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We have compiled the list of Best Reference Books on Crop Science subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of best books on Crop Science along with reviews.

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List of Crop Science Books with author’s names, publishers, and an unbiased review as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books.

1. Crop Physiology

1. “Crop Physiology” by Srivastava G

“Crop Physiology” Book Review: This book explains how to adapt a crop to suit a variety of agro-climatic conditions. Wheat and rice are essential cereals, as are pulses like chickpea and oilseeds like sunflower and rapeseed mustard. Crop plants’ morphological, physiological, and biochemical aspects are also covered in the book. This book will be useful for students of crop sciences and crop scientists.

2. “Crop Physiology” by N N Patil

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“Crop Physiology” Book Review: This book explains how to adapt a crop to suit a variety of agro-climatic conditions. Wheat and rice are essential cereals, as are pulses like chickpea and oilseeds like sunflower and rapeseed mustard. Crop plants’ morphological, physiological, and biochemical aspects are also covered in the book. This book will be useful for students of crop sciences and crop scientists.

3. “An Introduction to Crop Physiology” by F L Milthorpe and J Moorby

“An Introduction to Crop Physiology” Book Review: This book discusses how the different physiological processes are linked together in this book. It detects the responses of entire plants in a variable field setting while emphasising the quantitative aspects of these relationships. The focus is on integrating information from a variety of sources and attempting to quantify the value of each variable. This book will be beneficial for students of crop sciences and crop scientists.

4. “Physiology of Crop Plants” by Gardner F
5. “Crop Physiology: Applications for Genetic Improvement and Agronomy” by Victor O Sadras and Daniel Calderini

“Crop Physiology: Applications for Genetic Improvement and Agronomy” Book Review: This book presents the view of crop physiology as an active source of methods, theories, ideas and tools for the application of genetic improvement. It focuses on agronomy and genetic improvement. The book discusses the difficulties of producing bulk and high-quality food, fodder, fibre, and energy in an environmentally friendly manner.

6. “Objectives of Crop Physiology” by Surendar Krishna and Kumar Krishna

“Objectives of Crop Physiology” Book Review: This book discusses the processes and functions of crops at cellular, subcellular and whole plant levels. It is the analysis of crop plants’ functional aspects. Cell organelles, soil water connections, photosynthesis, respiration, plant mineral nutrition, and plant growth regulators are all covered in this book.

7. “Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops” by Bruce Schaffer and Peter C Andersen

“Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops” Book Review: This book discusses the effects of environmental variables on the physiology of major fruit and nut crops worldwide. It includes chapters on tropical and subtropical species. The book is divided into subsections that discuss individual environmental factors and focuses on a single crop or a group of genetically or horticulturally related crops. Several chapters provide botanical background information on how the crop reacts to its surroundings.

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8. “Crop Physiology” by Vincent S and K Krishna Surendar

“Crop Physiology” Book Review: This book explains how to adapt a crop to suit a variety of agro-climatic conditions. Wheat and rice are essential cereals, as are pulses like chickpea and oilseeds like sunflower and rapeseed mustard. Crop plants’ morphological, physiological, and biochemical aspects are also covered in the book. This book will be useful for students of crop sciences and crop scientists.

9. “Crops and Environmental Change An Introduction to Effects of Global Warming, Increasing Atmospheric CO2 and O3 Concentrations, and Soil Salnization on Crop Physiology and Yield” by S G Pritchard and Jeffrey S Amthor
10. “Physiology Of Crop Production Indian Reprint” by Fageria N K and Baliger V C and Clark R B


2. Stress Crop Production

1. “Vicia faba: Agronomy, Physiology and Breeding: Proceedings of a Seminar in the CEC Programme of Coordination of Research on Plant Protein Improvement” by P D Hebblethwaite and M C Heath

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“Vicia faba: Agronomy, Physiology and Breeding: Proceedings of a Seminar in the CEC Programme of Coordination of Research on Plant Protein Improvement” Book Review: This book contains the major publication on Vicia faba reporting proceedings of seminars. It was organised through the Commission of the European Communities in the context of the E.E.C. Common Research Programme on Plant Protein Improvement. This book has examined current research on agronomy, physiology, plant breeding and nutrition. 84 delegates from 15 European countries had attended the seminar. The preliminary experiments of the book have indicated the main factors affecting the yield of winter (6 trials) and spring faba beans (5 trials). Information is presented on the development of pods and flowers, yield and yield components and grain protein content at different locations in France. This book can be referred to by researchers in the field of Agronomy and Physiology.

2. “Crop Production in Stress Environment” by Charlotte Jhonson

“Crop Production in Stress Environment” Book Review: The book aims at enhancing food production on a continuous basis. It also aims at maintaining the natural resource base in accordance with carrying capacity of supporting agro-eco systems. Most of the progress in increasing crop production has been realized in favourable environments and high input conditions. This book will be useful for students and researchers studying crop production.

3. “Crop Production In Stress Environments: Genetic And Management Options” by D P Singh

“Crop Production In Stress Environments: Genetic And Management Options” Book Review: This book is based on the research findings presented by scientists from India and abroad. This book highlights the technologies related to management of natural resources and crop improvement/gene technologies. These were developed at global level to minimize the effects of biotic and abiotic stresses on crop production. They were also developed for minimising ameliorating yield and stress tolerance potential of crops in green and grey areas as well as socio-economic aspects. This book can be used by those in the field of crop production.

4. “Crop Stress Management and Global Climate Chan (CABI Climate Change Series)” by Juan Ferrio Diaz and Jeroni Galmes

“Crop Stress Management and Global Climate Chan (CABI Climate Change Series)” Book Review: This book provides an integrated view of the challenges and opportunities that will face agriculture in the future as a result of climate change. It discusses how the stresses resulting from climate change can be overcome. The book discusses that by assessing, measuring and predicting environmental changes and stressing, identifying opportunities and adapting to change and responding to multifactorial change. The book has a number of case studies. This book will inspire researchers and students.

5. “Crop Stress and its Management: Perspectives and Strategies” by B Venkateswarlu and Arun K Shanker

“Crop Stress and its Management: Perspectives and Strategies” Book Review: This book talks about the ability of crops to tolerate or adapt by effectively countering these stresses is a very multifaceted phenomenon. The inability to do so renders the crops susceptible and the result of various exogenous and endogenous interactions in the ecosystem. This book is of special significance in view of the impending climate change. It has complex consequences for economically profitable and ecologically and environmentally sound global agriculture. This book talks about the challenge at the hands of the crop scientist researchers that have to understand the various aspects of these stresses in view of the current development from molecules to ecosystems. The book will focus on broad research areas in relation to these stresses which are in the forefront in contemporary crop stress research. This book will be useful for researchers.

6. “Crop Production and Global Environmental Issues” by Khalid Rehman Hakeem

“Crop Production and Global Environmental Issues” Book Review: This book discusses the world’s food security challenge that requires a multi-national effort to integrate the best research from science, engineering and socioeconomics. The book covers the effect of major environmental problems on crop production. It also discusses how to cope with these issues for sustainable agriculture and improvements of crops. Many issues that are highlighted are global problems and are addressed thoroughly in this book. This book can be used by those in the field of crop production and global environment.

7. “Emerging Technologies and Management of Crop Stress Tolerance: Volume 1-Biological Techniques” by Parvaiz Ahmad and Saiema Rasool

“Emerging Technologies and Management of Crop Stress Tolerance: Volume 1-Biological Techniques” Book Review: This book presents the latest technologies used by scientists for improvement of the crop production. It explores the various roles of these technologies for the enhancement of crop productivity and inhibition of pathogenic bacteria that can cause disease. This book provides a detailed review of how proteomics, genomics, transcriptomics, ionomics, and micromics are a pathway to improve plant stress tolerance. It increases productivity and meets the agricultural needs of the growing human population. This is a valuable resource for any scientist to have a better understanding of environmental stresses.

8. “Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, Third Edition (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)” by Mohammad Pessarakli

“Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, Third Edition (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)” Book Review: This book provides a detailed and complete coverage of the issues on stress imposed on plants and crops. Accessibility of knowledge is among the most critical of factors involved with plant/crop stress problems. Without due consideration of all the factors contributing to a specific plant/crop stress problem, it is unlikely that a permanent solution can be found. With respect to that, this book has ten sections and each section consists of one or more chapters that discuss as many aspects of stress as possible. The book covers soil salinity, sodicity, specific plant/crop salt and water stress, pollution, and other environmental stresses. This book is packed with illustrations, figures, and tables, covering plant/crop stress problems from the soil to the atmosphere. This book will be useful for those interested in the field of Plant and Crops.

9. “Emerging Technologies and Management of Crop Stress Tolerance: Volume 2 – A Sustainable Approach” by Parvaiz Ahmad and Saiema Rasool

“Emerging Technologies and Management of Crop Stress Tolerance: Volume 2 – A Sustainable Approach” Book Review: This book helps to take technological measures to alleviate plant stress and improve crop production in various environmental conditions.
This book provides a complete review of how technology can be implemented to improve plant stress tolerance to increase productivity and meet the agricultural needs of the growing human population. The book considers issues of deforestation, disease prevention, climate change and drought, water and land management. It will help any scientist better understand environmental stresses to improve resource management within a world of limited resources.

10. “Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)” by Mohammad Pessarakli

“Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)” Book Review: This book provides a complete coverage of plant physiological stages and processes under both normal and stressful conditions. It focuses on environmental factors, climatic changes, developmental stages, and growth regulators. It also links plant and crop physiology to the production of food, feed and medicinal compounds. This book offers over 300 useful tables, equations, drawings, photographs, and micrographs. The book covers cellular and molecular aspects of plant and crop physiology. It also covers plant and crop physiological responses to heavy metal concentration and agrichemicals, computer modeling in plant physiology. This book will be useful for those in the field of Plant and Crop Physiology.

11. “Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques and Technology” by George A

“Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques and Technology” Book Review: This book covers the fundamentals of crop productions. The main chapters of this book are crop production and society, plant structure and function, plant metabolism and growth, crop improvement and climate and weather. Other topics covered are plant and soil water, pests in crop production, seed and seeding, land preparation and farm energy. This book contains various images and detailed explanations of topics. This book can be refereed by students of horticulture, plant and crop science.

12. “Seed Production Techniques of Major Crops” by O P Verma

“Seed Production Techniques of Major Crops” Book Review: This book provides complete knowledge regarding seed production and growing techniques. Chapters included are plant variety testing, principles of seed production, concept of genetic purity oil seed crop production and seed production of spices. Other topics mentioned are seed production of fruits and vegetables, cole crops seed production, seed production technology of flower crops and international seed organizations. This book explains how the demand of crops should be fulfilled along with that maintenance techniques are also mentioned. This book can be referred to by students studying agriculture.


3. Crop Production and System Modelling

1. “Crop System Dynamics: An Ecophysiological Simulation Model of Genotype-by-Environment Interactions” by Yin Xinyou and H H van Laar

“Crop System Dynamics: An Ecophysiological Simulation Model of Genotype-by-Environment Interactions” Book Review: This book discusses the generic process-based model of crop growth. The model summarises current knowledge of human physiological processes using robust but simple algorithms. It was built on the foundations of whole-crop systems dynamics in order to capture the physiological causes rather than the emergent consequences’ descriptive algorithms. The model is especially well suited to analysing and forecasting the effects of environmental variables.

2. “Decision Support Systems in Potato Production: Bringing Models to Practice” by A J Haverkort and D K L Mackerron

“Decision Support Systems in Potato Production: Bringing Models to Practice” Book Review: This book describes the mechanisms of crop production and crop development as a result of tuber initiation. Solar radiation is intercepted by the foliage, which drives growth. In addition, this book provides an overview of model-based DSS in the potato industry.

3. “Climate Change, Air Pollution and Global Challenges” by Andrzej Bytnerowicz and Mark Fenn

“Climate Change, Air Pollution and Global Challenges” Book Review: This book explains the current state of air pollution and climate change in relation to their effects on forest ecosystems. It contains research and management advice aimed at improving people’s ability to deal with uncertainty.

4. “Modelling water and nutrient dynamics in soil-crop systems” by K Ch Kersebaum and Jens-Martin Hecker

“Modelling water and nutrient dynamics in soil-crop systems” Book Review: This book contains papers from a workshop on crop-soil system simulation of water and nutrient dynamics. Modelers were given data sets from lysimeters and experimental fields of multiyear crop rotations. The book also includes a detailed overview of data sets that modellers can use, as well as articles that discuss 18 different modelling methods and their implementations.

5. “Functional-Structural Plant Modelling in Crop Production (Wageningen UR Frontis Series)” by J Vos and L F M Marcelis

“Functional-Structural Plant Modelling in Crop Production (Wageningen UR Frontis Series)” Book Review: This book describes the philosophy of functional-structural plant modelling and several tools for the production of FSPMs. It explains how to measure important parameters, including those related to plant structure. The book is for anyone interested in innovative approaches to plant and crop modelling.

6. “Modelling of Global Crop Production and Resulting N2o Emissions” by Elke Stehfest

“Modelling of Global Crop Production and Resulting N2o Emissions” Book Review: This book describes environmental modelling on a large scale. It focuses on global crop yield simulations and the associated N2O emissions. To measure global yields for major crop types, the current agro-ecosystem model DayCent was parameterized. This book will be useful for scientists and students.

7. “Modelling Potential Crop Growth Processes: Textbook with Exercises (Current Issues in Production Ecology)” by J Goudriaan and H H Van Laar

“Modelling Potential Crop Growth Processes: Textbook with Exercises (Current Issues in Production Ecology)” Book Review: This book discusses energy and matter flows as factors that determine the productivity of ecological systems. Agro-ecosystems are a form of ecosystem that is much better suited to productivity than natural ecosystems. The floating character of nature is schematized into a sequence of snapshots over time in which the states are frozen at each individual moment, according to the book.

8. “Modelling Crop-Weed Interaction” by Martin Kropff and H H van Laar

“Modelling Crop-Weed Interaction” Book Review: This book discusses the performance of both natural and agricultural ecosystems. Its modelling methods and their ability to predict yield loss due to crop-weed competition. The book also includes a detailed overview of the INTERCOM model, as well as methods for parameterizing and evaluating it with experimental results. This book will be useful for plant ecologists, agronomists and weed scientists.

9. “Livestock-Crop Production Systems and Livelihood Development” by R K Misra

“Livestock-Crop Production Systems and Livelihood Development” Book Review: This book examines the role of planners and policymakers in developing an effective policy framework for the livestock and crop sectors’ production. A detailed image of farming households, livestock-crop raising operations, major livestock-crop production systems, cost and returns are included. The book also includes information on input-output relationships in livestock and crops, as well as income and job generation from both activities.

10. “Short Duration Kharif Crop Production in Agrihorticultural System” by A K Singh Kashyap

“Short Duration Kharif Crop Production in Agri Horticultural System” Book Review: This book examines agroforestry systems, which are often touted as superior to agricultural systems. The deliberate and simultaneous association of annual or seasonal crops with perennial fruit-producing trees on the same land unit is known as fruit tree dependent agroforestry. Fruit trees’ relatively short juvenile process and fruit-tree-based agroforestry are very common among producers all over the world.


4. Production Technology of Field Crops

1. “Cropping Systems in the Tropics Principles and Management” by Palaniappan S P and S Sivaraman

“Cropping Systems in the Tropics Principles and Management” Book Review: This book covers concepts like effective utilization of soil water, nutrients and light for sustainable crop productivity. Also provided in the book is a short-review of the cropping systems work done in the tropics in different parts of India. Other topics covered in the book are management of sustainable crop production systems, farming system, information on perennial crop-based cropping systems, Density Multi species Cropping Systems and several management aspects of sustainable cropping systems. This book is targeted for students, teachers as well as for the individuals and farmers who are interested in improving sustainable crop production systems.

2. “Principles of Agronomy” by Sankaran S and V T Subbaiah Mudaliar

“Principles of Agronomy” Book Review: Important concepts covered in this book include agricultural experiments done over the years, agricultural meteorology, crop production and yield, irrigation, manures and fertilizers for better crop yield, soil classification, soil science, tillage, weed control and so on. This book is primarily focused for students in agricultural studies and also for farmers wanting to improve their crop yield as well as understand about this topic more.

3. “Principles and Practices of Agronomy” by Balasubramain P and S P Palniappan

“Principles and Practices of Agronomy” Book Review: Principal hypothesis of this book include subjects like an overview of Field Crops, Agro-Meteorology, Tillage and Tillage Operations, Crop Establishment and After Cultivation, Nutrient Management, Water Management etc. Other important topics covered in the chapter include Weed Management, Dryland Agriculture and Watershed Management, Agroforestry and Wasteland Development, Post-Harvest Management, Integrated Farming System, Field Experimental Techniques etc. Best written for undergraduate as well as post-graduate students.

4. “Principles of Agronomy” by Yellamanda Reddy T and GH Sankara Reddi

“Principles of Agronomy” Book Review: This book is specialised for dealing with theories of crop production which enhances the pace of food-production and understanding the relationship between crop yield and growth. Other important topics covered in subsequent chapters of the book include the relationship between crop and its environment, climate for proper yield, soil, biotic factors and management practices etc.

5. “TEXTBOOK OF FIELD CROPS” by MUKUND JOSHI

“Textbook of Field Crops” Book Review: This book is segregated into two parts containing topics like Kharif crops and Rabi crops. It contains various illustrations and discussions on various cultivation techniques, varieties, nutrients, water, weed management along with specific climatic and soil requirements of all the crops. Also provided in the book are photographic illustrations of the crops in order to make the readers understand the morphology of crops. This book is mainly written for undergraduate students and includes other topics like kharif cereals, kharif millets, kharif pulses, kharif oilseed crops, fodder crops etc.

6. “Seed Production of Field Crops” by S S Mondal

“Seed Production of Field Crops” Book Review: This book covers everything related to seeds for agricultural production and good quality planting materials for better production. Every aspect of agronomy, botany and seed technology is covered extensively in the book. Other important topics like plant breeding and genetics are also covered in the subsequent chapters of the book. This book is targeted towards students, researchers and traders.

7. “Techniques and Management of field Crop Production” by P S Rathore
8. “Diseases of Field Crops” by V K Gupta and Y S Paul
9. “Breeding, Biotechnology and Seed Production of Field Crops” by Asit B Mandal and Bidhan Roy

“Breeding, Biotechnology and Seed Production of Field Crops” Book Review: Greater emphasis has been provided on the topics like methods and practices in plant breeding, biotechnology in crop improvement and seed production in field crops. This book is targeted for all sections of readers, educators and staff-members of the seed industries. It contains chapters on principles of crop breeding and methods and practices of crop improvement and seed production of individual field crops.

10. “Crop Production: Principles and Practices” by Stephen R Chapman and Lark P Carter


5. Diseases of Field Crops and their Management

1. “Diseases of Field Crops and their Management” by Manoj Kumar Kalita

“Diseases of Field Crops and their Management” Book Review: This book is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate engineering students.It has the information about the diseases of seventeen field crops based on the available literature.The following facts are discussed in the book like the importance of economic; losses due to the disease, symptoms, etiology, disease cycle, factors factors favourable and management of most of the plant diseases. Where you get the clarity about the diseases. The major diseases as of considered now are discussed elaborately as compared to the minor diseases.

2. “Diseases of Field Crops and their Management” by S C Dubey and Aggarwal

“Diseases of Field Crops and their Management” Book Review: This book is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate engineering students.It has the information about the diseases of seventeen field crops based on the available literature.The following facts are discussed in the book like the importance of economic; losses due to the disease, symptoms, etiology, disease cycle, factors factors favourable and management of most of the plant diseases. Where you get the clarity about the diseases. The major diseases as of considered now are discussed elaborately as compared to the minor diseases.

3. “DISEASES OF FIELD CROPS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT” by THIND T S

“DISEASES OF FIELD CROPS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT” Book Review: This book is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate engineering students.It has the information about the diseases of seventeen field crops based on the available literature.The following facts are discussed in the book like the importance of economic; losses due to the disease, symptoms, etiology, disease cycle, factors factors favourable and management of most of the plant diseases. Where you get the clarity about the diseases. The major diseases as of considered now are discussed elaborately as compared to the minor diseases.

4. “SEEDBORNE DISEASES OF FIELD CROPS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT” by M S and GAUR
5. “Diseases of Field Crops and Their Management” by Tarlochan S Thind

“Diseases of Field Crops and Their Management” Book Review: This book is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate engineering students.It has the information about the diseases of seventeen field crops based on the available literature.The following facts are discussed in the book like the importance of economic; losses due to the disease, symptoms, etiology, disease cycle, factors factors favourable and management of most of the plant diseases. Where you get the clarity about the diseases. The major diseases as of considered now are discussed elaborately as compared to the minor diseases.

6. “Productive Plant Husbandry – Including Plant Propagation, Plant Breeding, Soils, Field Crops, Gardening, Fruit Growing, Forestry, Insects, Plant Diseases and Farm Management” by Kary Cadmus Davis

“Productive Plant Husbandry – Including Plant Propagation, Plant Breeding, Soils, Field Crops, Gardening, Fruit Growing, Forestry, Insects, Plant Diseases and Farm Management” Book Review: This book is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate engineering students. This book contains a detailed course in productive plant husbandry. It includes information and exercises on plant propagation, plant breeding. It also contains soils, field crops, gardening, fruit growing, forestry, insects, plant diseases and farm management. This book includes Plant Life, Flowers – Seed Production, Principles of Breeding. It also includes Application of Principles to Farm Crops, Farm and Garden Seed, Propagation of Plants by Division. It consists of Soils and Their Uses, Water in Soils, Conservation and Improvement of Soils, Drainage and Irrigation, etcetera.

7. “Insect Pest Management: Field and Protected Crops” by Isaac Ishaaya and A Rami Horowitz

“Insect Pest Management: Field and Protected Crops” book Review :This book is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate engineering students. It gives us an overview on general topics in pest management, i.e., the efficacy and selectivity of new biorational insecticides such as insect growth regulators, avermectins, the neonicotinoid insecticides, and the ecology of insect pests and relevance to pest management. There are some chapters dedicated to transgenic crops, their usefulness and the problems which have emerged during their implementation. Advances in pest management of important crops such as cotton-in developed and less developed countries-corn, oilseed rape and vaious vegetables are dealt with in detail.

8. “Pest and Disease Management Handbook” by David V Alford
9. “Advisory Work in Crop Pest and Disease Management (Crop Protection Monographs)” by Z Arenstein and R Ausher

“Advisory Work in Crop Pest and Disease Management (Crop Protection Monographs)” Book Review : This book explains that Advisory work, by its very nature, is an intermediary between the research worker and those who apply the results of his research. Nowhere is this challenge greater than in farming. This is especially true in developing countries, where the gap in the educational level between research workers and farmers may be extremely wide. Moreover, village-level advisers are worried with non-professional functions and are not sufficiently backed up by well-trained professional advisers. Advisory work in crop protection is no exception, but profits to some extent from facts.

10. “Basic Research for Crop Disease Management” by P Vidhyasekaran

“Basic Research for Crop Disease Management” Book Review: This book has a Basic Research for Crop Disease Management .The Most Fascinating Field Of Plant Pathology is that Plants Have Their Own Built In Defence Mechanisms Against Almost All Microorganisms,whereas only in A Few Cases .The Pathogen Overcome The Defence Barrier With Their Offensive Chemicals AndCause Diseases. It seems as a battle with them and Plants Lose The Battle. If The Mystery Of Disease Resistance Is Unraveled, Scientists Can Engineer Plants To Win The Battle Even When The Pathogens Have An Array Of Offensive Chemicals.


6. Crop Process Engineering

1. “Crop Yield: Physiology and Processes” by Donald L Smith and Chantal Hamel
2. “Simulation of Ecophysiological Processes of Growth in Several Annual Crops (Simulation monographs)” by Penning de Vries F W T
3. “Assessment of Crop Loss From Air Pollutants” by O C Taylor and W W Heck

“Assessment of Crop Loss From Air Pollutants” Book Review: There was a national crop loss assessment network which brought the NCLAN program to be successful. The results were viewed by the members of the international community. This book covers an assessment orientation and current state of knowledge. Different crop loss assessment, current approaches and predictive models are mentioned in this book. It presents broad representation of ideas. Major issues like regional assessments of impacts of atmospheric pollutants and agricultural production are highlighted in this book. The first session had an NCLAN program and its approaches. The second session had exposure environment, regional concentrations and exposure characterization.

4. “Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Rice Volume 2: Cultivation, Pest and Disease Management (Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science)” by Takuji Sasaki and Don Gaydon

“Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Rice Volume 2: Cultivation, Pest and Disease Management (Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science)” Book Review: This book concentrates on ways of improving the cultivation of rice at each step in the value chain, from breeding to post-harvest storage. It provides a review on research in improving cultivation in such areas as irrigation and nutrition as well as developments in disease and pest management. The book is designed for rice scientists in universities, government and other research centres and companies involved in rice cultivation.

5. “Crop Science and Land Use for Food and Bioenergy” by R K Behl

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