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Agriscience : fundamentals & applications

Author: L DeVere Burton; Elmer L Cooper
Publisher: Australia ; United States : Thomson/Delmar Learning, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Agriscience: Fundamentals and Applications, Fourth Edition, is about a new century of agricultural and agriscience developments. The "millennium generation" will be called on to feed the world as the human population nearly doubles to 10 billion people. Agriscience: Fundamentals and Applications, Fourth Edition is the modern agriscience textbook that will introduce the "millennium generation" to agricultural  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burton, L. DeVere.
Agriscience.
Australia ; United States : Thomson/Delmar Learning, ©2007
(OCoLC)690499613
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L DeVere Burton; Elmer L Cooper
ISBN: 1401859623 9781401859626
OCLC Number: 57357406
Notes: Cooper's name appears first on the earlier editions.
Description: xii, 803 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Agriscience in the information age --
The science of living things --
Better living through agriscience --
Biotechnology --
You and the new millennium --
Career options in agriscience --
Supervised agricultural experience --
Leadership development in agriscience --
Natural resources management --
Maintaining air quality --
Water and soil conservation --
Soils and hydroponics management --
Forest management --
Wildlife management --
Aquaculture --
Integrated pest management --
Biological, cultural, and chemical control of pests --
Safe use of pesticides --
Plant sciences --
Plant structures and taxonomy --
Plant physiology --
Plant reproduction --
Crop science --
Home gardening --
Vegetable production --
Fruit and nut production --
Grain, oil, and specialty field-crop production --
Forage and pasture management --
Ornamental use of plants --
Indoor plants --
Turfgrass use and management --
Trees and shrubs --
Animal sciences --
Animal anatomy, physiology, and nutrition --
Animal health --
Genetics, breeding, and reproduction --
Small animal care and management --
Dairy and livestock management --
Horse management --
Food science and technology --
The food industry --
Food science --
Communications and management in agriscience --
Marketing in agriscience --
Agribusiness planning --
Entrepreneurship in agriscience.
Responsibility: L. DeVere Burton and Elmer L. Cooper.
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Addresses the entire agricultural industry and introduces science as the basis for higher productivity and for the safest food systems.  Read more...

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