Agronomy & crop production

    Soil Health and Intensification of Agroecosystems

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    Soil Health and Intensification of Agroecosystems examines the climate, environmental, and human effects on agroecosystems and how the existing paradigms must be revised in order to establish sustainable production. The increased demand for food and fuel exerts tremendous stress on all aspects of natural resources and the environment to satisfy...

    Beans: A History

    By Ken Albala

    Paperback £13.70

    This is the story of the bean, the staple food cultivated by humans for over 10,000 years. From the lentil to the soybean, every civilization on the planet has cultivated its own species of bean. The humble bean has always attracted attention - from Pythagoras' notion that the bean hosted...

    Insect Pests of Millets

    By A Kalaisekar

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    Insect Pests of Millets: Systematics, Bionomics, and Management focuses on protecting the cultivated cereals that many worldwide populations depend on for food across the semi-arid tropics of the world. Providing coverage of all the major cultivated millets, including sorghum, pearlmillet, finger millet, barnyard millet, prosomillet, little millet, kodomillet, and foxtail...

    Water Dynamics in Plant Production

    By Michael Goss

    Paperback Save £6.54 = £38.46

    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.

    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.

    Plant Factory: An Indoor Vertical Farming System for Efficient Quality Food Production

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    Plant Factory: An Indoor Vertical Farming System for Efficient Quality Food Production provides information on a field that is helping to offset the threats that unusual weather and shortages of land and natural resources bring to the food supply. As alternative options are needed to ensure adequate and efficient production...

    Hop Grower's Handbook

    By Laura Ten Eyck

    Paperback £18.96

    With information on siting, planting, tending, harvesting, processing, and brewing It's hard to think about beer these days without thinking about hops. The runaway craft beer market's convergence with the ever-expanding local foods movement is helping to spur a local-hops renaissance. The demand from craft brewers for local ingredients to...

    Plant Breeding

    By Jack Brown

    Hardback Save £12.54 = £87.46

    This book, Plant Breeding, has it bases in an earlier text entitled An Introduction to Plant Breeding by Jack Brown and Peter Caligari, first published in 2008.

    Plant Breeding Reviews

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    Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods.

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