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

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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." --

    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...

    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.

    Soil Science Simplified

    By Thomas J. Sauer

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    Already renowned as a user-friendly beginners guide to soil science, Soil Science Simplified, 6th Edition is an updated version of the beloved textbook that includes even more thorough applications of soil science to interdisciplinary fields.

    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.

    Global Change and the Challenges of Sustainably Feeding a Growing Planet

    By Thomas W. Hertel

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    This book explores the fundamental determinants of long term changes in agricultural land use and the associated implications for environmental and food security.

    Cities and Agriculture: Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

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    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters on the key...

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