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The African Food System and Its Interactions with Human Health and Nutrition
This book examines how public policy and research aimed at the food system and its interaction with human health and nutrition can improve the well-being of Africans and help achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.



Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
The Contemporary Core Literature
Wallace C. Olsen
The first of an eight-volume series, The Literature of the Agricultural Sciences, this book analyzes the trends in the published literature of agricultural economics and rural sociology during the past fifty years. It uses citation analysis and other...



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.



Armored Scale Insect Pests of Trees and Shrubs (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
Douglass R. Miller, John A. Davidson
Armored scale insects are among the most damaging and least understood of the pests that prey on forest trees, fruit and nut crops, landscape ornamentals, and greenhouse plants. The passage of U.S. plant quarantine laws was prompted by devastation...



The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds
Creating Natural Habitats for Properties Large and Small
Stephen W. Kress
A practical, comprehensive, and thoroughly illustrated guide to attracting birds to any property.



Autobiography of a Farm Boy
Isaac Phillips Roberts
This autobiography of the first Dean of the College of Agriculture at Cornell University offers an unconventional account of farm life in New York and the Middle West during the nineteenth century, and of the difficulties attendant upon building up a...



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.



The Beekeeper's Handbook
Diana Sammataro, Alphonse Avitabile
The definitive guide to raising bees, now thoroughly revised and updated.



Biology of the Plant Bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae)
Pests, Predators, Opportunists
Alfred G. Wheeler
Plant bugs—Miridae, the largest family of the Heteroptera, or true bugs—are globally important pests of crops such as alfalfa, apple, cocoa, cotton, sorghum, and tea. Some also are predators of crop pests and have been used successfully in biological...



Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries
Domestic Policies for Markets, Production, and Environment
The second volume of case studies designed to complement the book "Food Policy for Developing Countries" by Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II.



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