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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
There has been a lack of scholarly attention to Arabic translations of ancient works on agriculture. The reconstruction of the Arabic tradition offered by the Prolegomena volume illustrates the importance of these translations in Arabic agricultural literature and enables better understanding of the genesis of the Byzantine Geoponika... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95
Climate change and its impact on water resources in agriculture pose one of the biggest challenges for food, energy, fiber, and water security worldwide and, as a consequence, for society. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach towards climate change and water resources in agriculture and provides a comprehensive perspective about the core... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95
Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions , the fifth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, addresses the ever-challenging need for irrigation systems in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, areas that are suffering from severe water shortages. These areas, such as Egypt, Tunisia,... more...
- Down East Books 2015; US$ 14.99
Once there were no stone walls. For the fiercely idealistic Yankee homesteader, a small family farm was worth fighting for, and the rocky soil yielded far more than walls. Cleared and plowed, it fed a family and provided a living. Oxen gave way to horses, horses to tractors, and still the farm persisted and the family persevered, each generation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 63.95
Foods that promote human health - 'functional foods' or nutraceuticals - have caught the imagination of the global food industry. All the household-name companies are developing them as a key driver in their global strategies. They see the prospect of new markets and bigger margins, but the issues presented are fraught with complexity and difficulties.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 193.00
Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. Each volume contains an eclectic group of reviews by leading scientists throughout the world. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 160.00
Written by an international group of experts, Ground Improvement Case Histories: Chemical, Electrokinetic, Thermal and Bioengineering Methods provides over 700 pages of case-histories collected from all over the world. Each case-history provides an overview of the specific technology followed by applications, and in some cases, comprehensive back... more...
- Floris Books 2015; US$ 21.86
Permaculture design has been the bedrock of the growth of the worldwide network of Ecovillages since the mid 1990s. A well-developed set of educational programmes has evolved too, including the Permaculture design foundation course.<br><br>This invaluable source book brings together everything students on such courses need to know about... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00
Sugarcane: Agricultural Production, Bioenergy and Ethanol explores this vital source for "green" biofuel from the breeding and care of the plant all the way through to its effective and efficient transformation into bioenergy. The book explores sugarcane's 40 year history as a fuel for cars, along with its impressive leaps in production and... more...