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  1. Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economics of Agricultural Development

    World Food Systems and Resource Use, 3rd Edition

    By George W. Norton, Jeffrey Alwang, William A. Masters

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of poverty, population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, progress made in many countries in recent years, and the implications of globalization for...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ecological Consequences of Increasing Crop Productivity

    Plant Breeding and Biotic Diversity

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

    With contributions from leading scientists in agricultural biology and young researchers, this book examines the ecological consequences that sometimes arise with various methods of increasing crop productivity. It also presents agroecological approaches to crop improvement and productivity from...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  4. Savoring Alternative Food

    School Gardens, Healthy Eating and Visceral Difference

    By Jessica Hayes-Conroy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" – that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils

    Principles & Applications

    By H. Magdi Selim

    During the last four decades, tremendous advances have been made towards the understanding of transport characteristics of contaminants in soils, solutes, and tracers in geological media. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of...

    Published September 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Plant Image Analysis

    Fundamentals and Applications

    Edited by S Dutta Gupta, Yasuomi Ibaraki

    The application of imaging techniques in plant and agricultural sciences had previously been confined to images obtained through remote sensing techniques. Technological advancements now allow image analysis for the nondestructive and objective evaluation of biological objects. This has opened a...

    Published September 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Rural and Regional Futures

    Edited by Anthony Hogan, Michelle Young

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    Agriculture, mining and related rural industries have been central to the development of Australia’s economy. This book details the role that the Australian Government has played in the making of rural and regional Australia, particularly since World War II. The book reviews these policies and...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Greenhouse Design and Control

    By Pedro Ponce, Arturo Molina, Paul Cepeda, Esther Lugo, Brian MacCleery

    Agricultural production is one of the main keys to the development of healthy societies. It is anticipated that agricultural systems will increasingly have to contend with temperature, humidity and water stress in the near future. This makes the need to increase the efficiency of land and water use...

    Published September 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Solar, Wind and Land

    Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development

    By Troy A. Rule

    The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Organic Agricultural Practices

    Alternatives to Conventional Agricultural Systems

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    Organic practices are quickly redefining how agriculture is done around the world, as we come to realize how detrimental conventional agriculture is to local and global environments and economies. This book serves as an overview of some of the important topics in organic agriculture. The...

    Published September 6th 2014 by Apple Academic Press