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See below for a selection of the latest books from Agricultural science category. Presented with a red border are the Agricultural science books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Agricultural science books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
This book explores the evolution of agricultural marketing cooperatives within the framework of competitive strategy analysis. It also explores issues of horizontal and vertical integration and product differentiation by discussing new strategic directions that cooperatives might pursue.
This book examines the tablon system, a type of irrigated, raised-bed horticulture found in the present-day village of Panajachel in Guatemala. It demonstrates how individual Mayan farmers use the tablon system as a strategy for adapting to the demands of a local economy.
This book is about International Service for National Agricultural Research's (ISNAR) study to identify key factors that influenced the effectiveness and efficiency of links between research and technology transfer. It recommends ways to improve these links and reflects the progress made till date.
This book develops a multiperiod linear programming portfolio model and applies it to the case of the Agricultural Development Banks (ADBs) of Panama. It analyzes the institutional design of ADBs and their financial policies, the management of the loan portfolio, and the problem of loan recovery.
Competitiveness in International Food Markets draws together papers that define and evaluate the concepts that underlie firm, sector, and national competitiveness in international food markets for all types of food products.
This book is intended as the first building block to assist in the development of realistic solutions for migrant farmworker issues in the U.S. It analyzes the vast and diverse data and literature which generate the confusion over the number and distribution of farmworkers who work in agriculture.
This book provides a general description of hair sheep and production systems in Western Africa and the Americas, summarizes performance statistics, and makes suggestions for improved breeding, management, and research.
This book is concerned with the paradigm shifts occurring in U.S. agriculture and its related financial services sector. It explains the major challenges and opportunities confronting those firms that lend to agricultural producers and agribusinesses as they prepare for the twenty-first century.
This book examines the efficiency and economics of animal production, feed resource availability, interactions between plant and animal agricultures, international trade, resource allocation, roles of animals in developing countries, and the nutritional values and limitations of animal products.
This sourcebook is a comprehensive, concept-oriented collection of 34 laboratory and field behavioral exercises using insects. The exercises fill a void that exists for college and university teachers and students, high school teachers and naturalists.
This book explores the role of health in sustainable agricultural development into the early decades of the twenty-first century. It focuses on emerging agricultural research priorities in developed and developing economies in response to the demands placed on their agricultural systems.
This book analyzes the implications of the trend toward increased seller concentration due to mergers and leveraged buyouts that have helped increase food firm stock prices 900 during the 1980s. It is an essential reading for industrial organization economists and agricultural marketing economists.