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The Story of the Fly

by Jason Drew

The Story of the Fly explores how a humble insect, with its fascinating history and manifold talents, holds the answer to profitably solving some of the most significant environmental challenges we face today....


American Hemp Farmer

by Doug Fine

The inside story of the world?s most fascinating and lucrative crop from gonzo journalist?turned?hemp farmer Doug Fine.

Hemp, the non-psychoactive variant of cannabis (or marijuana) and one of humanity?s oldest...


No-Till Intensive Vegetable Culture

by Bryan O'Hara

From a veteran organic grower: a unique agricultural methodology that delivers higher yields, higher quality, and higher profitability?absolutely free of herbicides or pesticides

No-till farming has rapidly grown...


Farming on the Wild Side

by Nancy J. Hayden & John P. Hayden

One farm?s decades-long journey into regenerative agriculture?and how these methods enhance biodiversity, pollinators, and soil health

Northern Vermont?s Nancy and John Hayden have spent the last 25 years transforming...


Agroecology: research for the transition of agri-food systems and territories

by Thierry Caquet, Chantal Gascuel & Michèle Tixier-Boichard

Agroecology was chosen by INRAE as one of the interdisciplinary foresight projects aimed at identifying research fronts in response to major societal challenges. Eighty researchers drew up an assessment and...


Sugar beet

by Christian Huyghe, Bruno Desprez & Vincent Laudinat

« Sugar beet – A competitive innovation » is a collective work which provides the context, the results and the perspectives of the ‘Investments for the Future Programme’. AKER aims to improve the competitiveness...


Agronomy in Brief

by Raghvendra Goud

There are few books in Agronomy which satisfies the requirements of students, particularly preparing for competitive examinations. This book is designed to satisfy their needs and is presented in a systematic...


The agroecological transition of agricultural systems in the Global South

by François-Xavier Côte, Emmanuelle Poirier-Magona, Sylvain Perret & Philippe Roudier et al.

Food security, jobs, ecological transition of agricultural production models and consumption patterns... Agroecology could be one of the solutions to meet the future challenges of humanity. Part of the United...


Innovation and development in agricultural and food systems

by Guy Faure, Yuna Chiffoleau, Frédéric Goulet & Ludovic Temple et al.

The book looks at innovation in agriculture and food systems against the backdrop of the great challenges facing humanity today. It does so by exploring the different dimensions of change and by focusing on...


Bittersweet: A Memoir

by Angus Kennedy

  • Book centers on an item beloved around the world.
  • The average American eats 11.5 pounds of chocolate a year; chocolate is a $21.1 billon industry in the US.
  • Entertaining and moving book from the world’s...


Sustainable Land Management in Asia

by William Critchley & Frank Radstake

The Asian Development Bank has introduced significant changes in the way farmers and other stakeholders view and benefit from evolving approaches to sustainable land management (SLM) practices. Firmly embedded...


Growing Resistance

by Emily Eaton

In 2004 Candian farmers led an international coalition to a major victory for the anit-GM movement by defeating the introduction of Monsanto's genetically modified wheat. Canadian farmers' strong opposition...


Polytunnels, Greenhouses and Protective Cropping

by Thady Barrett

This comprehensive book, written by an acknowledged expert, is packed with useful information and is an invaluable reference work that covers all aspects of protected horticulture. It discusses the appropriate...


The Hop Grower's Handbook

by Laura Ten Eyck & Dietrich Gehring

With information on siting, planting, tending, harvesting, processing, and brewing

It?s hard to think about beer these days without thinking about hops. 

The runaway craft beer market?s convergence with the...


Translational Genomics for Crop Breeding

by Rajeev Varshney & Roberto Tuberosa

Genomic Applications for Crop Breeding: Biotic Stress is the first of two volumes looking at the latest advances in genomic applications to crop breeding. This volume focuses on genomic-assisted advances for...


Pesticide Application Methods

by Graham Matthews, Roy Bateman & Paul Miller

Pesticide Application Methods is the standard work on the subject for all those involved in crop protection. This fully updated Fourth Edition takes account of the considerable changes in legislation, especially...