2014

Science, Policy and Politics of Modern Agricultural System

Global Context to Local Dynamics of Sustainable Agriculture

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ISBN: 978-94-007-7956-3 (Print) 978-94-007-7957-0 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxi

  2. Sustainable Agricultural Development Face to Environmental, Economic and Social Dynamics

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      Agricultural and Food System—Global Change Nexus: Dynamics and Policy Implications

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      Pages 15-28

      Challenges Facing the Macroeconomic Policy for Sustainable Development in Agriculture—Based on the Model of Organic Agriculture in Bulgaria

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      Pages 29-45

      Environmentally Sound and Commercially Sustainable Agricultural Development in Nigeria

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      Pages 47-60

      Some Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Farmers’ Participation of Agricultural Extension Education Efforts: A Case Study in Northeastern Thailand

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      Pages 61-81

      Factors Influencing the Choice of Inorganic contrasting to Organic Practices in Irish Potato Production and Viable Actions to Reverse the Trend: A Case Study of Kisoro District, South-Western Uganda

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      Pages 83-95

      Moroccan Agriculture Facing Climate Change: Adaptation and Local Distribution of the Value Added

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      Pages 97-108

      Economic Impact of Climate Change on Wheat Productivity in Bangladesh: A Ricardian Approach

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      Pages 109-122

      Farmers’ Attitude Toward the Traditional and Modern Irrigation

  3. Impacts of Soil Degradation in Terms of Agricultural Productivity

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      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-140

      Using Expert System for Sustainable Agriculture and Capacity Building in Degraded Soils

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      Pages 141-164

      Managing Degraded Lands for Realizing Sustainable Agriculture Through Environmental Friendly Technologies

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      Pages 165-180

      Land Suitability Evaluation for Jatropha (Jatropha Curcas L.) Plantation in Indonesia

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      Pages 181-194

      Physiological Adaptation of Alfalfa Genotypes to Salt Stress (One of Deleterious Impacts of Climate Change)

  4. Livestock Production Enhancement: Recommended Techniques

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      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-209

      Use of Prosopis juliflora Seedpod as Livestock Feed Supplement in the Arid and Semi-arid Rangelands of Kenya

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      Pages 211-221

      Plankton and Common Reed- A Potential Resource for Domestic Animals and Fish in Northern Delta Lakes of Egypt

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      Pages 223-237

      Is the “Livestock Revolution” Achievable in Water Deprived Areas? A Reflection from Experiments with Irrigated Smallholder Farms in Morocco

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      Pages 239-248

      Colostral IgG As Affected By Nutritional Status for Border Leicester Merino Ewes Delivered in Kuwait

  5. Agro-Biodiversity, Climate Change and Livelihoods: Managing Interdependence

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      Pages 249-249

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      Pages 251-261

      Simulation of Carbon Consumption by Biological Models

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      Pages 263-279

      Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Sequestration in Cocoa Agroforest in Southern Cameroon

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      Pages 281-289

      Agroforestry Systems in Morocco: The Case of Olive Tree and Annual Crops Association in Saïs Region

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      Pages 291-305

      Sacred Mangrove Forests: Who Bears the Pride?

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