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  • Biological Control Programmes in Canada, 1981-2000by P.G. Mason; J.T. Huber

    CABI 2001; US$ 190.00

    This book follows on from a previous volume "Biological Control Programmes against Insects and Weeds in Canada, 1969-1980" published in 1994. It includes chapters written by well known scientists involved in work on biological control between 1981 and 2000. more...

  • Biotechnological Approaches for Pest Management and Ecological Sustainabilityby Hari C Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 164.95

    Due to increasing problems occurring from massive applications of pesticides, such as insect resistance to pesticides, the use of biotechnological tools to minimize losses from insect pests has become inevitable. Presenting alternative strategies for alleviating biotic stresses, Biotechnological Approaches for Pest Management and Ecological Sustainability... more...

  • Sustainable Farmland Managementby R. Fish; S. Seymour; M. Steven

    CABI 2008; US$ 145.00

    Examining the relationship between sustainability and farmland management in differing temporal, spatial and production contexts, this book considers farmland multifunctionality, systems and systemic thinking, debate over information and knowledge, and ethical aspects. more...

  • Institutions and Sustainabilityby Volker Beckmann; Martina Padmanabhan

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Focuses on the institutional perspective on the management of natural resources in the light of the interdisciplinary debate on sustainability. This book reflects the trends in combining institutions and sustainability, and summarises conceptual developments in environmental economics. more...

  • Traditional Food Production and Rural Sustainable Developmentby Teresa de Noronha Vaz; Peter Nijkamp; Jean-Louis Rastoin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Illustrated by a range of case studies from across Europe, this volume examines the interface of agricultural development and the social and economic feasibility of traditional modes of production and consumption. It provides an overview of the various strategies and policies concerning sustainable agriculture and provides a critical review of the... more...

  • Sustainable Rural Systemsby Guy Robinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    Drawing on a wide range of topical case studies from across the UK and Canada, this volume provides an in-depth analysis of the progress made so far towards sustainability within rural systems. Focussing specifically upon sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural communities, the studies also suggest positive directions for future policy practice. more...

  • Crop Protection and Sustainable Agricultureby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    The increase in the world population and changes in welfare have led to an enormously expanding demand for food. In the industrialized world, food surpluses rather than shortages are a problem together with adverse environmental impacts from the overuse of chemicals and excessive exploitation of agricultural land. In the developing world, food production... more...

  • Benchmarking in Food and Farmingby Lisa Jack

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    At a time in which farmers and their advisors are keen to make greater use of performance information for survival and growth, Lisa Jack's book provides an overview of benchmarking practices within and without the agricultural industry and evaluates the potential of these practices to create sustainable innovation in food and farming. more...

  • Biosystems Engineeringby Ahindra Nag

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 155.00

    Maximize productivity while minimizing environmental impact Develop sustainable products, energy sources, and processes using the concepts and methods contained in this interdisciplinary resource. Biosystems Engineering discusses how to effectively merge solid design techniques with biology and the applied sciences.  Featuring chapters by... more...

  • Organic Farming, Pest Control and Remediation of Soil Pollutantsby Eric Lichtfouse

    Springer 2009; US$ 319.00

    Sustainable agriculture as a central science to solve global society issues. This book discusses such topics as Transgenic cotton for sustainable pest management, Conservation Agriculture, a different approach for crop production through sustainable soil and water management, and Recurrent mass selection for routine improvement of common wheat. more...