Managing soil health for sustainable agriculture Volume 2
Monitoring and management
Soil health is critical to a successful agriculture. This second volume reviews ways of classifying and measuring soils and their properties. It then discusses ways soil health can be maintained or enhanced to ensure sustainable agricultural production, as well as regional case studies of managing soil health in practice.
There is increasing competition for water resources with declining aquifer reserves and lower rainfall in some areas due to climate change. This volume reviews research into topics such as more sustainable use of groundwater, more efficient irrigation techniques and water management.
Managing soil health for sustainable agriculture Volume 1
There is a growing concern that both intensive agriculture in the developed world and rapid expansion of agriculture in the developing world is damaging soil health. This volume reviews advances in our understanding of soil structure and dynamics which form the foundation for effective soil management.
Achieving sustainable cultivation of potatoes Volume 2
Production, storage and crop protection
The second of this two-volume collection discusses ways of improving cultivation across the supply chain from seed selection and planting to post-harvest storage. It also reviews research on the better understanding and management of key pests and diseases.
Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas
by Andrew Martin Fischer
An incisive critique of how the field of international poverty studies, cultivated by global development agendas, has served to legitimate an increasingly punitive and conservative neoliberal world order.
In this important new book, leading Black philosopher Mabogo More reflects on his life and career in apartheid South African. The book explores Africana existentialism in relation to issues of race, identity, liberation, freedom, alienation, responsibility and bad faith and includes key essays from More's corpus alongside his philosophical memoir.
This book sets the record straight about the greater influence of Dilthey than Husserl in Heidegger’s initial formulation of his conception of phenomenology. Scharff shows how, in Heidegger’s early lecture courses, phenomenology is presented as a genuine philosophical alternative, and explores our own current need for a phenomenological philosophy.
The collection comprises contributions from leading artist-theorists in the fields of necropolitics and tactical media, and from increasingly influential scholars of biomediality and urban performativity