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Career As An Agricultural, Optical, Or Nuclear Engineer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: 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
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: 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
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: 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.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
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
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
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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
Price: $4.72 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
"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.
Plant and Crop-based Biofuels and Industrial Biotechnology: Comprehensive World Survey of Biofuel Industries and Processes, Renewable Energy and Resources Roadmap
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Two federal documents provide a unique and comprehensive status report on biofuel processes and industrial biotechnology around the globe, with information about exciting developments in China, Japan, Canada, Australia, Brazil, the European Union, India, and elsewhere - along with definitive data on American technology.
The Little Book Of Life - Book One - A to H
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 272,490. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Little Book Of Life is the definitive conversation on being human. Covering over 250 topics, from anger to animals, and war to waste. written as a dialogue with the reader, It engages you at all times, asking you to question everything you have ever believed in, but in a friendly,non-judgemental tone, and is an essential read for any person who wishes to enquire into the nature of all things.