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  • Seaweed and Microalgae as Alternative Sources of Protein

    Seaweed and Microalgae as Alternative Sources of Protein

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786766205

    As the global demand for meat increases due to population and economic growth, more pressure has been placed on the animal feed sector to support sustainable livestock production, whilst also ensuring the nutritional value and palatability of feed.…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Rice Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Rice Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760241

    Rice is one of the most important foods in the world. As the demand for rice continues to increase, there is an urgent need to increase yields in the face of such challenges as climate change, threats from pests and diseases and the need to make cul…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Bananas Volume 3

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Bananas Volume 3

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786769817

    Bananas are a key food source for millions, whilst their production supports the livelihood of farmers across the globe. However, recent research has identified the vulnerability of particular banana varieties to major pests and diseases, such as th…

  • Optimising Poultry Flock Health

    Optimising Poultry Flock Health

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786768872

    Diseases remain a significant burden to poultry production and its future. Whilst it is widely recognised that vaccines have a major role in inducing protection, they can only be considered as part of the solution to this growing problem. Recent res…

  • Ensuring Safety and Quality in the Production of Beef Volume 1

    Ensuring Safety and Quality in the Production of Beef Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760562

    "Overall, Drs Acuff and Dickson have produced a truly international and model reference here; it reflects robust research-based knowledge and best practices across the entire supply chain of the beef industry. Authors reflect international expertise…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Potatoes Volume 2

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Potatoes Volume 2

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761286

    Potatoes are one of the world’s key food crops. Their nutritional value, and the fact that they can be grown with relatively few inputs in a wide range of environments, makes them an important food security crop. However, yields in developing…

  • Advances in Postharvest Management of Horticultural Produce

    Advances in Postharvest Management of Horticultural Produce

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786762887

    This book reviews key advances in preservation techniques for fresh fruit and vegetables. Part 1 summarises developments and improvements in preservation technologies such as cooling, controlled atmosphere storage, modified atmosphere and active pac…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Soybeans Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Soybeans Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761125

    Soybeans are one of the most widely-grown crops in the world. As the world’s main source of vegetable protein, they have a wide range of food and non-food uses. Current yields need to increase significantly to meet growing demand but in a way…

  • Managing Soil Health for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 2

    Managing Soil Health for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 2

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761927

    "This two-volume set in Burleigh Dodds Agricultural Science may represent one of the most important projects in their series focused on sustainable agriculture and recent advances in research on key crop and animal species. Many scholars and student…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Oil Palm Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Oil Palm Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761040

    Oil palm is widely cultivated in tropical countries for use in food processing, personal care products and other applications such as biodiesel. Cultivation faces a range of challenges such as its environmental impact (e.g. in deforestation and biod…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Potatoes Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Potatoes Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761002

    Potatoes are one of the world’s key food crops. Their nutritional value, and the fact that they can be grown with relatively few inputs in a wide range of environments, makes them an important food security crop. However, yields in developing…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Oil Palm Volume 2

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Oil Palm Volume 2

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761088

    Oil palm is widely cultivated in tropical countries for use in food processing, personal care products and other applications such as biodiesel. Cultivation faces a range of challenges such as its environmental impact (e.g. in deforestation and biod…

  • Understanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Dairy Cattle

    Understanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Dairy Cattle

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786764591

    The welfare of farmed animals such as cattle is an increasing concern for consumers and regulatory agencies. This book explores the science behind our understanding of dairy cow behaviour and ways to improve their welfare. Understanding the behaviou…

  • Achieving Sustainable Turfgrass Management

    Achieving Sustainable Turfgrass Management

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781801460194

    Turfgrass is required to meet a challenging range of aesthetic, functional and environmental requirements, whilst also mitigating the threat of abiotic and biotic stresses which are being accentuated by climate change. The turfgrass industry is also…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Rice Volume 2

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Rice Volume 2

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760289

    Rice is one of the most important foods in the world. As the demand for rice continues to increase, there is an urgent need to increase yields in the face of such challenges as climate change, threats from pests and diseases and the need to make cul…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Soybeans Volume 2

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Soybeans Volume 2

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761163

    Soybeans are one of the most widely-grown crops in the world. As the world’s main source of vegetable protein, they have a wide range of food and non-food uses. Current yields need to increase significantly to meet growing demand but in a way…

  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Livestock Production

    Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Livestock Production

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786764393

    Recent IPCC reports have highlighted the environmental impact of livestock production as a major source of non-CO2 emissions: methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and ammonia (NH3). The livestock sector must react to these reports and develop or imple…

  • Biostimulants for Sustainable Crop Production

    Biostimulants for Sustainable Crop Production

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786763365

    "This book is what a review should be…a complete book on a hugely relevant topic…It is a preview of a new era in agricultural development that brings excitement and vast potential to tackle the challenge of feeding a growing population…

  • Critical Issues in Plant Health: 50 Years of Research in African Agriculture

    Critical Issues in Plant Health: 50 Years of Research in African Agriculture

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786762320

    "With concerns about climate change, loss of biodiversity and the need to feed an ever-growing human population, the book provides a valuable reference on the need to develop IPM giving greater emphasis to the environment. This is necessary with the…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Coffee

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Coffee

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761521

    Coffee is one of the most widely traded commodities in the world. Coffee cultivation faces a number of challenges including over reliance on a relatively small number of varieties vulnerable to a range of abiotic and biotic stresses as well as incre…

  • Achieving Sustainable Production of Milk Volume 2

    Achieving Sustainable Production of Milk Volume 2

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760487

    ”All three volumes of Achieving sustainable production of milk should be considered as a whole…Over more than 1200 pages, the authors review all fields of milk production, beginning with milk composition, genetics and breeding, safety a…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Sugarcane Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Sugarcane Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761446

    "In this timely publication, Dr Rott has sourced contributions from scientists working on cane throughout the tropics…Richly referenced, this is both an informed and informative book that is well written. It will appeal to both researchers an…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Vegetables

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Vegetables

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786762368

    "From the beginning of this book to the end, it has been Professor Hochmuth’s intent to address and educate with a complete synopsis of what he calls ‘…the wealth of research addressing the challenges’ in sustainable growth…

  • Understanding Gut Microbiomes as Targets for Improving Pig Gut Health

    Understanding Gut Microbiomes as Targets for Improving Pig Gut Health

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786764874

    The pig production sector faces many challenges, including the need to improve feed efficiency to reduce emissions from manure, finding alternative methods to prevent the onset of diseases affecting swine, as well as ensuring that the welfare of pig…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Temperate Zone Tree Fruits and Berries Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Temperate Zone Tree Fruits and Berries Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786762085

    Temperate fruits include stone/drupe fruits (such as peach), pome fruits (such as apple) and berries (such as strawberries). Like other crops, cultivation of these fruits faces a number of challenges. These include the need to optimize yields, senso…

  • Advances in Integrated Weed Management

    Advances in Integrated Weed Management

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786767455

    Weed management continues to face many challenges, including herbicide resistance, invasive species, climate change and how best to deploy the range of non-chemical control methods available. To tackle these challenges, integrated weed management (I…

  • Advances in Plant Phenotyping for More Sustainable Crop Production

    Advances in Plant Phenotyping for More Sustainable Crop Production

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786768568

    Plant phenotyping is an emerging technology that involves the quantitative analysis of structural and functional plant traits. However, it is widely recognised that phenotyping needs to match similar advances in genetics if it is to not create a bot…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Grain Legumes Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Grain Legumes Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761361

    Grain legumes are characterised by their nutritional value, an ability to grow rapidly and improve soil health by fixing nitrogen. This makes them a key rotation crop in promoting food security amongst smallholders in particular. However, yields are…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Ornamental Plants

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Ornamental Plants

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786763280

    Ornamental plants are plants grown for decorative purposes. They include cut flowers, bulbs, potted plants, shrubs and trees for gardening and landscape design. Like other crops, ornamentals face challenges such as biotic and abiotic stresses as wel…

  • Achieving Sustainable Production of Pig Meat Volume 3

    Achieving Sustainable Production of Pig Meat Volume 3

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760968

    ‘…individual chapters provide very thorough, up-to-date reviews of health and welfare of pigs during different stages of production…The health section does a good job of summarizing the current major disease challenges facing pig…

  • Understanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Chickens

    Understanding the Behaviour and Improving the Welfare of Chickens

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786764225

    "Each chapter provides an overview of current knowledge on the topic in question, accompanied by an outline of advances in both scientific and applied fields. The chapters are written by twenty-five authors, all scientific experts in the subject dis…

  • Managing Soil Health for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 1

    Managing Soil Health for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761880

    "This two-volume set in Burleigh Dodds Agricultural Science may represent one of the most important projects in their series focused on sustainable agriculture and recent advances in research on key crop and animal species. Many scholars and student…

  • Achieving Sustainable Production of Eggs Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Production of Eggs Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760760

    World egg consumption is increasing, particularly in developing countries. This creates new challenges, particularly for more intensive systems which have played a major role in increasing production and productivity. Intensive systems face a contin…

  • Achieving Sustainable Management of Tropical Forests

    Achieving Sustainable Management of Tropical Forests

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786762481

    "The book is very effective in communicating the many aspects, dimensions and interpretations of sustainable forest management (SFM)…It is clearly born out of an ambitious remit to present an overview of SFM across all its dimensions. In this…

  • Improving the Nutritional and Nutraceutical Properties of Wheat and Other Cereals

    Improving the Nutritional and Nutraceutical Properties of Wheat and Other Cereals

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786764799

    With more consumers moving away from traditional cereal-based foods due to concerns about health impacts, including wheat intolerance, the sector must develop next-generation nutritionally-enhanced cereal products to maximise market potential. Impro…

  • Integrated Weed Management for Sustainable Agriculture

    Integrated Weed Management for Sustainable Agriculture

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761644

    "This is an excellent overview of the latest thinking in weed management, with chapters written by some of the most prominent authorities conducting research today… the book is a valuable addition to the literature, and one that will be widel…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Maize Volume 2

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Maize Volume 2

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760128

    Maize is one of the most important and widely grown cereal crops in the world and is a staple food for almost a billion people, particularly in the developing world. It has been estimated that maize yields need to increase by 60% by 2050. There is a…

  • Microbial Bioprotectants for Plant Disease Management

    Microbial Bioprotectants for Plant Disease Management

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786768131

    With growing concerns about the environmental impact of synthetic fungicides, increasing levels of fungicide resistance and increasing regulatory restrictions on fungicide use, the crop protection sector faces mounting pressure to replace synthetic…

  • Pesticides and Agriculture

    Pesticides and Agriculture
    av Dr Dave Watson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786762764

    "The book will be of particular interest to many whether in marketing or research throughout the pesticide industry and those involved in financial and investment in agriculture, as it provides an interesting insight to the way the industry has grow…

  • Improving Integrated Pest Management in Horticulture

    Improving Integrated Pest Management in Horticulture

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786767530

    Pests and diseases remain a significant threat to crop yields worldwide. With concerns about the environmental impact of synthetic pesticides, there remains a need to develop more environmentally-friendly biological methods of control that can be co…

  • Advances in Conservation Agriculture Volume 3

    Advances in Conservation Agriculture Volume 3

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786764751

    With growing scientific concern around the limitations of tillage-based agriculture, coupled with the sector’s need to contribute to being more sustainable, the development and adoption of alternative farming techniques has never been more imp…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Wheat Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Wheat Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760166

    "These books present a comprehensive coverage of issues facing wheat production globally. The authors represent the top scientists involved in the diverse areas that are important for sustainable wheat production and will this book provides an excel…

  • Improving Organic Crop Cultivation

    Improving Organic Crop Cultivation

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786761842

    "Improving organic crop production provides a valuable resource for the current ‘state of the art’ on understanding mechanisms in these systems that are both similar and different from those in conventional systems….The book is es…

  • Advances in Postharvest Management of Cereals and Grains

    Advances in Postharvest Management of Cereals and Grains

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786763525

    Post-harvest losses of cereals and other grains, whether from spoilage microorganisms or insect pests, remain a significant issue in both the developed and developing world. Challenges include restrictions on chemicals for decontamination and increa…

  • Advances in Measuring Soil Health

    Advances in Measuring Soil Health

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786764263

    Understanding and measuring the different dimensions of soil health is key to achieving regenerative agriculture. There has been a wealth of research on developing better analytical techniques to measure the biological, physical and chemical propert…

  • Achieving Sustainable Crop Nutrition

    Achieving Sustainable Crop Nutrition

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786763129

    This collection reviews current research on understanding nutrient cycles, the ways crops process nutrients, the environmental effects of fertilizer use and how this understanding can be used to improve nutrient use efficiency for a more resource-ef…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Apples

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Apples

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760326

    Originating in Central Asia, apples are one of the most important fruits globally and are grown in over 100 countries. Apple cultivation faces a number of challenges. Increasing global competition has put the focus on lowering costs whilst further i…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Cassava Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Cassava Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760005

    "The result is a beautiful book with a lot of useful and updated information. I am sure it will be in great demand, and hopefully will help in the further improvement of cassava yields, especially in Africa where it is such an important food crop."…

  • Understanding and Improving the Functional and Nutritional Properties of Milk

    Understanding and Improving the Functional and Nutritional Properties of Milk

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786768193

    The dairy sector is under increasing scrutiny on environmental, welfare and health grounds. One way of addressing these challenges is to highlight and optimise the nutritional and functional properties of milk as part of a balanced diet. Understandi…

  • Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Maize Volume 1

    Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Maize Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786760081

    Maize is one of the most important and widely grown cereal crops in the world and is a staple food for almost a billion people, particularly in the developing world. It has been estimated that maize yields need to increase by 60% by 2050. There is a…