Book 2011

Sustainable Agriculture Volume 2

ISBN: 978-94-007-0393-3 (Print) 978-94-007-0394-0 (Online)

Table of contents (43 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Novel Concepts

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Emerging Agroscience

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      Pages 15-26

      Ants and Sustainable Agriculture

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      Pages 27-43

      Agroecology as a Science, a Movement and a Practice

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      Pages 45-58

      Adaptiveness to Enhance the Sustainability of Farming Systems

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      Pages 59-83

      Economics of Biosecurity Across Levels of Decision-Making

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      Pages 85-95

      Describing and Locating Cropping Systems on a Regional Scale

  3. Food Security

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      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-110

      Nutritional Quality and Safety of Organic Food

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      Pages 111-128

      Minerals in Plant Food: Effect of Agricultural Practices and Role in Human Health

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      Pages 129-146

      Fertiliser Trees for Sustainable Food Security in the Maize-Based Production Systems of East and Southern Africa

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      Pages 147-186

      Cereal Landraces for Sustainable Agriculture

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      Pages 187-203

      Mineral Sources of Potassium for Plant Nutrition

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      Pages 205-217

      Glandless Seed and Glanded Plant Research in Cotton

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      Pages 219-249

      Micronutrient-Efficient Genotypes for Crop Yield and Nutritional Quality in Sustainable Agriculture

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      Pages 251-280

      Multi-Criteria Decision Models for Management of Tropical Coastal Fisheries

  4. Sociology And Economics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 281-281

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      Pages 283-293

      Farmer Responses to Climate Change and Sustainable Agriculture

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      Pages 295-308

      The Use of the Marasha Ard Plough for Conservation Agriculture in Northern Ethiopia

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      Pages 309-329

      Biological Nitrogen Fixation and Socioeconomic Factors for Legume Production in Sub-Saharan Africa

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      Pages 331-349

      Conventionalisation of Organic Farming Practices: From Structural Criteria Towards an Assessment Based on Organic Principles

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      Pages 351-361

      Conservation Tillage in Turkish Dryland Research

  5. Climate Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 363-363

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      Pages 365-468

      Biofuels, Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change

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