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New and Published Books

  1. Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses

    Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania

    Edited by Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Niels Fold, Arne Henningsen, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book reviews different contract arrangements and specific crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Genetically Modified Foods

    Basics, Applications, and Controversy

    By Salah E. O. Mahgoub

    An increasingly hot-button issue, genetically modified (GM) food is considered by some as the best way to feed the world’s growing population, and by others as an experiment gone wrong on the unsuspecting public. Genetically Modified Foods: Basics, Applications, and Controversy details the basics...

    Published June 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    Series: Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

    Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions, the fifth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, addresses the ever-challenging need for irrigation systems in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, areas that are suffering from severe...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  5. Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Creating Shared Value Chains in Colombia

    By Andrea Biswas-Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is one of the world's major coffee producers for the...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Microbes as Bio-fertilizers and their Production Technology

    By S. G. Borkar

    Series: Woodhead Publishing India in Agriculture

    Microbes as Bio-Fertilizers and their Production Technology is a step forward in the direction of research, testing, and development of new effective strains of beneficial microbes and their production technologies. This book highlights the methods of isolation of several beneficial microbes of...

    Published June 2nd 2015 by WPI Publishing

  7. 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 May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. High Performance Liquid Chromatography in Pesticide Residue Analysis

    Edited by Tomasz Tuzimski, Joseph Sherma

    Series: Chromatographic Science Series

    HPLC is the principal separation technique for identification of the pesticides in environmental samples and for quantitative analysis of analytes. At each stage of the HPLC procedure, the chromatographer should possess both the practical and theoretical skills required to perform HPLC experiments...

    Published May 20th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Handbook of Plant Nutrition, Second Edition

    Edited by Allen V. Barker, David J. Pilbeam

    In 2007, the first edition of Handbook of Plant Nutrition presented a compendium of information on the mineral nutrition of plants available at that time—and became a bestseller and trusted resource. Updated to reflect recent advances in knowledge of plant nutrition, the second edition continues...

    Published May 14th 2015 by CRC Press