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  1. British Food Policy During the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    By Margaret Barnett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Because of the exceptionally high proportion of imports in Britain’s food supply and the determined efforts of the enemy to sever the supply lines, efficient management of food resources was an essential element in the British national war effort. This volume was the first comprehensive study of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cocoa Production and Processing Technology

    By Emmanuel Ohene Afoakwa

    One of the largest food commodities exported from the developing countries to the rest of the world, cocoa has gained increasing attention on the global market—raising many questions about its quality, sustainability and traceability. Cocoa Production and Processing Technology presents detailed...

    Published February 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Reproductive Biology of Plants

    Edited by Kishan Gopal Ramawat, Jean-Michel Mérillon, K. R. Shivanna

    Reproductive biology is the basis of species improvement and a thorough understanding of this is needed for plant improvement, whether by conventional or biotechnological methods. This book presents an up to date and comprehensive description of reproduction in lower plants, gymnosperms and higher...

    Published February 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

    Lessons from India for Development

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Role of Bioinformatics in Agriculture

    Edited by Santosh Kumar

    Advances in information technology and next generation sequencing have propelled the use of bioinformatics in agriculture, especially in the area of crop improvement. An extremely large amount of genomics data is available from plants and animals due to tremendous improvements in the field. This...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  6. Complete Guide for Growing Plants Hydroponically

    By J. Benton Jones, Jr.

    With the continued implementation of new equipment and new concepts and methods, such as hydroponics and soilless practices, crop growth has improved and become more efficient. Focusing on the basic principles and practical growth requirements, the Complete Guide for Growing Plants Hydroponically...

    Published February 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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