95 US$ 228.76
Induced mutagenesis is a common and promising method for screening for new crops with improved properties. This title introduces the different methods and then focuses on the screening, detection and analysis of the novel mutations. Written by a global team of authors the book is an indispensable tool for all scientists working on crop breeding in... more...