NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS
NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS
NEWSLETTERS & BLOGS
Co-Founders Rob Burleigh and Francis Dodds share their knowledge and insights into agricultural science, publishing and the latest news at Burleigh Dodds
Burleigh Dodds shortlisted for publishing award!
We have an extra special announcement to share with you this week. We're delighted to share the news that we have been shortlisted for the 'Nick Robinson Newcomer Award' in the 2018 Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) Awards. The award celebrates new publishers who have made an impact in their first few years in business.
Rob has a brief message that he'd like to share with you on behalf of Burleigh Dodds in this video.
Achieving sustainable cultivation of mangoes - OUT NOW
We're delighted to bring you news this week of another new title in our growing programme - 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of mangoes'.
The book is edited by Dr Víctor Galán Saúco of the Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias (ICIA), Spain and Dr Ping Lu of Charles Darwin University, Australia. The book brings together some of the leading experts in mango research. Topics covered include plant physiology, cultivation techniques and post-harvest management, making the book a great addition to growing our collection of fruit titles.
The book is now available to purchase through our online bookshop, where you can find sample material and a full list of contents for a title that is tipped to, "satisfy an important need and be highly appreciated by ‘mango lovers’ worldwide.”
You can also find out further information on the title from Francis in this week's video.
New research to help beef industry increase sustainability
Researchers at the University of Arkansas are conducting a major new study to review the sustainability of the beef industry. They will be modelling each step in the value chain, from raising and feeding cattle to meat processing, both to assess what progress the industry has made and what more it needs to achieve.
Ways of improving sustainability and quality are discussed in our title, 'Ensuring safety and quality in beef, Volume 2', edited by Emeritus Professor Michael Dikeman of the Kansas State University. The book has received a glowing review in journal of Meat Science, which you can find here.
Achieving sustainable cultivation of grain legumes Volume 2 - OUT NOW
We have another exciting book release this week: 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of grain legumes Volume 2: Improving cultivation of particular grain legumes'.
The book has a particularly distinguished team of editors: Dr Shoba Sivasankar, Dr David Bergvinson, Dr Pooran Gaur, Dr Shiv Kumar, Dr Steve Beebe and Dr Manuele Tamò. They are based at such leading research centres as: the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
This book provides a detailed review of advances in breeding and cultivation of particular grain legumes, ranging from common beans and lentils to faba beans and pigeonpea. It has been praised as a reference that, "will greatly improve the visibility of, and access to knowledge about, crops that play such a critical role in sustainable cropping systems, nutrition and income."
The book is part of a two volume collection on grain legumes. Further information can be found at our online Bookshop.
Rob introduces this exciting new title in this week's video.
The 29th Australian Poultry Science Symposium
We're bringing you news this week of another poultry event where you can find our titles. The 29th Australian Poultry Science Symposium is taking place next week in Sydney and is organised by the Poultry Research Foundation in conjunction with the Australian branch of the World Poultry Science Association.
The event attracts delegates from across the globe and includes an impressive array of speakers. Topics covered include: broiler nutrition, low protein broiler rations and layer hen wellbeing.
On show will be the latest title in our poultry collection, Achieving sustainable production of poultry meat, Volume 3: Health and welfare', edited by Professor Todd Applegate from the University of Georgia.
You can find out more about this title in Francis' short video.
Achieving sustainable cultivation of coffee - OUT NOW
We're bringing you news this week of a brand new title release. 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of coffee', edited by Dr Philippe Lashermes of Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), France, is now available to purchase through our online bookshop.
The book covers topics such as the latest developments in breeding new varieties and recent research on coffee genetics, physiology and genetic diversity. The title has been written by an all star team of authors led by Dr Lashermes and is set to be "useful for scientists from universities, research institutes and industry in coffee-producing and coffee-consuming countries.”
Catch first sight of the book in this week's video from Rob.
The role of dairy in sustainable diets
This week we're bringing you news of an event hosted by The International Dairy Federation (IDF) entitled, 'The role of dairy in sustainable diets' in Seville, Spain, from the 1st of February for two days..
Furthermore, you'll be able to find our books and promotional material at this event and one lucky delegate will win a copy of 'Achieving sustainable production of milk Volume 1' at the dinner lottery!
The two day symposium features topics such as, the public perception of dairy, health claims on dairy, public health nutrition, sustainable diets, mitigation of environmental impact and adaptation to climate change.
Visit our Bookshop to find out more about our three volume collection or take a look at this week's introductory video from Francis.
AgFutures and AgBio 2018
We bring you news this week of two upcoming events - AgFutures: Investment & Strategy and AgBio: Innovate Europe.
Running alongside each other from 25-26 April in London, UK, both events are packed with an exciting programme made up of 25+ expert speakers.
These topics are included in a variety of our books, most notably our upcoming titles, 'Precision agriculture for sustainability', Pesticides and agriculture', and 'Integrated disease management of wheat and barley', which can be found at our online bookshop and in our brand new 2018 Publishing Programme catalogue.
Find out more about our 2018 publishing programme from Rob in this week's video.
2018 Publishing Programme
We're delighted to formally introduce our brand new 2018 Publishing Programme catalogue!
This year's catalogue is once again full of helpful information on all our titles.
Very shortly you can expect the release of another volume in our pig meat collection, 'Achieving sustainable production of pig meat, Volume 3', edited by Prof. Julian Wiseman from the University of Nottingham.
Find out more about our published titles and what is coming up in 2018 in this week's video from Rob.