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History Of Marijuana
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
In this eBook I am teaching you things you need to know about the marijuana and the effetcs of it.
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 and 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.
1964 - 2014 FAO Investment Centre: 50 Years of development support
Price: Free! Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
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 and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
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 and 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.
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 and 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).
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 and 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.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2015 (SOFA): La protección social y la agricultura: romper el ciclo de la pobreza rural
Price: Free! Words: 67,280. Language: Spanish. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
A pesar de los importantes avances realizados en el cumplimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio sobre la pobreza y el hambre, casi mil millones de personas aún viven en situación de extrema pobreza (menos de 1,25 dólares por persona al día) y 795 millones siguen sufriendo hambre crónica.
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 and 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.
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 and 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.
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 and 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.
2015 Complete Guide to Pollinator Health: Honey Bees, Monarch Butterflies, New Strategies for Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), Varroa Mite, Pesticides, Domestic and Global, Federal Land Practices
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This comprehensive compilation of official government documents, updated in 2015, provides complete coverage of the threat to pollinator health and the actions of the federal government to address the problem.
Biosurfactants- Novel Applications in Crop Protection
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Biopesticides derived of microbial origin a less harmful, consistent and biodegradable thereby avoid the pollution problems caused by the conventional pesticides. Biosurfactants can satisfy the needs of the modern market in natural products, particularly surface-active substances of new generation which are effective and ecologically safe.
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Uses of Geothermal Energy in Food and Agriculture. Opportunities for Developing Countries
Price: Free! Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by FAO. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
The Colonial Vet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
'The Colonial Vet in Fiji, Ceylon and Africa' is the colourful story of pioneering Australian veterinary surgeon, Charles Turbet, who after serving in WW1, spent most of his working life in Fiji, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Nyasaland (Malawi) as a government vet. An adventurous and intellectually curious man, Turbet made lasting impacts on stock breeding and animal husbandry everywhere he worked.
NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES MANAGEMENT FOR TOMATO AND POTATO
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
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.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth & Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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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