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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.
Good Emergency Management Practice: The Essentials
Price: Free! Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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.
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.
1964 - 2014 FAO Investment Centre: 50 Years of development support
Price: Free! Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
This book has been prepared to tell the story of how the Investment Centre came to be and what it is now, and what we hope it will be in the years to come.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 (SOFA): Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Despite significant progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals on poverty and hunger, almost a billion people still live in extreme poverty (less than $1.25 per person per day) and 795 million still suffer from chronic hunger. Much more will have to be done to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals on eradicating poverty and hunger by 2030.
The Miracle in the Seed
Price: Free! Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018 by Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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.
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.
Journey To Life
Price: Free! Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
A revolutionary priest’s journey to create the perfect climate change village in Zambales, Philippines
Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear
Price: Free! Words: 127,050. Language: Simple English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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
Price: Free! Words: 41,990. Language: Simple English. Published: May 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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.
Farmers' Rights
Price: Free! Words: 35,410. Language: Simple English. Published: February 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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.
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.
IPPC Guide to Pest Risk Communication: A Guide for National Plant Protection Organizations on Communicating with Stakeholders about Pest Risks
Price: Free! Words: 20,560. Language: Simple English. Published: June 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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.
Trends and Impacts of Foreign Investment in Developing Country Agriculture: Evidence from Case Studies
Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: Simple English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
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.
Adventures in Agriculture - Volume One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock
Did you know that cows eat cake? The difference between varmints and critters? No? Find out the answer to these important questions and more than you’ve ever wanted to know about life on the farm inside this very book! Yes? Then you’ll find truth, memories, and humor in the stories by a fellow ag-adventurer. Farmers, ranchers, denizens of rural America, and city-folks alike can enjoy this co
doctor Vet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
This book is a collection of stories about Dr. Meyers' life as a large animal veterinarian in north-western Ontario, Canada in the late 1970's. She had to deal with many hurdles because of her sex both during her years at the University of Guelph and when she was working in the district. It also includes many chapters about her three daughters as they grew up in that farming communtity.
Biopower Technical Strategy Workshop: Challenges to Expanded Use of Biopower, Technology Research, Feedstocks, Market Transformation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
This report, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, summarizes the results of a workshop sponsored by the DOE/EERE Biomass Program in Denver, Colorado, on December 2-3, 2009. The workshop was convened to identify and discuss challenges to the expanded use of biopower and the possible solutions.
Food for Thought: Sustainability From Counter to Compost - Compost Soil for Fertilizing Crops, Reduced Methane and Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the Fight Against Global Warming and Climate Change
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,530. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This Congressional hearing explored the role of composting and sustainable dining in combating global warming and climate change. This document is professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
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.
The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth & Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
Part memoir and part minutia, The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth, & Trivia is the author’s fond remembrance of growing up in rural Western Maryland in the 1950s and early 1960s tending her family’s flock of Plymouth White Rocks. The story is nostalgic, heartwarming, a bit comical and fun, yet sometimes sad. A bonus is the extensive trivia portion of the book, rife with “all things chicken.”

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