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- Wiley 2015; US$ 92.95 US$ 80.56
Although the food industry is beginning to make headway with its sustainability initiatives, substantially more progress is needed in order to feed the world’s growing population sustainably. The challenge is that the topic of sustainability can seem overwhelming and there is limited information that is specific to the food industry. Written... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 15.99
In his Accelerated Reclamation of Alkaline Argillaceous Soils of Azerbaijan, Professor Mukhtar Abduyev describes the tackling of a long-established problem which had enormous implications for Azerbaijan's security of food supply. The task was to find more efficient methods of reclaiming the saline soils that covered more than 60% of the republic's... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 39.98
In weiten Gebieten Mitteleuropas ist Ackerbau auf ertragsschwachen Standorten nur mit öffentlicher Förderung kostendeckend. Diese ist für die nähere Zukunft gesichert, langfristig aber ungewiss. Eine großflächige Aufgabe des Ackerbaus wäre aus zahlreichen Gründen problematisch. Ausgehend von einer historischen Betrachtung untersucht dieses Buch Perspektiven... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.73
Many of our most successful animal breeding programs have been accompanied by a reduced fitness in the animal. In this book, leading animal breeders and revolutionary geneticists explore ways to improve breeding programs and fitness simultaneously. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.95
Future climatic and agro-ecological changes in Africa are uncertain and associated with high degrees of spatial and temporal variability and this change is differently simulated within divergent climate-crop models and in controlled crop breeding stations. Furthermore, uncertainty emerges in local contexts, not just in response to climatic systems,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.00
Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin America. The authors make the case for reaching beyond... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 70.83
Adaptive management is learning from past management actions to improve future planning. In order to facilitate better adaptive management practices, this book presents lessons learned from case studies, providing managers ready access to relevant information. more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 115.95
While access to affordable food is the norm for some, it is not a reality for all. This comprehensive interdisciplinary book explores way to find solutions to the ever-increasing problem of food supply. Critical in its analysis, but still taking an optimistic view, the text discusses the practical problems of both nutrient excesses and deficiencies... more...