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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.
Plant and Crop-based Biofuels and Industrial Biotechnology: Comprehensive World Survey of Biofuel Industries and Processes, Renewable Energy and Resources Roadmap
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: 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.
Lessons Learned on the Farm
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The family farm provides the backdrop for hard work, innovation and overcoming tragedy. Filled with nostalgia from the 50’s and 60’s, this family memoir includes over 70 photos. Enjoy a step back in time when life was simpler and family was celebrated. School, church, and family provide the training ground for developing discipline, integrity, and work ethic.
Dictionary of Agricultural Terms
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 5 · Delicious Cuisine: Indian Recipe Books, Book 4 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 198. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
If you are related to agriculture and farming in any way, this is the dictionary for you.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
The Veggie Monster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Trees & Forests
This is a short picture story of a greedy monster who wanted to get the entire harvest of a hard-working farmer without doing any work and how the clever farmer saves his harvest using his practical knowledge about the plants. This story helps children to learn about the various edible parts of the plants.
Agricultural Value Chains for Development
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Agricultural value chains, when the poor and other marginal groups participate in them, hold considerable promise for helping reduce poverty and promoting inclusive growth. Under the right conditions, value chains can move smallholder farmers from subsistence into commercial agriculture. This ebook focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on Asian Development Bank experience.
Food Security in Asia: No Time for Complacency
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
What are the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and its implications for Asia? If agricultural productivity problems are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.