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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 198.99
Aims to introduce the use of green solvents throughout chemistry, and to provide a comprehensive reference for solvents applicable in green chemistry. This volume defines characteristics of green solvents and their usage, and explores their importance ecologically and economically. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 38.00
Can we prevent the destruction of the world's tropical forests? In the fire-scarred hills of Costa Rica, science writer William Allen found an answer: we can not only prevent their destruction - we can bring them back to their former glory. 'Green Phoenix' reveals how the tropical forests in the northwestern section of the country were saved. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00
Challenging views prevalent among Western and Polish scholars, this book explains Poland's surprising success in developing effective environmental and occupational regulatory systems while achieving remarkable socioeconomic growth, despite the legacy of the Communist era. more...
- CABI 2005; US$ 75.00
This book aims to document and illustrate the major developments in the use of nematodes for biological control of insects and slugs. It has three major sections covering entomopathogenic nematodes, entomophilic nematodes, and slug-parasitic nematodes. more...
- CABI 2005; US$ 195.00
The first edition of this title was published in 1990. This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture. It covers nematode pests of all the major food and cash crops including; rice, cereals, root and tubers, potato, food legumes, vegetables, peanut, citrus, tree and fruit crops, coconut... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 130.00
This book focuses on the challenges people face in managing agricultural crops, aquaculture, fisheries and related ecosystems in inland areas of coastal zones in the tropics of Asia, Africa, Australia and South America. These challenges can create conflicts in the use of natural resources between different stakeholders. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Scholars and professionals committed to fostering sustainable development have urged a re-examination of the curriculum and restructuring of research in engineering-focused institutions of higher learning. This article will address the following themes and questions: How can multi- and trans-disciplinary teaching and research coexist in a meaningful... more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 199.00
Substantial progress has been made in seed science during the past few years, emphasizing its important role in advancing plant biotechnology, agriculture, plant resource management, and conservation. Providing comprehensive coverage of the latest seed science research including germination,. dormancy, development, and desiccation tolerance, this book... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00
This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be achieved. Twenty years on from the publication of the seminal Brundtland Report, it has become clear that formidable challenges confront policy makers who have publicly stated their commitment to the goal... more...
- CABI 2001; US$ 140.00
This text describes how competition between plant species, and succession in plant ecosystems, operate in grasslands and grazed pastures, both natural and sown. It also examines the ways in which competition and succession are analyzed, evaluated and measured. more...