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Agriculture and Biological Sciences

The Cambridge Scholars Publishing Agriculture and Biological Sciences books encompass original scientific research concerned with the advance of agriculture studies and the use of land resources worldwide. Including strategic and applied agriculture articles, our titles include the history of agriculture, aspects of crop and animal physiology, modelling of crop and animal systems, environmental impacts, rural biodiversity, and advances in biotechnology.

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Adoption of Tissue Culture...

Society provides human, physical and cultural resources for the growth and development of science and technology. In turn, developments in science and technology influence society. As such, technology and society are obviously in a reciprocal relationship, and all social institutions are affected by technology. Understanding the in...
£39.99

Agrarian Crisis

India is among the fastest developing countries of the world. However, a major percentage of its population (60 to 70%) still depends on agriculture and its allied activities. Though many policies have been introduced to enhance its agriculture sector, it still faces a lot of challenges. In recent times the state of Andhra Pradesh,...
£39.99

Agriculture in an Urbanizi...

In two volumes, selected papers presented at the sixth AESOP conference on Sustainable Food Planning are brought together, representing the academic work of worldwide experts in the fields of food planning and urban agriculture. This volume, therefore, provides an overview of the latest, state-of-the-art research in the field, draw...
£80.99

Agriculture, Climate Chang...

With the global adoption of the “green revolution” in the 1970s; the long historical legacy of agriculture’s boom and bust cycle seemed – finally – to be put on hold. It appeared as though the apocalyptic nightmare of famine had been vanquished.However, now, man-made climate change poses a new and immediate crisis – from Syria to S...
£61.99

Compendium of Forage Techn...

This compendium is an inventory of English, French and Romanian technical terms used in the field of forages (crop residue, grasses, herbaceous legumes, silage, and tree legumes). It contains terms related to plant biology (chemical properties, development, diseases, growth, metabolism, reproduction, and structure), plant physiolog...
£44.99

Food Security and Food Pro...

The food security of a nation is largely dependent on its ecological foundation. In India, competition for water, land, human, and financial resources, and the suitability of the existing institutional system in ensuring food security require the attention of both policy makers and planners. Food crops have to compete for water and...
£52.99

Guidelines for Native Seed...

World-wide, the degradation and destruction of both natural and traditionally used semi-natural ecosystems is drastically increasing. Unfortunately, commercial seed mixtures, consisting of non-native species and genetically uniform cultivars, are widely used in grassland restoration, often with negative effects on biodiversity. The...
£49.99

Indian Agriculture

Population explosions have always pushed India into many deep-rooted socio-economic bottlenecks. India is home to one third of the globe’s poverty-ridden and hunger-prone population, despite the undoubted availability of and access to food grains. This study explores the causes of and solutions to the prevalence of hunger and malnu...
£64.99

'Just' a Fisherman’s Wife

This book provides a unique exposé of women in family businesses in the Australian commercial fishing industry and explores their visibility, contributions, barriers and opportunities for participation, and knowledge. Recognising the need to move beyond an exploration of women’s ‘roles,’ this book applies a detailed, well articulat...
£44.99

Modernising Agrifood Chain...

China faces major challenges in generating viable and inclusive agricultural and rural development. However, rapid economic growth provides new opportunities to meet the challenges. In particular, the development of higher value agrifood chains provides opportunities for rural households to increase their levels of specialisation, ...
£39.99

Recent Advances in Biofert...

Global concern over the demerits of chemicals in agriculture has diverted the attention of researchers towards using the potential of PGPR in agriculture. This book contains many useful and important research papers pertaining to the use of bio-fertilizers and bio-fungicides for sustainable agriculture.This volume is presented in a...
£62.99

Socio-Economic Impacts of ...

The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has been massively contaminated by landmines and unexploded ordnance. This will continue to be a major obstacle for development and economic growth, particularly in the rural border communities. The mines were used systematically by the central Baathist government in its efforts to de-populate the Kurdi...
£49.99
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