Sustainable Agriculture

Caroline Alberola

Published by Springer Okt 2009, 2009
ISBN 10: 9048126657 / ISBN 13: 9789048126651
Used / Buch / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Neuware - Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to visit planets and disclose subatomic particles, serious terrestrial issues about food show clearly that conventional agriculture is not suited any longer to feed humans and to preserve ecosystems. Sustainable agriculture is an alternative for solving fundamental and applied issues related to food production in an ecological way. While conventional agriculture is driven almost solely by productivity and profit, sustainable agriculture integrates biological, chemical, physical, ecological, economic and social sciences in a comprehensive way to develop new farming practices that are safe and do not degrade our environment. In that respect, sustainable agriculture is not a classical and narrow science. Instead of solving problems using the classical painkiller approach that treats only negative impacts, sustainable agriculture treats problem sources. As most actual society issues are now intertwined, global, and fast-developing, sustainable agriculture will bring solutions to build a safer world. This book gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then propose alternative solutions. It will therefore help all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations. 932 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
5 avg rating
(1 ratings)

Synopsis: Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to visit planets and disclose subatomic particles, serious terrestrial issues about food show clearly that conventional agriculture is not suited any longer to feed humans and to preserve ecosystems. Sustainable agriculture is an alternative for solving fundamental and applied issues related to food production in an ecological way. While conventional agriculture is driven almost solely by productivity and profit, sustainable agriculture integrates biological, chemical, physical, ecological, economic and social sciences in a comprehensive way to develop new farming practices that are safe and do not degrade our environment. In that respect, sustainable agriculture is not a classical and narrow science. Instead of solving problems using the classical painkiller approach that treats only negative impacts, sustainable agriculture treats problem sources. As most actual society issues are now intertwined, global, and fast-developing, sustainable agriculture will bring solutions to build a safer world. This book gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then propose alternative solutions. It will therefore help all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Sustainable Agriculture
Publisher: Springer Okt 2009
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Buch
Book Condition: Neu

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Lichtfouse, Eric
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2009. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # KS-9789048126651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
265.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

ERIC LICHTFOUSE
Published by Springer (2009)
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9789048126651 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0385143

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
269.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Published by Springer, Netherlands (2009)
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, Netherlands, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 2009 ed.. 264 x 200 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to visit planets and disclose subatomic particles, serious terrestrial issues about food show clearly that conventional agriculture is not suited any longer to feed humans and to preserve ecosystems. Sustainable agriculture is an alternative for solving fundamental and applied issues related to food production in an ecological way. While conventional agriculture is driven almost solely by productivity and profit, sustainable agriculture integrates biological, chemical, physical, ecological, economic and social sciences in a comprehensive way to develop new farming practices that are safe and do not degrade our environment. In that respect, sustainable agriculture is not a classical and narrow science. Instead of solving problems using the classical painkiller approach that treats only negative impacts, sustainable agriculture treats problem sources. As most actual society issues are now intertwined, global, and fast-developing, sustainable agriculture will bring solutions to build a safer world. This book gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then propose alternative solutions. It will therefore help all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations. Bookseller Inventory # LIE9789048126651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
273.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by Springer, Netherlands (2009)
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, Netherlands, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 2009 ed.. 264 x 200 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to visit planets and disclose subatomic particles, serious terrestrial issues about food show clearly that conventional agriculture is not suited any longer to feed humans and to preserve ecosystems. Sustainable agriculture is an alternative for solving fundamental and applied issues related to food production in an ecological way. While conventional agriculture is driven almost solely by productivity and profit, sustainable agriculture integrates biological, chemical, physical, ecological, economic and social sciences in a comprehensive way to develop new farming practices that are safe and do not degrade our environment. In that respect, sustainable agriculture is not a classical and narrow science. Instead of solving problems using the classical painkiller approach that treats only negative impacts, sustainable agriculture treats problem sources. As most actual society issues are now intertwined, global, and fast-developing, sustainable agriculture will bring solutions to build a safer world. This book gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then propose alternative solutions. It will therefore help all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9789048126651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
280.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Published by Springer, Netherlands (2009)
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, Netherlands, 2009. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 2009 ed.. 264 x 200 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global market, worldwide pesticide pollution, pest adaptation and resistance, loss of soil fertility and organic carbon, soil erosion, decreasing biodiversity, desertification, and so on. Despite unprecedented advances in sciences allowing to visit planets and disclose subatomic particles, serious terrestrial issues about food show clearly that conventional agriculture is not suited any longer to feed humans and to preserve ecosystems. Sustainable agriculture is an alternative for solving fundamental and applied issues related to food production in an ecological way. While conventional agriculture is driven almost solely by productivity and profit, sustainable agriculture integrates biological, chemical, physical, ecological, economic and social sciences in a comprehensive way to develop new farming practices that are safe and do not degrade our environment. In that respect, sustainable agriculture is not a classical and narrow science. Instead of solving problems using the classical painkiller approach that treats only negative impacts, sustainable agriculture treats problem sources. As most actual society issues are now intertwined, global, and fast-developing, sustainable agriculture will bring solutions to build a safer world. This book gathers review articles that analyze current agricultural issues and knowledge, then propose alternative solutions. It will therefore help all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who wish to build a safe agriculture, energy and food system for future generations. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9789048126651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
293
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Eric Lichtfouse (Editor), Mireille Navarrete (Editor), Philippe Debaeke (Editor), Souchere Véronique (Editor), Caroline Alberola (Editor)
Published by Springer (2009)
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2009. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX9048126657

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
305.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.11
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Lichtfouse, Eric (Editor)/ Navarrete, Mireille (Editor)/ Debaeke, Philippe (Editor)
Published by Springer Verlag (2009)
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer Verlag, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 919 pages. 10.25x7.75x1.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # z-9048126657

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
315.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Published by Springer (2009)
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 15
Print on Demand
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, 2009. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Bookseller Inventory # LP9789048126651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
324.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.92
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Eric Lichtfouse
Published by Springer (2009)
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Springer, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9048126657

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
328.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Eric Lichtfouse
ISBN 10: 9048126657 ISBN 13: 9789048126651
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AussieBookSeller
(SILVERWATER, NSW, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 260mm x 193mm x. Hardcover. Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving peopl.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 920 pages. 2.138. Bookseller Inventory # 9789048126651

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
342.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 21.85
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 1 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book