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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Seed Inoculation, Coating and Precision Pelleting

    Science, Technology and Practical Applications

    By Gerald M. Bennett, John Lloyd

    Seed inoculation is the practice of effectively introducing a high number of nitrogen-fixing bacteria (Rhizobium or Bradyrhizobium) on the surface of legume seeds prior to planting. The bacteria penetrates the root, resulting in the formation of root nodules that fix nitrogen from the air, and make...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. 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...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in Agriculture

    Edited by Cornelio Alberto Zolin, Renato de A. R. Rodrigues

    Climate change and its impact on water resources in agriculture pose one of the biggest challenges for food, energy, fiber, and water security worldwide and, as a consequence, for society. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach towards climate change and water resources in agriculture and...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. 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...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  6. Best Management Practices for Drip Irrigated Crops

    Edited by Kamal Gurmeet Singh, Megh R. Goyal, Ramesh P. Rudra

    Series: Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

    This book focuses on best management practices for drip irrigated crops. It cover irrigation methods, scheduling of micro irrigation, and mulching and crop performance. Micro irrigation techniques with diverse crops are discussed, including sweet pepper, chili, tomatoes, cauliflower, wheat, sweet...

    To Be Published July 12th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  7. 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...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Compendium of Bioenergy Plants

    Sugarcane

    Edited by Eric Lam, Helaine Carrer, Jorge A. da Silva

    Series: Compendium Of Bioenergy Plants

    This volume of the Bioenergy Plants compendium contains a collection of chapters that focus on the history, economics, and practical sciences related to sugarcane. As one of the key biofuel crops in the world that is under large-scale cultivation, sugarcane is attracting interests for its adoption...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. 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...

    To Be Published July 16th 2015 by CRC Press