Agricultural Technology

Exploring and Explaining Diversity in Agricultural Technology

Exploring and Explaining Diversity in Agricultural Technology (Earth, Book 2) by Annelou van Gijn and John Whittaker
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1842175157 | 304 pages | PDF | 24,4 MB

Agricultural Trade, Policy Reforms, and Global Food Security  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Dec. 7, 2016
Agricultural Trade, Policy Reforms, and Global Food Security

Agricultural Trade, Policy Reforms, and Global Food Security (Palgrave Studies in Agricultural Economics and Food Policy) by Kym Anderson
English | 29 Dec. 2016 | ISBN: 1137471689 | 370 Pages | PDF | 5.04 MB

This book explores the potential for policy reform as a short-term, low-cost way to sustainably enhance global food security. It argues that reforming policies that distort food prices and trade will promote the openness needed to maximize global food availability and reduce fluctuations in international food prices.

Resources, Technology and Sustainability  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at April 27, 2016
Resources, Technology and Sustainability

Resources, Technology and Sustainability: An Analytical Perspective on Indian Agriculture
Springer | Agricultural Economics | May 25, 2016 | ISBN-10: 9811008949 | 269 pages | pdf | 4.1 mb

Authors: Sasmal, Joydeb
Analyzes the adoption of modern technology in agriculture using the theory of decision making under risk and uncertainty
Explains sustainable growth in agriculture by constructing theoretical models of crop diversification, rainwater harvesting, and conservation of soil health
Addresses the contemporary issues of resource degradation, declining productivity in relation to the role of technology, and government policies concerning resource management

Microbial Inoculants in Sustainable Agricultural Productivity, Vol 2  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at April 1, 2016
Microbial Inoculants in Sustainable Agricultural Productivity, Vol 2

Microbial Inoculants in Sustainable Agricultural Productivity: Vol. 2: Functional Applications
Springer | Agriculture | April 24, 2016 | ISBN-10: 8132226429 | 308 pages | pdf | 7.44 mb

Editors: Singh, Dhananjaya Pratap, Singh, Harikesh Bahadur, Prabha, Ratna (Eds.)
Most updated compilation of the research in the area of microbial inoculants
Covers topics from aspects of research, applications and technology of the microbial products
Includes special chapters on registration procedures, intellectual property rights and commercialization aspects of microbial inoculants that would address​ industrial concerns too

Adoption of Agricultural Innovations by Smallholder Farmers in the Context of HIV/AIDS:  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at March 1, 2016
Adoption of Agricultural Innovations by Smallholder Farmers in the Context of HIV/AIDS:

Adoption of Agricultural Innovations by Smallholder Farmers in the Context of HIV/AIDS: The Case of Tissue-cultured Banana in Kenya (AWLAE) by Faith N. Nguthi
English | 10 Apr. 2008 | ISBN: 9086860699 | 216 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

Using tissue-cultured technology is a potentially important way for smallholder banana farmers to improve their yields and income. In the situation of the impoverishing effects of high HIV/AIDS-prevalence in a rural banana-farming community, this applies even more.
Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Technology: A Problem Solving Approach

Harry Field, John Solie, "Introduction to Agricultural Engineering Technology: A Problem Solving Approach"
2007 | pages: 395 | ISBN: 0387369139 | PDF | 6,8 mb
Agricultural System Models in Field Research and Technology Transfer

Agricultural System Models in Field Research and Technology Transfer by Lajpat R. Ahuja
CRC Press; 1 edition | April 29, 2002 | English | ISBN: 1566705630 | 376 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Most books covering the use of computer models in agricultural management systems target only one or two types of models. There are few texts available that cover the subject of systems modeling comprehensively and that deal with various approaches, applications, evaluations, and uses for technology transfer.

Biofuels from Agricultural Wastes and Byproducts  

Posted by interes at Aug. 9, 2013
Biofuels from Agricultural Wastes and Byproducts

Biofuels from Agricultural Wastes and Byproducts by Hans P. Blaschek, Thaddeus Ezeji and Jürgen Scheffran
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0813802520 | 276 pages | PDF | 5,6 MB

Traditional agriculture and emerging biofuels technology produce a number of wastes and by-products, ranging from corn fiber and glycerin to animal manure, that have the potential to serve as the basis for additional sources of bioenergy that includes both liquid biofuels and biogas.
Infrared Heating for Food and Agricultural Processing (repost)

Zhongli Pan, Griffiths Gregory Atungulu, "Infrared Heating for Food and Agricultural Processing"
2010 | ISBN: 1420090976 | 300 pages | PDF | 4,8 MB

It’s been nearly 40 years since the last book on infrared heating for food processing was published, and in the meantime, the field has seen significant progress in understanding the mechanism of the infrared (IR) heating of food products and interactions between IR radiation and food components. Infrared Heating for Food and Agricultural Processing presents the latest applications of IR heating technology, focusing on thermal processing of food and agricultural products.

Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Dec. 8, 2016
Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology

Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology by Anandhan Srinivasan, Sri Bandyopadhyay
2016 | ISBN: 1498718817 | English | 824 pages | EPUB | 13 MB