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New and Published Books

  1. Handbook of Plant Nutrition, Second Edition

    Edited by Allen V. Barker, David J. Pilbeam

    In 2007, the first edition of Handbook of Plant Nutrition presented a compendium of information on the mineral nutrition of plants available at that time—and became a bestseller and trusted resource. Updated to reflect recent advances in knowledge of plant nutrition, the second edition continues...

    Published May 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Community Seed Banks

    Origins, Evolution and Prospects

    Edited by Ronnie Vernooy, Pitambar Shrestha, Bhuwon Sthapit

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Community seed banks first appeared towards the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies. Countries that...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Biological Systems, Biodiversity, and Stability of Plant Communities

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

    This book discusses theoretical approaches to the taxonomy of biological systems and theory and mathematical approaches to the problem of plant diversity, cultivation, and the environment. Particular attention is given to theoretical and practical problems of soil and the environmental...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  4. Postharvest Biology and Technology of Horticultural Crops

    Principles and Practices for Quality Maintenance

    Edited by Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

    Series: Postharvest Biology and Technology

    The ultimate goal of crop production is to provide quality produce to consumers at reasonable rates. Most fresh produce is highly perishable, and postharvest losses are significant under the present methods of management in many countries. However, significant achievements have been made during the...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  5. Biomass and Biofuels

    Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution

    Edited by Shibu Jose, Thallada Bhaskar

    The long-held tenets of the energy sector are being rewritten in the twenty-first century. The rise of unconventional oil and gas and of renewables is transforming our economies and improving our understanding of the distribution of the world’s energy resources and their impacts. A complete...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Agricultural Water Productivity Optimization for Irrigated Teff (Eragrostic Tef) in a Water Scarce Semi-Arid Region of Ethiopia

    By Yenesew Mengiste Yihun

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The prospects for the future are clear. Agriculture will have to respond to changing patterns of demand for food and combat food insecurity and poverty amongst marginalized communities. In so doing, agriculture will have to compete for scarce water with other users and reduce pressure on the water...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Environmentally Sustainable Viticulture

    Practices and Practicality

    Edited by Chris Gerling

    As climate change becomes a growing reality, more industries must grapple with how to implement sustainable business practices at every step of the production process. This is especially true for viticulture, where every step of production can take years to come to fruition, and any decision made...

    Published March 20th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  8. Climate Dynamics in Horticultural Science, Two Volume Set

    Edited by M. L. Choudhary, V. B. Patel, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, S. Sheraz Mahdl, R. B. Verma

    Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops—a threat this is expected to...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and ...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Hydroponics for the Home Grower

    By Howard M. Resh

    Hydroponics offers many advantages to traditional soil-based horticulture. These include greater control over many of the limiting factors, such as light, temperature, and pests, as well as the ability to grow plants in all seasons. With instruction from one of the top recognized authorities...

    Published February 9th 2015 by CRC Press