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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 139.00
The product of a major regional research project, this is one of a series of books analyzing the fundamental questions surrounding sustainability in Asia. This volume assesses the cultural perspectives, particularly those related to agriculture. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
By adopting a holistic multi-disciplinary approach which identifies key themes and case studies, this book sets the scene for the debate surrounding sustainable agriculture in post-conflict environments. Seeing 'fixing' agriculture as more than merely a technical matter, the volume focuses on this critical post-conflict challenge with social,... more...
- Choice 2012; US$ 23.90
After renovating his inner-city Sydney terrace and making it almost entirely self-sufficient in energy, water and waste disposal, Michael Mobbs realised his house was sustainable, but he wasnt. While his house saves 100,000 litres of dam water a year, the same amount of water is used to produce ten days worth of food for the average Australian.... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. Sustainable agriculture is a discipline that addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 176.00
Why do modern agricultural techniques, which are environmentally damaging, continue to be used? This path-breaking book seeks the answer to that question in an understanding of evolution of agricultural research in its cultural context. more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 132.95
INCREASING SUSTAINABILITY The Ecological Foundations for Sustainability, S. Gliessman Increasing Sustainability in Mediterranean Cropping Systems with Self-Reseeding Annual Legumes, F. Caporali and E. Campiglia Manipulating Plant Biodiversity to Enhance Biological Control of Insect Pests: A Case Study of a Northern California Organic Vineyard, C. Nicholls... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
New approaches to environmental economics are presented in Institutions and Sustainability. Readers will find discussions of the political economy of agriculture, in addition to new analysis methods for the governance of natural resources. 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 Netherlands 2009; US$ 89.99
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 Netherlands 2009; US$ 329.00
This collection of key review articles analyzes current agricultural issues and knowledge, and then proposes alternative solutions. As such, it is a source book for all those who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations more...