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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
The agriculture sector around the world has experienced profound changes in recent years. This unique and path-breaking Handbook draws together the best current research in the area of entrepreneurship in agriculture, food production and rural development. Agriculture policy reforms have impacted farm incomes, while demand side changes have required... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
When the farm is a lifestyle, not just a way to earn a living, that?s hobby farming. Most of us want to live a sustainable life in which we protect the land and keep it safe from development and overproduction. But we can take this a step further by learning how to grow and savor what we can produce ourselves?while still maintaining an alternative... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 15.99
"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommier?s visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world?s food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today."--Sting Imagine a world where every town has their own local food source, grown in the safest way... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 15.99
By the year 2050, Earth's population will double. If we continue with current farming practices, vast amounts of wilderness will be lost, millions of birds and billions of insects will die, and the public will lose billions of dollars as a consequence of environmental degradation. Clearly, there must be a better way to meet the need for increased... more...
- NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 39.95
Cette publication revue et augmentée remplace la deuxième édition (publiée en 1987) de l'ouvrage The Canadian System of Soil Classification. Les changements apportés à la publication reflètent les travaux réalisés par le groupe de travail sur la classification des sols qui a relevé du Comité d'experts sur la prospection pédologique, puis de la Division... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 82.95
This textbook is aimed at the majority of students, who need to quickly acquire a concise overview of soil science. Many current soil science textbooks still cater for a traditional student market where students embark on three years study in a narrow discipline. The growth in modular degree schemes has meant that soil science is now often taught as... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 97.95
Principles and Practice of Soil Science, Fourth Editionprovides a current and comprehensive introduction to soil science for students in the fields of environmental and agricultural science, ecology, soil and land management, natural resource management and environmental engineering. Covers all aspects of soil science including soil habitat,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 16.99
In the mid 1930s, North America's Great Plains faced one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in world history. Donald Worster's classic chronicle of the devastating years between 1929 and 1939 tells the story of the Dust Bowl in ecological as well as human terms. Now, twenty-five years after his book helped to define the new field... more...