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  1. Molecular Approaches in Plant Abiotic Stress

    Edited by Rajarshi Kumar Gaur, Pradeep Sharma

    Plants under abiotic stress are those suffering from drought, extreme temperatures, flood and other natural—but non-living—factors. Abiotic stress is responsible for reduced yields in several major crops, and climate change is focusing research in this area. To minimize cellular damage cause by...

    Published November 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe Since 1870

    Edited by Pedro Lains, Vicente Pinilla

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Whilst many books on the European economy have focused on the analysis of its industrial sectors, this book draws attention to the often ignored contribution made by the development of European agriculture over the past two centuries. In doing so, the authors adopt a revisionist perspective on the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

    Edited by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, Dana R. Fisher

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Today, the risks associated with global environmental change and the dangers of extreme climatic and geological events remind us of humanity’s dependence on favourable environmental conditions. Our relationships with the landscapes and ecologies that we are a part of, the plants and animals that we...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. African Environments and Resources

    By L. A. Lewis, L. Berry

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1988, this work provides a comprehensive picture of the range of physical environments in Africa, focusing upon those characteristics and issues central to the management of environmental resources. Beginning with an overview of the geographical and environmental history of...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rye

    Genetics, Breeding, and Cultivation

    By Rolf H. J. Schlegel

    Owing to its considerable winter hardiness, rye is a cereal that played a major role in the feeding of European populations throughout the Middle Ages. Recent data shows that rye is grown on about 5.4 million hectares, with a world production of approximately 13 million tons. While still an...

    Published October 10th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Sustainable Landscaping

    Principles and Practices

    By Marietta Loehrlein

    While landscaping has the potential to be part of the solution to certain environmental problems, the quest for beauty can also produce effects that are harmful to the environment. Sustainable Landscaping: Principles and Practices examines landscape practices that adversely affect the environment,...

    Published September 26th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Evapotranspiration

    Principles and Applications for Water Management

    Edited by Megh R Goyal, Eric W. Harmsen

    This book covers topics on the basic models, assessments, and techniques to calculate evapotranspiration (ET) for practical applications in agriculture, forestry, and urban science. This simple and thorough guide provides the information and techniques necessary to develop, manage, interpret, and...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Apple Academic Press

  8. North American Cornucopia

    Top 100 Indigenous Food Plants

    By Ernest Small

    Many North American plants have characteristics that are especially promising for creating varieties needed to expand food production, and there are excellent prospects of generating new economically competitive crops from these natives. The inadequacy of current crops to meet the food demands of...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Economics and Management of the Food Industry

    By Jeffrey H. Dorfman

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This book analyzes the economics of the food industry at every stage between the farm gate and the kitchen counter. Central to the text are agricultural marketing problems such as the allocation of production between competing products (such as fresh and frozen markets), spatial competition,...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Mineral Nutrition of Rice

    By N.K. Fageria

    The third most important cereal crop after wheat and corn, rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. This includes regions of high population density and rapid growth, indicating that rice will continue to be a major food crop in the next century. Mineral Nutrition of Rice...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by CRC Press