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Bioelectrosynthesis

by Aijie Wang, Wenzong Liu, Bo Zhang & Weiwei Cai

Introduces basic principles and mechanisms, covers new developments, and provides a different view of the main facets of bioelectrosynthesis

Bioelectrosynthesis represents a promising approach for storing renewable...


Sustainability

by Rao Y. Surampalli, Tian C. Zhang, Manish Kumar Goyal & Satinder K. Brar et al.

A comprehensive resource to sustainability and its application to the environmental, industrial, agricultural and food security sectors

Sustainability fills a gap in the literature in order to provide an important...


Cotton Production

by Khawar Jabran & Bhagirath Singh Chauhan

Provides a comprehensive overview of the role of cotton in the economy and cotton production around the world

This book offers a complete look at the world?s largest fiber crop: cotton. It examines its effect...


The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

by Andrew Mefferd

Learn how to use natural no-till systems to increase profitability, efficiency, carbon sequestration, and soil health on your small farm. 

Farming without tilling has long been a goal of agriculture, yet tilling...


Farming While Black

by Leah Penniman & Karen Washington

In 1920, 14 percent of all land-owning US farmers were black. Today less than 2 percent of farms are controlled by black people—a loss of over 14 million acres and the result of discrimination and dispossession....


Raising Rabbits for Meat

by Eric Rapp & Callene Rapp

  • Rabbits are one of the most sustainable, nutritious meat sources available
  • This book provides the basic information to begin a home rabbitry, whether as a source of food for the family or a market product
  • Raising...


Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia

by Atakilte Beyene

  • Offers a new perspective on food security and sustainability, two of the most pressing issues currently facing global development efforts.
  • Features a wealth of on-the-ground empirical research from Ethiopian...


The Frugal Homesteader

by John Moody & Joel Salatin

  • The author is a homesteader and farmer who moved his family of 7 from the city to a 35-acre homestead in Kentucky 10 years ago
  • He is the founder of Whole Life Buying Club and the CEO of Steader.com, an on-line...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of cocoa

by Prof. Pathmanathan Umaharan, Dr Darin A. Sukha, Dr Brigitte Laliberté & Dr Michelle End et al.

There is a growing demand for cocoa. However, cultivation is dependent on ageing trees with low yields and increasing vulnerability to disease. There is growing concern about the environmental impact of cultivation...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of potatoes Volume 1

by Prof. Gefu Wang-Pruski, Vinay Bhardwaj, Dr Paul Bethke & Prof. Paul C. Struik et al.

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...


Managing soil health for sustainable agriculture Volume 2

by Dr Don Reicosky, Dr Garrison Sposito, Dr Stephen Roecker & Dr Candiss Williams et al.

There has been growing concern that both intensive agriculture in the developed world and rapid expansion of crop cultivation in developing countries is damaging the health of soils which are the foundation...


Managing soil health for sustainable agriculture Volume 1

by Dr Don Reicosky, Dr Herlon S. Nadolny, Dr Hannah E. Birgé & Dr Promil Mehra et al.

There has been growing concern that both intensive agriculture in the developed world and rapid expansion of crop cultivation in developing countries is damaging the health of soils which are the foundation...


Improving grassland and pasture management in temperate agriculture

by Dr Rosemary Collins, Prof. Athole Marshall, Dr Deirdre Hennessy & Dr S. Lemauviel-Lavenant et al.

  • Assesses latest research on how grasslands function 
  • Surveys best practice in sustainable grassland management 
  • Considers wider aspects of sustainability such as ecosystem services and biodiversity


Water management for sustainable agriculture

by Prof. T. Oweis, Dr Andrea Dührkoop, Dr F. Ács & Dr B. Tóth et al.

  • Comprehensive review of the range of water resources, from groundwater and surface water to rainwater, floodwater and waste water 
  • Discusses advances in irrigation techniques, from surface irrigation and sprinkler...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of sorghum Volume 1

by Prof. William Rooney, Dr Eva Weltzien, Dr Elizabeth A. Cooper & Prof. Stephen Kresovich et al.

Sorghum is one of the world’s major cereals, cultivated in the semi-arid tropics for a growing range of uses. Like other crops it faces the need to meet rising demand whilst reducing its environmental impact...


Achieving sustainable production of pig meat Volume 1

by Prof. Alan Mathew, Prof. Chi-Tang Ho, Dr Paul Ebner & Dr Yingying Hong et al.

Pig meat is the most widely-consumed meat in the world. Previous growth in production has relied, in part, on more intensive systems. In meeting rising demand, these systems face challenges such as the ongoing...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of soybeans Volume 1

by Prof. Henry T. Nguyen, Dr Wai-Lun Cheung, H. N. Su & A. H. Hastwell et al.

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...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of sorghum Volume 2

by Prof. William Rooney, Prof. John H. Sanders, J. D. Wilson & M. Tilley et al.

Sorghum is one of the world’s major cereals, cultivated in the semi-arid tropics for a growing range of uses. Like other crops it faces the need to meet rising demand whilst reducing its environmental impact...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of oil palm Volume 2

by Prof. Alain Rival, Dr Jean-Michel Lecerf, Sharifah Shahrul Rabiah Syed Alwee & Létizia Camus-Kulandaivelu et al.

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...


Achieving sustainable cultivation of grain legumes Volume 1

by Dr Manuele Tamò, Dr Steve Beebe, Dr Shiv Kumar Agrawal & Dr Pooran Gaur et al.

  • Reviews key developments in understanding crop physiology and genetic diversity and how they have informed advances in breeding new varieties
  • Coverage of advances across the value chain for grain legume cultivation,...