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e-books in Agricultural Sciences category

Book cover: Economics of Land Degradation and ImprovementEconomics of Land Degradation and Improvement
by - Springer ,
The results of this volume can contribute significantly to the ongoing policy debate and efforts to design strategies for achieving sustainable development goals and related efforts to address land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
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Book cover: Sustainable Food Systems: The Role of the CitySustainable Food Systems: The Role of the City
by - UCL Press ,
This book, by a leading expert in urban agriculture, offers a solution to today's global food crisis. By contributing more to feeding themselves, cities can allow breathing space for the rural sector to convert to more organic sustainable approaches.
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Book cover: Toward a Sustainable Agriculture: Farming Practices and Water UseToward a Sustainable Agriculture: Farming Practices and Water Use
by - MDPI AG ,
The authors explore risks and potential solutions to inform producers and policy makers regarding practices towards sustainable production, and regarding the sustainable use of freshwater in agricultural production in a context of a changing climate.
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Book cover: Plant GrowthPlant Growth
by - InTech ,
This book provides information about the use of bio-agents, plant health, plant pathogen, property of melanin, and the influence of rootstock and root growth. We hope this information will be useful for all the people who work with this hot topic.
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Book cover: The Science of Poultry and Meat ProcessingThe Science of Poultry and Meat Processing
by - University of Guelph ,
This book covers various areas related to the meat processing industry, and includes topics such as automation, primary and further processing, protein gelation, use of non-meat ingredients, product evaluation, microbiology, HACCP, and by products.
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Book cover: Organic Farming: A Promising Way of Food ProductionOrganic Farming: A Promising Way of Food Production
by - InTech ,
Many of the traditional farming methods used in the past are still useful today. Organic farming takes the best of these and combines them with modern knowledge. Authors' task was to write a book where many existing studies could be compared ...
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Book cover: Cotton PhysiologyCotton Physiology
by - Cotton Foundation ,
From virtually every aspect, cotton is one of the most interesting higher organisms in the plant kingdom. It is rather unique in that it produces both fiber and food. Compared with most crop plants, cotton adapts quite well to adverse conditions.
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Book cover: Pesticides: Toxic AspectsPesticides: Toxic Aspects
by - InTech ,
The experimental and theoretical pesticide investigations will make this book of significance to researchers, scientists, engineers, and graduate students who make use of those different investigations to understand the toxic aspects of pesticides.
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Book cover: Plant Breeding: From Laboratories to FieldsPlant Breeding: From Laboratories to Fields
by - InTech ,
Plant breeding has entered a molecular era based on molecular tools to analyse DNA, RNA and proteins and associate such molecular results with plant phenotype. These marker trait associations develop fast to enable more efficient breeding.
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Book cover: Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural DevelopmentMillions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development
by - IFPRI ,
This book examines how programs and investments in pro-poor agricultural development have helped to reduce hunger across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The success stories provide inspiration for continued efforts to eradicate hunger.
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Book cover: Reshaping Agriculture for Nutrition and HealthReshaping Agriculture for Nutrition and Health
by - IFPRI ,
In 'Reshaping Agriculture for Nutrition and Health', leading experts, practitioners, and policymakers explore the links among agriculture, nutrition, and health and identify ways to strengthen related policies and programs.
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Book cover: Agricultural ChemistryAgricultural Chemistry
by - InTech ,
Topics discussed: Classification and labeling of active substances in plant protection products, Environmental and stress plant physiology and behavior, Antimicrobial and antioxidant potential of plant extracts, Pollutants analysis and effects.
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Book cover: Soil FertilitySoil Fertility
by - InTech ,
This book examines biological processes that can enhance the soil fertility. It discusses the use of organic and inorganic fertilizers and their integration in improving soil fertility. It looks at the state-of-the-art in leaf sampling and analysis.
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Book cover: HydrocultureHydroculture
- Wikibooks ,
This book demonstrates the fundamentals and advanced topics of hydroculture gardening including: aquaponics, hydroponics, aquascaping, aeroponics, passive-hydroponics, hydroculture related gardening, root zone basics, plant nutrition fundamentals.
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Book cover: HorticultureHorticulture
- Wikibooks ,
This book is an effort to create a coherent and wide-ranging guide to the practice of gardening. The text is intended for use by horticulture students, horticultural workers, and home gardeners. The project scope aims at temperate-region gardens.
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Book cover: Practical Techniques for Dairy FarmersPractical Techniques for Dairy Farmers
by - University of Minnesota ,
In this book are outlined basic procedures that are often required of a dairy farmer. Included are common sense, practical procedures learned from working with dairy animals, observing good 'cowmen' and industry persons.
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Book cover: Horticultural Gardening TipsHorticultural Gardening Tips
- Wikibooks ,
This text aims to bring readers a collection of simple, easy to implement methods for improving success in gardening. Topics covered: Vegetables, Fruit bushes, Fruit trees, Flowers, Irrigation, Bug control, Miscellaneous gardening tips.
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Book cover: The Global Benefits of Eating Less MeatThe Global Benefits of Eating Less Meat
by - Compassion in World Farming Trust ,
In the developed world, inappropriate diet is increasingly accepted as a cause of ill-health and morbidity. Meat and meat products make up the greatest percentage of saturated fat intake that contributes significantly to several diseases.
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Book cover: Agricultural ScienceAgricultural Science
by - InTech ,
This book covers key areas in agricultural science, namely crop improvement, production, response to water, nutrients, and temperature, crop protection, etc. The book is intended for university students and professionals in the field of agriculture.
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Book cover: Plant PathologyPlant Pathology
by - InTech ,
Plant pathology is an applied science that deals with the nature, causes and control of plant diseases in agriculture and forestry. The vital role of plant pathology in attaining food security and food safety for the world cannot be overemphasized.
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Book cover: Research in Organic FarmingResearch in Organic Farming
by - InTech ,
The opportunity to compare results from different countries (Thailand, Spain, Sweden, Lithuania, Czech, Mexico) will open a new perspective on the subject, allowing the characteristics of Organic Agriculture and Organic Food to be seen more clearly.
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Book cover: Plants and EnvironmentPlants and Environment
by - InTech ,
The main intention of this publication is to provide a state-of-the-art and up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in understanding of plant responses to major abiotic stresses, limitations and the current status of crop improvement.
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Book cover: Pesticides in the Modern World: Risks and BenefitsPesticides in the Modern World: Risks and Benefits
by - InTech ,
This book is focused on: pesticides and food production, environmental effects of pesticides, and pesticides mobility, transport and fate. The addressed issues should attract the public concern to support rational decisions to pesticides use.
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Book cover: Artificial Insemination in Farm AnimalsArtificial Insemination in Farm Animals
by - InTech ,
Artificial insemination is used for reproduction purposes and its chief priority is that the desirable characteristics of a male livestock animal can be passed on more quickly and to more progeny than if that animal is mated in a natural fashion.
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Book cover: Keeping Goats Quick Start GuideKeeping Goats Quick Start Guide
by - raisinggoatsguide.com ,
Everything you need to know to start keeping your own goats or even start your own goat farm. Learn where to buy goats, what you need to prepare, how to care and maintain them. Learn how to pick out the healthy ones when buying.
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Book cover: Soybean: Applications and TechnologySoybean: Applications and Technology
by - InTech ,
Soybean is an agricultural crop of tremendous economic importance. Soybean and food items derived from it form dietary components of numerous people. Health benefits of soybean have attracted the attention of nutritionists as well as common people.
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Book cover: The Elements of AgricultureThe Elements of Agriculture
by - Project Gutenberg ,
This book is presented to you, not as a work of science, nor as a chemical treatise, but as a plain statement of the more simple operations by which nature produces many results, so common to our observation, that we are thoughtless of their origin.
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Book cover: The Chemistry of Plant LifeThe Chemistry of Plant Life
by - McGraw-Hill ,
This book may serve as a text or reference book for students of plant science who are seeking a proper foundation upon which to build a scientific knowledge of how plants grow. It shall serve also as a stimulus to further study in this field.
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Book cover: Botany for Agricultural StudentsBotany for Agricultural Students
by - Wiley ,
This book is intended for elementary courses in Botany in colleges and universities. In its preparation the aim has been to present the fundamental principles of Botany with emphasis upon the practical application of these principles.
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Book cover: Practical AgriculturePractical Agriculture
by - D. Appleton and Company ,
The science of agriculture consists of a mingling of chemistry, geology, botany, entomology, physiology, bacteriology, and other sciences. The purpose of this book is to aid the reader in acquiring a knowledge of the science of agriculture.
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Book cover: Agriculture for BeginnersAgriculture for Beginners
by - Ginn and Company ,
The art of farming is based on the sciences dealing with the growth of plants and animals. This book presents these scientific truths and suggests some practices drawn from them. You will find here many practical exercises and experiments.
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Book cover: Elements of Agricultural ChemistryElements of Agricultural Chemistry
by - Adam and Charles Black ,
The book is a concise outline of the general principles of Agricultural Chemistry. Its aim is strictly elementary, avoiding unnecessary technicalities so as to make it intelligible to those unacquainted with chemical science.
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Book cover: The New American FarmerThe New American Farmer
- Sustainable Agriculture Network ,
Farmers have embraced new approaches to agriculture enhancing environmental stewardship and improving the lives of their families and their communities. The second edition updated the original profiles and added 14 new to represent every US state.
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