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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!

Biotechnology And The New Agricultural Revolution

Biotechnology And The New Agricultural Revolution

Author: Joseph J Molnar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Biotechnology and the New Agricultural Revolution examines the impact of the Green Revolution and biotechnological developments on agricultural institutions, agribusiness, and farmers.

Farmer Participation And Irrigation Organization

Farmer Participation And Irrigation Organization

Author: Bradley W. Parlin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book elaborates a perspective that can be used to democratize, decentralize, and privatize irrigation organizations. It uses case examples to illustrate the interrelationships between project performance, irrigation organization, and farmer participation.

East-west Agricultural Trade

East-west Agricultural Trade

Author: James R Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book contains recent findings of economists who have examined the decision making processes and the trends that relate to agricultural trade with the West by Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union, and China.

Macroeconomics, Agriculture, And Exchange Rates

Macroeconomics, Agriculture, And Exchange Rates

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

This book is an outcome of the conference on the linkages between macroeconomics and agricultural trade in 1986. It establishes some of the fundamental influences on the exchange rate. The book develops linkages between the macroeconomy and agriculture using traditional models.

Management Of Pests And Pesticides Farmers' Perceptions And Practices

Management Of Pests And Pesticides Farmers' Perceptions And Practices

Author: Joyce Tait Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book discusses pesticide production, distribution, and use; the problems caused by pests and pesticides; and the role of integrated pest management in minimizing these problems. It addresses the relationship of the farmers' practices and attitudes to the development of pest management systems.

Crop Protection Strategies For Subsistence Farmers

Crop Protection Strategies For Subsistence Farmers

Author: Miguel A Altieri Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book describes crop protection strategies that rely on subsistence farmers' knowledge and participation, local resources, and alternative low-input methods as a sensitive approach to developing and implementing pest management schemes adjusted to farmers' needs and their conditions. .

Managing Pastures And Cattle Under Coconuts

Managing Pastures And Cattle Under Coconuts

Author: Donald L. Plucknett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book provides important insights into a form of economic development that utilizes existing natural resources to increase productivity of the land, and thereby improves incomes for the large number of people who own and manage coconut groves.

Imperfect Competition And Political Economy The New Trade Theory In Agricultural Trade Research

Imperfect Competition And Political Economy The New Trade Theory In Agricultural Trade Research

Author: Colin Carter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book presents International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium commissioned papers. The papers systematically explore the conceptual and empirical dimensions of the new trade theory and try to determine the potential application to agricultural trade and trade policy analysis.

Emerging Technology And Management For Ruminants

Emerging Technology And Management For Ruminants

Author: Frank H Baker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Emerging Technology and Management for Ruminants focuses on pasture, range, and forages; on advanced technologies of reproduction and genetics; and on production and management of small ruminants.

Gender Issues In Farming Systems Research And Extension

Gender Issues In Farming Systems Research And Extension

Author: Susan V. Poats Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book is the product of an international conference hosted by the Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) Program at the University of Florida in 1986. The purpose of WIAD program is to promote an understanding of gender and its relevance for agricultural development processes.

Expert Systems In Developing Countries Practice And Promise

Expert Systems In Developing Countries Practice And Promise

Author: Charles K. Mann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book focuses on the pioneering applications of an expert system in development relate to agriculture in many of the developing countries, introducing the reader to some of the key concepts underlying most expert systems.

Diversity In The Genus Apis

Diversity In The Genus Apis

Author: Deborah Roan Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This book is based on an informal conference, Diversity in the Genus Apis, which took place in 1989 at the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. It serves as an introduction to various aspects of honey bee biology and as a guide for future research especially on Asian honey bees.