Book Volume 7 2011

Genetics, Biofuels and Local Farming Systems


ISBN: 978-94-007-1520-2 (Print) 978-94-007-1521-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-3

    Addicted to Growth

  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-49

    Grass Biomethane for Agriculture and Energy

  4. Chapter

    Pages 51-86

    Genetic Mechanisms Enhancing Plant Biodiversity

  5. Chapter

    Pages 87-127

    Integrated Agri-Aquaculture Systems

  6. Chapter

    Pages 129-160

    Small RNA-Mediated Defensive and Adaptive Responses in Plants

  7. Chapter

    Pages 161-214

    Beneficial Soil Microorganisms, an Ecological Alternative for Soil Fertility Management

  8. Chapter

    Pages 215-229

    Human Labour and Green Manure, Two Overlooked Factors for Energy Analysis in Agriculture

  9. Chapter

    Pages 231-250

    Sustaining Indian Agriculture in the Era of Climate Change

  10. Chapter

    Pages 251-275

    Ecological Threats and Agricultural Opportunities of the Aquatic Cane-Like Grass Phragmites australis in Wetlands

  11. Chapter

    Pages 277-307

    Effects of Genotype, Environment and Management on Yields and Quality of Black Tea

  12. Chapter

    Pages 309-345

    Biotechnology and Agroforestry in Indian Arid Regions

  13. Chapter

    Pages 347-365

    Mutual Legume Intercropping for Forage Production in Temperate Regions

  14. Chapter

    Pages 367-424

    Alternative Farming Techniques for Sustainable Food Production

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 425-426