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Cover for Rewinding the history of agriculture and emergence of nanotechnology in agriculture.

This chapter explores the emergence of nanotechnology in terms of the history of agriculture. It regards nanotechnology as an important revolutionary technology that is likely to have a considerable impact on the whole of the agricultural sector, including plant breeding, waste remediation,...

Author(s)
Sandhya Mishra; Fraceto, L. F.; Yang XiaoDong; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
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Cover for The mid-European agricultural landscape: catchment-scale links between hydrology and ecology in mosaic lakeland regions.

The details of the landscape pattern in selected lacustrine catchments in the Masurian Lakeland in north-eastern Poland are given. There are two types of landscape found in the region: hilly and outwash plain, usually bordered with a range of moraine hills. The routes of nutrients in relation to...

Author(s)
Hillbricht-Ilkowska, A.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930028)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recyclable urban and industrial waste - benefits and problems in agricultural use.

The current rate of world population growth is paralleled by a global increase in waste production. Increased population growth places stress both on the demand for agricultural produce and also on the finite world resources. If agricultural activities are to remain sustainable, recycling of urban...

Author(s)
Naidu, R.; Megharaj, M.; Owens, G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199671X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Systems approaches for improving soil quality.

The complexity of agricultural systems and the wide array of possible management inputs require that soil quality be evaluated at individual management or single function level as well as at the agroecosystem level. A systems approach to soil quality assessment involves a synthesis of agriculture...

Author(s)
Carter, M. R.; Andrews, S. S.; Drinkwater, L. E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199671X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pesticides and persistent organic pollutants.

This paper discusses the type, sources, fate, and dissipation and transport of pesticides and organic pollutants on agricultural farms. The effective management practices to reduce runoff to water bodies and impact of pesticides to aquatic organisms are presented. Two case studies on the use of...

Author(s)
Gevao, B.; Jones, K. C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995454)
Type
Book chapter

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