Book Volume 5 2011

Biodiversity, Biofuels, Agroforestry and Conservation Agriculture


ISBN: 978-90-481-9512-1 (Print) 978-90-481-9513-8 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-71

    Agroecology as a Transdisciplinary Science for a Sustainable Agriculture

  3. Chapter

    Pages 73-100

    Measuring Agricultural Sustainability

  4. Chapter

    Pages 101-122

    Sustainable Bioenergy Production, Land and Nitrogen Use

  5. Chapter

    Pages 123-148

    Biofuels, the Role of Biotechnology to Improve Their Sustainability and Profitability

  6. Chapter

    Pages 149-174

    Challenges and Opportunities of Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration in Croplands

  7. Chapter

    Pages 175-193

    Conservation Agriculture Under Mediterranean Conditions in Spain

  8. Chapter

    Pages 195-238

    Conservation Tillage and Sustainable Agriculture in Semi-arid Dryland Farming

  9. Chapter

    Pages 239-251

    Synergism Among Crops to Improve Dryland Crop Production

  10. Chapter

    Pages 253-286

    Sustainable Irrigation to Balance Supply of Soil Water, Oxygen, Nutrients and Agro-Chemicals

  11. Chapter

    Pages 287-315

    Agricultural Practices in Northeast India and Options for Sustainable Management

  12. Chapter

    Pages 317-358

    Microbial Community Structure and Diversity as Indicators for Evaluating Soil Quality

  13. Chapter

    Pages 359-373

    Integrating Silvopastoralism and Biodiversity Conservation

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 375-391