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Native Plants for New England Gardens

Richardson, Mark.

(2018)  | 9781493029259 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 34.95 (inc. GST), AUD 31.77 (ex. GST),
The essential gardener’s guide to growing native in New England Plants nativeto New England evolved to thrive in local conditions and survive harsh seasons.Native Plants for New England Gardens culls the expertise of the New EnglandWild Flower Society to help anyone create lovely, hardy gardens that...

Integrating Landscapes : Agroforestry for Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty

Montagnini, Florencia.

(2018)  | 9783319693705 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 501pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 377.95 (inc. GST), AUD 343.59 (ex. GST),
Preface; Florencia Montagnini.- Section 1. Agroforestry challenges and alternatives.- 1. Introduction: Challenges for agroforestry in the new millennium; Florencia Montagnini.- 2. The contribution of agroforestry to Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition,...

Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Technology: A Problem Solving Approach

Field, Harry. Long, John.

(2018)  | 9783319696782 | Springer | pbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | xvii, 484pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
AUD 188.95 (inc. GST), AUD 171.77 (ex. GST),
Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Technology: A problem Solving Approach is an invaluable text for agriculture students at the introductory level. The fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and reorganized to meet the current units and standards of the American Society of Agricultural and...

Ethics and politics of the built environment : gardens of the anthropocene.

Di, Paola Marcello.

(2018)  | 9783319711645 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 165pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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?This book proposes and defends the practice of urban gardening as an ecologically and socially beneficial, culturally innovative, morally appropriate, ethically uplifting, and politically incisive way for individuals and variously networked collectives to contribute to a successful management of some...

Sustainable goat production in adverse environments - local goat breeds.

Gutierrez, Carlos. Simões, João.

(2018)  | 9783319712932 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 273pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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ForewordPreface “Think global, act local”Introductory Chapter: Goats in Arid and Mountain AreasJuan Capote Section I Asia Chapter 2 Adaptation Strategies to Sustain Osmanabadi Goat Production in a Changing Climate Scenario Veerasamy Sejian, Govindan Krishnan, Madiajagan Bagath, Shalini Vaswani, Mallenahally...

Sustainable goat production in adverse environments volume i welfare, health and breeding.

Gutierrez, Carlos. Simões, João.

(2018)  | 9783319718545 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxix, 539pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Section I Sustainability and Socio-Economic Aspects in Goat Production1 Introductory chapter (S. Yan Landau)2 Sustainability of Local Goat Genetic Resources in the Mediterranean Region (Dehouegnon Jerry Agossou and Nazan Koluman)3 Socio-economic Aspects of Goat Farming in Arid Environments (Nazan Koluman...

Green urea for future sustainability.

Yahya, Noorhana.

(2018)  | 9789811075773 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 145pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book presents a game changing technology of lower energy-intensive urea production of urea which is used as fertilizer. The technology, from a resource to a knowledge-intensive based industry, investigates a new synthesis approach employing electromagnetic induction and nano-catalyst at lower energy...

Handbook of Florists' Crops Diseases

Elmer, Wade H. McGovern, Robert J.

(2018)  | 9783319396682 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 1365pp | Availability last checked: 9/2/2018
AUD 886.95 (inc. GST), AUD 806.32 (ex. GST),
Chapters outline up-to-date strategies regarding breeding, chemical and biological control, cultural and environmental manipulation, diagnosis, nutrition, and sanitation and how these approaches directly influence ornamental plant health. This book is a presentation of the latest techniques for disease...

Financing Agriculture Value Chains in India: Challenges and Opportunities

Ashok, M. V. Joshi, P. K. Mani, Gyanendra.

(2018)  | 9789811059568 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 263pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 144.95 (inc. GST), AUD 131.77 (ex. GST),
This book examines the successful private, public and civil society models of agriculture value chains in India and addresses relevant challenges and opportunities to improve their efficiency and inclusiveness. It promotes the value-chain approach as a tool to improve access to finance for small holder...

The Potato Genome

Kumar, Chakrabarti Swarup. Kumar, Tiwari Jagesh. Xie, Conghua.

(2018)  | 9783319661339 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 326pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 348.95 (inc. GST), AUD 317.23 (ex. GST),
This book describes the historical importance of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.),potato genetic resources and stocks (including S. tuberosum group Phureja DM1-3 516 R44, a unique doubled monoploid homozygous line) used for potato genome sequencing. It also discusses strategies and tools for high-throughput...

The Chickpea Genome

Muehlbauer, Fred. Thudi, Mahendar. Varshney, Rajeev K.

(2018)  | 9783319661155 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 142pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book sheds new light on the chickpea genome sequencing and resequencing of chickpea germplasm lines and provides insights into classical genetics, cytogenetics, and trait mapping. It also offers an overview of the latest advances in genome sequencing and analysis. The growing human population,...

Microorganisms for Green Revolution: Volume 1 : Microbes for Sustainable Crop Production

Jhala, Yogeshvari K. Panpatte, Deepak G. Shelat, Harsha N. Vyas, Rajababu V.

(2018)  | 9789811062407 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 443pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book addresses basic and applied aspects of two nexus points of microorganisms in agro-ecosystems, namely their functional role as bio-fertilizers and bio-pesticides.  Readers will find detailed information on all of the aspects that are required to make a microbe “agriculturally beneficial.” A...

Experimental Agrometeorology : A Practical Manual

Ahmad, Latief. Habib, Kanth Raihana. Parvaze, Sabah. Sheraz, Mahdi Syed.

(2018)  | 9783319691848 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 159pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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The book is a practical manual which has been created to support the syllabus of agro-meteorology courses specifically designed for graduate and post-graduate students. The topics covered in the manual include working with meteorological instruments for measurement of various meteorological parameters...

Cheese Production, Consumption and Health Benefits

Carlos Dias Pereira, Henriques. Helena Fernandes, Marta.

(2018)  | 9781536128413 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 287.95 (inc. GST), AUD 261.77 (ex. GST),
Cheese Production, Consumption and Health Benefits provides current research in several topics related to the production, physicochemical, microbiological and sensorial properties of cheese, as well as food safety aspects related to this product. The book starts presenting research related to alternative...

A Guide to Introductory Nematology

Baidoo, Richard. Nagachandrabose, Seenivasan. Blake, Alexia. Chan, Stephanie. Chow, Edward.

(2018)  | 9781536125535 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 147.95 (inc. GST), AUD 134.50 (ex. GST),
This book is designed for undergraduate agricultural science students, farmers and farm extension personnel to provide a comprehensive description of plant-parasitic nematodes. It is contructed with 16 different chapters comprising of: an introduction; a brief history of plant nematology; the economic...

Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence: Advances and Applications

Gao, Xiao-Zhi. Gurumoorthy, Sasikumar. Rao, Bangole Narendrakumar.

(2018)  | 9789811066979 | Springer | pbk. | book | viii, 112pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 111.95 (inc. GST), AUD 101.77 (ex. GST),
This book presents interdisciplinary research on cognition, mind and behavior from an information processing perspective. It includes chapters on Artificial Intelligence, Decision Support Systems, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Support Vector Machines, chiefly with regard to the data obtained and...

Domestication of Radiata Pine

Brown, Alan. Burdon, Rowland. Libby, William.

(2018)  | 9783319650173 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxxv, 480pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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Preface.- Acknowledgements.- I. Introduction.- 1.1. Processes of domestication.- 1.2. The radiata pine story.- 1.2.1. Historical preview.- 1.2.2. Land races.- 1.2.3. The Development of plantation management.- 1.2.4. The step to intensive breeding.- 1.2.5. The political and institutional context for...

Vegetation Survey and Classification of Subtropical Forests of Southern Africa

Mucina, Ladislav.

(2018)  | 9783319678306 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 238pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This book highlights classification patterns and underlying ecological drivers structuring the vegetation of selected indigenous subtropical forests in South Africa. It uses original field sampling and advanced numerical data analysis to examine three major types of forest – Albany Coastal Forests,...

Jack Ward Thomas: The Journals of a Forest Service Chief

Steen, Harold K. , Steen, Harold K.

(2018)  | 9780295997872 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 416pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 56.95 (inc. GST), AUD 51.77 (ex. GST),
Jack Ward Thomas, an eminent wildlife biologist and U.S. Forest Service careerscientist, was drafted in the late 1980s to head teams of scientistsdevelopingstrategies for managing the habitat of the northern spotted owl. Thatassignment led to his selection as Forest Service chief during the early yearsof...

Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming: Biodynamic Principles and Perspectives

Holzman, Frank.

(2018)  | 9781538105986 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
AUD 53.95 (inc. GST), AUD 49.05 (ex. GST),
Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming informs and inspires gardeners, andfarmers, who wish to bring quality and integrity into their work with the land.It is about developing close relationships with land that produces our food.This book combines over 40 years of Frank Holzman’s experience in...

The Common Bean Genome

Marsolais, édéric. Pérez, de la Vega Marcelino. Santalla, Marta.

(2018)  | 9783319635248 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 295pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
AUD 299.95 (inc. GST), AUD 272.68 (ex. GST),
This book provides insights into the genetics and the latest advances in genomics research on the common bean, offering a timely overview of topics that are pertinent for future developments in legume genomics. The common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is the most important grain legume crop for food...

The Pigeonpea Genome

Jackson, Scott A. Saxena, Rachit K. Varshney, Rajeev K.

(2018)  | 9783319637952 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 104pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) is a crop of small land holding farmers in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. It has a number of usages starting from protein rich food to vegetarian families; fuel wood; nitrogen supplier to soil; recycling minerals in soil to animal feed etc. Pigeonpea has been considered...

Agroecological Crop Protection: "

Deguine, Jean-Philippe. , Aubertot, Jean-Noël. Deguine, Jean-Philippe. Gloanec, Caroline. Laurent, Philippe. Ratnadass, Alain.

(2018)  | 9789402411843 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 249pp | Availability last checked: 10/2/2018
AUD 307.95 (inc. GST), AUD 279.95 (ex. GST),
ForewordPreamblePrefaceThanks Introduction; Pierre Ferron 1.       APPLYING AGROECOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES TO CROP PROTECTION Outlines of Agroecology Agroecology, a 21st century agricultural revolution?; Eric Malézieux Agroecology seen by an evolutionist ecologist; Philippe Jarne Can agronomy be merged into...

Performance gaps of machines: A process oriented approach

Steckel, Thilo. NĂĽĂźer, Wilhelm.

(2018)  | 9783662564455 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 74pp | Availability last checked: 2/2/2018
AUD 177.95 (inc. GST), AUD 161.77 (ex. GST),
In this publication a widespread phenomenon is studied: in many usage scenarios modern complex machines show a significant difference between the maximum sustainable performance available in well specified environments and the average performance many users experience in their everyday interaction with...

Soil Components and Human Health: "

Benbi, Dinesh. Nieder, Rolf. Reichl, Franz-Xaver.

(2018)  | 9789402412215 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 886pp | Availability last checked: 2/2/2018
AUD 333.95 (inc. GST), AUD 303.59 (ex. GST),
This volume highlights important links existing between soils and human health which up to now are not fully realized by the public. Soil materials may have deleterious, beneficial or no impacts on human health; therefore, understanding the complex relationships between diverse soil materials and human...


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