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Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Gurbir S. Bhullar
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
  • ISBN : 0124046088
  • Pages : 310 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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


Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Gurbir S. Bhullar,Navreet K. Bhullar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
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


Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Eric Lichtfouse,Mireille Navarrete,Philippe Debaeke,Souchere VĂ©ronique,Caroline Alberola
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 November 2009
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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


Water and Agricultural Sustainability Strategies

Water and Agricultural Sustainability Strategies
  • Author : Manjit S Kang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 March 2010
GET THIS BOOKWater and Agricultural Sustainability Strategies

According to the United Nations, 77 million people are expected to face water shortage by 2025, if people continue to use water at the current rate. More water than available would be needed to grow the worlds food during the next decade. As a result of scarcity of water, global annual food production losses could reach 350 million tons by 2025.Di


Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 November 2018
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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 Agricultural Systems

Sustainable Agricultural Systems
  • Author : Clive A. Edwards
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 November 2020
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A unique look at how the adoption of sustainable farming methods is being pursued throughout the world. This comprehensive book provides clear insight into research and education needs and the many points of view that come to bear on the issue of sustainability. Essential for agricultural leaders in research, education, conservation, policy making, and anyone else interested in creating an economically and environmentally sustainable agriculture worldwide.


Sustainable Agricultural Development

Sustainable Agricultural Development
  • Author : John M. Antle,Srabashi Ray
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 24 February 2020
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This book provides a non-technical, accessible primer on sustainable agricultural development and its relationship to sustainable development based on three analytical pillars. The first is to understand agriculture as complex physical-biological-human systems. Second is the economic perspective of understanding tradeoffs and synergies among the economic, environmental and social dimensions of these systems at farm, regional and global scales. Third is the understanding of these agricultural systems as the supply side of one sector of a growing economy, interacting through markets


Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability

Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : R. Lal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 November 1998
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





Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection
  • Author : Margaret Oliver,Thomas Bishop,Ben Marchant
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 November 2013
GET THIS BOOKPrecision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

Precision agriculture (PA) involves the application of technologies and agronomic principles to manage spatial and temporal variation associated with all aspects of agricultural production in order to improve crop performance and environmental quality. The focus of this book is to introduce a non-specialist audience to the the role of PA in food security, environmental protection, and sustainable use of natural resources, as well as its economic benefits. The technologies covered include yield monitors and remote sensing, and the key agronomic


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 : 13 May 2011
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


Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability

Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Manjit S. Kang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 30 April 2007
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


Agricultural Health and Safety Workplace, Environment, Sustainability

Agricultural Health and Safety Workplace, Environment, Sustainability
  • Author : James A. Dosman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 April 1995
GET THIS BOOKAgricultural Health and Safety Workplace, Environment, Sustainability

This comprehensive new book, Agricultural Health and Safety, provides extensive coverage of issues arising in the interrelated fields of health, agriculture, and the environment. The significance of this book is a direct result of the increasing number of health and safety issues in agriculture and its associated industries. It contains sections written by experts, and includes papers presented at the Third International Symposium for Issues in Health, Agriculture and the Environment. Topics include lung disease in farmers, respiratory effects of