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Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
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
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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.
Предварительная подработка зерна с использованием приёмников активного типа
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: Russian. Published: November 11, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: 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
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 73,350. Language: Russian. Published: September 7, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,550. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by booksmango. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Chad Knight. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Poultry
A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens by the Experts at Backyard Poultry Magazine
Hydroponic Crop Production
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 152,330. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
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
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 111,090. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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)
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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
Chickens for Smart People
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
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!
21st Century Complete Guide to Biogas and Methane: Agricultural Recovery, Manure Digesters, AgSTAR, Landfill Methane, Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Global Methane Initiative
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This unique ebook compilation, formatted for flowing-text reading, provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of biogas, methane, farm recovery processes, manure digesters and processing, the AgSTAR program, landfill methane gas, and the Global Methane Initiative.
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.
doctor Vet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book is a collection of stories about Dr. Meyers' life as a large animal veterinarian in north-western Ontario, Canada in the late 1970's. She had to deal with many hurdles because of her sex both during her years at the University of Guelph and when she was working in the district. It also includes many chapters about her three daughters as they grew up in that farming communtity.
Biopower Technical Strategy Workshop: Challenges to Expanded Use of Biopower, Technology Research, Feedstocks, Market Transformation
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
This report, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, summarizes the results of a workshop sponsored by the DOE/EERE Biomass Program in Denver, Colorado, on December 2-3, 2009. The workshop was convened to identify and discuss challenges to the expanded use of biopower and the possible solutions.