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Agriculture and crop production



Les pratiques agricoles a la loupe

Les pratiques agricoles à la loupe

Vers des agricultures multiperformantes


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

Edition 2017

Cet ouvrage analyse les impacts des pratiques agricoles sur les performances productives, économiques, environnementales et sociales de l’agriculture française métropolitaine. Des modalités de travail du sol aux pratiques de fertilisation et protection de la santé des cultures et des animaux, en passant par la sélection végétale et animale, la conduite d’élevage ou encore le choix des agroéquipements, ce sont au total plus de 200 pratiques agricoles regroupées en quinze classes qui sont ainsi passées à la loupe.


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Agriculture et alimentation durables

Agriculture et alimentation durables

Trois enjeux dans la filière céréales


J. Abécassis, A. Fardet, G. Charmet , S. Bonny , F. Forget , V. Lullien-Pellerin

Edition 2017

Cet ouvrage explore trois grands enjeux des céréales destinées à l’alimentation humaine, notamment du blé : teneur en protéines, qualité sanitaire des récoltes et des produits céréaliers, valeur nutritionnelle des aliments. Des stratégies sont présentées pour concilier les diverses demandes en matière de qualité et dépasser les contradictions pour une plus grande durabilité.


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Les animaux utiles au jardin

Les animaux utiles au jardin

Guide de lutte biologique


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

Destiné au grand public, ce guide fait le point sur les différents aspects de la lutte biologique considérée non pas en général, mais du point de vue du jardinier amateur. Son objectif est de donner de nombreux conseils concrets pour que le jardinier puisse passer à la pratique dans son jardin. En fin d’ouvrage, le lecteur trouvera un tableau récapitulatif des problèmes et des solutions, une liste d’adresses (fournisseurs d’auxiliaires, de nichoirs ou d’abris) ainsi qu’un index des animaux et des plantes cités.

 

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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Systèmes agroalimentaires en transition

Food systems in transition


A. Falque, P. Lubello, L. Temri

Edition 2017

This book deals with the transition from current agricultural and food systems towards sustainable ones. The issue is viewed from a number of different angles within the realm of social sciences (management, economics, sociology, anthropology and philosophy). The book provides food for thought and discussion around the following questions: What is the future model that today’s food system could or should be striving towards? What is the path that this transition could or should take?


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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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Le recyclage des résidus organiques

Recycling organic waste

A look at an agro-ecological practice


J. Paillat, S. Houot, H. Jarousseau, H. Saint-Macary

Edition 2016

The recycling of organic waste can be considered an agro-ecological practice which enhances soil fertility, reduces environmental impacts and promotes a circular economy. This book gives readers insight into the bio-geochemical processes involved in recycling organic waste and the products derived therefrom. It offers solutions for various social, economic and cultural contexts, North and South.


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Diffusion and transfer of knowledge in agriculture

Diffusion and transfer of knowledge in agriculture


C. Huyghe, P. Bergeret , U. Svedin

Edition 2016

This book focuses on innovation in the agri-food system and the new paradigm drawn by bioeconomic approaches and principles. It draws on contributions presented during the 29th EURAGRI annual conference held in Luxemburg (September 2015) as well as on other workshops organised as part of EURAGRI. EURAGRI works as a platform of exchange and discussion on topics of common interest pertaining to the organisation, orientation and outlook of agri-food research in Europe in connection with global changes.


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La construction sociale des bassins de production agricole

The social construction of agricultural production areas


F. Sarrazin

Edition 2016

This economic sociology book is intended for agricultural professionals engaged in the development of their production area. It provides the analytical and diagnostic tools needed to conduct a field study by taking a step back from the sector and developing a new approach to the land. It also provides food for thought on coordination factors and cooperation ties and offers a very practical analysis grid.


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Recyclage de déchets organiques en agriculture

Recycling of organic waste in agriculture

Agronomic and environmental effects of spreading waste


S. Houot, M. Pons, M. Pradel , A. Tibi

Edition 2016

This work presents an overview of resources and the use of fertilisers derived from waste in France, and provides key insights into how they can replace mineral fertilisers. It focuses on the agronomic, environmental and socio-economic impact of waste expansion and highlights how difficult it is to quantitatively assess the advantages and disadvantages of using these materials.


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