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Natural landscapes and environment



Terres singulières

Terres singulières

Quinze hauts lieux de la géologie à travers le monde


M. Caroff

Edition 2017

Existe-t-il encore des terres singulières, étranges ou inconnues ? Les canyons américains, l’Islande, les monts Apennins de derrière les nuages, Nazca, le sultanat d’Oman, Santorin, la Transylvanie, Yellowstone… Dans ce livre, vous trouverez une sélection de sites géologiques internationaux, certains célèbres, d’autres plus inattendus, tous surprenants, qui permettent d’illustrer les principales spécialités des sciences de la Terre.


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Des insectes en ville

Des insectes en ville


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

De manière très vivante, cet ouvrage vous permet de découvrir la grande variété d’insectes, et autres petites bêtes comme les araignées et mille-pattes, qui vivent à vos côtés dans les villes. Alliant science et anecdotes naturalistes ou historiques, il vous fait pénétrer ce petit monde, des jardins et terrains vagues jusqu’à nos appartements. À la fois patrimoine naturel commun à sauvegarder et nuisance parfois difficile à supporter, les insectes urbains ne vous laisseront en tout cas plus indifférents !


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Les sols et la vie souterraine

Les sols et la vie souterraine

Des enjeux majeurs en agroécologie


J. Briat, D. Job

Edition 2017

La composition, le fonctionnement et la santé des sols sont sous l’influence des propriétés physicochimiques des sols, des interactions entre plantes, microorganismes et faune du sol. Cet ouvrage présente les avancées récentes dans ces connaissances afin d’accompagner et de favoriser le développement des pratiques agroécologiques.


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La démocratie chez les abeilles

Bee democracy

A societal model


T. D. Seeley, J. Bulleyment

Edition 2017

Bees make decisions together and democratically. Every year, they face a life or death question about choice and moving to a new hive. Thomas D. Seeley reveals this insect’s incredible ability to make consensual and effective decisions. Read about this participatory democracy at work and how it contributes to the prosperity of the species.


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Les rivieres urbaines et leur pollution

Urban rivers and pollution


L. Lestel, C. Carré

Edition 2017

Within the span of two centuries, rivers of European cities have gone from serving as the dump site for all urban waste to being a vibrant natural environment integrated into the city. This book analyses this transformation by assessing water quality, human pressure on water courses and the effectiveness of measures taken to remedy the situation. It takes an interdisciplinary look from the perspective of the environment, technology and society to shed light on the relationship that four European cities (Berlin, Brussels, Milan and Paris) have with their rivers and their transformations since the 19th century.


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Des territoires vivants pour transformer le monde

Living territories to transform the world


P. Caron, E. Valette, T. Wassenaar, G. d’Eeckenbrugge, V. Papazian

Edition 2017

What resources underpin local development? What does local management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does local organisation offer for agricultural production, sector regulation and services? How are local public policies conceived and applied? What methods and tools are used for local development?

This book presents a whole range of studies illustrating how stakeholders, levels and areas of intervention and mechanisms interact in the development of rural areas in Southern countries.


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Les pratiques agricoles a la loupe

An up-close look at agricultural practices

Towards multi-performance agriculture


C. Huyghe, B. Coudurier, J. Boiffin, J. Peyraud, F. Jeuland, N. Urruty, H. Guyomard

Edition 2017

This book analyses the impact that agricultural practices have on the productive, economic, environmental and social performance of metropolitan agriculture in France. It addresses a variety of topics such as tilling techniques, fertilisation, plant protection and animal health, plant and animal breeding, animal husbandry and the selection of agricultural equipment; an up-close look at over 200 agricultural practices divided into 15 categories.


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Les animaux utiles au jardin

Useful garden critters

A guide to biocontrol


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

Intended for the general public, this guide provides an update on the various aspects of biological control considered from the specific viewpoint of the amateur gardener. Its aim is to give gardeners a great many practical tips to get the most out of their gardens. At the end of the book, readers will find a table listing problems and solutions, addresses (of suppliers of beneficial organisms, nesting boxes and shelters) and an index of the animals and plants mentioned.

Année de première publication : 2012 (La lutte biologique au jardin)


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Insectes et acariens des cultures maraîchères en milieu tropical humide

Insects and spidermites affecting vegetable crops in tropical humid regions

Identification, bio-ecology and agro-ecological management


P. Ryckewaert, B. Rhino

Edition 2017

Insects and spidermites do significant damage to vegetable crops in all tropical regions around the world. Today, agro-ecological crop protection methods such as biological control are recommended. This work, a veritable handbook, features 22 references describing the major groups of arthropods: pests and natural enemies (predators and parasitoids). The bio-ecology of these groups and the means at our disposal to control pests are detailed along with many photographs.


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Architecture et croissance des plantes

Architecture and the growth of plants

Modeling and applications


M. Jaeger, P. De Reffye, D. Barthélémy, F. Houllier

Edition 2016

This book, in epub format, is the result of 40 years of research on modeling the development and growth of plants. The authors reveal, step by step, the process leading up to the creation of the GreenLab model and the conditions under which it can now be applied.

This book will be available in print and PDF format in June 2017.


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