eBook Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, 1st Edition

  • Volume 13
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  • ISBN-10: 331900915X
  • ISBN-13: 9783319009155
  • DDC: 630
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 315 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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About

Overview

Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. It is a discipline that addresses current issues: climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. This series gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then proposes alternative solutions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Leaf-Cutting Ants, Biology and Control.
2: Impact of Pesticide Productivity on Food Security.
3: Farmland Birds and Arable Farming, a Meta-Analysis.
4: Phytoremediation, Transgenic Plants and Microbes.
5: Management of Pathogens of Stored Cereal Grains.
6: Allelopathy for Pest Control.
7: Rice Bed Planting and Foliar Fertilization.
8: Integrated Nutrient Management and Postharvest of Crops.
9: Intercropping Taro and Bambara Groundnut.
10: Land Productivity and Food Security in Zhangjiagang, China.
Index.