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The Observation Hive Handbook
Studying Honey Bees at Home
Frank Linton



Tropical Fruits and Other Edible Plants of the World
An Illustrated Guide
Rolf Blancke
Illustrated with high-quality photographs taken on location in the plants' natural environment, this field guide describes more than three hundred species of tropical and subtropical species of fruits, tubers, and spices.



Ghostworkers and Greens
The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform
Adam Tompkins
In Ghostworkers and Greens, Adam Tompkins reveals a history of unexpected cooperation between farmworker groups and environmental organizations. Tompkins shows that the separate movements shared a common concern about the effects of pesticides on human health.



The Edge of Extinction
Travels with Enduring People in Vanishing Lands
Jules Pretty
Jules Pretty explores life and change in a dozen environments and cultures across the world, taking us on a series of remarkable journeys to show that there are many different ways to live in cooperation with nature.



Agricultural Product Prices
William G. Tomek, Harry M. Kaiser
Now in its fifth edition, this book reviews and adapts microeconomic principles to the characteristics of agricultural commodity markets and then apply these principles to the various dimensions of price behavior.



Wines of Eastern North America
From Prohibition to the Present—A History and Desk Reference
Hudson Cattell
In this history of the grape and wine industry in eastern North America, Hudson Cattell draws on extensive archival research and his more than thirty-five years as a wine journalist.



One Billion Hungry
Can We Feed the World?
Gordon Conway
In this book, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.



Barns of New York
Rural Architecture of the Empire State
Cynthia G. Falk
Barns of New York explores and celebrates the agricultural and architectural diversity of the Empire State, providing a unique compendium of the vernacular architecture of rural New York and an authoritative reference for historic preservation efforts.



Hunger in the Balance
The New Politics of International Food Aid
Jennifer Clapp
Jennifer Clapp provides a timely and comprehensive account of the contemporary politics of food aid, explaining the origins and outcomes of recent clashes between donor nations—and between donors and recipients.



The Wisconsin Pine Lands of Cornell University
Paul Wallace Gates
A history of Cornell University's acquisition, use, and sale of 500,000 acres of pine lands in central Wisconsin.



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