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Urban Agriculture

Edited by Mohamed Samer

Cairo University

This book provides useful information about Urban Agriculture, which includes the production of crops in small to large lots, vertical production on walls, windows (window farms), rooftops (green roofs), urban gardens, farmer's markets, economic models of urban gardening, peri-urban agricultural systems, and spatial planning and evolution of the land uses. Additionally, this book elucidates further agricultural technologies, such as the aquaculture systems.

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Urban AgricultureEdited by Mohamed Samer

Published: June 15th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61603

ISBN: 978-953-51-2404-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2403-0

Copyright year: 2016

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1. Introductory Chapter

By M. Samer

719

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2. Urban Agriculture Case Studies in Central Texas: From the Ground to the Rooftop

By Bruce D. Dvorak and Ahmed K. Ali

1336

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3. Urban Gardening: From Cost Avoidance to Profit Making — Example from Ljubljana, Slovenia

By Matjaž Glavan, Majda Černič Istenič, Rozalija Cvejić and Marina Pintar

1274

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4. Comparison of the Land Uses and Sustainable Development in Small Islands: The Case of Skiathos Island, Greece

By Fani Samara, Stergios Tampekis, Stavros Sakellariou, Olga Christopoulou and Athanasios Sfougaris

757

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5. Identifying Functionality of Peri-Urban Agricultural Systems: A Case Study

By Inmaculada Marques-Perez and Baldomero Segura García del Río

1068

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6. Relationship between Population and Agricultural Land in Amasya

By Mustafa Ergen

1142

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7. Water Quality Modeling and Control in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

By Marian Barbu, Emil Ceangă and Sergiu Caraman

1623

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