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Biocharculture Biochar for Environment and Development
Price: Free! Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
Biochar research inspired the development of a revolutionary technology that can have a tremendous impact on agriculture, water, habitats, energy, health, sanitation, livelihoods, environment, and carbon sequestration. This book contributes to the understanding of biochar as a resource. Biochar is charcoal that is used for other purposes than heating.
Best Fastest Growing Vegetables & Fruit For Home Garden English Edition
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2021 by Jannah An-Nur Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
These vegetables and fruit can produce a harvest in as little as four weeks, and they give your family and friend fresh greens to eat as you wait for the abundant harvest at the end of the growing season.
World Reference Base for Soil Resources 2014: International Soil Classification System for Naming Soils and Creating Legends for Soil Maps – Updated 2015
Price: Free! Words: 62,690. Language: Simple English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
This publication is a revised and updated version of World Soil Resources Reports No. 84 and 103 and presents the international soil classification system.
Seeds and Planting Material Production (Sinhala)
Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: Sinhalese. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
The Miracle in the Seed
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Everyone knows what seeds look like, and know that all plants germinate from seeds. but few stop to wonder how it is that such a variety of plants, many very different from one another, can come from something that resembles a smooth chunk of wood or how seeds can contain all the information relating to these plants’ characteristics and how this information is individually coded.
Processing of Fresh-Cut Tropical Fruits and Vegetables: A Technical Guide
Price: Free! Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Professional, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
This technical guide reviews the critical issues that must be addressed for fresh-cut produce to meet consumer demand for convenience, quality and safety. A case study on fresh-cut processing in Thailand is included. The guide should be of practical value to small processors, trainers and extension workers and individuals engaged in production of fresh-cut tropical produce for sale.
Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear
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Climate change is one of the biggest challenges the world must meet today and in the future. Prolonged droughts and desertification are among the issues faced by many countries, especially in Africa and Asia, where the rural poor and smallholders are most heavily affected.
Soil Organic Carbon Mapping Cookbook: 2nd Edition
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The Soil Organic Carbon Mapping cookbook provides a step-by-step guidance for developing 1 km grids for soil carbon stocks. It includes the preparation of local soil data, the compilation and pre-processing of ancillary spatial data sets, upscaling methodologies, and uncertainty assessments.
Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
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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.
Trends and Impacts of Foreign Investment in Developing Country Agriculture: Evidence From Case Studies
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This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America.
Ippc Guide to Pest Risk Communication: A Guide for National Plant Protection Organizations on Communicating with Stakeholders about Pest Risks
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The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) aims to secure coordinated, effective action to prevent and to control the introduction and spread of pests of plants and plant products.
Good Emergency Management Practice: The Essentials
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This manual sets out in a systematic way the elements required to achieve an appropriate level of preparedness for any disease emergency in animals. In particular, this manual focuses on the control of transboundary animal diseases. Some of the principles presented may also be helpful in preparing for food safety, zoonotic and even non-infectious disease emergencies.
Farmers' Rights
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For thousands of years farmers all over the world have domesticated plants, developed new breeds, saved seeds and planting material for the following season, and exchanged seeds and plants with their neighbours and other farmers.
How to Resolve the Stubble Burning Pollution Challenge
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Stubble burning is one of the causes of air pollution. As part of biomass management, the farmers are burning the crop residue in the fields. The emissions are a concern to the cities in the vicinity that is worsening the air quality of the already highly polluted cities. There are umpteen solutions to address the stubble burning pollution challenge in this book.
La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2015 (SOFA): Protection sociale et agriculture – briser le cercle vicieux de la pauvreté rurale
Price: Free! Words: 65,930. Language: French. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
Malgré des progrès importants dans la réalisation des objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement qui ont trait à la faim et à la pauvreté, près d’un milliard de personnes vivent encore dans l’extrême pauvreté (moins de 1,25 dollar par personne et par jour) et 795 millions continuent de souffrir de faim chronique.
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
En la edición de 2014 de El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura se analizan varias cuestiones importantes, como el papel de la acuicultura en mejorar la nutrición y la reducción de prácticas peligrosas y una gestión indebida, que amenaza la sostenibilidad del sector.
Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock Producers
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
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.
Induced Mutations in Sesame (Sesamum indicum. L)
Price: Free! Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2019 by Dr. Awadhesh Kishore. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
The book entitled "Induced Mutations in Sesame (Sesamum indicum. L)" (ISBN 9780463761106) is a research report of the work conducted on sesame (Sesamum indicum.L) to study the effect of different doses of various mutagens viz. gamma rays, hydroxylamine, and maleic hydrazide on germination, plant survival, pollen viability (in M1) and mutant type viz. stems,leaves, flowers, pods and seeds.
Achieving Zero Hunger: The Critical Role of Investments in Social Protection and Agriculture. Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
This paper provides estimates of investment costs, both public and private, required to eliminate chronic dietary energy deficits, or to achieve zero hunger by 2030. The study adopts a reference baseline scenario, reflecting a “business as usual” situation, to estimate the additional investment requirements.
Научно-технические основы развития промышленности, энергетики, сельского хозяйства и повышение конкурентоспособности отраслей
Price: Free! Words: 34,120. Language: Russian. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Energy
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