Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement
August 14, 2018 - CRC

Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 1: Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvements is part of a two-volume compendium that addresses the most important topics facing horticulture around the world today. Volume 1, on Diversity, Production, and Crop Improvement, outlines the contemporary trends in...

Handbook of Vanilla Science and Technology
September 1, 2018 - WILEY

An updated guide to the production, science, and uses of vanilla Vanilla is a flavor and fragrance in foods, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and a wealth of other products. Now in its second edition, the Handbook of Vanilla Science and Technology provides a comprehensive and updated review of the...

Consumer Perception of Food Attributes: Consumer Perception of Food Attributes
June 25, 2018 - CRC

Food credence attributes are food features that are difficult to verify even after consumption. Consumers, today, are concerned about many food credence attributes, including animal rights, contamination risk, fair trade practice, genetic modification, geographical origin, and organic...

Peanut Agriculture and Production Technology: Integrated Nutrient Management
April 9, 2018 - CRC

Peanut Agriculture and Production Technology: Integrated Nutrient Management focuses on agricultural techniques and integrated nutrient management of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea L.). Peanuts are the second most important oil crop of India, occupying 5.7 million hectares, with an average production of...

Spices: Agrotechniques for Quality Produce
March 7, 2018 - CRC

Indian spices are famous across the globe and have attracted food lovers for ages. With the increasing awareness of health through foods, people are now more conscious about the health and nutraceutical benefits of spices. The past few years have witnessed pioneering research work in this area with...

Sustainable Development of Organic Agriculture: Historical Perspectives
December 20, 2016 - CRC

This important compilation presents an in-depth view spanning past values and practices, present understandings, and potential futures, and covering a range of concrete case studies on sustainable development of organic agriculture. The book explores the very different facets of...

Biopesticides Handbook
January 22, 2015 - CRC

The need to feed an ever-growing global population combined with increasing demand for sustainable agricultural practices has generated a significant rise in demand for biopesticides. By responding concurrently to the interests of farming, forestry, and industrial sectors, biopesticides...

Principles of Sustainable Soil Management in Agroecosystems
June 10, 2013 - CRC

With the use of high-level soil management technology, Africa could feed several billion people, yet food production has generally stagnated since the 1960s. No matter how powerful the seed technology, the seedling emerging from it can flourish only in a healthy soil. Accordingly, crop yields in...

Odour Prevention and Control of Organic Sludge and Livestock Farming
April 29, 1986 - CRC

Proceedings of a round-table seminar, Silsoe, UK, 15-19 April 1985.

Organic Production and Use of Alternative Crops
July 20, 2006 - CRC

Preface Recent developments in organic agriculture have contributed significantly to the increasing sustainability of the countryside, animal welfare, and human awareness. Changes to the organic crop management system respect variegated biodiversity, natural resources at regional...

Development and Uses of Biofortified Agricultural Products
October 23, 2008 - CRC

Foreword Malnutrition is by far the leading cause of death worldwide. Alarmingly, it results in about 30 million deaths a year as a result of overt nutrient deficiencies as well as chronic diseases (e.g., heart disease, cancer, strokes, and diabetes) associated with inappropriate diets and...

API PUBL 4600 - Metals Criteria for Land Management of Exploration and Production Wastes: Technical Support Document for API Recommended Guidance Values
January 1, 1995 - API

BACKGROUND The petroleum industry generates approximately 21 billion barrels per year of waste from the exploration and production (E&P) of oil and natural gas. The vast majority of this waste (98% by volume) is water produced in conjunction with the oil and gas and is typically disposed via...

API PUBL 800 - Literature Survey Subsurface and Groundwater Protection Related to Petroleum Refinery Operations
September 1, 1988 - API

This report is the principal product of a study under contract to the American Petroleum Institute (API) to prepare the background basis for development of a series of monographs on subsurface and groundwater protection at petroleum refineries. The study was designed to determine by a literature...

April 1, 1980 - API

INTRODUCTION & OBJECTIVE Petroleum refining operations generate-hydrocarbon contaminated waste sludges which accumulate principally in the refinery waste water treatment systems and in tankage as BS&W. Historically, these wastes have been handled using sever. o landfills & dumps o ocean dumping o...

API 4415 - Literature Survey: Unassisted Natural Mechanisms to Reduce Concentrations of Soluble Gasoline Components
January 1, 1985 - API

1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1.1 Introduction The presence of gasoline in surface waters and groundwater has been an environmental concern receiving increasing consideration. Surface waters (lakes, ponds, rivers), subsurface waters, soils, and estuarine and coastal waters are all possible hydrocarbon...