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- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 319.00
This book fully integrates the conventional and biotechnological approaches to fruit crop breeding. Individual chapters are written on a wide variety of species covering all the major fruit crops in one distinct volume. Patenting and licensing issues are covered. 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...
- 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...
- Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 40.95
A comprehensive review of all aspects of commercial production systems, this book provides an up-to-date look at all aspects of broiler breeder production and management, starting with specialized genetic programs as developed by the primary breeders and ending with two chapters on very practical, hands-on aspects of breeder management, including... 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...
- CSIRO Publishing 2005; US$ 61.95
Reviews developments in the application of new technologies to animal breeding. more...