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New and Published Books

  1. Soil and Water Chemistry

    An Integrative Approach, Second Edition

    By Michael E. Essington

    The second edition of a bestseller, Soil and Water Chemistry: An Integrative Approach maintains the balanced perspective that made the first edition a hugely popular textbook. The second edition includes new figures and tables, new chapters, and expanded exercises in each chapter. It covers topics...

    Published April 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Biomass and Biofuels

    Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution

    Edited by Shibu Jose, Thallada Bhaskar

    Focusing on the key challenges that still impede the realization of the billion-ton renewable fuels and energy products vision, this book provides comprehensive information on sustainable production of biomass feedstock, supply chain management of feedstocks to the biorefinery site, advanced...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Agricultural Water Productivity Optimization for Irrigated Teff (Eragrostic Tef) in a Water Scarce Semi-Arid Region of Ethiopia

    By Yenesew Mengiste Yihun

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The prospects for the future are clear. Agriculture will have to respond to changing patterns of demand for food and combat food insecurity and poverty amongst marginalized communities. In so doing, agriculture will have to compete for scarce water with other users and reduce pressure on the water...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Hydraulic and Operational Performance of Irrigation Schemes in View of Water Saving and Sustainability

    Sugar Estates and Community Managed Schemes in Ethiopia

    By Zeleke Agide Dejen

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The rate of global increase in water abstraction for irrigation has been declining since the 1970’s due to declining potentials for large and medium-scale irrigation developments, and is expected to further decline in the next decades. As such the significant proportion of the expected increase in...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James W. Pease, Larry D. Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Agricultural Policy in the US: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of US agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and other...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Environmentally Sustainable Viticulture

    Practices and Practicality

    Edited by Chris Gerling

    As climate change becomes a growing reality, more industries must grapple with how to implement sustainable business practices at every step of the production process. This is especially true for viticulture, where every step of production can take years to come to fruition, and any decision made...

    Published March 20th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  7. GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume Four

    Conservation Planning

    Edited by Tom Mueller, Gretchen F. Sassenrath

    Series: GIS Applications in Agriculture

    Conservation planning involves targeted management practices and land use decision-making based on careful analysis of landscape limitations in order to protect soil and water resources. Developing solutions to conservation planning is of worldwide interest due to anticipated population growth,...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Climate Dynamics in Horticultural Science, Two Volume Set

    Edited by M. L. Choudhary, V. B. Patel, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, S. Sheraz Mahdl, R. B. Verma

    Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops—a threat this is expected to...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and ...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Equine Embryo Transfer

    By Patrick M. McCue, Edward L. Squires

    This book briefly reviews the history of equine embryo transfer, covering in clinically practical terms the techniques, equipment, and management protocols currently in use. Embryo transfer has become a big business, especially for breeding racing stock (horses and camels), and is therefore a very...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Teton NewMedia