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  1. Degraded Forests in Eastern Africa

    Management and Restoration

    Edited by Frans Bongers, Timm Tennigkeit

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Forest degradation as a result of logging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics. It leads to loss in soil fertility, water resources and biodiversity, as well as contributes to climate change. Efforts are therefore required to try to...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Community Forest Monitoring for the Carbon Market

    Opportunities Under REDD

    Edited by Margaret Skutsch

    Recent developments in international policy on Reduced Emissions from Deforestation in Developing countries (REDD) open the way for crediting of carbon saved by rural communities through management of the forests in their vicinity. Since the annual changes in forest carbon stock under this kind of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri-Food Sector

    Crisis, Resilience, and Restructuring

    Edited by Steven A. Wolf, Alessandro Bonanno

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    For the last three decades, the Neoliberal regime, emphasising economic growth through deregulation, market integration, expansion of the private sector, and contraction of the welfare state has shaped production and consumption processes in agriculture and food. These institutional arrangements...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Bulbous Plants

    Biotechnology

    Edited by Kishan Gopal Ramawat, Jean-Michel Merillon

    Bulbous plants are those with organs for nutrient storage and these include tubers, corms, and bulbs. They can be ornamental or edible, herbaceous or perennial. Important examples of such plants are potato, sweet potato, yam, arrowroot, and dahlias. This book focuses mainly on economically...

    Published December 10th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Solar Energy Sciences and Engineering Applications

    Edited by Napoleon Enteria, Aliakbar Akbarzadeh

    Solar energy is available all over the world in different intensities. Theoretically, the solar energy available on the surface of the earth is enough to support the energy requirements of the entire planet. However, in reality, progress and development of solar science and technology depends to a...

    Published December 9th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Management Options

    A Guide for Natural Resource Managers in Southern Forest Ecosystems

    Edited by James M. Vose, Kier D. Klepzig

    Forest land managers face the challenges of preparing their forests for the impacts of climate change. However, climate change adds a new dimension to the task of developing and testing science-based management options to deal with the effects of stressors on forest ecosystems in the southern...

    Published December 4th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. The Global Forest Sector

    Changes, Practices, and Prospects

    Edited by Eric Hansen, Rajat Panwar, Richard Vlosky

    Changes in production, demand, supply, and trade patterns; the impact of green building and bioenergy on industry practices and policy infrastructure; and new economies with production advantages and large consumption bases all present challenges and opportunities in the forest sector. With...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Agroecosystems

    Soils, Climate, Crops, Nutrient Dynamics and Productivity

    By K. R. Krishna

    Comprised of three sections, this covers the nutrient dynamics and productivity of global agroecosystems. It focuses on the major aspects that make up agroecosystems, such as soils, climate, crops, nutrient dynamics, and productivity. It introduces agroeocsystems and describes global soil types...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Molecular Approaches in Plant Abiotic Stress

    Edited by Rajarshi Kumar Gaur, Pradeep Sharma

    Plants under abiotic stress are those suffering from drought, extreme temperatures, flood and other natural—but non-living—factors. Abiotic stress is responsible for reduced yields in several major crops, and climate change is focusing research in this area. To minimize cellular damage cause by...

    Published November 24th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Agricultural Supply Chains and the Challenge of Price Risk

    By John Williams

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    This book discusses the issues of integration within food and fibre supply chains and the challenges in managing price risk. The problems of integration and price risk are interwoven in agricultural supply chains with production and supply risk as well as hoarding. However, without supply...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge