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This book reviews the latest risk-based techniques to protect national interests from invasive pests and pathogens before, at and within national borders.
There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible collection of excellent forestry-relevant social science within an...
This no-nonsense, beautiful book is a practical guide guaranteed to inspire any reader, and shows that with a little know-how you can find a plant that will flourish in the many different "ecological niches" available in and around your home.
Learn to identify threatening species through tracks, scat, and the damage they leave behind. Fascinating profiles of more than 30 predatory mammals, birds, and reptiles teach farmers, ranchers, homesteaders, and backyard-animal raisers how to prevent their livestock, poultry, and pets from becoming prey.
"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." --
Temple Grandin extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin''s fascinating explanations of how herd animals think -- describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories -- and how to analyze their behaviour, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively.