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  1. Agroecology

    The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Agroecology is a science, a productive practice, and part of a social movement that is at the forefront of transforming food systems to sustainability. Building upon the ecological foundation of the agroecosystem, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Transgenic Herbicide Resistance in Plants

    By V. S. Rao

    This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth discussion on the development of herbicide resistance during the past 50 years, emphasizing the biochemical pathways of herbicide resistance in weeds. It discusses the principles of plant genetics, different methods of genetic engineering, makingof...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Geotherapy

    Innovative Methods of Soil Fertility Restoration, Carbon Sequestration, and Reversing CO2 Increase

    Edited by Thomas J. Goreau, Ronal W. Larson, Joanna Campe

    A Practical, Get-Your-Hands-in-the-Soil Manual Global climate change, increasing pollution, and continued rapid population growth is wreaking havoc on the planet. Stabilizing the environment at safe levels requires a large-scale restoration of damaged ecosystems. Geotherapy: Innovative Methods of...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

    By Thaddeus R. Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Package Price Agroecology

    The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Stephen Gliessman's complementary volumes, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition and Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology, Third Edition are now available together for one low price! Completely revised, updated, and reworked, the third edition of...

    Published December 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology, Third Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Agroecology is defined as the application of ecological concepts and principles to the design and management of sustainable food systems. Hence, learning can best be achieved through an experiential approach to the topic. Designed to accompany Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems,...

    Published December 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities

    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Impact of Soil Erosion in the Upper Blue Nile on Downstream Reservoir Sedimentation

    By Yasir Salih Ahmed Ali

    Population growth in the Blue Nile Basin has led to fast land-use changes from forest to agricultural land, which resulted in speeding up the soil erosion processes producing highly negative impacts on the local soil fertility and agricultural productivity. The eroded sediment is transported...

    Published December 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Climate Dynamics in Horticultural Science

    The Principles and Applications, Volume One

    Edited by M. L. Choudhary, V. B. Patel, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, S. Sheraz Mahdl

    Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops—a threat this is expected to...

    Published December 7th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  10. Climate Dynamics in Horticultural Science

    Impact, Adaptation, and Mitigation, Volume Two

    Edited by M. L. Choudhary, V. B. Patel, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, R. B. Verma

    Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops—a threat this is expected to...

    Published December 7th 2014 by Apple Academic Press