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Food and water security

Author: U Aswathanarayana
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, ©2008.
Series: Balkema-proceedings and monographs in engineering, water, and earth sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with ways and means of managing food and water security in various agroclimatic environments. This book includes reviewed contributions by global experts in the field, the biophysical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: U Aswathanarayana
ISBN: 9780415440189 0415440181 9780203938539 0203938534
OCLC Number: 168712618
Description: xxvii, 315 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Remote sensing methodologies for ecosystem management / R. Nemani [and others] --
Remote sensing as an aid in arresting soil degradation / R.S. Dwivedi --
Crop management through remote sensing / M.V.R. Sesha Sai, R.S. Dwivedi and D.P. Rao --
Preparation of agro-climatic calendar / M.C. Varshneya [and others] --
How to use soil microorganisms to optimize soil productivity / B.N. Johri, D.K. Choudhary and S. Chaudhuri --
Pathway of arsenic from water to food, West Bengal, India / D. Chandrasekharam --
How to do with less water / U. Aswathanarayana --
Irrigated agriculture for food security / V.V.N. Murty --
Improved livelihoods and food security through unlocking the potential of rainfed agriculture / S.P. Wani [and others] --
Development of drought and salinity tolerant crop varieties / V. Vadez --
System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to enhance both food and water security / N. Uphoff --
Aerobic rice-An efficient water management strategy for rice production / H.E. Sashidhar --
Towards developing low water-need and drought-tolerant super rice in China / H. Mei and L. Luo --
Overview and integration / U. Aswathanarayana --
Fermented foods as a tool to combat malnutrition / J.B. Prajapati --
Changing patterns of food consumption in India and their dietary implications / S.S. Vepa --
Food chain dynamics and consumption trends: Implications for freshwater resources / J. Lundquist --
Micro-enterprises and food security / P. Rigterink --
Rainwater harvesting: Resources development and management / S. Raghavan and N. Parasuraman --
Techno-socio-economic dimensions of food policy in India / M.C. Varshneya and R.H. Patel --
Overview and integration / U. Aswathanarayana --
Role of knowledge in achieving food security in India / P.M. Bhargava and C. Chakrabarti --
Governance of food and water security in China, with reference to farming in Northwest areas / Z. Zhengbin and X. Ping --
Adverse impact of green revolution on groundwater, land and soil in Haryana, India / S.K. Lunkad and A. Sharma --
Governance of food security, with reference to farming in the tropical rainforest areas of Amazonia, Brazil / A.K.O. Homma, A.R. Alves, S.M. Alves and A.A. Franco --
Governance of food security in the Philippines through community based watershed management approach / G.P. Antolin, Jr., F.M. Serrano and E.F. Bonzuela --
Overview and integration / U. Aswathanarayana.
Series Title: Balkema-proceedings and monographs in engineering, water, and earth sciences.
Responsibility: edited by U. Aswathanarayana.
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