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  1. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ectomycorrhizal Symbioses in Tropical and Neotropical Forests

    Edited by Amadou M. Bâ, Krista L. McGuire, Abdala G. Diédhiou

    Ectomycorrhizal symbiosis plays a major role in biodiversity and stability of ecosystems in tropical forests. It is a research imperative in tropical and neotropical forest ecosystems because they contain ecologically and economically important tree species. This book provides an overview of the...

    Published February 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Reproductive Biology of Plants

    Edited by Kishan Gopal Ramawat, Jean-Michel Mérillon, K. R. Shivanna

    Reproductive biology is the basis of species improvement and a thorough understanding of this is needed for plant improvement, whether by conventional or biotechnological methods. This book presents an up to date and comprehensive description of reproduction in lower plants, gymnosperms and higher...

    Published February 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

    Lessons from India for Development

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Role of Bioinformatics in Agriculture

    Edited by Santosh Kumar

    Advances in information technology and next generation sequencing have propelled the use of bioinformatics in agriculture, especially in the area of crop improvement. An extremely large amount of genomics data is available from plants and animals due to tremendous improvements in the field. This...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  6. Complete Guide for Growing Plants Hydroponically

    By J. Benton Jones, Jr.

    With the continued implementation of new equipment and new concepts and methods, such as hydroponics and soilless practices, crop growth has improved and become more efficient. Focusing on the basic principles and practical growth requirements, the Complete Guide for Growing Plants Hydroponically...

    Published February 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Managing Energy, Nutrients, and Pests in Organic Field Crops

    Edited by Ralph C. Martin, Rod MacRae

    Series: Integrative Studies in Water Management and Land Development

    The use of organic management practices in field cropping continues to rise globally, and these methods have proven to be a viable way to produce food with reduced resource use and environmental damage. Managing Energy, Nutrients, and Pests in Organic Field Crops challenges the popular...

    Published February 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Compendium of Bioenergy Plants

    Corn

    Edited by Stephen L. Goldman, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Compendium Of Bioenergy Plants

    This book evaluates maize as a bioenergy fuel source from two perspectives. It explores whether the input energy needed to generate fuel significantly exceeded by the energy harvested. In examining this issue, the chapters provide assessments of the social, economic, and political impact on fuel...

    Published February 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Green Power

    Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation

    Edited by Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F. Guillén

    Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Productivity Press