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- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 199.00
A unique exchange between leading animal breeders and evolutionary geneticists Review and discussion of the key principles important to maintain fitness in breeding populations A comprehensive overview of how to explore fitness in breeding programs Strategies and approaches to manage genetic diversity Understand the value of genetic diversity... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 89.99
Handbook designed with the needs of on-ground practitioners and policy advisors in mind: Includes in-depth examples providing "how to" information Broad coverage on different types of natural resources and case studies at a wide range of scales The explicit effort to address different levels of institutional scale Topicality and international... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 199.00
Presents a review of advances in the mathematical modeling of agricultural systems. This book covers a broad spectrum of problems and applications based on internet and communications technology, as well as methodological approaches based on the integration of different simulation and data management tools. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
The book is a comprehensive manual of practice for execution of afforestation and tree planting programmes in arid and semi-arid tropics. It includes a compact running account of the technology of afforestation and the relevant principles and practices in management of afforestation projects. It provides a wide range of structured information and a... more...
- 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...
- 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 2014; US$ 209.00
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...
- 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...
- CABI 2002; US$ 112.00
Presents further material generated by the World Bank/ISNAR/Australian government biotechnology study. The volume covers the present status and future prospects for the application of biotechnology to solve agricultural and environmental problems in 12 countries. more...