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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How-To Home Soil Tests: 19 DIY Tests and Activities for Learning More About Your Soil
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling
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Offers simple at-home tests for soil texture, stability, pH, drainage, and earthworm counts. Learn how to make your own pH paper, read soil colors, and what your plants can tell you about your soil. Includes charts, tables, glossary, further resources, and why all soil lab test results are not the same. A good resource for gardeners, homesteaders, homeschoolers, and budding soil scientists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Using Gis to Create an Agroclimatic Zone Map for Soroti District
Price: $4.82 USD. 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.
How To Create Vibrant Smart Villages In The World
You set the price! Words: 8,120. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Applied Sciences
Smart village is the most decentralized system which would empower people to efficiently use various services and systems. Enable communities to address the challenges in their respective occupations and daily life. Accessing and using technologies in their respective work makes a person smart.
2019年中国大陆草地贪夜蛾为害地图集
You set the price! Words: 30. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
2019年中国大陆草地贪夜蛾为害地图集 ,包含2019年中国22个省份草地贪夜蛾为害15种作物面积图,2019年1-9月中国22个省份草地贪夜蛾幼虫发生面积占比图及2019年1-9月中国26个省份草地贪夜蛾迁徙地图。
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).
Stalk Rot of Corn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Botany, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
Stalk rot is an international and perennial problem with growing corn. This book describes of the causes of stalk rot in corn leading to suggestions for growers, seed companies, agronomists and corn breeders on reducing the occurence of corn stalk rot.
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.
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.
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.