Agricultural science

    Agronomy for Development

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    -Selection and editorial matter, James Sumberg; individual chapters, the contributors---Copyright statement, t.p. verso.

    Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World: Challenges and Opportunities

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    "Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing world where the greatest challenges occur." --

    Animals, Welfare and the Law: Fundamental Principles for Critical Assessment

    By Ian A. Robertson

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    In this objective, practical and authoritative introductory text the author reveals how the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship drive the development of animal law. The book explains the criteria by which the lawful use of animals is determined, and how these criteria impact evolving standards of animal protection and...

    Soil Magnetism

    By Neli Jordanova

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    Soil Magnetism: Applications in Pedology, Environmental Science and Agriculture provides a systematic, comparative, and detailed overview of the magnetic characterization of the major soil units and the observed general relationships, possibilities, and perspectives in application of rock magnetic methods in soil science, agriculture, and beyond. Part I covers detailed magnetic...

    Global Foodscapes

    By Alistair Fraser

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    What we eat - as well as how it is produced, processed, moved, sold, and used by our bodies seems to matter like never before. Global Foodscapes takes on this topicality and asks readers to think about how we are all involved in the making of an odd and, in...

    Pollination Services to Agriculture: Sustaining and enhancing a key ecosystem service

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    It is only recently that the immense economic value of pollination to agriculture has been appreciated. At the same time, the alarming collapse in populations of bees and other pollinators has highlighted the urgency of addressing this issue. This book focuses on the specific measures and practices that the emerging...

    Water Dynamics in Plant Production

    By Michael Goss

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    This new edition describes the basic scientific principles of water transport in the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum, explains the linkage between transpirational water use and dry matter production paying particular attention to the various agronomic strategies for adaptation to climate-driven limitations of water resources.

    Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture VIII

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    This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 8th IFIP WG 5.14 International Conference on Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture, CCTA 2014, held in Beijing, China, in September 2014.

    Genetic Modification and Food Quality: A Down to Earth Analysis

    By Robert Blair

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    The development of recombinant DNA methods has changed the face of the food industry over the last 50 years.

    The 10 Principles of Food Industry Sustainability

    By Cheryl J. Baldwin

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    Although the food industry is beginning to make headway with its sustainability initiatives, substantially more progress is needed in order to feed the world s growing population sustainably. The challenge is that the topic of sustainability can seem overwhelming and there is limited information that is specific to the food...

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