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Guidelines For Developing a National Strategy for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
These guidelines shall assist countries to implement the Second GPA in harmony with other relevant national and international commitments. These guidelines shall assist countries to implement the Second GPA in harmony with other relevant national and international commitments.
Directrices para la elaboración de una Estrategia Nacional para los Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura
Price: Free! Words: 17,680. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Por definición, los recursos fitogenéticos para la alimentación y la agricultura (RFAA) consisten en todo material fitogenético poseedor de valor actual o potencial para la alimentación y la agricultura. Esos recursos, que constituyen un reservorio de atributos heredables, son una ‘materia prima’ indispensable para generar variedades de cultivos de superior calidad.
Nature and the Nerd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,890. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book describes the evolution of some neglected woods in Sandwich, New Hampshire from negligible wildlife into a rejuvenated forest where wildlife thrives. As the forest evolves, so does the Nerd - from a research and development engineer to a person who feels an ongoing kinship with the land.
Expert Consultation on Nutrition Indicators for Biodiversity Food composition
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
This document presents a food composition indicator for biodiversity and nutrition. The indicator will contribute to monitoring and achieving the MDGs and many other important goals. The ultimate goal, however, is to bring awareness of biodiversity to the nutrition sector, and thus help us value, sustainably promote and preserve our planet’s biodiversity for food and nutrition security for all.
World Livestock 2013 - Changing disease landscapes
Price: Free! Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Changing disease landscapes offers a comprehensive approach for the promotion of global health and gives greater emphasis on agro-ecological resilience, protection of biodiversity and efficient use of natural resources to ensure safer food supply chains.
The Living World (Botany) Question Bank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- College Entrance
ABOUT THIS QUESTION BANK: 1. This Question Bank begins with Contents, Synopsis, Description and Questions and Answers. 2. Answers provided to Very Short Answer Type Questions, Short Answer Type Questions, Long Answer Type Questions and Miscellaneous.
Cultivating the City, Citygreen Issue 8
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN showcases the different forms that “Urban Horticulture” can take, including a shopping mall, public housing project, airport, school and two children gardens. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Green in Cities goes Skywards, Citygreen issue 2
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features articles by prominent figures in the green roofs and vertical greening industries, such as Dr. Patrick Blanc, Dr. Ken Yeang, Andrew Grant and Dr. Tan Puay Yok, discussing how vegetation can reduce the energy consumption of buildings and explore the role of green roofs in enhancing biodiversity in urban settings. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Árboles de México
Price: Free! Words: 67,090. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biological Diversity
Guía descriptiva de las características de ochenta y ocho especies de arboles nativas de México
Diversiform
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Diversiform contains the Writers of the Future Award winning story "Written in Light" and the prequel "No Visitors Beyond This Point". Humanity's future in a galaxy full of other species is limited by their ability to gain new worlds. The galactic community decides the allocation of worlds with Diversiform Disputes where contesting species prove which can create the most effective biosphere.