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NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES MANAGEMENT FOR TOMATO AND POTATO
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: 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.
Deciphering Plant -Pathogen Interaction - The Noni and Root Knot Nematode
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Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: 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.
Seeds and Planting Material Production (Sinhala)
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Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: Unknown language. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: 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?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
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
Protection of Rangeland and Pastures from Wildfire
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Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Grazing lands are subject to wildfire because of an abundance of fine fuel (grass), frequent dry conditions, and proximity to an ignition source -usually a road or highway. Due to the risk of Wildfire, rangelands and pastures must be protected from accidental fires and/or those that are intentionally set. Firebreaks are a necessary and useful tool in this regard.
After a Wildfire: Checklist of Considerations for Post-Fire Management
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
All may appear lost, but with time and rain, pastures burned by recent wildfires will come back stronger if cattle are not restocked too early. The loss of standing vegetation affects not only the availability of feed for livestock, but also feed and cover, including nesting habitat for wildlife. This eBook is a checklist of considerations for post-fire management.
Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock Producers
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Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
With the right preparation you can protect your livestock from injury should a hurricane occur. This eBook briefly covers vaccinations, barn preparation, livestock evacuations, feed, hay and water storage.
Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
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Hurricanes can put livestock in immediate danger of drowning from flooding caused by heavy rains or storm surges in low-lying areas. In addition, flying debris or collapsing buildings can injure animals. These recommendations are just a partial list of actions that livestock owners should be aware of in a post-hurricane event and do not cover several species-specific concerns.
Stalk Rot of Corn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Stalk rot is an international and perennial problem with growing corn. This book describes of the causes of stalk rot in corn leading to suggestions for growers, seed companies, agronomists and corn breeders on reducing the occurence of corn stalk rot.
Grow Your Own Beneficial Indigenous Microorganisms and Bionutrients In Natural Farming
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011 by Bronze Age Media. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
This manual provides a comprehensive breakdown of Gil Carandang's macro and microbiotic farming techniques developed over years of study in Japan, Korea and the United States and gives an insight into farming methods that involve harnessing the power of beneficial microorganisms to boost soil health and produce yield without the need for harsh chemical fertilizers.
Surprise Corn Patch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Autumn is on the way to South Georgia, bringing with it changes in our backyard corn patch. Already, the corn stalks are drying in blowing poses, shaped by some hidden hand during the magic of midnight. From spring to fall I watch for changes in the cube of corn--my cows watch too.