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Preface

The world’s population reached 7 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow further to exceed 9 billion by 2050. Feeding this population depends on the thin layer of soil which covers the Earth’s ice-free land surface, less than 40% of which is currently available to agriculture. The demand for food, f...

Publication details


Print publication date
02 Nov 2012
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-426-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-543-8