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New and Published Books

  1. The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pests of Fruit Crops

    A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By David V Alford

    Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose problems on fruit crops worldwide....

    Published July 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    In Volume II: Water, the encyclopedia will include entries in topical areas such as Fresh Water Resources; Ice and Snow; Marine Resources, Fishery Resources, Marine Coastal Resources; Marine Resources and Economics, among others....

    Published July 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    The volumes of this encyclopedia will provide a suite of the most current state-of-the-art, comprehensive, and authoritative references that cover a broader spectrum of topics under the general subject areas of land, air and water. Its comprehensive assessment of the complexity of natural resources...

    Published July 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Determining the Economic Value of Water

    Concepts and Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Young, John B. Loomis

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have...

    Published July 15th 2014 by RFF Press

  6. Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Street Food

    Culture, Economy, Health and Governance

    Edited by Ryzia De Cássia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Micro Irrigation

    Principles and Practices

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    Series: Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

    This new book, Principles and Practices of Sustainable Micro Irrigation, is the first in the new series on micro irrigation, which offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. Written by experienced scientists from...

    Published July 13th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum

    Edited by Yi-Hong Wang, Hari D. Upadhyaya, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Sorghum is one of the hardiest crop plants in modern agriculture and also one of the most versatile. Its seeds provide calorie for food and feed, stalks for building and industrial materials and its juice for syrup. This book provides an in-depth review of the cutting-edge knowledge in sorghum...

    Published July 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Eucalypts

    Edited by Robert J. Henry

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Eucalypts are used for the production of paper products, firewood, charcoal, potential feedstocks for bioenergy and biomaterials, as ornamentals and landscape trees, and in land rehabilitation. Eucalypt breeding is at an early stage with many plantings being only at the first stages of...

    Published July 7th 2014 by CRC Press