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Agriculture

  • Organic Fertilisation, Soil Quality and Human Healthby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 239.00

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for our children. This discipline addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. Novel solutions are... more...

  • Genomics and Molecular Genetics of Plant-Nematode Interactionsby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00

    Written for postgraduate students and researchers alike, this volume reviews developments in the molecular biology of plant-nematode interactions that have been driven by the application of genomics tools. more...

  • Beyond the Green Revolutionby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 On the Ecology of Theories.- The Growth of Current Theories.- Toward a Theory of Contextual Analysis.- Summary.- 2 Historical Seedbeds.- The Evolutionary Theater.- Developmental Plays.- 1492?1660.- 1660?1838.- 1838?1972.- Summary.- 3 The ?New? Seeds and the Logic of Their Growth (or Jack and the Beanstalk Revisited).- Résumé of the Development of... more...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I The Origins of Integrated Pest Management Concepts for Agricultural Crops.- Evolution of Pest Control Practices.- Early Advocates of an Ecological Approach to Pest Control.- Early Pest Management for the Cotton Boll Weevil.- Shift to Dependence on Chemicals and to a Lesser Extent on Resistant Varieties.- Initial Impact of Organic Pesticides.- Return... more...

  • Biological Controlby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Section I: The Theory, Ecological Basis and Assessment of Biological Control.- 1. The Pesticide Syndrome?Diagnosis and Suggested Prophylaxis.- The Pesticide Syndrome.- The Suggested Prophylaxis.- The cotton picture.- The grape picture in California.- Conclusion.- Literature Cited.- 2. The Natural enemy Component in Natural Control and the theory of... more...

  • Forests and Rural Developmentby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 209.00

    This book provides an overview of the complex challenges and opportunities related to forest-based rural development in the tropics and subtropics. Applying a socio-ecological perspective, the book traces the changing paradigms of forestry in rural development throughout history, summarizes the major aspects of the rural development challenge in forest... more...

  • Human Exploitation and Biodiversity Conservationby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 329.00

    The sustainable use of biodiversity is one of the three key objectives of the 1992 "Convention on Biological Diversity". To achieve this, sound conservation practice has to be recognized as beneficial and implemented by all who access, or use it ? from subsistence farmers to skiers and pharmaceutical bioprospectors. At the same time, indigenous peoples... more...

  • Pastoral practices in High Asiaby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Focusing on pastoralism in one of the world?s remotest regions, this critical assessment of the drive to ?modernize? pastoral communities rejects input-dominated theories that neglect ecological factors, arguing for the sustainability of traditional practices. more...

  • Sustainable Potato Production: Global Case Studiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 239.00

    Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is grown in over 100 countries throughout the world. As a staple food, potato is the fourth most important crop after rice, wheat, and maize, and has historically contributed to food and nutrition security in the world. Global interest in potato increased recently as world food prices soared, threatening the global food... more...

  • Farming for Food and Water Securityby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 189.00

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for our children. This discipline addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. Novel solutions are... more...