Governing Agricultural Sustainability

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  • Author : Phil Macnaghten
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 244 pages
  • ISBN : 1317486021
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Governing Agricultural Sustainability

Governing Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Phil Macnaghten,Susana Carro-Ripalda
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 June 2015
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Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been challenged as inadequate, even biased. This book aims to understand these dynamics, examining the impacts of GM crops in diverse contexts and their potentials to contribute to sustainable agricultural

Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Eric Lichtfouse,Mireille Navarrete,Philippe Debaeke,Souchere Véronique,Caroline Alberola
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 November 2009
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Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to

Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Gary W vanLoon,S G Patil,L B Hugar
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 01 May 2005
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This book describes how to develop methods for evaluating and assessing the sustainable development of agricultural systems in a micro-region. A comprehensive and practical book, it guides the reader through details of the methodology needed to carry out an appropriate assessment, and focuses on the central problem of whether productivity can be maintained. More specifically, it: - Discusses the meanings of sustainability and sustainable development, and reviews the issues related to agricultural sustainability. - Examines the theory and practice of

Agricultural Sustainability

Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : Gurbir S. Bhullar,Navreet K. Bhullar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 December 2012
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Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the challenges of food security worldwide. The book provides cutting edge scientific tools and methods of research as well as solid background information that is accessible for those who

Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability

Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability
  • Author : R. Lal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 November 1998
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Soil degradation causes a shrinking of arable land resources, and the persistence of starvation and malnutrition. The depletion is compounded by the increasing populations of developing tropical nations, and the conversion of agricultural land to other uses. As a result, per capita grain harvesting and irrigated land is in steady decline all over the world. The decrease in horticultural resources and productivity has inspired Soil Quality and Agricultural Sustainability, which is based primarily on papers presented at the 1996 conference on

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  • Author : Jules N. Pretty
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 May 2021
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'Jules Pretty brings together the most comprehensive and carefully selected collection of writings available about sustainable agriculture. Together with an excellent overview chapter, the collected works provide the best available source for an enlightened analysis and debate about sustainability in agriculture. The four volumes will serve both as an excellent reader for students and a unique reference for all with an interest in the pursuit of sustainabiity in the food system' Professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Cornell University, former Chair of CGIAR

Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion

Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion
  • Author : John M. Marston
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release : 21 August 2017
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This book publishes the results of 220 botanical samples from the 1993-2002 Gordion excavations directed by Mary Voigt. Together with Naomi Miller's 2010 volume (Gordion Special Studies 5), this book completes the publication of botanical samples from Voigt's excavations. The book aims to reconstruct agricultural decision making using archaeological and paleoenvironmental data from Gordion to describe environmental and agricultural changes at the site. John M. Marston argues that different political and economic systems implemented over time at Gordion resulted in patterns of agricultural

Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Augusto Salazar,Ismael Rios
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release : 01 January 2010
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Sustainability is defined as the use of natural resources without risking their exploitation by future generations. Agriculture can only be considered as sustainable if it includes a suitable system of plant genetic resources conservation. In this book, the modern concepts of agricultural sustainability and the economics of agricultural sustainability are discussed. A new framework for analysis and improvement of the governance of agrarian sustainability is presented. In addition, specific modes for environmental governance in Bulgarian agriculture are identified and the