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Sustainable agriculture reviews

Author: Eric Lichtfouse
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
Series: Sustainable agriculture reviews, v. 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. Sustainable agriculture is a discipline that addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control, and biodiversity depletion. Novel,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Lichtfouse
ISBN: 9789400754492 9400754493 9400754485 9789400754485
OCLC Number: 822978236
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Agroecology Scaling Up for Food Sovereignty and Resiliency / Miguel A. Altieri, C.I. Nicholls --
Transforming Agriculture for Sustainability: The Art and Science / Harold Schroeder FCMC, PMP, CHRP, CHE --
Organic Bread Wheat Production and Market in Europe / Christophe David, J. Abecassis, M. Carcea, F. Celette --
Organic Farming of Vegetables / Margit Olle, Ingrid H. Williams --
Biomass Gasification Crops for the Climatic Range of New Zealand / Richard Renquist, Huub Kerckhoffs --
Biodiesel Production for Sustainable Agriculture / Varsha Sharma, Kishan G. Ramawat, B.L. Choudhary --
Forage Legume Intercropping in Temperate Regions: Models and Ideotypes / Aleksandar Mikić, Branko Ćupina, Vojislav Mihailović --
Endophytic Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria as Biofertilizer / Garima Gupta, Jitendra Panwar, Mohd Sayeed Akhtar --
Crop and Soil Management Zone Delineation Based on Soil Property or Yield Classification / Michael S. Cox, Patrick D. Gerard --
The Vine Functioning Pathway, A New Conceptual Representation / Cécile Coulon-Leroy, René Morlat, Gérard Barbeau.
Series Title: Sustainable agriculture reviews, v. 11.
Responsibility: Eric Lichtfouse, editor.

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