The Resource Agricultural sustainability : progress and prospects in crop research, edited by Gurbir S. Bhullar, Navreet K. Bhullar, (electronic resource/)

Agricultural sustainability : progress and prospects in crop research, edited by Gurbir S. Bhullar, Navreet K. Bhullar, (electronic resource/)

Label
Agricultural sustainability : progress and prospects in crop research
Title
Agricultural sustainability
Title remainder
progress and prospects in crop research
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gurbir S. Bhullar, Navreet K. Bhullar
Title variation
Progress and prospects in crop research
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collaboratively written by top international experts and established scientists in various fields of agricultural research, this book focuses on the state of food production and sustainability; the problems with degradation of valuable sources of land, water, and air and their effects on food crops; the increasing demand of food resources; and the challenges of food security worldwide. The book provides cutting edge scientific tools and methods of research as well as solid background information that is accessible for those who have a strong interest in agricultural research and development and want to learn more on the challenges facing the global agricultural production systems. Provides cutting edge scientific tools and available technologies for research. Addresses the effects of climate change and the population explosion on food supply and offers solutions to combat themWritten by a range of experts covering a broad range of agriculture-related disciplines
Cataloging source
OPELS
Dewey number
631.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
S494.5.S86
LC item number
A37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Agricultural sustainability : progress and prospects in crop research, edited by Gurbir S. Bhullar, Navreet K. Bhullar, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=485254
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Functional agrobiodiversity : the key to sustainability? / Paolo Barberi -- Organic agriculture : driving innovations in crop research / Dionys Forster, Noah Adamtey, Monika M. Messmer, Lukas Pfiffner, Brian Baker, Beate Huber and Urs Niggli -- Guar : an industrial crop from marginal farms / N.A. Kuravadi, S. Verma, S. Pareek, P. Gahlot, S. Kumari, U.K. Tanwar, P. Bhatele, M. Choudhary, K.S. Gill, V. Pruthi, S.K. Tripathi, K.S. Dhugga and G.S. Randhawa -- Nitrogen use as a component of sustainable crop systems / Amritbir Riar and David Coventry -- Potential of management practices and amendments for preventing nutrient deficiencies in field crops under organic cropping systems / Sukhdev S. Malhi, Tarlok S. Sahota, and Kabal S. Gill -- Effective management of scarce water resources in north-west India / Sudhir-Yadav, Balwinder-Singh, Elizabeth Humphreys and Surinder Singh Kukal -- Modeling for agricultural sustainability : a review / Mukhtar Ahmed, Muhammad Asif, Arvind H. Hirani Mustazar N. Akram and Aakash Goyal -- Biotechnological approaches for increasing productivity and sustainability of rice production / D.S. Brar and G.S. Khush -- Biofortification of staple crops / Vishal Chugh and Harcharan S. Dhaliwal -- Nutrient-focused processing of rice / Nadina Muller-Fischer -- Virus resistance breeding in cool season food legumes : integrating traditional and molecular approaches / Shalu Jain, Kevin McPhee, Ajay Kumar, Reyazul Rouf Mir and Ravinder Singh -- Talking agricultural sustainability issues : an interview with Dr. Gurdev Khush / Gurbir S. Bhullar -- Economics and politics of farm subsidies in India / S.S. Johl -- Public-private partnership and policy reforms for effective agricultural research, development, and training : a viewpoint / Sant S. Virmani -- Contract-farming for production and procurement of mint : lessons from personal experience / Tarlok S. Sahota
Control code
ocn821044287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6B3CE547-D65E-4DDF-8947-C03AA36FDA87
Label
Agricultural sustainability : progress and prospects in crop research, edited by Gurbir S. Bhullar, Navreet K. Bhullar, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=485254
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Functional agrobiodiversity : the key to sustainability? / Paolo Barberi -- Organic agriculture : driving innovations in crop research / Dionys Forster, Noah Adamtey, Monika M. Messmer, Lukas Pfiffner, Brian Baker, Beate Huber and Urs Niggli -- Guar : an industrial crop from marginal farms / N.A. Kuravadi, S. Verma, S. Pareek, P. Gahlot, S. Kumari, U.K. Tanwar, P. Bhatele, M. Choudhary, K.S. Gill, V. Pruthi, S.K. Tripathi, K.S. Dhugga and G.S. Randhawa -- Nitrogen use as a component of sustainable crop systems / Amritbir Riar and David Coventry -- Potential of management practices and amendments for preventing nutrient deficiencies in field crops under organic cropping systems / Sukhdev S. Malhi, Tarlok S. Sahota, and Kabal S. Gill -- Effective management of scarce water resources in north-west India / Sudhir-Yadav, Balwinder-Singh, Elizabeth Humphreys and Surinder Singh Kukal -- Modeling for agricultural sustainability : a review / Mukhtar Ahmed, Muhammad Asif, Arvind H. Hirani Mustazar N. Akram and Aakash Goyal -- Biotechnological approaches for increasing productivity and sustainability of rice production / D.S. Brar and G.S. Khush -- Biofortification of staple crops / Vishal Chugh and Harcharan S. Dhaliwal -- Nutrient-focused processing of rice / Nadina Muller-Fischer -- Virus resistance breeding in cool season food legumes : integrating traditional and molecular approaches / Shalu Jain, Kevin McPhee, Ajay Kumar, Reyazul Rouf Mir and Ravinder Singh -- Talking agricultural sustainability issues : an interview with Dr. Gurdev Khush / Gurbir S. Bhullar -- Economics and politics of farm subsidies in India / S.S. Johl -- Public-private partnership and policy reforms for effective agricultural research, development, and training : a viewpoint / Sant S. Virmani -- Contract-farming for production and procurement of mint : lessons from personal experience / Tarlok S. Sahota
Control code
ocn821044287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6B3CE547-D65E-4DDF-8947-C03AA36FDA87

Library Locations

    • Massasoit Community College Brockton CampusBorrow it
      1 Massasoit Blvd., Brockton, MA, 02301, US
      42.07562679999999 -70.99027629999999
    • Nease Library - Eastern Nazarene College Borrow it
      23 East Elm Ave. , Quincy, MA, 02170, US
      42.271089 -71.012428
    • Quincy College Library Borrow it
      1250 Hancock St. 3rd Fl Rm#347, Quincy, MA, 02169, US
      42.2513682 -70.9962875
Processing Feedback ...