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Eutrophication

Eutrophication

Appearances, causes, consequences and predictability


Y. Souchon, C. Gascuel, F. Moatar, A. Ménesguen, G. Pinay, M. Le Moal, A. Levain , C. Etrillard, A. Pannard , P. Souchu

Edition 2018

Eutrophication affects many lakes, reservoirs, rivers and coastal areas in France and throughout the world. It has a major disruptive effect on aquatic ecosystems and an impact on assets and associated services, human health and economic activities. This book sets out the available scientific knowledge on this phenomenon. It identifies existing levers for action and the national and international provisions introduced to monitor and combat eutrophication.


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Innovation et développement dans les systèmes agricoles et alimentaires

Innovation et développement dans les systèmes agricoles et alimentaires


G. Faure, L. Temple, F. Goulet, Y. Chiffoleau, J. Touzard

Edition 2018

L’innovation est souvent présentée comme l’un des principaux leviers pour promouvoir un développement plus durable. L’ouvrage appréhende l’innovation dans l’agriculture et l’alimentation au regard des grands défis contemporains, en interrogeant les différentes dimensions du changement et en s’attachant au sens donné à l’innovation par les acteurs. La compréhension des méthodes et des dispositifs pour accompagner les acteurs qui innovent fournit des pistes d’action utiles et originales pour les professionnels, les politiques et la société civile.

 

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Restaurer les milieux et prévenir les inondations grâce au génie végétal

Restaurer les milieux et prévenir les inondations grâce au génie végétal


F. Rey

Edition 2018

Les politiques publiques en France et en Europe imposent aux décideurs d’envisager une gestion intégrée des milieux et des territoires qui conjugue plusieurs bénéfices. Cet ouvrage apporte des solutions innovantes de génie végétal pour concilier restauration des milieux et prévention des inondations.


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Bio economy challenges and implementation: the european research organisations perspective

Bioeconomy challenges and implementation: the European research organisations’ perspective


E. Valceschini, P. Bergeret , U. Svedin

Edition 2018

This book focuses on opportunities and challenges in implementing a bioeconomy strategy from a research and education perspective. It draws on contributions presented during the 30th EURAGRI annual conference held in Tartu (Estonia) in September 2016, as well as on other workshops organised as part of EURAGRI.

 

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Emergence of infectious diseases

Emergence of infectious diseases

Risks and issues for societies


S. Morand, M. Figuié, F. Keck , C. Gilbert , N. Brender , F. Roger , P. Zylberman

Edition 2018

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), avian flu, Ebola virus and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are increasingly attracting the attention of scientists, risk managers, the media and the general public. Specialists analyse the ecological, social, institutional and political dynamics associated with emerging infectious diseases. They discuss the challenges as well as the opportunities taken up by the stakeholders who must tackle these diseases.


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Services écosystémiques et protection des sols

Ecosystem services and soil protection

Legal analyses and agricultural clarifications


C. Hermon

Edition 2018

Based on analyses by agricultural and legal experts, this work offers food for thought on using the law to include the notion of ecosystem service in soil protection. It has been written as part of the research programme “Soil cultivation, ecosystem services and compensation. Agricultural and legal aspects” within the Institute of legal studies on town planning, construction and environment.


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Guide de gestion des dunes et des plages associées

Guide to managing dunes and associated beaches


L. Gouguet

Edition 2018

This practical guide benefits from the experience of several authors and experts in managing coastal dune environments and in preventing natural risks. It presents useful tools in resolving problems of daily dune management.


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Le manioc, entre culture alimentaire et filière agro-industrielle

Cassava, from food crop to agribusiness


P. Vernier, B. N’Zué, N. Zakhia-Rozis

Edition 2018

The cassava-processing industry plays a key role in food safety and in the economies in the Global South, mainly in rural areas but increasingly in cities too. Climate change is expected to play an even greater role in world agriculture. This book brings together all of the available knowledge on cassava and highlights the agronomic and commercial issues surrounding this crop. It presents an overview of cassava production worldwide, covering all of the various aspects of the plant (botany, genetics), as well as its main forms of cultivation, its diseases and pests. It describes how to use, consume and process cassava.


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L'histoire de l'Inra, entre science et politique

The history of INRA – science and politics


E. Valceschini, P. Cornu, O. Maeght-Bournay

Edition 2018

Set up during the food crisis in the aftermath of the Second World War, France's National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) was founded on the notion that public scientific research into the management of life in all its multifarious forms would be of major importance for rebuilding France’s position in the world. This book, based on original documentation and testimonies of the main protagonists, explores the 70 years of the institute’s life, focusing on the interactions between science and politics.


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Mémento de l'assainissement

Sanitation handbook

Implementing a full, sustainable and appropriate sanitation service


J. Gabert

Edition 2018

This Handbook is a methodological and practical guide for putting liquid sanitation services into operation in the Southern countries. It covers the entire wastewater and sludge collection and treatment chain in rural, semi-urban and urban contexts.


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