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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.
Technology Solution for Global Hunger
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Time
This short technical paper presents a technology with the potential to solve global hunger. A Synthetic Food Production facility is described which can provide daily food supplies for thousands of people at extremely low cost. Using the representative example, and 5 to 10 people operating the facility, it is possible to provide up to 10,000 ears (about 200 bushels) of sweet corn per day.
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.
After a Wildfire: Checklist of Considerations for Post-Fire Management
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
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.
Status of the World's Soil Resources. Technical Summary
Price: Free! Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences
This document presents a summary of the first Status of the World’s Soil Resources report, the goal of which is to make clear the essential connections between human well-being and the soil. The report provides a benchmark against which our collective progress to conserve this essential resource can be measured.
Seeds and Planting Material Production (Sinhala)
Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: Unknown language. 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.
Protection of Rangeland and Pastures from Wildfire
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
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.
Deciphering Plant -Pathogen Interaction - The Noni and Root Knot Nematode
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES MANAGEMENT FOR TOMATO AND POTATO
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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It contains mineral disorders caused by macro and micro nutrients for tomato and potato. For each of the macro and micro nutrients their importance, symptomatology and control are discussed. Preventive measures have been developed for tomato and potato nutrient disorders. I hope that this book will serve a useful purpose for both the scientific community and the layman.
State of Food Insecurity in the CARICOM Caribbean: Meeting the 2015 hunger targets: Taking stock of uneven progress
Price: Free! Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
This report presents the overview of food and nutrition security from the standpoint of what FAO classifies as the four pillars of food security, in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).
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.
Uses of Geothermal Energy in Food and Agriculture. Opportunities for Developing Countries
Price: Free! Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Energy
This book reviews the use of geothermal energy in agriculture and agro-industry around the world. With a simple format and copious illustrations and models, the book is accessible to a wide range of interested readers, including those with no technical background. It shows that geothermal resources have the potential to provide long-term, secure energy for the agriculture and food industry.
Regional Overview of Food Insecurity Europe and Central Asia: Focus on healthy and balanced nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
As a region, Europe and Central Asia has achieved the Millennium Development Goal hunger target of reducing by half the proportion of people affected by hunger. Progress on reducing the incidence of hunger differs from country to country, with the Central Asian countries having the most difficulty.
How to resolve the stubble burning pollution challenge
Price: Free! Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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.
Traditional Agronomic Practices for Typical Land Classes Context of Climate Variability
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Meteorology & Climate, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
Traditional Agronomic Practices for Typical Land Classes in the Context of Climate Variability. Situational analysis over a period of time in the two villages in the semi-arid drought-prone area in southern India.
Tackling Food Insecurity With Genetically Modified Organisms
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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
Региональный обзор ФАО: Европа и Центральная Азия Курс на здоровое и сбалансированное питание
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: Russian. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
Как регион, Европа и Центральная Азия выполнили задачу Целей развития тысячелетия по сокращению вдвое доли людей, страдающих от голода. Конечно, прогресс в снижении случаев голода отличается в разных странах, при этом странам Центральной Азии пришлось приложить больше усилий, чем другим.
History Of Marijuana
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
In this eBook I am teaching you things you need to know about the marijuana and the effetcs of it.
Surprise Corn Patch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
Autumn is on the way to South Georgia, bringing with it changes in our backyard corn patch. Already, the corn stalks are drying in blowing poses, shaped by some hidden hand during the magic of midnight. From spring to fall I watch for changes in the cube of corn--my cows watch too.
Using Gis to Create an Agroclimatic Zone Map for Soroti District
You set the price! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Computer aided design
This project examines the use of GIS in creating an agro-climatic zone map. The map recognizes that the major aspects of climate that affect plant growth are moisture availability and temperature. The project is of much importance as it is aimed at showing areas that are climatologically suitable for particular crops and also as a guide to the work of planners and farmers.

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