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Organic Agriculture, Gardening & Food

  • Agriculture in Dry Landsby I. Arnon

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95

    Throughout history, man has, by over-use, consistently reduced the productive capacity of dry lands. This degradation of one-third of the land area of the globe is, unfortunately, increasing. In recent years, world interest has turned to the problems of pollution of the environment and the impending food shortage as world population grows explosively.... more...

  • Corn Meets Maizeby Lauren E. Baker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 84.99

    Corn Meets Maize links the everyday practices of growing, cooking, and exchanging food in specific cultural, economic, and ecological contexts to broader social movements in Mexico and beyond. The local food networks Lauren E. Baker explores in Mexico are rich examples of contemporary agricultural and culinary transformations; they also reveal... more...

  • Permacultureby Jan Martin Bang

    Floris Books 2015; US$ 28.99

    Permaculture design has been the bedrock of the growth of the worldwide network of Ecovillages since the mid 1990s. A well-developed set of educational programmes has evolved too, including the Permaculture design foundation course.<br><br>This invaluable source book brings together everything students on such courses need to know about... more...

  • Perth Plantsby Russell Barrett; Eng Pin Tay

    CSIRO Publishing 2016; US$ 35.95

    A comprehensive photographic guide to 778 species of plants found in Kings Park and Bold Park. more...

  • Sustainable Food Security in the Era of Local and Global Environmental Changeby Mohamed Behnassi; Olaf Pollmann; Gabrielle Kissinger

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 97.97

    This book surveys climate-linked food insecurity, food supply and both traditinoal and novel production practices. In adapting food systems to climate change, the editors propose a holistic approach to building a new, sustainable food security paradigm. more...

  • Successful Agricultural Innovation in Emerging Economiesby David J. Bennett; Richard C. Jennings

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    An authoritative review of the implementation of new crop breeding technologies and their role in feeding an increasing global population. more...

  • Agricultural Sustainabilityby Gurbir S. Bhullar; Navreet K. Bhullar

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 79.95

    Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the... more...

  • The End of Plentyby Joel K. Bourne Jr.

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 24.99

    An award-winning environmental journalist introduces a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution. When Malthus famously outlined the brutal relationship between food and population, he never imagined the success of modern agriculture. New seeds, chemicals and irrigation, coupled with free trade, drove... more...

  • Application of Mutation Breeding Methods in the Improvement of vegetatively propagated crops V2by C. Broertjes

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Application of Mutation Breeding Methods in the Improvement of Vegetatively Propagated Crops: An Interpretive Literature Review summarizes advances in the use of artificially induced mutations to improve cultivated plants, particularly those that are vegetatively propagated. It brings together all available and accessible references that examine the... more...

  • International Trade and Food Securityby F. Brouwer; P.K. Joshi

    CABI 2016; US$ 125.00

    This book explores structural changes in India's agrifood systems during the next ten to twenty years. The dynamics in the agrifood sector is explored in the context of the overall economy, taking into account agricultural and trade policies and their impacts on national and global markets.The contributors draw on qualitative and quantitative approaches,... more...