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- International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00
This book describes the valuable contribution that urban agriculture is making to food security and urban sanitation in the cities of West and Central. It also presents a strategy for launching a multistakeholder network on urban agriculture, and does so with input and support from producers; NGOs; national, regional, and international research institutions;... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 303.75
Part of a seven-volume series, this book covers Cereals and Millets, which provide staple food for most of the earth?s population. The text reviews advanced research on major crops including maize and rice, as well as research on cereals and millets. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 185.07
Sustainable Protein Production and Consumption: Pigs or Peas? is a book that presents and explores the PROFETAS programme for development of a more sustainable food system by studying the feasibility of substituting meat with plant based alternatives. The emphasis is on improving the food system by reducing the use of energy, land, and freshwater,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 92.95
Sustainable agriculture is a key concept for scientists, researchers, and agricultural engineers alike. This book focuses on the FAM- project (FAM Munich Research Network on Agroecosystems) of the 1990s as a means to assessing, forecasting, and evaluating changes in the agroecosystems that are necessary for agricultural sustainability. The management... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 216.66
Jose and Gordon?s Toward Agroforestry Design is an important reference for anyone interested in exploring or managing the physiological and ecological processes which underlie resource allocation and plant growth in agroforestry systems. Drawing together a wide range of examples from around the world, the book highlights how recent developments... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 216.66
This volume gives a comprehensive overview of what is known about plant growth regulation and growth restraints due to environmental conditions and should allow readers at all levels an entry into this exiting field of research. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 238.43
This book brings together a selection of original studies that address biodiversity and conservation in Europe. The contributions are drawn from a wide range of countries and discuss diverse organism and habitat types. They collectively provide a snap-shot of the sorts of studies and actions being taken in Europe to address issues in biodiversity and... more...
- CABI 2000; US$ 200.00
This book provides a detailed history of Farming Systems Research (FSR). While it includes the application of FSR to developed country agriculture, its main focus is on FSR in its original role, with small-scale, resource-poor farmers in less developed countries. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 163.30
This collection of papers has wide appeal. It includes subjects ranging from the social and hydrological context of Mediterranean countries, to the role of organizations and institutions in drought preparedness and case studies of effective interventions. more...