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- 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...
- Random House New Zealand 2012; US$ 15.09
The expert guide to biodynamic farming and gardening. In this revised and updated edition of Grasp the Nettle Peter Proctor tells the reader how to apply biodynamic methods of farming and gardening to a wide range of conditions in New Zealand and in other countries. The book provides practical observations and techniques, and relates these to the... 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 152.00 US$ 124.64
A unique synthesis of the role ecology plays in integrated pest management. more...