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  • Against the Grainby Marc Lappe; Britt Bailey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The world's food production is undergoing a rapid and revolutionary transformation, but little is known about it and less is being done to question the wisdom of it. Within a very few years, much of what we eat will have been genetically engineered, without proper consideration of the issues of public health, consumer choice and ecological stability.... more...

  • Origins and Phylogeny of Ricesby N.M. Nayar

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Origin and Phylogeny of Rices provides an evolutionary understanding of the origin, spread, and extent of genetic diversity in rice. This single volume is the first to review and synthesize the significant work done in this area in the last 30 years. Rice is the most important food crop of humankind. It provides more energy and also forms the... more...

  • Western Corn Rootwormby S. Vidal; U. Kuhlmann; C.R. Edwards

    CABI 2004; US$ 135.00

    Western Corn Rootworm (WRC) is a major pest of maize crops in the Americas, and is now invading Europe. There is therefore a great need for current information on the ecology and management of this species in order to limit the damage it may cause as it spreads into new agroecological areas. This book provides a comprehensive review of current knowledge... more...

  • Irrigation and Drainage Performance Assessmentby M.G. Bos; M.A. Burton; D.J. Molden

    CABI 2005; US$ 85.00

    Draws together the growing body of knowledge on irrigation and drainage performance assessment that has been gained. more...

  • Environmental Impacts of Sugar Productionby O. Cheesman

    CABI 2004; US$ 100.00

    Pressure from conservationists and increasing regulation, means that environmental considerations are increasingly important for the sugar industry. This book examines the environmental impacts of the sugar industry in relation to the cultivation of sugar crops (cane and beet) and the processing of the raw materials that they yield. more...

  • Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries 2000by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 86.00

    This publication contains statistics on fisheries and aquaculture in OECD countries for 1997 and 1998. Information is provided on landings, employment, fleet capacity, aquaculture production and trade in fish and fish products. more...

  • Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries 2000, Volume 1by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 215.00

    This  publication describes major developments affecting fisheries in OECD countries in 1997, including changes in government policies, trade, and fisheries and aquaculture production.  more...

  • Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Policies and Summary Statistics 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 100.00

    This publication describes major developments affecting fisheries in OECD countries, including changes in government policies, trade, and fisheries and aquaculture production. This edition contains a special chapter on fishing capacity, an important policy instrument for a move to more responsible and sustainable fisheries. It also includes a special... more...

  • The Green Revolution: History, Impact and Futureby H.K. Jain

    Studium Press 2010; US$ 70.00

    A new paradigm of the organization of agricultural research which linked the two International Research Centers, CIMMYT in Mexico and IRRI in the Philippines, with the National Agricultural Research Institutions of the developing countries led to the Green Revolution. This new cooperative framework was conceived by the leaders of the Rockefeller Foundation... more...

  • Fisheries Policy Reform: National Experiencesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 44.00

    Much has been done over the years to improve fisheries management in OECD countries. Ongoing problems of over-fishing, overcapacity and the economic crisis intensify the need for reform. Although there is a general consensus on the importance of a successful fisheries management, the effort levels and effectiveness of policy reforms have differed among... more...