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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 and 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: 22,870. 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.
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 and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Dictionary of Agricultural Terms
Series: Dictionaries, Book 5 · Delicious Cuisine: Indian Recipe Books, Book 4 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 198. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
If you are related to agriculture and farming in any way, this is the dictionary for you.
Lessons Learned on the Farm
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The family farm provides the backdrop for hard work, innovation and overcoming tragedy. Filled with nostalgia from the 50’s and 60’s, this family memoir includes over 70 photos. Enjoy a step back in time when life was simpler and family was celebrated. School, church, and family provide the training ground for developing discipline, integrity, and work ethic.
Plant and Crop-based Biofuels and Industrial Biotechnology: Comprehensive World Survey of Biofuel Industries and Processes, Renewable Energy and Resources Roadmap
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Two federal documents provide a unique and comprehensive status report on biofuel processes and industrial biotechnology around the globe, with information about exciting developments in China, Japan, Canada, Australia, Brazil, the European Union, India, and elsewhere - along with definitive data on American technology.
21st Century Biomass and Energy Crops: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This ebook reproduces a major document from the Department of Energy, Office of the Biomass Program: Multi-Year Program Plan for Biomass, covering all aspects of biomass development of alternative fuels: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Sugars, Biorefineries, Agricultural Residue, Corn Dry Mill, Syngas, and much more.