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  • Organic Agricultureby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 126.00

    Organic agriculture is expanding in all OECD countries, and is one of the most rapidly developing market segments. It is no longer limited to farmers selling their produce at the farm-gate or through specialised stores, but has extended into the mainstream of the agri-food chain. more...

  • Organic Agricultureby Paul Kristiansen; Acram Taji; John Reganold

    CSIRO Publishing 2006; US$ 110.00

    Overview of current practices in organic agriculture with analysis of strengths and weaknesses. more...

  • Organic Farmingby W. Lockeretz

    CABI 2007; US$ 70.00

    Beginning as a small protest to the industrialization of agriculture in the 1920s, organic farming has become a significant force in agricultural policy, marketing, and research. No longer dismissed as unscientific and counterproductive, organic techniques are now taken seriously by farmers, consumers, scientists, food processors, marketers, and regulatory... more...

  • Going Organicby S. Lockie; K. Lyons; G. Lawrence

    CABI 2006; US$ 100.00

    Provides an overview of various aspects of plant-parasitic nematodes. This book reviews the basic structure and classification of nematodes, their taxonomy and phylogeny, and the major groups of plant-parasitic nematodes. It also covers their life cycle biology, and the molecular characteristics of plant-nematode interaction. more...

  • Organic Crop Production - Ambitions and Limitationsby Holger Kirchmann; Lars Bergstrom

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 174.19

    This book provides scientifically based information on organic agriculture such as crop yields, food safety, nutrient use efficiency, leaching, long-term sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions and energy aspects. more...

  • The Seasons on Henry's Farmby Terra Brockman

    Agate Publishing 2009; US$ 25.00

    Part farm journal, part memoir, this story of a five-generation Illinois farming family takes readers from the soil to the supper table through 52 meditative, closely observed ?seasons? on an organic farm, accented with culinary, historical, scientific, and literary reflections and culminating with a bounty of foolproof, fresh-flavored seasonal recipes.... more...

  • Origins of the Organic Agriculture Debateby Thomas R. DeGregori

    Wiley 2008; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49

    Origins of the Organic Agriculture Debate takes an historical look at two contrasting streams of ideas. The first view comprises the flow of ideas in chemistry and biology that have created the conditions for modern medicine, modern food production and the biotechnological revolution. The second view is the "vitalist" reaction to the rise of modern... more...

  • The World of Organic Agricultureby Minou Yussefi-Menzler; Helga Willer; Neil Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    The new edition of this annual publication (previously published solely by IFOAM and FiBL) documents recent developments in global organic agriculture. It includes contributions from representatives of the organic sector from throughout the world and provides comprehensive organic farming statistics that cover surface area under organic management,... more...

  • Rebels for the Soilby Matthew Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    This book investigates the emergence of organic food and farming as a social movement. Using the tools of political sociology it analyzes and explains how both people and ideas have shaped a movement that from its inception aimed to change global agriculture. Starting from the British Empire in the 1930's, where the first trans-national roots of organic... more...

  • Organic Production and Food Qualityby Robert Blair

    Wiley 2011; US$ 230.95 US$ 200.16

    The internet is rife with biased and unsubstantiated claims from the organic industry, and the treatment of issues such as food safety and quality by the media ("if it bleeds, it leads") tends to have a negative impact on consumer perceptions about conventional food. Until recently, more and more consumers in many countries were opting to buy organic... more...