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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$ 89.00

    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$ 106.30

    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...

  • Ploughing New Groundby Getnet Bekele

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 21.49

    In October 2016, the Ethiopian administration declared a State of Emergency in response to anti-Government demonstrations and mass riots. While the Government claimed the riots stemmed from subversiveactivities among large diasporic populations in the West, the evidence suggests that they were provoked by widespread internal dissatisfaction. Land deals... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    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 Science and Practice of Landscape Stewardshipby Claudia Bieling; Tobias Plieninger

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 40.00

    This book introduces the principles of landscape stewardship in relation to sustainability governance, applying them to a broad range of land-use systems. more...

  • Sustainable Apparelby Richard Blackburn

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 315.00

    Sustainability is an issue that increasingly concerns all those involved in the apparel industry, including textile manufacturers, apparel designers, retailers and consumers. This important book covers recent advances and novel technologies in the key areas of production, processing and recycling of apparel. Part One addresses sustainable finishing... more...