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Improving lives by solving problems in agriculture and the environment



Agriculture is one of CABI’s core areas of expertise and knowledge.

We have been providing information on agriculture since 1913. Since then the subject has expanded to cover areas such as applied economics and sociology, and more recently into specific topics such as biofuels, agricultural engineering, and the sugar industry. All these areas are covered in our extensive range of information resources, which are suitable for both users working in scientific research and practitioners in the field.

Gender and Rural Globalization: International Perspectives on Gender and Rural Development

This book explores how rural gender relations are changing in a globalising world that fundamentally impacts on the structure of agricultural life in rural areas and urban-rural relations. It analyses the development of rural gender relations in spec...

Shifting Cultivation Policies: Balancing Environmental and Social Sustainability

Shifting cultivation supports around 200 million people in the Asia-Pacific region alone. It is often regarded as a primitive and inefficient form of agriculture that destroys forests, causes soil erosion and robs lowland areas of water. These miscon...

Aphids as Crop Pests

Aphids are among the major global pest groups, causing serious economic damage to many food and commodity crops in most parts of the world. This revision and update of the well-received first edition published ten years ago reflects the expansion of...