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Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Cambridge Scholars Publishing's Agricultural 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, the topics covered compose 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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Compendium of Forage Technical Terms in English, French and Romanian

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

Great White Sharks Preserved in European Museums

The Author has condensed virtually everything that is known about the great white sharks that are preserved in European museums in this book. Available data of 105 great white sharks from 45 institutions is presented herein. Most material consists of taxidermied specimens and jaws. Most specimens with known capture locations come f...
£29.99

Human Characteristics

Every once in a while, we have to reconsider the perennial questions concerning human nature: What are the special human behaviours, social practices, and psychological structures that make us particularly human? The field of evolution, psychology and cognitive science is the most expanding, inter-disciplinary area of this field fo...
£49.99

Hyaenids

It has been shown through a variety of independent studies that members of the family Hyaenidae are consummate collectors of bones at their respective dens. This in turn has been inferred upon the fossil record suggesting hyaenids as the source for a number of fossil bearing cave deposits, especially in southern Africa. The questio...
£39.99

Market Place

This book is about designing for food. It explores three fast transforming urban sites in London, centred on the regenerating spaces of Borough, Broadway and Exmouth Markets. It suggests that ‘food quarters’ have emerged in each place, modelling new forms of interconnection between physical design and social processes in which food...
£49.99

Modernising Agrifood Chains in China

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

Physiological and Anatomical Implications of Salinity on Rice as a Semi-Aquatic Species

Rice is a well-established salt-sensitive cereal crop and is the second most widely grown and consumed food crop worldwide. It is also a semi-aquatic cereal crop. The rice plant has many adaptations for surviving the aquatic environment, which include the development of specialised roots called adventitious roots, increase in aeren...
£39.99

Reflecting Transformation in Post-socialist Rural Areas

The rural reforms in many post-soviet countries produced a number of unintended consequences. The reforms were guided by ideals of romanticized society of family farmers; they were to be the basis of the rural middle-class, together with owners of non-agricultural SME’s, acting as guardians of democracy and common good. The guidel...
£39.99

SME's and the Internationalization of Food Exports

Internationalization is a process in which specific attitudes or orientations are associated with successive stages in the evolution of international operations and is a key element of entrepreneurship. International retailing as a subject area is concerned with explaining the directional and motivational issues associated with the...
£34.99

The Future of Post-Human Semantics

Is semantics really so indeterminate that, as W. V. Quine (1960) once argued in Word and Object, in the example about a previously undocumented, primitive tribe, “it is impossible in principle to be absolutely certain of the meaning or reference that a speaker of the primitive tribe’s language attaches to an utterance”? (WK 2011)Th...
£54.99

The Future of Post-Human Sexuality

What precisely resides in “sexuality” which warrants the popular discourse on sexuality as “part of our world freedom,” or something as an inspiring source for “our own creation” of “new forms of relationships” or “new forms of love” never before possible in human history? This popular treatment of sexual freedom has become so poli...
£49.99

Under the Microscope

This volume presents a wood anatomist’s study of the Tripitaka Koreana, the world’s oldest surviving printing artifact from 13th-century Korea. Whereas existing research on this most comprehensive and accurate version of the Buddhist canon in East Asia has relied primarily on incomplete textual evidence and on less than reliable or...
£39.99
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