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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Modelling the Future Water Infrastructure of Cities

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Arlex Sanchez Torres

    Many cities around the world are facing considerable pressure to cope with urban development, sustaining economic growth and providing basic living conditions. Urban infrastructure is aging and uncontrolled urbanization leads to considerable pressure on economic resources. Hence there is a need for...

    Published February 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    Published January 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Agro-Ecological Intensification of Agricultural Systems in the African Highlands

    Edited by Bernard Vanlauwe, Piet van Asten, Guy Blomme

    There is an urgent need to increase agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa in a sustainable and economically-viable manner. Transforming risk-averse smallholders into business-oriented producers that invest in producing surplus food for sale provides a formidable challenge, both from a...

    Published December 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao, Ran Chen

    Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development brings together 242 peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2013 International Conference on Frontiers of Energy and Environment Engineering, held in Xiamen, China, November 28-29, 2013. The main objective of this proceedings set is to take the...

    Published December 16th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. OMICS Applications in Crop Science

    Edited by Debmalya Barh

    Merging topical data from recently published review and research articles, as well as the knowledge and insight of industry experts, Omics Applications in Crop Science delves into plant science, and various technologies that use omics in agriculture. This book concentrates on crop breeding and...

    Published December 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Gender Research in Natural Resource Management

    Building Capacities in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Malika Abdelali-Martini, Aden Aw-Hassan

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    The aim of this book is to highlight the role that gender research can play in understanding natural resource management and rural development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and how hands-on training and mentoring can be used as a capacity enhancement approach...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Thermal Use of Shallow Groundwater

    By Fritz Stauffer, Peter Bayer, Philipp Blum, Nelson Molina Giraldo, Wolfgang Kinzelbach

    The thermal use of the shallow subsurface is increasingly being promoted and implemented as one of many promising measures for saving energy. A series of questions arises concerning the design and management of underground and groundwater heat extraction systems, such as the sharing of the thermal...

    Published December 11th 2013 by CRC Press