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  1. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Peanuts

    Edited by Nalini Mallikarjuna, Rajeev K. Varshney

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Peanut, an amphidiploid, is an important food and oil crop and has an interesting evolutionary history. This book provides a glimpse of the advances in genetic resources and genomics research of peanut made during the last decade. It contains an overview of germplasm, advances in genetic and...

    Published May 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Cold Tolerance in Rice Cultivation

    By Pranab Basuchaudhuri

    Rice is the staple food for more than half of the world's population, yet cold temperatures during the cropping period cause a significant loss of yield. To cope with the world's increasing population, it is necessary to develop high yielding rice varieties that are tolerant to abiotic stress...

    Published May 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Food City

    By CJ Lim

    In Food City, a companion piece to Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, innovative architect and urban designer CJ Lim explores the issue of urban transformation and how the creation, storage and distribution of food has been and can again become a construct for the practice of everyday life. Food City...

    Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Biological Control in Plant Protection

    A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By Neil Helyer, Nigel D. Cattlin, Kevin C. Brown

    There has been a large increase in the commercial use of integrated crop/pest management methods for pest and disease control on a wide range of crops throughout the world since the first edition of this book. The completely revised second edition of the bestselling Biological Control in Plant...

    Published April 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Rearing Animal and Plant Pathogen Vectors

    Edited by Karl Maramorosch, Farida Mahmood

    This book provides an integrated description of methods used to rear vectors of human, higher animal, and plant pathogens in the laboratory. It deals with diverse subject areas, and contains descriptions of standard, as well as highly specialized, methods used by medical, veterinary, entomology,...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  7. The Soil Underfoot

    Infinite Possibilities for a Finite Resource

    Edited by G. Jock Churchman, Edward R. Landa

    The largest part of the world’s food comes from its soils, either directly from plants, or via animals fed on pastures and crops. Thus, it is necessary to maintain, and if possible, improve the quality—and hence good health—of soils, while enabling them to support the growing world population. The...

    Published April 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Scale in Spatial Information and Analysis

    By Jingxiong Zhang, Peter Atkinson, Michael F. Goodchild

    Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Handbook of Forest Resource Economics

    Edited by Shashi Kant, Janaki Alavalapati

    It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge