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- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 137.00
The innovative theory articulated in Sources of Power: How Energy Forges Human History parses history into four ages: the foraging, agriculture, coal, and oil ages, each defined by the dominant source of power. Manfred Weissenbacher tests this sweeping theory against the panorama of world history, combining formidable powers of synthesis with a... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 357.00 US$ 309.40
Plant Breeding Reviews , Volume 24, Part 2 presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a practical understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops. more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 154.95
We are entering a new era in production agronomics. Agricultural scientists the world over call for the development of techniques that simultaneously increase soil carbon storage and reduce agriculture?s energy use. In response, site-specific or precision agriculture has become the focus and direction for the three motivating forces that are changing... 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...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 49.91
Karin Hoisl is concerned with innovation processes and the involved inventors. Her focus is on the determinants of inventor productivity, the relationship between inventor mobility and inventor productivity, and the establishment of efficient incentive systems to commit key inventors to the firm. more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 19.99
From the owner of the largest gas pump literature collection in the United States comes the most comprehensive identification and price guide available on collectible gas pumps. Petroliana collectors will find models from every known gas pump manufacturer from 1885 to 1965 in this full-color volume. Listings detail manufacturer, pump model number,... more...
- Greystone Books 2011; US$ 13.99
She is everywhere: as a vehicle for both farmers and advertisers, a subject for research scientists and poets, and ever-present in the form of lucky charms, children's toys, or simply as a tasty sandwich-filler. The female of the bovine species is revered as sacred or reviled as stupid, but one thing she never inspires is indifference. After more... more...