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  • Recherches sur les instruments aratoires et le travail du sol en Gaule Belgique
    André Marbach
    A volume of detailed research and summary into metal farming tools used in Gaul/Upper Germania from the Gallo-Romano period; indeed many of the types are still in use today. 199 finds are investigated and reconstructed to show the various techniques of manufacture, use and efficiency. The new method of analysis has shown that ploughing equipment was capable of turning the soil ...
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    109,47 €

  • Smart farms
    This collection reviews recent advances in processing and analysing data to provide actionable outcomes for farmers to be able to achieve a more sustainable agriculture and reduce the sector’s contribution to climate change. ...
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    248,50 €

  • Instant Insights
    Dr Luca Bechini / Dr Peter Sørensen / Prof Lars Stoumann Jensen
    This book reviews recent advances in the utilisation of livestock manure to improve soil management and health. Chapters discuss best practices for the storage, treatment and processing of livestock manure, as well as the effects of manure application on the ability of soil to deliver a range of ecosystem services. ...
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    69,80 €

  • Advances in agri-food robotics
    This collection explores and reviews the wealth of recent research undertaken in the field of agricultural robotics, both in terms of core technologies and range of applications. ...
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    291,64 €

  • Improving nitrogen use efficiency in crop production
    Professor Cl Wagner-Riddle
    This collection reviews the wealth of research on ways of improving nitrogen use efficiency in crop production as a means of reducing the agricultural sector’s environmental impact and rebalancing the global nitrogen cycle. ...
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    263,05 €

  • Achieving sustainable cultivation of bananas Volume 3
    This collection reviews the major pests and diseases affecting global banana production. Chapters explore the key stages of disease identification, development and management, including the initial pathogen diagnosis, the disease cycle and epidemiology, as well as best practices to treat diseased crops and prevent future outbreaks. ...
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    305,31 €

  • FOOD SECURITY ISSUES IN ASIA
    PAUL TENG
    Asia is not only the largest producer of important food items like rice and vegetable oil, but also the largest importer of commodities like soybeans and corn. Additionally, more than half the world’s population lives in Asia and thus the largest number of food insecure people are also in Asia. Food security is therefore a matter of paramount importance in Asia.This is the only...
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    244,89 €

  • Tierra Fértil
    Steve Brescia
    Este libro presenta ejemplos de organizaciones agricultoras familiares que actúan como agentes de cambio. Los vemos contribuyendo a la creación de sistemas agrícolas y alimentarios más saludables, así como a sociedades más democráticas, justas y sostenibles. ...
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    60,51 €

  • Without Our Consent
    Bob Skerstonas
    Bob Skerstonas has written a trailblazing story Without Our Consent on pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides from his own experience and allergies to these chemicals. An immense amount of research has been used to paint a picture of abundance use by agriculture and livestock farming in the USA. Researching this topic our author Bob Skerstonas has provided us with a wealth of i...
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    20,89 €

  • Instant Insights
    Dr Lise Nistrup Jørgensen / Dr Thies Marten Heick / Prof Richard Oliver
    This book reviews the development of resistance to the core group of fungicides used throughout global crop production. Chapters explore the mechanisms of resistance, as well as the challenges facing future fungicide development. ...
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    69,56 €

  • Instant Insights
    Bryan G Hopkins / Dan S Long / Dr Dan S. Long / Paul Miller / Prof Bryan G. Hopkins
    This book provides a detailed overview of the history, current status and future needs of fertiliser developments in an era where sustainability is of paramount importance. Chapters also review recent advances in the use of fertiliser technologies, such as crop sprayers. ...
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    69,64 €

  • Instant Insights
    Dr Roland Pieruschka / Dr Sherif Hamdy / Prof Ulrich Schurr / Thomas Vatter
    This book reviews recent advances in the application of phenotyping techniques to optimise crop breeding programmes. Chapters discuss the use of phenotyping as a means of improving crop yield, boosting genetic gain and identifying desirable traits in crop roots. ...
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    69,69 €

  • Developing drought-resistant cereals
    Roberto Tuberosa
    This collection explores the challenge of achieving improved drought tolerance in key cereal crops such as wheat and barley and reviews key research and strategies which address how to overcome this challenge in order to mitigate the effects of climate change on cereal production. ...
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    269,81 €

  • Instant Insights
    A P Cavanagh / C Afamefule / Christine Raines / Dr A. P. Cavanagh / Dr C. Afamefule / Prof Christine Raines
    This collection explores the need to optimise the C3 photosynthesis cycle in crop production to boost crop yields and improve agricultural productivity. Chapters review how the yields of key agricultural crops, including rice and wheat, can be increased through photosynthetic improvement. ...
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    69,73 €

  • Instant Insights
    Kirk Anderson / M El-Bouhssini / Marion O Harris / Marion O. Harris
    This collection provides a detailed overview of the management strategies available for controlling arthropod pests in cereals, focussing primarily on pests affecting wheat and corn/maize production. Chapters explore the use of insect monitoring technologies as a means of managing future infestations. ...
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    69,75 €

  • Agrobiodiversity
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    43,37 €

  • Nematode-Plant Interactions and Controlling Infection
    Research on free-living plants and parasitic nematodes in the soil environment, food security, and nematode-plant interactions is increasing in importance. Plant-nematode interactions heavily impact nutrient availability, crop production, and soil health. The scenarios of work with plant and soil nematodes clarify the primary in-vitro and in-vivo techniques with plant-parasitic...
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    235,65 €

  • Nematode-Plant Interactions and Controlling Infection
    Research on free-living plants and parasitic nematodes in the soil environment, food security, and nematode-plant interactions is increasing in importance. Plant-nematode interactions heavily impact nutrient availability, crop production, and soil health. The scenarios of work with plant and soil nematodes clarify the primary in-vitro and in-vivo techniques with plant-parasitic...
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    314,57 €

  • Understanding and minimising fungicide resistance
    This collection reviews the wealth of research on understanding the development of fungicide resistance and preventative measures to limit the problem and its impact on effective control of crop diseases. ...
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    269,85 €

  • Instant Insights
    Dr Francisco Pérez-Alfocea / Dr Ian C. Dodd / Dr Stephen Yeboah / Ian C Dodd
    This collection considers the ways in which rootstock health can be optimised to improve agricultural production and fruit quality. Chapters consider recent advances in the development and utilisation of fruit tree rootstocks and how they can be used to mitigate the effects of abiotic stresses. ...
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    69,72 €

  • Advances in plant factories
    This collection reviews the wealth of research on vertical farms or plant factories with artificial lighting (PFALs). It summarises key research both on improving process efficiency and produce quality of horticultural crops such as fruit and vegetables, ornamentals and herbs. ...
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    290,93 €

  • Advances in ensuring the microbiological safety of fresh produce
    This collection reviews the wide range of research on preventing microbial contamination of fresh fruit and vegetables, from understanding key pathogens to ways of detecting and preventing contamination across the supply chain. ...
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    262,91 €

  • Contemporary Developments in Agricultural Cyber-Physical Systems
    G.S. Karthick
    The cultivation of crops plays a very important role in agriculture. However, proper maintenance and management are required. Lack of such management would lead to crop loss or reduced crop yields. Hence, the ability to detect and identify diseases on infected crops is a problem of increasing concern. Real-time disease detection systems do not exist in the current agricultural ...
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    314,62 €

  • Contemporary Developments in Agricultural Cyber-Physical Systems
    G.S. Karthick
    The cultivation of crops plays a very important role in agriculture. However, proper maintenance and management are required. Lack of such management would lead to crop loss or reduced crop yields. Hence, the ability to detect and identify diseases on infected crops is a problem of increasing concern. Real-time disease detection systems do not exist in the current agricultural ...
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    235,71 €

  • Modelling climate change impacts on agricultural systems
    This collection summarises the wealth of research on ways to improve models predicting the impact of climate change on agricultural systems, as well as their application to understanding impacts in particular regions. ...
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    291,71 €

  • Instant Insights
    Dr Megan Long / Dr Michael Schirmann / Dr Nathaniel Newlands
    This collection provides a comprehensive overview of the recent advances in crop pest monitoring and forecasting models. Chapters address emerging technologies in the area, as well as some of the issues and challenges that can arise as a result of implementing particular models. ...
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    69,98 €

  • Key issues in agricultural ethics
    This collection explores key ethical debates surrounding agriculture and agri-food supply chains, including issues such as animal welfare, use of labour, the effects of new technologies and the overall impact of agriculture on the environment. It considers the ways these ethical dilemmas may be better understood and potentially resolved. ...
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    262,52 €

  • Instant Insights
    Catello Pane / Dr Catello Pane / Dr Kenneth A. Sudduth / Kenneth A Sudduth / Prof Richard B. Ferguson / Richard B Ferguson
    This collection features four peer-reviewed reviews on proximal sensors in agriculture. ...
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    69,58 €

  • Instant Insights
    Adriana Farah / Arnaud Petitvallet / Claudine Campa
    This collection provides a considered exploration of the nutritional and health benefits of key beverage crops, focussing primarily on tea and coffee. Chapters explore their potential in preventing the onset of chronic diseases, such as cancer and diabetes, as well as the analytical techniques available to identify phytochemicals. ...
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    69,68 €

  • Advances in understanding insect pests affecting wheat and other cereals
    This collection reviews the wealth of research on understanding insect population dynamics, novel pest invasions, the effects of changing production systems, plant-pathogen-interactions, detection, forecasting and decision support for integrated pest management (IPM) techniques to control major insect pests affecting wheat and other cereals. ...
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    270,05 €