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  • Saving Seedsby B. Koo; P.G. Pardey; B.D. Wright

    CABI 2004; US$ 90.00

    The conservation of genetic resources is vital to the maintenance of biodiversity and to the world's ability to feed its growing population. There are now more than a thousand genebanks worldwide involved in the ex situ (meaning ''away from the source'') storage of particular classes of crops. more...

  • Crop Wild Relative Conservation and Useby N.B.V. Maxted; S.P. Ford-Lloyd; J.M. Kell

    CABI 2007; US$ 240.00

    Crop wild relatives (CWR) are species closely related to crop plants which can contribute beneficial traits such as pest or disease resistance and yield improvement. Through an examination of national, regional and global context of CWR, this text presents methodologies and case studies that provide recommendations for global conservation and use. more...

  • Pest Management and Phytosanitary Trade Barriersby N.W. Heather; G.J. Hallman

    CABI 2007; US$ 130.00

    A significant amount of the world's economy is based upon the international trade of agricultural produce. This title reviews the social and financial implications of phytosanitary trade barriers. It offers comprehensive coverage of pest related barriers and strategies for their implementation. more...

  • Domestic Duck Productionby P. Cherry; T. Morris

    CABI 2008; US$ 130.00

    Ducks are kept for profit in a great diversity of circumstances in both temperate and tropical climates. Outlining the biology of the domestic duck, this book provides quantitative descriptions of nutritional and environmental effects on growing and breeding ducks, as well as practical advice on husbandry, housing and management. more...

  • Running a Small Beef Herdby Fiona Baker

    Landlinks Press 2008; US$ 44.95

    Provides an introduction to beef production for those about to enter the industry as well as an ongoing reference. more...

  • Biopesticidesby Wyn P. Grant; Justin Greaves; M. Tatchell; David Chandler; G. Prince; A. Bailey

    CABI 2010; US$ 145.00

    Biological controls that utilize natural predation, parasitism or other natural mechanisms, is an environmentally friendly alternative to chemical pesticides. Chemical pesticide methods are becoming less readily available due to increasing resistance problems and the prohibition of some substances. This book addresses the challenges of insufficient... more...

  • OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2011-2020by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 50.00

    This is the seventeenth edition of the Agricultural Outlook and the seventh co-edition prepared jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This report provides world market trends for biofuels, cereals, oilseeds, sugar, meats, dairy products and, for the first time, the fisheries sector over the 2011-20 period.... more...

  • Genetics, Biofuels and Local Farming Systemsby Eric Lichtfouse

    Springer Netherlands 2011; Not Available

    This book addresses climate change, rising food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion, proposing novel solutions based on integrated knowledge from a range of disciplines. more...

  • Wine, Terroir and Climate Changeby John Gladstones

    Wakefield Press 2007; US$ 23.99

    This book is a scientific analysis of the soil and climatic factors affecting wine grape production, and thus, ultimately, wine itself. It provides a reasoned basis for the term 'terroir', and critically examines the science of climate change and how it could affect viticulture and winemaking. more...

  • Raising Beef Cattle For Dummiesby Scott Royer; Nikki Royer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    The tools you need to raise and care for beef cattle Beef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in the United States and around the world, and it will only grow larger as the demand for beef continues to increase. Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of raising beef cattle. Packed with... more...