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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
  • ISBN : 9780124046085
  • Page : 310 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the challenges of food security worldwide. The book provides cutting edge scientific tools and methods of research as well as solid background information that is accessible for those who have a strong interest in agricultural research and development and want to learn more on the challenges facing the global agricultural production systems. Provides cutting edge scientific tools and available technologies for research Addresses the effects of climate change and the population explosion on food supply and offers solutions to combat them Written by a range of experts covering a broad range of agriculture-related disciplines

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Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Gurbir S. Bhullar,Navreet K. Bhullar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • ISBN : 9780124046085
GET THIS BOOKAgricultural Sustainability

Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the challenges of food security worldwide. The book provides cutting edge scientific tools and methods of research as well as solid background information that is accessible for those who

Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability

Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Manjit S. Kang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-04-30
  • ISBN : 9781482282917
GET THIS BOOKAgricultural and Environmental Sustainability

Understand sustainable development from economic, ecological, and social perspectives As world population continues to increase, the need grows for a safe, sustainable supply of food. Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability: Considerations for the Future provides the latest research results and vital information on the process of p

Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta

Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta
  • Author : Mart A. Stewart,Peter A. Coclanis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-05-13
  • ISBN : 9789400709348
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta of Vietnam is one of the most productive agricultural areas in the world. The Mekong River fans out over an area of about 40,000 sq kilometers and over the course of many millennia has produced a region of fertile alluvial soils and constant flows of energy. Today about a fourth of the Delta is under rice cultivation, making this area one of the premier rice granaries in the world. The Delta has always proven a difficult environment to

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • ISBN : 9780128121351
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources that underpin agricultural production, climate change, and hunger, poverty and malnutrition, a multi-faced understanding is key to identifying practical solutions. This book gives stakeholders a common vision, concept and methods

Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Eric Lichtfouse,Mireille Navarrete,Philippe Debaeke,Souchere Véronique,Caroline Alberola
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-11-11
  • ISBN : 9789048126668
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Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to

Measuring Agricultural Sustainability

Measuring Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Kaushalya Ramachandran,K.L. Sharma, U.K. Mandal,T. Srinivas,M. Gayatri
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2023-02-02
  • ISBN : 9789389184860
GET THIS BOOKMeasuring Agricultural Sustainability

The book is essentially a comprehensive reference book and can serve as handbook, manual and field guide. The book presents 51 sustainability indicators with scorecard that can be used as handbook by department staff and students involved in Natural Resources Management activities. The book presents detailed questionnaire that can be used for field and socio-economic survey and serve as field guide. The book consists of Jal-DSS manual explaining the manner in which the DSS can be used to measure agricultural sustainability

Resource Use and Agricultural Sustainability

Resource Use and Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Lin Zhen,Michael Zoebisch
  • Publisher : kassel university press GmbH
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 9783899582215
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Research Anthology on Strategies for Achieving Agricultural Sustainability

Research Anthology on Strategies for Achieving Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2022-02-18
  • ISBN : 9781668453537
GET THIS BOOKResearch Anthology on Strategies for Achieving Agricultural Sustainability

Agriculture has been an enduring human tradition key to survival and civilization. However, after the advent of industrialization and agricultural growth, the industry has been met with several challenges including pollution, land use, and food insecurity. With the agricultural industry contributing to pollution and emissions, many have found it imperative to investigate the causes and seek out solutions. The Research Anthology on Strategies for Achieving Agricultural Sustainability discusses the issues that the agricultural industry currently faces and the technological opportunities

Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability

Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : R. Lal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1998-11-01
  • ISBN : 1575040824
GET THIS BOOKSoil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability

Soil degradation causes a shrinking of arable land resources, and the persistence of starvation and malnutrition. The depletion is compounded by the increasing populations of developing tropical nations, and the conversion of agricultural land to other uses. As a result, per capita grain harvesting and irrigated land is in steady decline all over the world. The decrease in horticultural resources and productivity has inspired Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability, which is based primarily on papers presented at the 1996 conference on

Mitigating Environmental Stresses for Agricultural Sustainability in Egypt

Mitigating Environmental Stresses for Agricultural Sustainability in Egypt
  • Author : Hassan Awaad,Mohamed Abu-hashim,Abdelazim Negm
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-02-08
  • ISBN : 9783030643232
GET THIS BOOKMitigating Environmental Stresses for Agricultural Sustainability in Egypt

This book focuses on the soil and environmental resources and how to utilize them under Egyptian conditions to achieve tolerance to environmental abiotic stresses, i.e., drought, heat, salt, pollutants, and biotic stresses such as disease resistance. Further, it explores ways to increase productivity, improve the quality of field crops, and reduce the food gap. The application of modern technologies is an essential mechanism for improving crops' productivity through laser, seed technology, mycorrhiza, and biotechnology to enhance the yield of

Cutting Edge Technology For Agricultural Sustainability

Cutting Edge Technology For Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : A. Zaman,Sagar Maitra
  • Publisher : New India Publishing Agency
  • Release Date : 2018-09-14
  • ISBN : 9789387973282
GET THIS BOOKCutting Edge Technology For Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability is a combination of technologies and implementation processes that are used to manage information-related with maintenance of equilibrium condition in the scenario of productivity level in the field of agriculture. Sustainable agriculture is not just about food security, the protection of crops and its cultivation or while it is being processed; it is also about the protection of environment with economic equity and profitability. This is a composite field involving agricultural science, engineering, database and soil-based crop management,

Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion

Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion
  • Author : John M. Marston
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • ISBN : 9781934536926
GET THIS BOOKAgricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion

This book publishes the results of 220 botanical samples from the 1993-2002 Gordion excavations directed by Mary Voigt. Together with Naomi Miller's 2010 volume (Gordion Special Studies 5), this book completes the publication of botanical samples from Voigt's excavations. The book aims to reconstruct agricultural decision making using archaeological and paleoenvironmental data from Gordion to describe environmental and agricultural changes at the site. John M. Marston argues that different political and economic systems implemented over time at Gordion resulted in patterns of agricultural

Intensifying agricultural sustainability: an analysis of impacts and drivers in the development of ‘bright spots’

Intensifying agricultural sustainability: an analysis of impacts and drivers in the development of ‘bright spots’
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : IWMI
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 9789290906384
GET THIS BOOKIntensifying agricultural sustainability: an analysis of impacts and drivers in the development of ‘bright spots’

Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria for Agricultural Sustainability

Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria for Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Ashok Kumar,Vijay Singh Meena
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-28
  • ISBN : 9789811375538
GET THIS BOOKPlant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria for Agricultural Sustainability

To meet the food security needs of the 21st century, this book focuses on ecofriendly and sustainable production technologies based on plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR). It is estimated that the global population could increase to 9 billion by 2050. Further, the amount of land devoted to farming has decreased. Soil is a living entity, and is not only a valuable natural resource for agricultural and food security, but also for the preservation of all life processes. Agricultural productivity rests on the

Policies for Agricultural Sustainability in Northern Thailand

Policies for Agricultural Sustainability in Northern Thailand
  • Author : Phrek Gypmantasiri,International Institute for Environment and Development
  • Publisher : IIED
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 1904035035
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