Crop Cultivation Books
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production
Cattle are a major source of non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions: methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and ammonia (NH3). This collection reviews the range of research on ways of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from livestock production. Part 1 reviews the genetics, measurement and modelling of methane emissions from cattle. Chapters cover what we know about rumen function and genetics in ...
Fertilization and Irrigation - Theory and Best Practices
The book covers the essentials of plant nutrition and irrigation management. Throughout the 232 pages of the book, the author, Guy Sela, shares his knowledge on the most important aspects of crop nutrition and irrigation, including: Plant nutrients, fertilizer management practices, interpretation of soil analysis, irrigation water quality, fertigation, irrigation scheduling and more... ...
Hydroponic Tomato Production Schedule
Sticking to this feeding schedule will ensure your hydroponic tomatoes grow optimally and to their full genetic ...
Microirrigation Management and Maintenance 2nd Edition
This book is meant to serve as a user-friendly manual for drip/microirrigation management and maintenance. It will walk you step-by-step through the proper management and proactive maintenance procedures necessary for successful drip/ microirrigation practice. Negligence of system maintenance compromises the advantages of ...
Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines
This valuable book, the third volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, focuses on sustainable micro irrigation management for trees and vines. It covers the principles as well as recent advances and applications of micro irrigation ...
Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems
Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems, the fourth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, emphasizes sustainable and meaningful methods of irrigation to counter rampant water scarcity. In many parts of the world, this scarcity significantly affects crop yield, crop quality, and, consequently, human quality of life. This important ...
Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation
This new book,Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation, offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. The information covered has worldwide applicability to irrigation management in ...
Agroecosystems: Soils, Climate, Crops, Nutrient Dynamics and Productivity
Comprised of three sections, this important book provides detailed knowledge about the nutrient dynamics and productivity of global agroecosystems. The book explores agroecosystems that flourish in different continents of the world. The main focus is on the major aspects that make up agroecosystems, such as soils, climate, crops, nutrient dynamics, and productivity. The first section provides an ...
Pongamia Growing and Care Instruction Manual
keeping in view various concerns and problems of a new Grower; CJP being “The Centre of Excellence” has designed Pongamia Growing & Care Instructions Manual - An Easy- To- Follow Guide For New Growers on the basis of our own tried, tested, and developed and experienced Plant Propagation and Cultivation Technologies and Practices to help you grow a Failsafe Pongamia Farm ...
Evapotranspiration: Principles and Applications for Water Management
This book covers topics on the basic models, assessments, and techniques to calculate evapotranspiration (ET) for practical applications in agriculture, forestry, and urban science. This simple and thorough guide provides the information and techniques necessary to develop, manage, interpret, and apply evapotranspiration ET data to practical applications. The simplicity of the contents assists ...
Eddy Covariance Method for Scientific, Industrial, Agricultural and Regulatory Applications
“Eddy Covariance Method for Scientific, Industrial, Agricultural and Regulatory Applications: A Field Book on Measuring Ecosystem Gas Exchange and Areal Emission Rates”, authored by LI-COR Principal Scientist George Burba, was created to familiarize readers with the general theoretical principles, requirements, applications, and planning and processing steps of the eddy covariance method. The ...
Advanced Oil Crop Biorefineries
In Europe, the main oil-rich crops are sunflower, rapeseed and olive which are grown primarily for food. This book discusses how to convert this whole crop into energy (fuels, power and heat), food and bioproducts (chemicals and/or materials), whilst making optimal use of the by-products generated during farming/harvesting, primary processing (oil extraction and refining) and secondary processing ...
Jatropha Distance learning Package
We have just concluded our 5-day Global Jatropha Hi-tech Integrated Nonfood Biodiesel Farming & Technology Training Programme from December 13-17, 2010 successfully. The JDLP shall include 1. The virtual Class Room: Interactive DVD's providing technical and practical sessions of various jatropha segments i.e. the complete a b c... of the jatropha including biodiesel making. It all includes ...
Vital Signs 2010
From rising meat and seafood production to changes in the climate, Vital Signs 2010 documents 24 trends that are shaping our future and includes concise analyses and clear ...
Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization
Food, the weak link that brought down earlier civilizations, is the sector most affected by climate change. And it could bring our own civilization down if we stay with business as usual. We are entering a new food era, one marked by higher food prices, growing numbers of hungry people, and an intensifying competition for land and water that has now crossed national boundaries as food-importing ...
Litterbugs: How To Deal With The Problem Of Littering
Litterbugs highlights the blight of littering in the UK, identifies a lack of systematic logic in enforcement policy and proposes new means on cracking down of those ...
Corporate Guide to Voluntary Sector Initiatatives in CSR
Get the inside track from some of the world's key sector initiatives. This report examines leading global initiatives across a range of industries and tells you what works (and pays!), why some initiatives are doomed to fail and why and how you should get involved. This report will: Update you on the progress of the various sector initiatives, highlighting which have developed a strong ...
Vital Signs 2009
Vital Signs 2009 includes 25 trends in one convenient reference guide. Covers pressing trends in energy, agriculture, transportation, climate, health, the economy, population, and other areas to inform and inspire the changes needed to build a sustainable ...
Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems, 28th Volume: Global Trends and Regulatory Drivers in the Crop Protection Industry
Eleven peer-reviewed papers address many of the latest challenges to the agrochemical formulations industry regarding global trends and regulatory drivers.Topics cover: Formulations Regulatory Initiatives Delivery Applications Research: Soil, Seed, Test ...
Sustainable Irrigation Management, Technologies and Policies II
This book contains most of the papers presented at the Second International Conference on Sustainable Irrigation, Management, Technologies and Policies. The meeting follows the success of the first Conference which was organised in Bologna in 2006. Over-exploitation of fresh water resources is leading to damaging long lasting environmental effects with considerable depletion of groundwater and ...
By WIT Press
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