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Agricultural science

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!

Competitive Strategy Analysis For Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives

Competitive Strategy Analysis For Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives

Author: Ronald W Cotterill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Irrigation Horticulture In Highland Guatemala The Tablon System Of Panajachel

Irrigation Horticulture In Highland Guatemala The Tablon System Of Panajachel

Author: Kent Mathewson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Making The Link Agricultural Research And Technology Transfer In Developing Countries

Making The Link Agricultural Research And Technology Transfer In Developing Countries

Author: David Kaimowitz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Financial Policies And Management Of Agricultural Development Banks

Financial Policies And Management Of Agricultural Development Banks

Author: Carlos Pomareda Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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

Competitiveness In International Food Markets

Author: Maurey E Bredahl Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Harvest Of Confusion Migrant Workers In U.s. Agriculture

Harvest Of Confusion Migrant Workers In U.s. Agriculture

Author: Philip L Martin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Hair Sheep Of Western Africa And The Americas A Genetic Resource For The Tropics

Hair Sheep Of Western Africa And The Americas A Genetic Resource For The Tropics

Author: H. A. Fitzhugh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Financing Agriculture Into The Twenty-first Century

Financing Agriculture Into The Twenty-first Century

Author: Marvin Duncan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Animals, Feed, Food And People An Analysis Of The Role Of Animals In Food Production

Animals, Feed, Food And People An Analysis Of The Role Of Animals In Food Production

Author: R. L. Baldwin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Insect Behavior A Sourcebook Of Laboratory And Field Exercises

Insect Behavior A Sourcebook Of Laboratory And Field Exercises

Author: Janice R. Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Health And Sustainable Agricultural Development Perspectives On Growth And Constraints

Health And Sustainable Agricultural Development Perspectives On Growth And Constraints

Author: Vernon W. Ruttan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.

Competitive Strategy Analysis In The Food System

Competitive Strategy Analysis In The Food System

Author: Ronald W Cotterill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

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.