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  1. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    By Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

    By Jessica Duncan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Progress in Environmental Engineering

    Water, Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Protection Issues

    Edited by Janusz Tomaszek, Piotr Koszelnik

    Progress in Environmental Engineering contains theoretical and experimental contributions on water purification, new concepts andmethods of wastewater treatment, and ecological problems in freshwater ecosystems. The issues dealt with in the book include: (i) Causes and control of activated sludge...

    Published March 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Biological Systems, Biodiversity, and Stability of Plant Communities

    Edited by Larissa I. Weisfeld, Anatoly I. Opalko, Nina A. Bome, Sarra A. Bekuzarova

    This book discusses theoretical approaches to the taxonomy of biological systems and theory and mathematical approaches to the problem of plant diversity, cultivation, and the environment. Particular attention is given to theoretical and practical problems of soil and the environmental...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  5. Environmentally Sustainable Viticulture

    Practices and Practicality

    Edited by Chris Gerling

    As climate change becomes a growing reality, more industries must grapple with how to implement sustainable business practices at every step of the production process. This is especially true for viticulture, where every step of production can take years to come to fruition, and any decision made...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  6. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James W. Pease, Larry D. Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Agricultural Policy in the US: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of US agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and other...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume Four

    Conservation Planning

    Edited by Tom Mueller, Gretchen F. Sassenrath

    Series: GIS Applications in Agriculture

    Conservation planning involves targeted management practices and land use decision-making based on careful analysis of landscape limitations in order to protect soil and water resources. Developing solutions to conservation planning is of worldwide interest due to anticipated population growth,...

    Published March 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Climate Dynamics in Horticultural Science, Two Volume Set

    Edited by M. L. Choudhary, V. B. Patel, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, S. Sheraz Mahdl, 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 February 19th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and ...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Equine Embryo Transfer

    By Patrick M. McCue, Edward L. Squires

    This book briefly reviews the history of Equine Embryo Transfer, covering in clinically practical terms the techniques, equipment and management protocols currently in use.Embryo transfer has become a big business, especially for breeding racing stock (horses and camels), and is therefore a very...

    Published February 17th 2015 by Teton NewMedia