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  • Cowby Florian Werner; Temple Grandin; Doris Ecker

    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...

  • From Dearth to Plentyby Kenneth Blaxter; Noel R. Robertson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This 1995 book tells the absorbing story of scientific discovery and its exploitation in agriculture. more...

  • Innovation in Agri-Food Clustersby P. W. B. Phillips; C. D. Ryan

    CABI 2012; US$ 125.00

    Innovation has moved through a range of revolutionary epochs, but there is no clear picture of how, or even if, innovation can be managed. This book explores the models, methods and metrics of innovation analysis in the context of a single centre: the Global Oilseeds Complex centred in Saskatoon, Canada. It is a single, coherent volume that outlines... more...

  • Biotechnology in Plant Scienceby Milton Zaitlin

    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...

  • Transformation and Sustainability in Agricultureby Sietze Vellema

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 69.95

    This book shows the importance of including meso-level regime aspects in analysis and practice, and demonstrates that for upscaling novel practices and organizational models it is important to include meso-level regime aspects in analysis and practice. more...

  • Energy in Farm Productionby R.C. Fluck

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 385.00

    This last volume of the Energy in World Agriculture series is in many ways the series' Alpha and its Omega. It addresses the broad issues related to the use of energy in agricultural production, and also characterizes and quantifies the energy involvements of many agricultural production technologies. It is a compilation of descriptive and analytical... more...

  • Water for Food Water for Lifeby David Molden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 83.95

    Managing water resources is one of the most pressing challenges of our times - fundamental to how we feed 2 billion more people in coming decades, eliminate poverty, and reverse ecosystem degradation. This Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, involving more than 700 leading specialists, evaluates current thinking on water and... more...

  • Forest Gardeningby Robert Hart

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 1996; US$ 9.99

    Forest gardening is a way of working with Nature which is not only productive and requires minimal maintenance, but creates great environmental benefits. As Herbert Girardet says in his Foreword,"Robert Hart was a rare person . . . For decades he waged a lonely battle for life, patiently writing books and articles and quietly planting trees on his... more...

  • Genes from the Wildby Robert Prescott-Allen; Christine Prescott-Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Tomatoes could not be grown commercially without the help of their wild relatives. A single wild species of rice has helped double rice production in Asia. Wild silk-worms are enabling India to expand its silk industry. A wild carp with resistance to cold has been used to extend Soviet carp production further into the north.Wild genetic resources -... more...