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Science of Agriculture : A Biological Approach

Science of Agriculture : A Biological Approach - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0766816695

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ISBN13: 978-0766816695
ISBN10: 0766816699
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Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2002
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Science of Agriculture : A Biological Approach - 2ND 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0766816695

Ray V. Herren

ISBN13: 978-0766816695
ISBN10: 0766816699
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 02
Publisher: Delmar Publications

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

"The Science of Agriculture: A Biological Approach, 2nd Edition" integrates biological sciences with modern agricultural concepts. Easy-to-follow and superbly illustrated, this text will develop the reader's comprehension of agriscience, as thorough coverage is given to environmental concerns, food spoilage and safety, along with life processes of plants and animals. An emphasis is placed on critical thinking, and practical activities to reinforce key information are featured at the end of each chapter. New directions in agriculture and agricultural career choices for the 21st century are also considered.

Table of Contents

The Science of Agriculture
The Soil: The Source of Life
Cells: Agriculture's Building Blocks
The Science of Genetics
Genetic Engineering
Plant Reproduction
Plant Systems
Plant Growth
Animal Systems
Animal Reproduction
Animal Growth
Plant & Animal Diseases
Weed Science
Agricultural Entomology
The Science of Forestry
The Science of Aquaculture
Agriculture and the Environment
A Safe Food Supply
The Science of Food Preservation
The Science of Fiber Production
New Directions for Agriculture
Careers in Agriculture
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