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Agriculture

  • A Yorkshire Tragedyby Anthony Clavane

    Quercus 2016; US$ 24.99

    THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF PROMISED LAND AND DOES YOUR RABBI KNOW YOU'RE HERE? SETS HIS FOCUS TO YORKSHIRE, AND ITS ENDANGERED STATUS AS A SPORTING POWERHOUSE. 'If you want to know how it feels to be left behind, if you want to know how it feels to be forgotten, if you want to know how it feels to be heartbroken, then read this book' David Peace... more...

  • Rabbit Breedsby Lynn M. Stone

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2016; US$ 8.95

    Rabbits are the third-most popular pet in the United States and have also earned significant farming and commercial followings: fiber enthusiasts love angora for its light-weight warmth, and chefs are serving up increasing amounts of their high-protein, low-fat meat. In Rabbit Breeds , photographer Lynn M. Stone spotlights all 49 breeds recognized... more...

  • Performance Evaluation of Micro Irrigation Managementby Megh R. Goyal

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    This new volume in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation series covers an array of technologies to estimate evapotranspiration and to evaluate parameters that are needed in the management of micro irrigation, with worldwide applicability to irrigation management in agriculture. Topics include recent evapotranspiration research, performance... more...

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planningby Rob Roggema

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.† It brings together the best revised and updated papers from... more...

  • Pesticide Toxicity to Non-target Organismsby Johnson Stanley; Gnanadhas Preetha

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 299.00

    The pesticide should cause effect on the target pests and be selective enough to spare the non-target beneficial. The book deals with the pesticide toxicity to predators, parasitoids and microbes which are used for pest management in the agroecosystem. The other beneficials exposed to pesticides are pollinators, earthworms, silkworm and fishes. The... more...

  • Biotic Stress Resistance in Milletsby I. K. Das; P. G. Padmaja

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 125.00

    Biotic Stress Resistance in Millets presents an important guide to the disease and pest-related challenges of this vital food crop. Biotic stresses are one of the major constraints for millet production, but newly emerging and forward-thinking problems with disease and insect pests are likely to increase as a result of changing weather, making this... more...

  • Innovative Saline Agricultureby J.C. Dagar; P.C. Sharma; D.K. Sharma; A.K. Singh

    Springer India 2016; US$ 249.00

    The land degradation due to salinity and waterlogging is a global phenomenon, afflicting about one billion hectares within the sovereign borders of at least 75 countries. Besides staring at the food security, it has far reaching and unacceptable socio-economic consequences since a large proportion of this land is inhabited by smallholder farmers. The... more...

  • Hoptopiaby Peter A. Kopp

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    The contents of your pint glass have a much richer history than you could have imagined. Through the story of the hop, Hoptopia connects twenty-first century beer drinkers to lands and histories that have been forgotten in an era of industrial food production. The craft beer revolution of the late twentieth century is a remarkable global history... more...

  • Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetablesby Sunil Pareek

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 179.95

    Because they meet the needs of today?s consumers, fresh-cut plant products are currently one of the hottest commodities in the food market of industrialized countries. However, fresh-cut produce deteriorates faster than the correspondent intact produce. The main purpose of Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables: Technology, Physiology, and Safety is to... more...

  • Shared Governance for Sustainable Working Landscapesby Timothy M. Gieseke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 179.95

    Sustaining our agricultural landscapes is no longer just a technical, scientific or even political problem, but it has evolved into a socially complex, so-called wicked problem of conflicting social governance and economics. This creates an extreme economic obstacle where the value of ecosystem services remains low and diffuse and the transactions... more...