Progress and Prospects in Crop ResearchEdited by
- Gurbir Bhullar
- Navreet Bhullar
Scientists and Researchers in industry and academia working in the field of agricultural research; Graduate and postgraduate students doing research projects; Policy makers, Administrators, Funding bodies, and Research bodies.
Hardbound, 310 Pages
Published: December 2012
Imprint: Academic Press
"The book is highly topical given current concerns regarding food security, water security and climate change. The book provides the opportunity to develop a clear understanding of how agriculture needs to meet global food, fibre and energy demands whilst ensuring the maintenance of ecosystems and protection of biodiversityâ¦[it] is a well-written, detailed, concise and informative book that I would recommend to students and colleagues."-- Soil Use and Management,October 11, 2013 "Among specific topics are whether agrobiodiversity is the key to sustainability, the effective management of scarce water resources in northwestern India, biofortifying staple crops, integrating traditional and molecular approaches in breeding virus resistance into cool season food legumes, and lessons from personal experience regarding contract farming for producing and procuring mint."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2013