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Career As An Agricultural, Optical, Or Nuclear Engineer
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
Engineering specialties offer opportunities with vast potential for 21st century technology achievements to benefit people worldwide. While traditional engineering still drives this profession, advancing needs and technologies have increased the demand for more focused specialization. The demand for engineers shows no signs of slowing and everyone expects the profession to continue to grow.
Career as an Agricultural Economist
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
Agricultural development and agribusiness. This applied social science combines the technical features of agriculture with the principles of economics, business, management, marketing, and finance. Professionals are in high demand because of the increasing importance of economics and management in the modern global food system, and public concerns related to the environment and resource use.
Career in Agricultural Research
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Science
Make discoveries in plant and animal science to benefit people everywhere. Employ the principles of biology, chemistry, meteorology, botany and other sciences. Work toward higher farm productivity, better product quality, weed control, soil and water conservation, food preservation, protection of the environment. Specialties include food technology, molecular biology, microbiology, and genetics.
Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.
Biochar: A Field Guide for Gardeners and Farmers
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Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This book is written in layman's terms for gardeners & farmers by leading soil scientists and horticulturalists. It explains how biochar contributes to healthy soil that is the foundation for human health and how, as a sustainable soil enhancer, biochar promotes healthy plant/crop growth by aiding soil microbiology in a natural way, helping the efficiency of water uptake and nutrient retention.
21st Century Biomass and Energy Crops: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook reproduces a major document from the Department of Energy, Office of the Biomass Program: Multi-Year Program Plan for Biomass, covering all aspects of biomass development of alternative fuels: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas, and much more.
The Harvest of Reason
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
Wines of Carcassonne: The Cabardes AOC
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Price: $4.72 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Wines of Carcassonne" is a journey through beautiful vineyards in the south of France. The author, a winemaker in the region, writes simply in a down-to-earth tone so that his descriptions of the land and the history of the Cabardes region are approachable to all readers. The book includes a map of the region and a full list of independent wineries in case you're inspired to visit one day.
The Best Place for Garbage: The Essential Guide to Recycling with Composting Worms
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
This book will only be useful to you if you eat or know someone who does. About 30% of your trash is made up of completely recyclable organic material. Convert your garbage to black gold with composting worms. This fun, funny and informative book will make you laugh out loud as you learn how to turn something that is costing you money into something that is saving or even making you money.
The Call of the Land, 2nd Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The Call of the Land is a sourcebook exploring positive pathways for economic advancement, environmental repair, food security, good health, and cultural renewal. While no single remedy meets the many challenges, hundreds of positive, creative options are already in place for families, neighborhoods, suburbs, cities, churches, and corporations. The Call of the Land illuminates these paths.