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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Developments in Plant Genetics and Breeding, 1: Isozymes in Plant Genetics and Breeding, Part B focuses on the advancements in the processes, methodologies, principles, and approaches involved in the study of isozymes, including its role in plant genetics and breeding. The selection first offers information on maize, hexaploid wheat, and barley.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Plant Modification for More Efficient Water Use is a compilation of the proceedings of the Symposium on Plant Modification for More Efficient Water Use. These proceedings aim to make significant progress in identifying the physiological and morphological characteristics of plants by providing considerable control of evapotranspiration and by exploring... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 212.95 US$ 184.56
Biofuel Crop Sustainability brings together the basic principles of agricultural sustainability and special stipulations for biofuels, from the economic and ecological opportunities and challenges of sustainable biofuel crop production to the unique characteristics of particular crops which make them ideal for biofuel applications. This book will... more...
- CABI 2015; US$ 195.00
Alternative methods of disease control such as natural products and compounds derived from biological origins, provide an effective alternate to the use of chemical products or a means to minimize their use. It is imperative now to look for such sustainable crop disease management approaches, that include routine and alternative methods. Natural products... more...
- CABI 2015; US$ 240.00
Following on from the CGIAR study by Evenson and Gollin (published by CABI in 2003), this volume provides up-to-date estimates of adoption outcomes and productivity impacts of crop variety improvement research in sub-Saharan Africa. The book reports on the results of the DIIVA Project that focussed on the varietal generation, adoption and impact for... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2016; US$ 21.86
Colin Tudge coined the expression ?Enlightened Agriculture? to describe agriculture that is ?expressly designed to provide everyone, everywhere, with food of the highest standard, nutritionally and gastronomically, without wrecking the rest of the world?. In Six Steps Back to the Land, he explains how we can achieve that, and have truly sustainable,... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2016; US$ 14.57
You don't need a huge parcel of land to start your own mini-farm and live more self-sufficiently. With an acre, or even a half-acre, you can juggle a job, family, and still grow fruit and veg and even have some chickens, pigs or sheep. Sally Morgan takes the reader through the basics of a starting your own smallholding, including planning and setting... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 112.00 US$ 91.84
Presents the methodology of the Human-Environment Regional Observatory project, which developed infrastructure for monitoring and understanding local dimensions of global change. more...
- i5 Publishing 2011; US$ 24.99
It doesn?t take a farm to have the heart of a farmer. Now, due to a burgeoning sustainable-living movement, you don?t have to own acreage to fulfill your dream of raising your own food. Hobby Farms Urban Farming, from Hobby Farm Press and the same people who bring you Hobby Farms and Hobby Farm Home magazine, will walk every city and suburban dweller... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 15.99
A fascinating exploration of America's food innovators, that gives us hopeful alternatives to the industrial food system described in works like Michael Pollan's bestselling Omnivore's Dilemma Change Comes to Dinner takes readers into the farms, markets, organizations, businesses and institutions across America that are pushing for a more... more...