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New and Published Books

  1. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum

    Edited by Yi-Hong Wang, Hari D. Upadhyaya, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Sorghum is one of the hardiest crop plants in modern agriculture and also one of the most versatile. Its seeds provide calorie for food and feed, stalks for building and industrial materials and its juice for syrup. This book provides an in-depth review of the cutting-edge knowledge in sorghum...

    Published July 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Eucalypts

    Edited by Robert J. Henry

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Eucalypts are used for the production of paper products, firewood, charcoal, potential feedstocks for bioenergy and biomaterials, as ornamentals and landscape trees, and in land rehabilitation. Eucalypt breeding is at an early stage with many plantings being only at the first stages of...

    Published July 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Pests of Fruit Crops

    A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By David V Alford

    Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose problems on fruit crops worldwide....

    Published July 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values

    Theory and Methods, 3rd Edition

    By A. Myrick Freeman III, Joseph A. Herriges, Catherine L. Kling

    The first edition of this important work was the winner of the 2002 Publication of Enduring Quality award by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. The continuing premise for the book is that estimates of the economic values of environmental and natural resource services are...

    Published June 25th 2014 by RFF Press

  5. Agricultural Prices and Production in Post-reform India

    By Ashutosh Kumar Tripathi

    Post-reform India has seen a decline in agricultural growth as well as supply–demand imbalance and rising prices. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of domestic and international prices and trade since 1980–81, covering the past quarter of a century. Backed with rich data, it provides...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge India

  6. European Wood-pastures in Transition

    A Social-ecological Approach

    Edited by Tibor Hartel, Tobias Plieninger

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions....

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Nitrogen Management in Crop Production

    By Nand Kumar Fageria

    One of the main approaches for safeguarding food security, sustainable development has increased demand for knowledge on fertilizer management in crop production. Among essential plant nutrients, nitrogen is one of the most important yield-limiting nutrients, mainly responsible for determining...

    Published June 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Global Food-Price Shocks and Poor People

    Themes and Case Studies

    Edited by Marc J. Cohen, Melinda Smale

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This book examines the effects of high and volatile food prices during 2007-08 on low-income farmers and consumers in developing, transition, and industrialized countries. Previous studies of this crisis have mostly used models to estimate the likely impacts. This volume includes actual evidence...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress

    An Environmental History

    By Cameron Muir

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Food and the global agricultural system has become one of the defining public concerns of the twenty-first century. Ecological disorder and inequity is at the heart of our food system. This thoughtful and confronting book tells the story of how the development of modern agriculture promised...

    Published May 20th 2014 by Routledge