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Food, energy, and society

Author: David Pimentel; Marcia H Pimentel
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats
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Presents an analysis on the interdependency of food, energy, water, land, and biological resources. This book includes material on livestock production and energy use, the impacts of pesticides on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Pimentel; Marcia H Pimentel
ISBN: 9781420046670 1420046675
OCLC Number: 473803887
Description: xix, 380 s. : ill
Contents: Energy and society. Energy and power. Solar energy in natural and managed ecosystems. Ecological systems, natural resources, and food supplies. Manipulating ecosystems for agriculture. Hunter-gatherers and early agriculture --
Early livestock systems and animal power. Livestock production and energy use. Energy use in fish and aquacultural production / David Pimentel, Roland E. Shanks, and Jason C. Rylander. Energy use in grain and legume production. Energy use in fruit, vegetable, and forage production. Energy inputs in crop production in developing and developed countries / David Pimentel ... [et al.]. Environmental and economic costs of the application of pesticides primarily in the United States. Water resources: agricultural and environmental issues / David Pimentel ... [et al.]. Soil erosion: a food and environmental threat. Conservation of biological diversity in agricultural, forestry, and marine systems / David Pimentel ... [et al.]. Food processing, packaging, and preparation. Transport of agricultural supplies and foods. Renewable energy: current and potential issues / David Pimentel ... [et al.]. Biomass: food versus fuel / David Pimentel ... [et al.]. Ethanol production using corn, switchgrass, and wood; biodiesel production using soybean and sunflower / David Pimentel and Tad W. Patzek. U.S. energy conservation and efficiency: benefits and costs / David Pimentel ... [et al.]. Summing up: options and solutions
Responsibility: David Pimentel, Marcia H. Pimentel

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