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- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 35.86
Plantagen sind eine Schlüsselinstitution der Moderne. Zugleich sind sie auch in ökologischer Hinsicht eines der folgenreichsten Produktionsregime überhaupt. Im globalen Ausgriff versammelt der Band Beiträge zu so unterschiedlichen Produkten wie Kaffee, Kautschuk, Baumwolle und Äpfeln. Dabei geht es gleichermaßen um Einblicke in unterschiedliche Plantagensysteme... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
The soil is a fundamental constituent of the Earth's system, maintaining a careful state of equilibrium within the biosphere. However, this natural balance is being increasingly disturbed by a variety of anthropogenic and natural processes, leading to the degradation of many soil environments. Soil Management provides a comprehensive and authoritative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Bengal has long been one of the key centres of civilisation and culture in the Indian subcontinent. However, Bengali identity ? "Bengaliness" ? is complicated by its long history of evolution, the fact that Bengal is now divided between India and Bangladesh, and by virtue of a very large international diaspora from both parts of Bengal. This book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
The agribusiness supply chain includes a number of processes such as supply management, production management, and demand management to customers through a competitive distribution channel. Each step of the way can be plagued with issues such as diversity of production and demand, bulkiness of produce, perishability, and seasonality. Highlighting... more...
- Rodale 2014; US$ 18.99
Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practicesand, especially, modern industrial agriculturehave led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the world's soils. That carbon is now floating in the atmosphere, and even if we stopped using fossil fuels today, it would continue warming the planet. In The Soil Will Save... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Food is a massive industry and the many key players involved have very different interests. In wealthy nations those interests can range from corporate survival and maintaining profitability in a market with limited demand, to promoting a healthy diet and ensuring food safety. For the poor, the emphasis is all too often on simply getting enough to... more...
- Science Publishers 2014; US$ 104.95
This book is a synthesis and a celebration of a large body of agro-ecological research carried out on the management of the pests of cotton, one of the world?s major crops and one which has historically been a very heavy consumer of inputs of pesticides. It demonstrates how agro-ecological approaches to pest management are at last approaching the ?mainstream?,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.00
Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial. Maintains the highest impact factor among serial publications in agriculture Presents... more...