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- Springer New York 2012; US$ 169.00
Addresses marginalized topic of urban agriculture within the histories of agricultural research and urban institutions and policy Presents original research from Cameroon, Uganda and Kenya Offers ideas on the future of urban agriculture in light of potential institutional change Co-published with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 209.00
Written by a diverse group of internationally known scholars Presents strategies for translating current research into applied solutions Illuminates various aspects of plant responses in molecular and biochemical ways to create strong yields and overall crop improvement more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 189.00
?Provides an integrated view of the disciplines involved in this molecular farming approach Contains an updated compilation of the field status Presents numerous figures that facilitate comprehension? more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00
Students from a wide range of disciplines and many in the general public are interested in examining the development and adoption of innovative biotechnologies applied in agriculture, which are themselves changing rapidly These plant biotechnologies which are part of sustainable agriculture today are presented, how they are currently developed and... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.00
This series of books are the output of the research project called "Sustainable Development in Asia (SDA)", which was initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA). They are comprised of one synthesis report, which entitled "Towards a Sustainable Asia: Green Transition and Innovation", and four thematic reports... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 209.00
The purpose of this book is to assess the potential effects of biotechnological approaches particularly genetic modification on biodiversity and the environment. All aspects of biodiversity such as ecological diversity, species diversity and genetic diversity are considered. Higher organisms contain a specific set of linear DNA molecules called chromosomes... 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 New York 2010; US$ 179.00
The book?s objective is to present the fundamental principles of irrigation need assessment, and water relations in the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum Readers will learn about the principles needed to adopt the most appropriate approach toward irrigation development and management The book looks at factors affecting the phenomena/parameter related... more...