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Agroforestry for sustainable agriculture
 
This volume reviews the latest research on the role and implementation of main types of agroforestry, understanding and assessing the ecosystem services that agroforestry can deliver and techniques for optimising agroforestry practice. 
Achieving sustainable cultivation of cocoa
 
This collection reviews key research addressing key challenges faced by organic animal farming in improving yields, animal nutrition and health. It also reviews how organic systems fit in with agroforestry, pastoralist and other smallholder farming systems.. 
Critical issues in plant health
 
This book summarises 50 years of research on plant health by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to improve the health of crops in Africa. It will be a major contribution to improving the management of pests and diseases in developing countries. 
Organic crop cultivation
 
Organic crop cultivation needs to improve yields if it is to expand its share of agricultural production. This book reviews ways of addressing this challenge, from developing better varieties to ways of improving crop nutrition and pest control. 
Precision agriculture for sustainability
 
By using resources more efficiently, precision agriculture can make farming more productive and sustainable. This collection reviews current research on key technologies in precision agriculture and its applications. 
Integrated disease management of wheat and barley
 
Diseases remain a serious problem in cereal cultivation. The first parts of the book review current research on fungal diseases of cereals and the challenge of fungicide resistance. The book then discusses breeding resistant varieties and methods for integrated disease management of cereals. 

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Achieving sustainable production of pig meat
 
This three-volume collection brings together research on the production of the most widely-consumed meat in the world. It reviews the safety, quality and sustainability of pig meat as well as focusing on the breeding of pigs and their nutritional requirements. The collection also highlights the importance of maintaining good animal health and the effect this has on pig meat production. 
Roots, tubers and pulses
 
This six-volume collection covers the advances in genetics and breeding of crops such as potatoes, grain legumes and cassava. The collection also reviews how to manage and understand the range of pests and diseases affecting these crops, as well as ways to improve cultivation techniques.  
Achieving sustainable production of poultry meat and eggs
 
This five-volume collection reviews current research on safety, quality and sustainability issues in egg and poultry meat production. Other areas such as the importance of animal health, welfare and their nutritional requirements are also discussed as well as advances in poultry genetics and their effects on breeding. 
Achieving sustainable cultivation of cereals
 
This ten-volume collection reviews current research trends on five of the most important cereal crops: rice, maize, wheat, barley and sorghum. It addresses challenges in areas such as genetics and breeding to improve crop quality, cultivation and production techniques, as well as the importance of managing the vast amount of pests and diseases affecting these five major cereal crops. 
Achieving sustainable production of milk
 
This three-volume collection reviews research on the production of one of the world's most important agricultural food products: milk. The collection discusses milk composition and the range of products that can be produced, whilst also reviewing current research in genetics and breeding of dairy cattle. Safety, quality and sustainability issues, and the importance of dairy herd management and welfare are also addressed. 
Fruit, vegetable and nuts collection
 
This seven-volume collection reviews current research trends in fruits, vegetables and nuts. It includes tomatoes, apples, bananas and mangoes, as well as temperate zone tree fruits and berries and tree nuts. Areas such as advances in genetics and breeding these crops are reviewed as well as ways in improving cultivation techniques to make the production of these crops more sustainable.  

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Through continuous customer research, engagement with customers and authors alike, coupled with our reputation for innovation, Burleigh Dodds continues to grow and develop new publications in agricultural science to play our part in climate-smart agriculture. All our titles are available in print and digital formats as well as our innovative e-chapters via our online Bookshop. Contact us to learn more about building your collection. 
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LATEST NEWS 

We are extremely delighted to announce the publication of a new title this week. 
 
Agroforestry for sustainable agriculture, edited by Dr María Rosa Mosquera-Losada and Dr Ravi Prabhu is now available to order through our online bookshop. 
 
Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava
Scientists make major breakthrough in controlling the spread of cassava mosaic disease (CMD) and cassava brown streak disease (CBSD) throughout Africa. 
 
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