Innovative Technologies: Sustainable Agriculture

Editor/Author Owings, Lisa
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABDO

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-61783-468-4
Category: Agriculture, Aquaculture & Food Sciences
Image Count: 33
Book Status: Available
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In this title, discover what sustainable agriculture is, its history, how we practice it today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn about how farmers use energy, what steps they are taking to use new sources of energy more efficiently, and how they are learning from and working with nature to improve farming.

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Table of Contents

  • CHAPTER 1 FOOD FOR THOUGHT
  • CHAPTER 2 THE HISTORY OF AGRICULTURE
  • CHAPTER 3 THE IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
  • CHAPTER 4 THE NEED FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
  • CHAPTER 5 BIOTECHNOLOGY AND GENETIC ENGINEERING
  • CHAPTER 6 PRECISION AGRICULTURE
  • CHAPTER 7 BIODIVERSE FARMING SYSTEMS
  • CHAPTER 8 THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
  • Glossary
  • Additional Resources
  • About the Author
  • About the Content Consultant