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- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.73
Many of our most successful animal breeding programs have been accompanied by a reduced fitness in the animal. In this book, leading animal breeders and revolutionary geneticists explore ways to improve breeding programs and fitness simultaneously. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 70.83
Adaptive management is learning from past management actions to improve future planning. In order to facilitate better adaptive management practices, this book presents lessons learned from case studies, providing managers ready access to relevant information. more...
- Springer US 2009; US$ 179.73
This book presents an up-to-date review of advances in the mathematical modeling of agricultural systems. It uses real-world cases and includes a broad spectrum of problems and applications based on internet and communications technology. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 126.87
The basic concept of this book is to examine the use of innovative methods augmenting traditional plant breeding towards the development of new crop varieties under different environmental conditions to achieve sustainable food production. This book consists of two volumes: Volume 1 subtitled Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Tools and Volume 2... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 169.16
Based on field-tested techniques and incorporating a wealth of empirical data, this publication covers both design and project management aspects of afforestation and reforestation. The work is applicable to a range of environments including urban settings. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 158.59
How much does urban agriculture help feed and support people living in the world?s towns and cities? How could it do this better? This book seeks to answer these timely questions with evidence and proposals based on studies in Eastern and Central Africa. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made production more susceptible to environmental stresses and shocks.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
'Refreshingly fluent narrative, brimming full of stories and metaphors'Tim O'Riordan, University of East Anglia, UK 'A great balance between storytelling and analysis which points to the critical need for gaining control over resources' Jacqueline Ashby, CIAT, Colombia'Full of supporting evidence and clear arguments' Norman Uphoff, Cornell University,... more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 210.40
The topics addressed in this book are of vital importance to the survival of humankind. Agricultural biodiversity, encompassing genetic diversity as well as human knowledge, is the base upon which agricultural production has been built, and protecting this resource is critical to ensuring the capacity of current and future generations to adapt to unforeseen... more...
- Springer India 2014; US$ 137.44
A common approach to understanding the functional repertoire of a genome is through functional genomics. With systems biology burgeoning, bioinformatics has grown to a larger extent for plant genomes where several applications in the form of protein-protein interactions (PPI) are used to predict the function of proteins. With plant genes evolutionarily... more...