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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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De l’analyse des réseaux expérimentaux à la méta-analyse

De l’analyse des réseaux expérimentaux à la méta-analyse

Méthodes et applications avec le logiciel R pour les sciences agronomiques et environnementales


D. Makowski, F. Piraux, F. Brun

Edition 2018

L’analyse de données joue un rôle croissant dans la recherche agronomique, dans l’expertise scientifique et dans les études prospectives. Cet ouvrage, conçu comme un guide méthodologique, présente les intérêts et les limites de différentes méthodes statistiques permettant d’analyser des données agronomiques issues de réseaux expérimentaux et de réaliser des méta-analyses.


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Architecture des plantes et production vegetale

Architecture des plantes et production végétale

Les apports de la modélisation mathématique


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

Edition 2018

Comment modéliser la production végétale en utilisant les concepts de l’architecture des plantes ? Rédigé par des botanistes, des agronomes, des mathématiciens et des informaticiens, cet ouvrage considère l’architecture d’une plante comme le résultat de la dynamique de ses organes, en lien avec la particularité du modèle architectural propre à son espèce. Il rend compte des principaux fondements de la modélisation des plantes et décrit les principales applications de cette démarche.


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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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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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La photosynthèse

Photosynthesis

Physical, molecular and physiological processes


J. Morot-Gaudry, J. Farineau

Edition 2018

Photosynthesis is a complex phenomenon, involving both physical and biochemical mechanisms. This book sets out the two major phases in the process - luminous and metabolic. A glimpse of exchanges between plants and atmosphere also helps in understanding the role played by environmental factors in photosynthesis. This new edition takes stock of the latest scientific advances in this area.

 

Educational, very well illustrated and with an all-important index, this book is targeting university students, anyone sitting the Capes and teacher recruitment examinations and teachers in agriculture, pharmacy and biology.


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Living territories to transform the world

Living territories to transform the world


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

Edition 2017

What resources underpin the development of a territory? What does territorial management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does territorial organization offer for agricultural production, regulation of sectors, and services? How are territorial public policies conceived and applied? What methods and tools can be used for territorial development? This book presents a wide range of studies illustrating how actors, scales and scopes of intervention interact in the development of rural spaces in countries of the Global South.


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Agricultural and food processing

Agricultural and food processing

Between ecology and capitalism


B. Daviron, G. Allaire

Edition 2017

This work provides a synthesis of recent research on the evolution of agriculture and food in a capitalist system. It is based on approaches not well-known in France such as international political economy and ecological economy.

It studies agricultural processing in terms of ecology, history and geopolitics and traces specific aspects of agriculture and food in the 21st century. Lastly, it proposes theoretical approaches with a view to renewing the agricultural economy.


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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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