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Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 594

Sustainable 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 that are based on proven and widely agreed strategies for continuous improvement in sustainability at different scales. While...

Agriculture Cannot Wait
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 550

Agriculture Cannot Wait

Contents: Sustainable Livlihood and Nutrition Security - Soil Health Enhancement and Fertiliser Use - Water Resource Management - Agrobiodiversity and Biosafety - Agricultural Research and Education.

General View of the Agriculture of the County of Caithness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 593
Australian Agriculture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 308

Australian Agriculture

Focusing on the technologies that the farmers and graziers actually used, this book follows the history of each of the major commodities of groups of commodities to the end of the 20th century, grain crops, sheep and wool, beef and dairy, wine and others. Issues facing agriculture as it enters the 21st century are also discussed.

Report from the Select Committee on Agriculture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 707

Report from the Select Committee on Agriculture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1833
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Economic, Environmental, and Health Tradeoffs in Agriculture: Pesticides and the Sustainability of Andean Potato Production
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 281

Economic, Environmental, and Health Tradeoffs in Agriculture: Pesticides and the Sustainability of Andean Potato Production

Today the goal of designing highly productive, sustainable agricultural produc tion systems is at the forefront of the agricultural research agenda around the world. The key to designing sustainable agricultural production technologies is in understanding their economic, environmental, and human health impacts. This volume presents a methodology designed to quantify such impacts and to represent them as tradeoff's. We propose this tradeoff' methodology as an approach to accomplish two essential elements in achieving agricultural sustainability. First, the tradeoff's method is a key to the design of successful interdisciplinary research projects to assess sustainability of production systems....

Sustainable Agriculture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 992

Sustainable Agriculture

This book gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then propose alternative solutions. It will therefore help all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations.

Ethics in Agriculture - An African Perspective
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 167

Ethics in Agriculture - An African Perspective

Agriculture is the lifeblood of the majority of people in Africa. It is not just a provider of food, it is a way of life for rural people. Whilst subsistence farming is the most practiced form of agriculture, there are many parts of Africa where agriculture is highly developed and progressive. In many instances it is the very diversity of agricultural practices that raises complex problems and issues. These issues often manifest themselves in ways that create ethical dilemmas for farmers, policy-makers, academics, politicians and the general lay-person. In particular, the role of biotechnology in African agriculture has become a contentious issue. Some people hold the view that biotechnology...

History of Agriculture in India, Up to C. 1200 A.D.
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 912

History of Agriculture in India, Up to C. 1200 A.D.

History of Agriculture in India (up to c.1200 AD), Part 1, reconstructs the evolution of agriculture in India up to c.1200AD. It is a synthesis and summation of existing knowledge on the history of agriculture in ancient India on the combined bases of archaeological and literary sources against the backdrop of Asian history in general. Besides summing up the existing knowledge, it opens new vistas for further research on many debated issues in the history of agriculture in ancient India. The volume addresses the vexed and controversial questions on the origin, antiquity and sources of Indian agricultural history. Based on researches from sites of Vindhya, Ganga Region, plant remains, agricultural tools, pots, dental pathology, and settlement remains, it is an informed and highly researched work on the origin and antiquity of cultivation in India. For a historical study of agriculture, Pali, Sangam. Sanskrit and the Graeco-Roman literatures have been utilized. Art and literary sources have also been used to reconstruct history.

Certificate Agriculture Form 1
  • Language: en