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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 ...
    • Lewandowski, Iris (2018)
      This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book defines the new field of "Bioeconomy" as the sustainable and innovative use of biomass and biological knowledge to provide food, feed, industrial products, ...
    • Andreas Thurm, Eric; Wellhausen, Klaas; Pretzsch, Hans; Perkins, Diana; Uhl, Enno; Heym, Michael; Steckel, M.; Bielak, Kamil (2018)
      In the last decades, studying effects of mixing tree species is increasingly important. In particular, under changing growing conditions and social requirements, investigations on mixed forest compared to mono-specific ...
    • Layé, Sophie; Bosch-Bouju, Clémentine (2016)
      In this study, we compare two economic models of urban gardening in Ljubljana, Slovenia. First is an avoided costs model (ACM) and the second one is a business model (BM). Comparison is made to exemplify the main economic ...
    • Chebil, Ali; Jebari, Sihem; Thabet, Chokri; Frija, Aymen; Makhlouf, Mariem (2019)
      The chapter aims to develop a regionally disaggregated agricultural supply model for Tunisia in order to investigate the potential effects of increasing water scarcity on the performances of the agricultural sector in the ...
    • G. Pereira, Antia; Jesus, Simal-Gandara; Maria, Fraga; Paula, Garcia-Oliveira; Maria, Carpena; Cecilia, Jimenez-Lopez; Catarina, Lourenço-Lopes; Lillian, Barros; C.F.R. Ferreira, Isabel; Angel, Prieto (2020)
      Wine’s aroma is defined by volatile and non-volatile compounds that contribute to its make-up. The complex variety of volatile compounds, coming from grapes, interact with other non-volatile substances of the wine as ...
    • Rousseau-Gueutin, Mathieu; Martin, Guillaume; Ferreira de Carvalho, Julie; Keller, Jean; Aïnouche, Abdelkader (2018)
      Photosynthetic eukaryotic cells arose more than a billion years ago through the engulfment of a cyanobacterium that was then converted into a chloroplast, enabling plants to perform photosynthesis. Since this event, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Akpo, Essegbemon; Ojiewo, Chris O.; Kapran, Issoufou; Omoigui, Lucky O.; Diama, Agathe; Varshney, Rajeev K. (2021)
      This open access book shares the experiences of Tropical Legumes III (TLIII) project in facilitating access to seed of improved legume varieties to smallholder farmers through innovation platforms. It highlights practices ...
    • 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 ...
    • Pouyat, Richard V.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Patel-Weynand, Toral; Geiser, Linda H. (2020)
      This open access book synthesizes leading-edge science and management information about forest and rangeland soils of the United States. It offers ways to better understand changing conditions and their impacts on soils, ...
    • 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 ...