Based on the proceedings of the 10th International Symposium sponsored by the Nutrition Committee and the Trustees of the Rank Prize Funds, held in Dorset, England in December 1996. The topics covered include land and crop nutrients and sustainability, water usage, applications of science to increase yield, the role of animal products in feeding people, and social aspects such as introducing new technology and the processes through which greater food security may be attained.
"This book is based on the 10th International Symposium sponsered by the Nutrition Committee and the Trustees of the Rank Prize Funds. It examines the immediate challenges of feeding a growing human population just a generation from now. The 19 individually authored articles in this book cover a broad range of topics, from food economics to resource allocation and crop yields. The book is an invaluable resource for a wide range of those interested in agriculture, the environment, and public policy." --Biosis, Vol 51, Issue 3, March 1999
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