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Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
by Barry Estabrook
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First paperback edition of the New York Times best-seller. Based on a James Beard award-winning article from a leading voice on the politics of agribusiness, Tomatoland combines history, legend, passion for taste, and investigative reporting on modern... (read more)

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Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
by Barry Estabrook
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Based on a James Beard award-winning article from a leading voice on the politics of agribusiness, Tomatoland combines history, legend, passion for taste, and investigative reporting on modern agribusiness and environmental issues into a revealing... (read more)

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Advances in Agronomy
Advances in Agronomy
by Donald L. (edt) Sparks
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Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running... (read more)

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Mutations, in Vitro and Molecular Techniques for Environmentally Sustainable Crop Improvement
Mutations, in Vitro and Molecular Techniques for Environmentally Sustainable Crop Improvement
by M. Maluszynski
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This publication contains the results of an FAO/IAEA Co-ordinated Research Project (CRP) on Radiation Induced Mutations and Other Advanced Technologies for the Production of Crop Mutants Suitable for Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture. Induced... (read more)

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Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment #91: Mathematical Models of Crop Growth and Yield
Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment #91: Mathematical Models of Crop Growth and Yield
by Y. V. Marcus
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Outlining an approach to mathematical crop modeling, Overman and Scholtz (a professor and research fellow, respectively of the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, U. of Florida) analytical functions are presented in a format that... (read more)

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Developments in Biogeochemistry #4: Plant-Induced Soil Changes: Processes and Feedbacks
Developments in Biogeochemistry #4: Plant-Induced Soil Changes: Processes and Feedbacks
by N. Breemen
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Twelve contributions discuss how and why plants influence soils, including effects on mineral weathering, soil structure, soil organic matter and nutrient dynamics, case studies of soil-plant interactions in specific biomes and of secondary chemicals... (read more)

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Advances in Agronomy, Vol. 47
Advances in Agronomy, Vol. 47
by Norman
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Volume 47 focuses on environmental quality and biotechnology. Four articles on soil science cover the effects of acidic deposition on forested soils, transport of chemicals through soil, transport and retention of inorganics in soils, and use of... (read more)

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Law and Philosophy Library #190: Interactions at the Soil Colloid-Soil Solution Interface
Law and Philosophy Library #190: Interactions at the Soil Colloid-Soil Solution Interface
by G. H. Bolt
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` I recommend this volume as an invaluable modern reference for research workers and advanced students interested in this topic. ' Earth-Science Reviews, 36 (1994)... (read more)

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Against the Grain: The Genetic Transformation of Global Agriculture
Against the Grain: The Genetic Transformation of Global Agriculture
by Marc Lapp'
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The world's food production is undergoing a rapid and revolutionary transformation, but little is known about it and less is being done to question the wisdom of it. Within a very few years, much of what we eat will have been genetically engineered... (read more)

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Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry #12: Haploids in Crop Improvement I: From Fundamentals to Quantum Computing
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry #12: Haploids in Crop Improvement I: From Fundamentals to Quantum Computing
by Y. P. S. Bajaj
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The incorporation of haploids in breeding programs is one of the latest techniques used for crop improvement. The present volume comprises 30 chapters by international experts and informs on the methods involved, such as in vitro production of haploids... (read more)

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Chemical Equilibria and Kinetics in Soils
Chemical Equilibria and Kinetics in Soils
by Garrison Sposito
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"The book is focused on showing how thermodynamics and kinetics are best used to describe these reactions that occur in bulk solution or at the interface with mineral and organic solids. . . a spare, meaty summary of important concepts. . . . This book... (read more)

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Ethylene: Agricultural Resources and Applications
Ethylene: Agricultural Resources and Applications
by Muhammad Arshad
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From the reviews: "...a comprehensive account of our current knowledge of ethylene ... The strength of the book is that it brings together a large amount of information on microbial ethylene, and in this respect it is unique. (P. John in Annals of Botany... (read more)

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Genetically Engineered Crops: Interim Policies, Uncertain Legislation (Crop Science)
Genetically Engineered Crops: Interim Policies, Uncertain Legislation (Crop Science)
by Iain E. P. Taylor
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Genetically Engineered Crops examines current controversies surrounding the potential health, environmental, and social impacts of plants produced using molecular biology techniques. Educators, professionals, and practitioners representing a wide range... (read more)

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Biotechnology in Agriculture: Proceedings of the First Asia-Pacific Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology, Beijing, China, 20-24 August, 1992
Biotechnology in Agriculture: Proceedings of the First Asia-Pacific Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology, Beijing, China, 20-24 August, 1992
by Zhangliang Chen
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Presents the lectures and selected posters from the August 1992 Conference in Beijing. In addition to 18 general papers, the volume includes topical sections covering genetic manipulation (25 papers), plant cell and tissue culture (38 papers), plant... (read more)

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Agricultural Policies in Europe and the USA: Farmers Between Subsidies and the Market
Agricultural Policies in Europe and the USA: Farmers Between Subsidies and the Market
by Antonio Piccinini
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A farmer himself, Piccinini (agricultural policy, U. of Bologna and U. of Rome-La Sapienza) teams up with Loseby (agricultural marketing, State U. of Tuscia, Italy) to examine both the institutional and economic aspects of policies affecting rural... (read more)

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The Cyst Nematodes
The Cyst Nematodes
by S. B. Sharma
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`Summarizing, the book can be recommended as an essential source of information, a very useful tool for teaching and comprehensive reference work.' Journal of Phytopathology, 149:3/4(2001)... (read more)

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Dynamics of Weed Populations
Dynamics of Weed Populations
by Roger Cousens
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Placing weed management within an ecological context, this study considers the dynamics of abundance and spatial distribution at both geographic and local scales, and the basic processes of dispersal, reproduction and mortality with the factors that... (read more)

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Experimental Soil Mechanics (97 Edition)
Experimental Soil Mechanics (97 Edition)
by Jean-pierre Bardet
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Reviews the basic theory of soil mechanics and describes the experiments which determine soil properties in the laboratory. The first seven chapters introduce the laboratory experiments in the order in which most instructors present the material in... (read more)

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Ethylenglishe
Ethylenglishe
by Muhammad Arshad
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This revolutionary book examines the biochemistry of endogenous ethylene biosynthesis and its role in the physiology of higher plants. Never before has such comprehensive attention been given to soil microbiota and their potential exogenous source of... (read more)

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Farm Tractors: A Complete Illustrated History
Farm Tractors: A Complete Illustrated History
by Michael Williams
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After the first tractors appeared on the scene in the late 1890s, it took another two decades and plenty of modifications for farmers to embrace this once-crude technology in favor of the steam engine, further advancing the power-farming revolution... (read more)

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