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    • Nakanishi, Tomoko M.; O`Brien, Martin; Tanoi, Keitaro (2019)
      This open access book presents the findings from on-site research into radioactive cesium contamination in various agricultural systems affected by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in March 2011. This ...
    • Bergez, Jacques-Eric; Audouin, Elise; Therond, Olivier (2019)
      This Open Access book presents feedback from the ‘Territorial Agroecological Transition in Action’- TATA-BOX research project, which was devoted to these specific issues. The multidisciplinary and multi-organisation research ...
    • Coudel, Émilie; Devautour, Hubert; Soulard, Christophe-Toussaint; Faure, Guy; Hubert, Bernard (2012)
      Urged on by new expectations of society, key rural players experiment with different agricultural and food systems, showing proof of creativity and stubbornness faced with the ever-dominant mass production.But what type ...
    • Goddek, Simon; Joyce, Alyssa; Kotzen, Benz; Burnell, Gavin M. (2019)
      This open access book, written by world experts in aquaponics and related technologies, provides the authoritative and comprehensive overview of the key aquaculture and hydroponic and other integrated systems, socio-economic ...
    • Mabit, Lionel; Blake, William (2019)
      This open access book is the first comprehensive guideline for the beryllium-7 (Be-7) technique that can be applied to evaluate short-term patterns and budgets of soil redistribution in agricultural landscapes. While ...
    • Reay, Dave (2019)
      This open access book asks just how climate-smart our food really is. It follows an average day's worth of food and drink to see where it comes from, how far it travels, and the carbon price we all pay for it. From our ...
    • Brand, Caroline; Bricas, Nicolas; Conaré, Damien; Daviron, Benoit; Debru, Julie; Michel, Laura; Soulard, Christophe-Toussaint (2019)
      This Open Access book is for scientists and experts who work on urban food policies. It provides a conceptual framework for understanding the urban food system sustainability and how it can be tackled by local governments. ...
    • Münch, Wolfgang (2018)
      Accession of the Central and Eastern European Countries is one of the biggest political projects for the European Union. As in all previous enlargements the agricultural chapter proves to be one of the most sensitive fields ...
    • Grethe, Harald (2018)
      The inclusion of agricultural products in the current customs union is one of the potential future steps on the road to further political and economic integration between Turkey and the EU. This book examines the effects ...
    • Fischer-Kowalski, Marina; Reenberg, Anette; Schaffartzik, Anke; Mayer, Andreas (2014)
      Arising from a scientific conference marking the 100th anniversary of her birth, this book honors the life and work of the social scientist and diplomat Ester Boserup, who blazed new trails in her interdisciplinary approach ...
    • Zaman, Mohammad; Shahid, Shabbir A.; Heng, Lee (2018)
      This open access book is an outcome of the collaboration between the Soil and Water Management & Crop Nutrition Section, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, Department of Nuclear Sciences ...
    • Faure, Guy; Chiffoleau, Yuna; Goulet, Frédéric; Temple, Ludovic; Touzard, Jean-Marc (2018)
      Innovation is often presented as one of the main catalysts for more sustainable and inclusive development. In the agricultural and food sectors, innovation is characterized not only by specificities arising from its ...
    • Faure, Guy; Chiffoleau, Yuna; Goulet, Frédéric; Temple, Ludovic; Touzard, Jean-Marc (2018)
      Innovation is often touted as one of the key levers for promoting a more sustainable development. The book looks at innovation in the agri-food sector in light of today's major challenges by examining the different dimensions ...
    • Nanzyo, Masami; Kanno, Hitoshi (2018)
      This open access book is a must-read for students of and beginners in soil science. In a well-organized and easy-to-follow manner, it provides basic outlines of soil minerals, new methods and recent developments in the ...
    • Hess, Sebastian (2018)
      Quantitative partielle- oder allgemeine Gleichgewichtsmodelle stellen in der angewandten Ökonomie ein wichtiges Instrument zur Politikfolgenabschätzung dar. Aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht wird an diesen Modellen ihre mangelnde ...
    • Nori, Michele; Farinella, Domenica (2020)
      This open access short reader looks into the dynamics which have reshaped rural development and human landscapes in European agriculture and the role of immigrant people. Within this framework it analyses contemporary rural ...
    • Sarsu, Fatma; Ghanim, Abdelbagi M.A.; Das, Priyanka; Bahuguna, Rajeev N.; Kusolwa, Paul Mbogo; Ashraf, Muhammed; Singla-Pareek, Sneh L.; Pareek, Ashwani; Forster, Brian P.; Ingelbrecht, Ivan (2018)
      This open access book presents simple, robust pre-field screening protocols that allow plant breeders to screen for enhanced tolerance to heat stress in rice. Two critical heat-sensitive stages in the lifecycle of the rice ...
    • Valceschini, Egizio; Maeght-Bournay, Odile; Cornu, Pierre (2019)
      Father of animal genetics in France and of the 1966 law on livestock farming, in 1978 Jacques Poly signed the report entitled ‘Towards a more economical and autonomous agriculture’, coinciding with his becoming an executive ...
    • Masius, Patrick (2013)
      Natural disasters are a challenge for human societies. The young German nation that reacted in the face of the 100-year Rhine flood (1882/83) can be characterized by the key elements of science, technology, economy, ...
    • Masius, Patrick, (2013)
      Natural disasters are a challenge for human societies. The young German nation that reacted in the face of the 100-year Rhine flood (1882/83) can be characterized by the key elements of science, technology, economy, ...