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World Food : Production and Use.

Author: Alfred R Conklin; Thomas Stilwell
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley-Interscience, 2090.
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Conklin, Alfred R.
World Food : Production and Use.
Hoboken : Wiley-Interscience, ©2090
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred R Conklin; Thomas Stilwell
ISBN: 9780470168714 0470168714
OCLC Number: 922973783
Notes: ""8.3 Classification of Climatic Zones""
Description: 1 online resource (461 pages)
Contents: ""WORLD FOOD""; ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""1 REPRESENTATIVE FARMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD""; ""1.1 The Face of Subsistence Farming in the Philippines: Donio""; ""1.2 The Face of an Ecuadorian Family Farm: AÃda and Octavio""; ""1.3 The Face of a Large Commercial Farm in the United States: Steve""; ""1.4 Conclusion: A Concise Comparison""; ""Questions""; ""References""; ""2 HUMAN NUTRITION""; ""2.1 Meals of Farmers""; ""2.2 Introduction""; ""2.3 Energy""; ""2.4 Protein and Amino Acids""; ""2.5 Carbohydrates""; ""2.6 Fats, Oils, and Lipids""; ""2.7 Fiber""; ""2.8 Vitamins""; ""2.9 Minerals"" ""2.10 How the Body Uses Nutrients""""2.11 Diets of the Three Farmers""; ""2.12 Conclusions""; ""Questions""; ""Bibliography""; ""3 GRAIN CROPS""; ""3.1 Food Grains on the Three Farms""; ""3.2 Maize and Sorghum Production""; ""3.3 Wheat and Barley Production""; ""3.4 Rice Production""; ""3.5 Soybean Production""; ""3.6 Other Grains""; ""3.7 Nutrient Content of Crops""; ""3.8 Conclusions""; ""Questions""; ""References""; ""Bibliography""; ""4 VEGETABLES""; ""4.1 Vegetable Production in Each Farming System""; ""4.2 Types of Vegetables and their Uses"" ""4.3 Importance of Vegetables in World Trade""""4.4 History""; ""4.5 Cultivation""; ""4.6 Protection""; ""4.7 Leafy Vegetables""; ""4.8 Immature Seeds as Vegetables""; ""4.9 Melons, Squash, and Cucumber""; ""4.10 Petiole and Stem Vegetables""; ""4.11 Root Vegetables""; ""4.12 Other Vegetables""; ""4.13 Transport and Storage of Vegetables""; ""4.14 Conclusions""; ""Questions""; ""References""; ""Bibliography""; ""5 ROOT CROPS""; ""5.1 Root Crops on the Three Farms""; ""5.2 Introduction""; ""5.3 Root Crops""; ""5.4 Botanical Descriptions""; ""5.5 Tubers""; ""5.6 Cassava: Modified Roots"" ""5.7 Taro: Corm""""5.8 Other Common Root Crops""; ""5.9 Genetically Modified Root Crops""; ""5.10 Nutritional Values of Carbohydrate-Rich Root Crops""; ""5.11 Preparation and Consumption""; ""5.12 Conclusions""; ""Questions""; ""Bibliography""; ""6 FRUITS, BERRIES, AND NUTS""; ""6.1 Fruit, Berry, and Nut Production on the Three Farms""; ""6.2 Introduction""; ""6.3 Tree Fruits""; ""6.4 Tropical Fruits""; ""6.5 Subtropical Fruits""; ""6.6 Temperate Fruits""; ""6.7 Berries""; ""6.8 Nuts""; ""6.9 Coconut""; ""6.10 Other Uses of Fruit and Nut Trees""; ""6.11 Peanuts""; ""6.12 Conclusions"" ""Questions""""Bibliography""; ""References""; ""7 FARM ANIMALS AND FISH""; ""7.1 Animals on the Three Farms""; ""7.2 Importance in World Agriculture""; ""7.3 Animal Production Systems""; ""7.4 Chicken, Duck, and Goose Production""; ""7.5 Cattle and Buffalo Production""; ""7.6 Sheep and Goat Production""; ""7.7 Swine Production""; ""7.8 Aquaculture""; ""7.9 Other Farm Animals""; ""7.10 Nutrition""; ""7.11 Conclusions""; ""Questions""; ""References""; ""Bibliography""; ""8 CLIMATE AND FOOD PRODUCTION""; ""8.1 Climate at the Three Farms""; ""8.2 Climatic Zones of the Three Farms""

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