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  • Agricultural Productivity Growth, Employment and Poverty in Developing Countries, 1970-2000by D.S. Prasada Rao; Timothy J. Coelli; Mohammad Alauddin

    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...

  • Cerealsby Marcelo J. Carena

    Springer 2009; US$ 219.00

    Intends to increase the utilization of useful genetic resources and increase awareness of the relative value and impact of plant breeding and biotechnology. more...

  • Breeding Major Food Staplesby Manjit Kang; P. M. Priyadarshan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 239.95

    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...

  • The Handbook of Plant Mutation Screeningby Khalid Meksem; Guenter Kahl

    Wiley 2009; US$ 247.95

    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...

  • Sources of Power: How Energy Forges Human Historyby Manfred Weissenbacher

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 125.00

    A landmark book rolls out a bold, new, energy-based theory of human history based on a simple, yet powerful law: whoever controls the world's effective energy supplies during a given energy age will inevitably dominate the economic, political, and cultural history of that age. more...

  • Oil Cropsby Johann Vollmann

    Springer 2009; US$ 319.00

    Presents information on the applied plant breeding using the advances in the field. This book consists of a total number of 19 chapters, with 17 being devoted to individual crops and two chapters dealing with general aspects of oil crop breeding. It is of interest to researchers in both academic and industrial setting. more...

  • Plant Breeding Reviewsby Jules Janick

    Wiley 2010; US$ 335.00

    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...

  • Agricultural Biotechnologyby Hemant Rawat

    Oxford Book Co. 2008; US$ 95.00

    This book is the study of techniques, methods and processes that are adopted and applied to plants generally for genetic manipulation for attaining plant varietiecs with advantageous characteristics that have greater utility in industrial agricultural, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other purposes. The present book is (a) unique, concise, up-to-date... more...

  • Precision Farmingby Premjit Sharma

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Precision Farming is an emerging, important hi-tech approach to agricultural practices which promises to revolutionise the sector of agriculture. This new technology enables farmers to create finely detained maps of forms that describe important characteristics, such as fertilizer requirements, by a specific location of the field. This book not only... more...

  • GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume Twoby David E. Clay; John F. Shanahan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 146.95

    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...