Agricultural Sustainability

Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the challenges of food security worldwide. The book provides cutting edge scientific tools and methods of research as well as solid background information that is accessible for those who have a strong interest in agricultural research and development and want to learn more on the challenges facing the global agricultural production systems. Provides cutting edge scientific tools and available technologies for research Addresses the effects of climate change and the population explosion on food supply and offers solutions to combat them Written by a range of experts covering a broad range of agriculture-related disciplines

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  • Author : Gurbir S. Bhullar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 310 pages
  • ISBN : 0124046088
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Gurbir S. Bhullar,Navreet K. Bhullar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKAgricultural Sustainability

Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the challenges of food security worldwide. The book provides cutting edge scientific tools and methods of research as well as solid background information that is accessible for those who

Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability

Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : R. Lal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 November 1998
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Soil degradation causes a shrinking of arable land resources, and the persistence of starvation and malnutrition. The depletion is compounded by the increasing populations of developing tropical nations, and the conversion of agricultural land to other uses. As a result, per capita grain harvesting and irrigated land is in steady decline all over the world. The decrease in horticultural resources and productivity has inspired Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability, which is based primarily on papers presented at the 1996 conference on

Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Eric Lichtfouse,Mireille Navarrete,Philippe Debaeke,Souchere Véronique,Caroline Alberola
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 November 2009
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Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to

Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta

Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta
  • Author : Mart A. Stewart,Peter A. Coclanis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 13 May 2011
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta of Vietnam is one of the most productive agricultural areas in the world. The Mekong River fans out over an area of about 40,000 sq kilometers and over the course of many millennia has produced a region of fertile alluvial soils and constant flows of energy. Today about a fourth of the Delta is under rice cultivation, making this area one of the premier rice granaries in the world. The Delta has always proven a difficult environment to

Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Gurbir S. Bhullar,Navreet K. Bhullar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKAgricultural Sustainability

Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the challenges of food security worldwide. The book provides cutting edge scientific tools and methods of research as well as solid background information that is accessible for those who

Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Gary W vanLoon,S G Patil,L B Hugar
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 01 May 2005
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This book describes how to develop methods for evaluating and assessing the sustainable development of agricultural systems in a micro-region. A comprehensive and practical book, it guides the reader through details of the methodology needed to carry out an appropriate assessment, and focuses on the central problem of whether productivity can be maintained. More specifically, it: - Discusses the meanings of sustainability and sustainable development, and reviews the issues related to agricultural sustainability. - Examines the theory and practice of

Measuring Agricultural Sustainability

Measuring Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Kaushalya Ramachandran,K.L. Sharma, U.K. Mandal,T. Srinivas,M. Gayatri
  • Publisher : Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 16 January 2021
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The book is essentially a comprehensive reference book and can serve as handbook, manual and field guide. The book presents 51 sustainability indicators with scorecard that can be used as handbook by department staff and students involved in Natural Resources Management activities. The book presents detailed questionnaire that can be used for field and socio-economic survey and serve as field guide. The book consists of Jal-DSS manual explaining the manner in which the DSS can be used to measure agricultural sustainability

Governing Agricultural Sustainability

Governing Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Phil Macnaghten,Susana Carro-Ripalda
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKGoverning Agricultural Sustainability

Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been challenged as inadequate, even biased. This book aims to understand these dynamics, examining the impacts of GM crops in diverse contexts and their potentials to contribute to sustainable agricultural

Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Sustainable Agricultural Systems
  • Author : Clive A. Edwards
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 November 2020
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A unique look at how the adoption of sustainable farming methods is being pursued throughout the world. This comprehensive book provides clear insight into research and education needs and the many points of view that come to bear on the issue of sustainability. Essential for agricultural leaders in research, education, conservation, policy making, and anyone else interested in creating an economically and environmentally sustainable agriculture worldwide.

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources that underpin agricultural production, climate change, and hunger, poverty and malnutrition, a multi-faced understanding is key to identifying practical solutions. This book gives stakeholders a common vision, concept and methods

Governing Agricultural Sustainability

Governing Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Phil Macnaghten,Susana Carro-Ripalda
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKGoverning Agricultural Sustainability

Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been challenged as inadequate, even biased. This book aims to understand these dynamics, examining the impacts of GM crops in diverse contexts and their potentials to contribute to sustainable agricultural

Water and Agricultural Sustainability Strategies

Water and Agricultural Sustainability Strategies
  • Author : Manjit S Kang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 March 2010
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According to the United Nations, 77 million people are expected to face water shortage by 2025, if people continue to use water at the current rate. More water than available would be needed to grow the worlds food during the next decade. As a result of scarcity of water, global annual food production losses could reach 350 million tons by 2025.Di