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  • World Soil Erosion and Conservationby David Pimentel

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 58.00

    This important book explores the need for the immediate conservation of the world's soil resources. more...

  • Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuelsby David Pimentel

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 57.95

    Biofuels and food are dependent on the same resources for production: land, water, and energy. The conjuncture of food, energy, and climate crises demands a new direction in how to harness agriculture to the joint tasks of energy-saving, emissions reduction, and food security. Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels focuses on the... more...

  • Food And Energy Resourcesby David Pimentel

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Food and Energy Resources provides an understanding of the influence of energy, land, and water resources on food production. Future supplies of energy resources will have a major impact on the ability of humans to provide themselves with food. A better understanding of these issues will help society make sound choices and enable government leaders... more...

  • Insects, Science & Societyby David Pimentel

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Insects, Science, & Society documents the proceedings of a symposium of the same name celebrating the centennial of entomology at Cornell University. The symposium and the resulting book brought together some of the world's leading entomologists, who discussed recent advances in their diverse specialties. In commemorating the hundred years of entomology,... more...

  • Food And Natural Resourcesby David Pimentel

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Food and Natural Resources provides an understanding of the interdependency of food and natural resources that affect society. It is hoped that through these discussions a more complete understanding of these timely issues will emerge. This base of knowledge will help individuals and government leaders develop and implement the types of programs that... more...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby David Pimentel; Rajinder Peshin

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 174.51

    The book deals with the present state and problems of integrated pest management as relating to stakeholder acceptance of IPM and how integrated pest management can become a sustainable practice. The discussions include using less pesticides and the possibility of eliminating pesticides from agricultural practice. more...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby Rajinder Peshin; David Pimentel

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 186.14

    The book deals with the present state and problems of integrated pest management (IPM) as relating to stakeholder acceptance of IPM and how IPM can become a sustainable practice. The book covers the implementation of integrated pest management in USA, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, China, India, Indonesia, Australia, Africa,... more...

  • Pesticidesby T. J. Sheets; David Pimentel

    Humana Press 2012; US$ 61.65

    Chemical pesticides continue as a point of major controversy in our society. Increasingly stringent regulatory actions on the part of state and federal agencies, exemplified by the RPAR (Rebuttable Presump­ tion Against Registration) program of the Environmental Protection Agency, are supported by environmental groups and are generally op­ posed or... more...

  • Ecological Integrityby David Pimentel; David Pimentel; Laura Westra; Reed F. Noss

    Island Press 2013; US$ 44.99

    Global Integrity Project has brought together leading scientists and thinkers from around the world to examine the combined problems of threatened and unequal human well-being, degradation of the ecosphere, and unsustainable economies. Based on the proposition that healthy, functioning ecosystems are a necessary prerequisite for both economic security... more...

  • Food versus Fuelby Frank Rosillo-Calle; Francis Johnson; David Pimentel; Richard Hess; Rocio Diaz-Chavez; R. H. Ravindranath; Luis B. Cortez

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Presents an introduction to the science and economics behind a well-worn debate, that debunks myths and provides quality facts and figures for academics and practitioners in development studies, environment studies, and agricultural studies. more...