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  • The Pesticide Encyclopediaby K. Paranjape; V. Gowariker; V. N. Krishnamurthy; S. Gowariker

    CABI 2014; US$ 370.00

    In today's world, food security is an important issue. Food shortages push prices up, impacting upon the health and well-being of hundreds of millions of rural poor across the globe. One way to increase food security is to decrease the amount of yield lost to pests. The Pesticide Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive overview of the fight against... more...

  • Physiological Responses of Plants to Attackby Dale Walters

    Wiley 2015; US$ 81.95

    Despite the research effort put into controlling pathogens, pests and parasitic plants, crop losses are still a regular feature of agriculture worldwide. This makes it important to manage the crop appropriately in order to maximise yield. Understanding the relationship between the occurrence and severity of attack, and the resulting yield loss,... more...

  • The Mushroom at the End of the Worldby Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world?and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake... more...

  • The Nature of Cropsby J. Warren

    CABI 2015; US$ 40.00

    Have you ever wondered why we eat wheat, rice, potatoes and cassava? Why we routinely domesticate foodstuffs with the power to kill us, or why we chose almonds over acorns? Answering all these questions and more in a readable and friendly style, this book takes you on a journey through our history with crop plants.Arranged into recurrent themes in... more...

  • Schädlingsbekämpfung im Lebensmittelbereichby Jona J. Freise; DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2013; US$ 45.81

    Die DIN 10523:2012-10 legt die allgemeinen Grundlagen für die Schädlingsbekämpfung im Lebensmittelbereich fest. Sie gibt eine Anleitung für die Prophylaxe, Einführung geeigneter Kontrollsysteme und Durchführung der Schädlingsbekämpfungsmaßnahmen beim Herstellen, Behandeln und Inverkehrbringen von Lebensmitteln. Die Verfahrensnorm konkretisiert die... more...

  • Von der Reformsozietät zum Landwirtschaftsvereinby Peter Lehmann

    Traugott Bautz 2011; US$ 24.81

    EINLEITUNG 1.1 Forschungsstand 1.2 Fragestellung und Konzeption 1.3 Aufbau 2. THEMATISCHE HINFÜHRUNG 2.1 Die Oekonomische Gesellschaft bis 1798 2.1.1 Gründung und Organisation 2.1.2 Beziehung zur Regierung 2.1.3 Mitglieder 2.1.4 Programm und Themen 2.1.5 Aktivität und Gründe für deren Rückgang 2.2 Zeitumstände 2.2.1 Helvetik 2.2.2 Mediation 2.2.3... more...

  • Biocontrol Agents of Phytonematodesby T. H. Askary; P. R. P. Martinelli

    CABI 2015; US$ 260.00

    Highlighting the use of biocontrol agents as an alternative to chemical pesticides in the management of plant parasitic nematodes, this book reviews the current progress and developments in the field. Tactful and successful exploitation of each biocontrol agent, i.e. nematophagous fungi, parasitic bacteria, predaceous mites, rhizobacteria, mycorrhiza... more...

  • Cities and Agricultureby Henk de Zeeuw; Pay Drechsel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters on the key dimensions of urban food challenges and... more...

  • Managing Salt Tolerance in Plantsby Shabir Hussain Wani; Mohammad Anwar Hossain

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Salinity stress currently impacts more than 80 million hectares of land worldwide and more arable land is likely to be impacted in the future due to global climate changes. Managing Salt Tolerance in Plants: Molecular and Genomic Perspectives presents detailed molecular and genomic approaches for the development of crop plants tolerant to salinity... more...