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Genetically Modified Crops
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Genetics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Genetically modified crops are the crops whose genetic makeup is changed. The technology enables you to transfer the genome of one organism and allow it to be inserted to another organism. The genetic makeup of an organism specifies its characteristic features. The genetic material of all plants and animals are made of DNA which stands for Deoxyribonucleic Acid.
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.
Voluntary Guidelines for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Crop Wild Relatives and Wild Food Plants
Price: Free! Words: 21,520. Language: Simple English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
Crop wild relatives are potential sources of desirable traits for breeding well-adapted varieties while wild food plants constitute important components of the diets of many people worldwide.
Rotation of Crops, Succession, and Companion Cropping
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening
The moment you hear about crop rotation, you start to think about a method where you are going to be growing different crops in a more or less regular sequence on the same land. This is normally applied to systematic crop production throughout the growing seasons every year.
Planet X91 Wayward Asteroid
Series: planet X91, sci fi. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Hearing the sirens onboard the Piper spaceship the trio are again needed to save the colony. This time the asteroid coming straight at them might just win. Abandoning their island paradise will take too long. Staying will be suicidal. Florian, Josh and Clay must win. Losing will cost everyone’s lives. Landing a shuttle on a large spinning rock in space might see them perish after all.
Food Security in Asia: No Time for Complacency
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
What are the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and its implications for Asia? If agricultural productivity problems are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.
Through the Library Door
Series: Markham Library. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by ATT Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » New adult
"Deep within the library there are secrets untold, hidden within the pages of the books it protects. Some say it is old magic, some say it is a curse, but they all say that once a generation, the door will open and the one who enters will live out the story in one of its novels."
Agricultural Value Chains for Development
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Agricultural value chains, when the poor and other marginal groups participate in them, hold considerable promise for helping reduce poverty and promoting inclusive growth. Under the right conditions, value chains can move smallholder farmers from subsistence into commercial agriculture. This ebook focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on Asian Development Bank experience.
The Veggie Monster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Trees & Forests
This is a short picture story of a greedy monster who wanted to get the entire harvest of a hard-working farmer without doing any work and how the clever farmer saves his harvest using his practical knowledge about the plants. This story helps children to learn about the various edible parts of the plants.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,140. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animal husbandry
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.