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  • Software Engineering Techniques Applied to Agricultural Systemsby Petraq J. Papajorgji; Panos M. Pardalos

    Springer US 2006; US$ 169.00

    Software Engineering Techniques Applied to Agricultural Systems presents cutting-edge software engineering techniques for designing and implementing better agricultural software systems based on the object-oriented paradigm and the Unified Modeling Language (UML). The book is divided in two parts: the first part presents concepts of the object-oriented... more...

  • Redesigning Animal Agricultureby D.L. Swain; E. Charmley; J.W. Steel

    CABI 2007; US$ 150.00

    Focusing on livestock production systems, this text addresses how the diversity of global food demands will be met in future, providing insights into scientific areas and the implications for addressing global drivers for change. more...

  • Cereals and Milletsby Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 399.00

    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...

  • Perspectives for Agroecosystem Managementby Peter Schroder; J. Pfadenhauer; J. Munch

    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...

  • Sustainable Protein Production and Consumption: Pigs or Peas?by Harry Aiking; Joop de Boer; Johan Vereijken

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Toward Agroforestry Designby Shibu Jose; Andrew M. Gordon

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 319.00

    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...

  • Conserving Land, Protecting Waterby D. Bossio; K. Geheb

    CABI 2008; US$ 150.00

    Includes an overview of global patterns of land and water degradation and discusses insights drawn from case studies on reversing soil and water degradation and their impact on food and environmental security. more...

  • Biodiversity and Conservation in Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 289.00

    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...

  • Plant Growth Signalingby Laszlo Bögre

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 319.00

    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...

  • A History of Farming Systems Researchby M. Collinson

    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...