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Metabolomics in Food and Nutrition

by B C Weimer & C M Slupsky

Metabolomics enables valuable information about the biochemical composition of foods to be rapidly obtained. Since the biochemical profile of food largely determines key food properties such as flavour and shelf...


Satiation, Satiety and the Control of Food Intake: Theory and Practice

by J Blundell & F Bellisle

With growing concerns about the rising incidence of obesity, there is interest in understanding how the human appetite contributes to energy balance and how it might be affected by the foods we consume, as well...


Improving the Safety and Quality of Nuts

by L Harris

As tree nuts and peanuts become increasingly recognised for their health-promoting properties, the provision of safe, high quality nuts is a growing concern. Improving the safety and quality of nuts reviews...


The Ecology and Biology of Nephrops norvegicus

by Magnus L. Johnson & Mark Johnson

Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 -- over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well known for its excellence...


Agricultural Expansion and Tropical Deforestation: International Trade, Poverty and Land Use

by Solon L. Barraclough & Krishna B. Ghimire

There is no clear-cut causal relationship between international trade, agricultural expansion and tropical deforestation. Academics, policy-makers and the public are all tempted by simplistic solutions to complex...


Storey's Guide to Raising Turkeys, 3rd Edition: Breeds * Care * Marketing

by Don Schrider

Here is everything you need to know to raise turkeys successfully, from selecting the right breeds to housing, feeding, breeding, health care, marketing, and much more. This all-new edition of the best-selling...


Advances in Food Science and Nutrition, Volume 2

by Visakh P. M., Laura B. Iturriaga & Pablo Daniel Ribotta

Advances in Food Science and Nutrition covers topics such as food safety objectives, risk assessment, quality assurance and control, good manufacturing practices, food processing systems, design and control,...


Timber Supply, Land Allocation, and Economic Efficiency

by William F. Hyde

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Homegrown Pork: Humane, Healthful Techniques for Raising a Pig for Food

by Sue Weaver

Raising a pig is easy to do, even in a small space like a suburban backyard. In just five months, a 30-pound shoat will become a 250-pound hog and provide you with 100 pounds of pork, including tenderloin, ham,...


Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

by Margaret Oliver, Thomas Bishop & Ben Marchant

Precision agriculture (PA) involves the application of technologies and agronomic principles to manage spatial and temporal variation associated with all aspects of agricultural production in order to improve...


Sustaining the Soil: Indigenous Soil and Water Conservation in Africa

by Chris Reij, Ian Scoones & Calmilla Toulmin

Indigenous soil and water conservation practices are rarely acknowledged in the design of conventional development projects. Instead, the history of soil and water conservation in Africa has been one of imposing...


Woodland Management: A Practical Guide - Second Edition

by Chris Starr

Now in full colour, this is the second edition of this highly acclaimed book. Woodland Management is essential reading for anyone with an interest in trees and woodlands, whether they simply enjoy walking in...


Guide to Stock Fencing

by Andy Radford

Whether you need a fence that will protect large livestock such as cattle and horses, or an enclosure for a few chickens, or any size of stock enclosure in between, A Guide to Stock Fencing contains a wealth...


Miscanthus: For Energy and Fibre

by Mary Walsh & Michael Jones

Miscanthus is a promising non-food crop yielding high quality lignocellulosic material which can be used in a number of ways, including energy and fibre production, thatching, and industrial use. This book encompasses...


Regenerating Agriculture: An Alternative Strategy for Growth

by Jules N. Pretty

For the past 50 years, the main goal of agriculture has been to increase production at any price, using high amounts of fertilizers and pesticides and intensive industrial methods. This has caused damage to...


Labor and the Locavore: The Making of a Comprehensive Food Ethic

by Margaret Gray

In the blizzard of attention around the virtues of local food production, food writers and activists place environmental protection, animal welfare, and saving small farms at the forefront of their attention....


Energy Plant Species: Their Use and Impact on Environment and Development

by N. EL Bassam

Biomass currently accounts for about 15 per cent of the global primary energy consumption and is particularly important as an energy resource in developing countries. It will undoubtedly play an increasing role...


GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS VS. SUSTAINABILITY

The Pacific Salmon Fisheries: A Study of Irrational Conservation

by James A. Crutchfield & Giulio Pontecorvo

This study attributes the chronic economic distress of the valuable Pacific salmon industry not only to decline in catch but also to the economic problems of open access ocean fisheries. It analyzes salmon public...


The Cropland Crisis: Myth or Reality?

by Pierre Crosson

This book examines the factors affecting the demand for agricultural land in the United States and the costs of meeting increasing demand. Originally published in 1982