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- University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Becoming Salmon is the first ethnographic account of salmon aquaculture, the most recent turn in the human history of animal domestication. In this careful and nuanced study, Marianne Elisabeth Lien explores how the growth of marine domestication has blurred traditional distinctions between fish and animals, recasting farmed fish as sentient beings,... 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
This book tackles the central question of the political and structural changes and characteristics that govern agriculture and food. Original contributions explore this highly globalized economic sector by analyzing salient geographical regions and substantive topics. Along with chapters that investigate agri-food in North America, Europe, Latin America,... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 24.99
An award-winning environmental journalist introduces a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution. When Malthus famously outlined the brutal relationship between food and population, he never imagined the success of modern agriculture. New seeds, chemicals and irrigation, coupled with free trade, drove... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is one of the world's major coffee producers for the global market. This book examines sustainable coffee... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1967, presents a concise picture of the demand and supply trends of timber around the world. Zivnuska provides a keen analysis of plans, prospects, and opportunities in the areas covered, and an interesting look at the North American forest economy. This book will be of interest to students of environmental studies and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education . It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the efficacy of the remedy. In this book, first published... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 14.57
Sufficient' is a book to inspire, educate and encourage a process of change towards a simple, gentle and sustainable way of living. Many of us want to make a shift in our lives by slowing down and consuming less, embracing artisan foods and championing human-scale organic growing methods as safe, compassionate and pleasurable. This book is a guide... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95
Plant Breeding in New Zealand is a collection of papers that covers selecting and breeding of crops, pastures, fruits, timbers, and soil conservation plants in New Zealand. The book is divided into four parts, which are dealing with cropping, horticulture, forestry and soil conservation, and pasture. The text first covers crop plants such as wheat,... more...