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  1. The Haitian Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    Man, Land and Markets

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Haiti is a very poor country with a stagnant economy. This title, first published in 1983, considers the Haitian economy, placing it in its historical context, and explores the reasons why it has performed so badly. Mats Lundahl examines agriculture, which has failed to provide an adequate standard...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Depolarizing Food and Agriculture

    An Economic Approach

    By Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Many issues in food and agriculture are portrayed as increasingly polarized. These include industrial vs. sustainable agriculture, conventional vs. organic production methods, and global vs. local food sourcing, to name only three. This book addresses the origins, validity, consequences, and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Omics Technologies and Crop Improvement

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Increased world population, decreased water supply, and climate change all put stresses on the global food supply. An exploration of the challenges and possible solutions to improve yields of the main crops, such as cereals, roots, tubers, and grasses, Omics Technologies and Crop Improvement...

    Published October 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Unknown

  5. Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ecological Consequences of Increasing Crop Productivity

    Plant Breeding and Biotic Diversity

    Edited by Anatoly I. Opalko, Larissa I. Weisfeld, Sarra A. Bekuzarova, Nina A. Bome, Gennady E. Zaikov

    With contributions from leading scientists in agricultural biology and young researchers, this book examines the ecological consequences that sometimes arise with various methods of increasing crop productivity. It also presents agroecological approaches to crop improvement and productivity from...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  7. Plant Image Analysis

    Fundamentals and Applications

    Edited by S Dutta Gupta, Yasuomi Ibaraki

    The application of imaging techniques in plant and agricultural sciences had previously been confined to images obtained through remote sensing techniques. Technological advancements now allow image analysis for the nondestructive and objective evaluation of biological objects. This has opened a...

    Published September 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Rural and Regional Futures

    Edited by Anthony Hogan, Michelle Young

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    Agriculture, mining and related rural industries have been central to the development of Australia’s economy. This book details the role that the Australian Government has played in the making of rural and regional Australia, particularly since World War II. The book reviews these policies and...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Greenhouse Design and Control

    By Pedro Ponce, Arturo Molina, Paul Cepeda, Esther Lugo, Brian MacCleery

    Agricultural production is one of the main keys to the development of healthy societies. It is anticipated that agricultural systems will increasingly have to contend with temperature, humidity and water stress in the near future. This makes the need to increase the efficiency of land and water use...

    Published September 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Solar, Wind and Land

    Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development

    By Troy A. Rule

    The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge