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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...
- CABI 2007; US$ 198.00
Chickpea, an ancient crop of modern times is important in both developing and developed nations. This book contains information on various aspects of chickpea breeding and management. It covers topics such as integrated pest management and biotechnology applications. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Explores the PROFETAS programme for development of a more sustainable food system by studying the feasibility of substituting meat with plant based alternatives. This book places emphasis on improving the food system by reducing the use of energy, land, and freshwater, at the same time limiting the impacts on health and animal welfare. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 289.00
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. For each crop, there is a discussion of their taxonomy and evolution, history of improvement, crossing techniques, evaluation methods,... 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$ 289.00
Covers almost all tropical tree plantation crops Serves as a reference book for all users (researchers, teachers, students) Many chapters include biotechnology and molecular components, more like a package breeding and appropriate molecular techniques more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 286.00
Covers almost all temperate tree plantation crops Serves as a reference book for all users (researchers, teachers, students) Many chapters include biotechnology and molecular components, more like a package breeding and appropriate molecular techniques more...