The Resource Feeding a world population of more than eight billion people : a challenge to science, edited by J.C. Waterlow ... [et al.]

Feeding a world population of more than eight billion people : a challenge to science, edited by J.C. Waterlow ... [et al.]

Label
Feeding a world population of more than eight billion people : a challenge to science
Title
Feeding a world population of more than eight billion people
Title remainder
a challenge to science
Statement of responsibility
edited by J.C. Waterlow ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 338.19
  • 338.1/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9000.5
LC item number
.F34 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Feeding a world population of more than eight billion people : a challenge to science, edited by J.C. Waterlow ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at the 10th International Symposium sponsored by the Rank Prize Funds held in Ferndown, Dorset, United Kingdom, Dec. 6-9, 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Introductory Remarks / Aaron Klug -- 1. Needs for Food: Are We Asking Too Much? / J. C. Waterlow -- 2. The Economics of Food / Partha Dasgupta -- 3. Land Resources and Constraints to Crop Production / D. J. Greenland, P. J. Gregory and P. H. Nye -- 4. Water and Food in Developing Countries in the Next Century / M. Yudelman -- 5. Energy for Agriculture in the Twenty-first Century / B. A. Stout -- 6. Greater Crop Production: Whence and Whither? / L. T. Evans -- 7. How and When Will Plant Biotechnology Help? / Marc Van Montagu -- 8. What Limits the Efficiency of Photosynthesis, and Can There Be Beneficial Improvements? / J. Barber -- 9. Rubisco: The Key to Improved Crop Production for a World Population of More Than Eight Billion People? / S. P. Long -- 10. Increasing Rice Productivity by Manipulation of Starch Biosynthesis during Seed Development / Sang-Bong Choi, Yunsun Zhang and Hiroyuki Ito [et al.]
  • 11. Improving Yield Potential by Modifying Plant Type and Exploiting Heterosis / G. S. Khush, S. Peng and S. S. Virmani -- 12. Developing Crops with Tolerance to Salinity and Drought Stress / D. P. S. Verma -- 13. Prospects for Engineering Enbanced Durable Disease Resistance in Crops / Chris Lamb -- 14. A Systems Perspective on Postharvest Losses / M. Gill and N. Poulter -- 15. Significance of Dietary Protein Source in Human Nutrition: Animal and/or Plant Proteins? / Vernon R. Young, Nevin S. Scrimshaw and Peter L. Pellett -- 16. Competition between Livestock and Mankind for Nutrients: Let Ruminants Eat Grass / H. A. Fitzhugh -- 17. Animals and the Human Food Chain / R. B. Heap -- 18. Practical innovation: Partnerships between Scientists and Farmers / G. R. Conway -- 19. Productivity, Poverty Alleviation, and Food Security / Donald L. Winkelmann
Control code
000023981336
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv,280 p.
Isbn
9780195113129
Lccn
97030064
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  • 13367362sjb
  • (OCoLC)37368582

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