Agriculture & farming

    Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World

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    "Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing world where the greatest challenges occur." --

    Dairy Cows and Duck Races

    By Philip Dixon

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Farming isn't easy, but it can be a lot harder if you lose the use of an arm! That is what happened to Northumbrian dairy farmer Philip Dixon, not long after he acquired his first farm in Yorkshire the late 1970s. But, he carried on, living life to the full,...

    Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth

    By Niek Koning

    Paperback Save £3.13 = £33.86

    Using a political-economic approach supplemented with insights from human ecology, this volume analyzes the long-term dynamics of food security and economic growth. The book begins by discussing the nature of preindustrial food crises and the changes that have occurred since the 19th century with the ascent of technical science and...

    The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland

    By John Lewis-Stempel

    Paperback £7.85

    Traditional ploughland is disappearing. The corncrake is all but extinct in England. And the hare is running for its life. This book tells the story of the wild animals and plants that live in and under our ploughland, from microbes to the patrolling kestrel above the corn, from the linnet...

    The Bee Friendly Garden: Easy Ways to Help the Bees and Make Your Garden Grow

    By Doug Purdie

    Paperback £13.85

    Bees, our most important pollinators, are in decline the world over. They love to live in urban environments, where it's a short flight path from one type of plant to the next. But conventional gardens that favour lawns and pesticides over flowers and fruit trees are scaring the good bugs...

    Biological Control

    By Nicholas J. Mills

    Hardback £43.01

    This book enhances our understanding of biological control, integrating historical analysis, theoretical models and case studies in an ecological framework.

    Managing Breeds for a Secure Future: Strategies for Breeders and Breed Associations

    By Jeannette Beranger

    Hardback £23.67

    Bringing together the experience of three top academic experts in breeding procedure, this up-to-date second edition of Managing Breeds for a Secure Future examines breeding and genetics at a level accessible to all. This new edition has been revised to cover emerging debates in animal breeding and includes domestic species...

    Farmageddon in Pictures: The True Cost of Cheap Meat

    By Philip Lymbery

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    Farmageddon: the quiet revolution of mega-farming that is threatening our countryside, farms, and food.

    Grow Your Own Fruit

    By Jane Eastoe

    Hardback £6.65

    This illustrated guide celebrates the produce of orchards, allotments and gardens, from rhubarb, gooseberries and strawberries to peaches, damsons and plums. Each fruit entry details its history and folklore with gardening notes and tips for successful growing.

    Seed Biology and Yield of Grain Crops

    By Dennis B. Egli

    Hardback £70.46

    This is a new edition of an established title examines the determination of grain crop yield from a unique perspective, by concentrating on the influence of the seed itself.

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