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Sustainable agriculture

  • Adaptive Environmental Managementby George Henry Stankey

    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...

  • After the Green Revolutionby Gordon R. Conway; Edward B. Barbier

    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...

  • Agri-Cultureby Jules Pretty

    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...

  • Agriculture, Biodiversity and Marketsby Stewart Lockie; David Carpenter

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Debate about how best to ensure the preservation of agricultural biodiversity is caught in a counter-productive polemic between proponents and critics of market-based instruments and agricultural modernisation. This book argues that neither position does justice to the range of strategies that farmers use to manage agrobiodiversity and other livelihood... more...

  • Agroecosystem Sustainabilityby Stephen R. Gliessman

    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...

  • Analyse statistique des risques agro-environnementauxby David Makowski; Herve Monod

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Cet ouvrage constitue un manuel pratique qui s'adresse aux ing nieurs, scientifiques et tudiants travaillant sur les risques agro-environnementaux. Il constitue une bonne introduction aux principaux types de mod le et aux principales m thodes statistiques utiles pour l analyse de ces risques. L utilisation de chaque m thode est illustr e par une ou... more...

  • Benchmarking in Food and Farmingby Dr Lisa Jack

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    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...

  • Biodiversity, Biofuels, Agroforestry and Conservation Agricultureby Eric Lichtfouse

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for our children. This discipline addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. Novel solutions are... more...

  • 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...

  • Biosystems Engineeringby Ahindra Nag

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 161.00

    Ahindra Nag, Ph.D., is a Senior Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has three years industrial and twenty one years of teaching experience and has published seventy research papers in major national and international journals and has guided six PhD students. He was invited as a... more...