Environmental and Agricultural Informatics

Environmental and Agricultural Informatics
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  • eBook:
    Environmental and Agricultural Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
  • Author:
    Information Resources Management Association
  • Edition:
    1 edition
  • Categories:
  • Data:
    August 2, 2019
  • ISBN:
    1522596216
  • ISBN-13:
    9781522596219
  • Language:
    English
  • Pages:
    1734 pages
  • Format:
    PDF, ePUB

Book Description
The digital age has presented an exponential growth in the amount of data available to individuals looking to draw conclusions based on given or collected information across industries. This is evident in the environmental and agricultural industries as well. In order to successfully plan preventive measures and solve current environmental problems, efficient and effective information processing of a wide range of environmental data is needed.
Environmental and Agricultural Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a vital reference source that examines the design, development, and implementation of complex agricultural and environmental information systems to quickly process and access environmental data in order to make informed decisions for the protection of the environment. Highlighting a range of topics such as information processing and management, environmental data, and sustainable agriculture, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for environmentalists, agriculturalists, researchers, professionals, academics, students, and scientists.

Content

Section 1 - Fundamental Concepts and Theories
Chapter 1. Technological Innovation and the Agricultural Sustainability: What Compatibility for the Mechanization?
Chapter 2. Practice of Green Marketıng Activities in the Organic Agricultural Sector in Turkey
Chapter 3. Rights of Nature to Protect Human Rights in Times of Environmental Crisis
Chapter 4. The Impact of Kisan Call Centers on the Farming Sector
Chapter 5. Fundamentals of Electrostatic Spraying: Basic Concepts and Engineering Practices
Chapter 6. Aggressions of the Socio-Economic System on the Natural Capital

Section 2 - Development and Design Methodologies
Chapter 7. Appropriate Extension Methodologies for Agricultural Development in Emerging Economies
Chapter 8. Agropreneurship Among Gen Y in Malaysia: The Role of Academic Institutions
Chapter 9. Application of Information Communication Technologies for Agricultural Development Through Extension Services: A Review
Chapter 10. Strategic Positioning of Turkey Agricultural Products on the Agricultural World Market
Chapter 11. Stakeholder Agriculture: Innovation From Farm to Store
Chapter 12. Striking a Perfect Fit in Leadership Style for Effective Farmer Training in Botswana
Chapter 13. Rebirth of a Program via Community, Industry, and Philanthropic Support
Chapter 14. Impact on Agricultural Sustainability of Maghreb Countries: An Empirical Analysis by 3SLS
Chapter 15. Deployment of Wireless Sensor Networks for Soil Macronutrients Measurements in Farms
Chapter 16. Industrial Wastewater Management in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation in Selected Cities of India: A Business Approach
Chapter 17. Sericulture Industry: A Bonanza to Strengthen Rural Population in India
Chapter 18. Design for Autonomy: Water Resources in Ladakh

Section 3 - Tools and Technologies
Chapter 19. Web Based Automatic Soil Chemical Contents Monitoring System
Chapter 20. The Empirical Study on the Evolutionary Game Based Agricultural Products Supply Chain
Chapter 21. IoT Based Agriculture as a Cloud and Big Data Service: The Beginning of Digital India
Chapter 22. ICTs for Agricultural Development and Food Security in Developing Nations
Chapter 23. Exploring Alternative Distribution Channels of Agricultural Products
Chapter 24. Mobile Networks and Indian Agricultural Sector
Chapter 25. Sustainability Assessment in a Geographical Region and of the Activities Performed

Volume II
Chapter 26. Environmental Audit in Integrated Audit System
Chapter 27. Spatio-Temporal Variability of Seasonal Drought Over the Dobrogea Region
Chapter 28. The Role of Mobile Phones Use on Agricultural Output and Household Income in Rural  Rwanda
Chapter 29. Mobile Robotics
Chapter 30. Farmers’ Access and Use of Mobile Phones for Improving the Coverage of Agricultural Extension Service: A Case of Kilosa District, Tanzania
Chapter 31. Biological Alchemy: Gold From Garbage or Garbage Into Gold
Chapter 32. Making Agricultural Learning Accessible: Examining Gender in the Use of Animations via Mobile Phones
Chapter 33. A Genetic Algorithm to Goal Programming Model for Crop Production With Interval Data Uncertainty
Chapter 34. Mobile Vision for Plant Biometric System
Chapter 35. Demand for Food Diversity in Romania
Chapter 36. Simulation-Based Approaches for Ecological Niche Modelling: A Geospatial Reference

Section 4 - Utilization and Applications
Chapter 37. Information Societies to Interactive Societies: ICT Adoptions in the Agriculture Sector in Sri Lanka
Chapter 38. A Case Study of Innovation Platforms for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Development: Implications for Non-Formal Leadership and Adult Learning
Chapter 39. Economic Transformation of Austrian Agriculture Since EU Accession
Chapter 40. Economic Growth and Climate Change: An Exploratory Country-Level Analytics Study
Chapter 41. The Role of Irrigation in the Development of Agriculture: Srem District (Serbia)
Chapter 42. Characteristics Development of Agriculture and Agricultural Policy Southeast European Countries
Chapter 43. Trends and Transformations in European Agricultural Economy, Rural Communities and Food Sustainability in Context of New Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Reforms
Chapter 44. The Use of Complementary Virtual and Real Scientific Models to Engage Students in Inquiry: Teaching and Learning Climate Change Science
Chapter 45. The Temporal and Spatial Development of Organic Agriculture in Turkey
Chapter 46. Climate Change and Land Suitability for Potato Cultivation in India
Chapter 47. Strengthening Food Security With Sustainable Practices by Smallholder Farmers in Lesser Developed Economies
Chapter 48. A Study of Different Color Segmentation Techniques for Crop Bunch in Arecanut
Chapter 49. Applying Indigenous Knowledge in Agricultural Extension in Zimbabwe
Chapter 50. Multiple Exploration of Entrepreneurs’ Suggestions for Agricultural Development of Local Regional Units in Greece

Volume III
Chapter 51. Agricultural Productivity in Indonesian Provinces
Chapter 52. Importance of Sustainable Rural Development Through Agrarian Reforms: An Indian  Scenario
Chapter 53. Mitigation of Climate Change Impacts Through Treatment and Management of Low Quality Water for Irrigation in Pakistan
Chapter 54. Rural Innovations: Text and Cases
Chapter 55. Low Carbon Energy Innovations Systems in Natural Resource Rich Developing Countries: The Case of Brazil

Section 5 - Organizational and Social Implications
Chapter 56. The Collective Aestheticization of Farming as Participatory Civic Engagement
Chapter 57. Inter Linkages of Water, Climate, and Agriculture
Chapter 58. Does Nonfarm Income Affect Agricultural Income and Investment in Pakistan?
Chapter 59. Social and Environmental Impacts on Agricultural Development
Chapter 60. Marketing of Agricultural Commodities in India
Chapter 61. An Analysis of Mobile Phone Use in Nigerian Agricultural Development
Chapter 62. Farmer Suicides in India: A Case of Globalisation Compromising on Human Rights
Chapter 63. Environmental Change and the Emergence of Infectious Diseases: A Regional Perspective From South America
Chapter 64. Information Need and Seeking Behavior of Farmers in Laduba Community of Kwara State, Nigeria
Chapter 65. Congo Basin’s Shrinking Watersheds: Potential Consequences on Local Communities
Chapter 66. Nitrate, Total Ammonia, and Total Suspended Sediments Modeling for the Mobile River Watershed
Chapter 67. Impact of Climate Change on Potato Production in India
Chapter 68. Rift Valley Fever and the Changing Environment: A Case Study in East Africa
Chapter 69. Impact of Overpopulation on Land Use Pattern

Section 6 - Managerial Impact
Chapter 70. Characterization and Management Concerns of Water Resources Around Pallikaranai Marsh, South Chennai
Chapter 71. Managerial Reactions to Ambiguous Environmental Changes: Attention, Reasoning, and Erratic Decisions
Chapter 72. Assessing the Readiness of Farmers Towards Cold Chain Management: Evidences From India

Section 7 - Critical Issues and Challenges
Chapter 73. The Loss and Damage of Environmental Ethics in the Threshold of African Culture: Environmental Ethics and African Culture
Chapter 74. Understanding Glacial Retreat in the Indian Himalaya: Historical Trends and Field Studies From a Large Glacier
Chapter 75. Segmenting Paddy Farmer’s Attitude and Behavior: A Study Towards the Green Fertilizer Technology Adoption Among Malaysian Paddy Farmers – Adoption of GFT
Chapter 76. Competitiveness of Turkey in the Sectoral Transformation Process: A Comparative Analysis With the BRIC Countries
Chapter 77. Sustainability, Environmental Sustainability, and Sustainable Tourism: Advanced Issues and Implications
Chapter 78. Are GM Crops the Answer to Africa’s Critical Food Security Status? Learning From the Experiences of Developing Countries
Chapter 79. Agricultural Growth Accounting and Total Factor Productivity in Jordan: Trends, Determinants, and Future Challenges
Chapter 80. Human Overpopulation: Impact on Environment

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