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- The Experiment 2016; US$ 18.95
A beautifully photographed, innovative guide to edible seaweed and sea vegetables with vegan recipes?for your health and the planet?s ?One of the world?s most sustainable and nutritious crops,? according to The New Yorker, ?seaweed could be a miracle food.? It?s also been called ?the new kale? (CNBC) and a ?climate warrior? (Atlantic). On... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95
Micro Irrigation Management: Technological Advances and Their Applications , the fifth book in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation book series, is a valuable reference volume on micro irrigation and water management for professional training institutes, technical agricultural centers, irrigation centers, agricultural extension service,... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 119.95
Cannabis sativa is best known as the source of marijuana, the world?s most widely consumed illicit recreational drug. However, the plant is also extremely useful as a source of stem fiber, edible seed oil, and medicinal compounds, all of which are undergoing extremely promising research, technological applications, and business investment. Indeed,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 164.88
This book highlights the implications of nanotechnology in plant sciences, particularly its potential to improve food and agricultural systems, through innovative, eco-friendly approaches, and as a result to increase plant productivity. Topics include various aspects of nanomaterials: biophysical and biochemical properties; methods of treatment, detection... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 131.90
This bookprovides an in-depth analysis of the wheat production developments in theEurasian region and assesses the potential contribution of the region todomestic and international food security. In particular, the book covers policyand institutional developments of the agricultural sector in Eurasia with aspecial focus on the horizontal issues relevant... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 131.90
This monographaims at bringing out a comprehensive collection of information on bamboovarieties in South Asia. The main focus of this book is to address theecological and economic significance of bamboos. Bamboo is a versatile group of plants, capable of providing ecological,economic and livelihood security to the people. In the tropics, especially... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95
Many of our current agricultural crops are natural or agricultural hybrids (between two or more species), or polyploids (containing more than one genome or set of chromosomes). These include potato, oats, cotton, oilseed rape, wheat, strawberries, kiwifruit, banana, seedless watermelon, triticale and many others. Polyploidy and hybridization can also... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2016; US$ 19.50
The first comprehensive book to focus specifically on the fascinating world of working farm dogs, this highly photographic breed guide features 93 breeds of livestock guardians, herders, terriers, and other canines who have served as highly valued, working partners on the farm for generations. In-depth text highlights the history, temperament, and... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.63
This book is a product of Brazilian Academy of Sciences Study Group about water issue. The water cycle was addressed based on an integrated point of view, aiming at joining technological and ecological solutions and integrating quantitative and qualitative aspects of this important environmental asset. Issues such as the water resources management... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 45.00
In Food and Power in Hawai`i, island scholars and writers from backgrounds in academia, farming, and community organizations discuss new ways of looking at food policy and practices in terms of social justice and sustainability. Each of the nine essays describes Hawai`i?s foodscapes and collectively makes the case that food is a focal point for... more...