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2015 Complete Guide to Pollinator Health: Honey Bees, Monarch Butterflies, New Strategies for Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), Varroa Mite, Pesticides, Domestic and Global, Federal Land Practices by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This comprehensive compilation of official government documents, updated in 2015, provides complete coverage of the threat to pollinator health and the actions of the federal government to address the problem.
Biosurfactants- Novel Applications in Crop Protection by Kavitha Govindasamy
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Biopesticides derived of microbial origin a less harmful, consistent and biodegradable thereby avoid the pollution problems caused by the conventional pesticides. Biosurfactants can satisfy the needs of the modern market in natural products, particularly surface-active substances of new generation which are effective and ecologically safe.
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2014 by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
En la edición de 2014 de El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura se analizan varias cuestiones importantes, como el papel de la acuicultura en mejorar la nutrición y la reducción de prácticas peligrosas y una gestión indebida, que amenaza la sostenibilidad del sector.
Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America.
Uses of Geothermal Energy in Food and Agriculture. Opportunities for Developing Countries by Minh Van Nguyen Sigurjón Arason Margeir Gissurarson Páll Gunnar Pálsson
Price: Free! Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by FAO. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
This book reviews the use of geothermal energy in agriculture and agro-industry around the world. With a simple format and copious illustrations and models, the book is accessible to a wide range of interested readers, including those with no technical background. It shows that geothermal resources have the potential to provide long-term, secure energy for the agriculture and food industry.
The Colonial Vet by Colleen Turbet Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
'The Colonial Vet in Fiji, Ceylon and Africa' is the colourful story of pioneering Australian veterinary surgeon, Charles Turbet, who after serving in WW1, spent most of his working life in Fiji, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Nyasaland (Malawi) as a government vet. An adventurous and intellectually curious man, Turbet made lasting impacts on stock breeding and animal husbandry everywhere he worked.
NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES MANAGEMENT FOR TOMATO AND POTATO by RAMYABHARATHI SAMPATH
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
It contains mineral disorders caused by macro and micro nutrients for tomato and potato. For each of the macro and micro nutrients their importance, symptomatology and control are discussed. Preventive measures have been developed for tomato and potato nutrient disorders. I hope that this book will serve a useful purpose for both the scientific community and the layman.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World by Alison Gillespie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth & Tribute by Elinor DeWire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
Part memoir and part minutia, The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth, & Trivia is the author’s fond remembrance of growing up in rural Western Maryland in the 1950s and early 1960s tending her family’s flock of Plymouth White Rocks. The story is nostalgic, heartwarming, a bit comical and fun, yet sometimes sad. A bonus is the extensive trivia portion of the book, rife with “all things chicken.”
Deciphering Plant -Pathogen Interaction - The Noni and Root Knot Nematode by Kavitha Govindasamy
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Interaction between noni and root knot nematode was extensively studied to understand the host- pathogen relationship. Histopathological studies revealed the dislocation of vascular bundle. The nematode produced most of the egg masses inside the roots unlike in other plants.Translucent spherical granules seen inside the root gall was responsible for tissue abnormality and gall formation.
Предварительная подработка зерна с использованием приёмников активного типа by S. K. Manasyan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: Russian. Published: November 11, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Монография для студентов сельхозвузов, аспирантов, научных работников и специалистов сельского хозяйства. Подавляющее большинство технологических процессов в сельском хозяйстве осуществляется с использованием приемно-накопительных устройств. Приемные устройства являются необходимой составной частью более 85% мобильных и стационарных сельскохозяйственных машин, установок и поточных линий. Вопросы с
Land reclamation, construction and special machines by S. K. Manasyan
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 73,350. Language: Russian. Published: September 7, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This book is intended for specialists, engineers, researchers and graduate students, and can also be used by students of agroengineering and reclamation engineering disciplines. Highlighted are the features of the reclamation machines, as well as civil (bulldozers, excavators) and special machines for the asphalt, concrete and reinforced concrete and precast cladding, channels repair machines. T
Naga Paddy Man to the World by Oken Jeet Sandham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
“Naga Paddy Man To The World” is based on the a rare paddy species discovered from a jungle of Chumukedima, Nagaland, India, by one Pastor Melhite Kenye on October 1, 1998. This race species has later been recognized by the Guinness World Records London as the “Tallest Paddy in the world. Soon after the news of the rare species getting recognized as the “Tallest Paddy” in the world, its news went
Rule Your Roost by Ryan Slabaugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Chad Knight. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Poultry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens by the Experts at Backyard Poultry Magazine
Hydroponic Crop Production by Rob Morley-Smith
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 152,330. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
how to use hydroponic growing for commercial advantage, this book provides in laymans language what you need to know about commercial hydroponic growing and how best to design systems and structures to make the best use of all those advantages. how to propagate and grow plants with 'best practise management' for optimum yield and quality for maximum dollar returns and much, much more.
The Poison Planters by Charles Sutherland
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 111,090. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
An exciting, fact-based 'reality novel' of the health dangers and government corruption in the promotion by leading chemical companies of GMO (genetically modified organisms)and rBGH (bovine growth hormones). The book contains dozens of actual incidents, and exciting intrigue following the investigations of ex-CIA biologist Dr. Laura Brett through the US and across Europe, China, and Africa.
Seeds and Planting Material Production (Sinhala) by P.D. Abeytilakarathna
Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: Unknown language. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
A simplified technical guide for seed and planting material production on paddy, vegetables and fruits for farmers and agricultural students. It explains agronomic practices, seeds production methods, seed certification standards, marketing and legal frame work in Sri Lanka.
Humans on New Worlds? by Robert C. Wall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
The need for humans to reach the stars is fast approaching. No other planet in our solar system is suitable for settling or farming. We need to start work on traveling to new worlds today. What should we be looking for in those new worlds? I'll bet you don't know what the first thing we should look for is. How are we going to get to those new worlds? Is NASA a dinosaur?
Tackling Food Insecurity With Genetically Modified Organisms by Sachin Rawat
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
The book describes in brief how genetically modified plants are the call of future as the world faces global food crisis as the world population soars to mind-boggling figures
Chickens for Smart People by A.M. Wynne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / General
A guide to everything chicken that covers: * The history of chickens * Keeping chickens in the city * Coops and security, including basic blue prints, coop management, information protection again predators, and more! * The ins and outs of raising chicks and chickens, from feeding to water to noticing anything out of the ordinary. * Much, much, more!