Agricultural Science

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Thesaurus of Agricultural Organisms

Derwent Publications
September 20, 1990


Sustainable Agricultural Systems

June 01, 1990

A unique look at how the adoption of sustainable farming methods is being pursued throughout the world. This comprehensive book provides clear insight into research and education needs and the many points of view that come to bear on the issue of sustainability. Essential for agricultural leaders...

Food Preservation by Modified Atmospheres

Moshe Calderon, Rivka Barkai-Golan
May 29, 1990

This volume provides the reader with the updated state-of-the-art in the Modified Atmospheres field. It explains the Modified Atmospheres Method which is derived from the ancient Hermetic Storage Technique of keeping grain and seeds, which was practiced in Middle Eastern and other ancient cultures....

Soil Biochemistry: Volume 6: Volume 6

J.-M. Bollag
March 22, 1990

Explores the role of biochemical processes in the soil environment, particularly the activity of microorganisms, and the potential application of those processes to environmental biotechnology. The 11 papers also highlight the application of molecular biology and microbial genetics to soil biology a...

Chilling Injury of Horticultural Crops

Chien Yi Wang
March 20, 1990

This book provides readers with a historical background as well as current knowledge and theories on chilling injury. This exciting volume covers a broad scope of topics-from basic concepts to practical applications. This work also brings together discussions on various aspects of chilling injury....

Behavior-Modifying Chemicals for Insect Management: Applications of Pheromones and Other Attractants

March 12, 1990

Presenting an authoritative overview of current findings on pheromone applications, this reference reviews the principles involved in employing these compounds, their chemistry, and delivery systems for efficient use. In addition, it provides case studies of current and potential practical applicati...

A Catalog of the Neotropical Collembola

January 01, 1990

The geographic area covered by this catalog is the Neotropical Region including Mexico, Marginal areas such as the Bahamas Islands, Islas Malvinas, the Juan Fernandez archipelago and Easter Island are also covered. This catalog lists 959 species distributed into 158 genera and presents a complete...

Mayflies of the World: A Catalogue of the Family and Genus Group Taxa

January 01, 1990

This valuable catalog lists all family-group (family, subfamily, tribe, subtribe) and genus-group (generic or subgeneric) names that have been proposed for the Ephemeroptera, both recent and fossil, including the hierarchical classification of the order. The first part illustrates the hierarchical...

Principles of Health and Safety in Agriculture

James A. Dosman, Donald W. Cockcroft
October 31, 1989

This indispensible new text is a comprehensive treatment of health and safety problems in agriculture and related industries. Respiratory health risks, grain dust exposures, occupational asthma, chronic lung disease, chemical exposures, incidence of cancer in farmers, accidents and injuries, and...

Target Sites of Herbicide Action

Peter Boger, Gerhard Sandmann
July 31, 1989

This publication is based on the plant processes and reaction sites for which reliable knowledge on both their physiology and biochem-istry and the mode of herbicidal action is available. Targets of the agrochemical research, such as enzymes of biosynthetic pathways or herbicide-binding peptides in...

Statistical Methods for Food and Agriculture

Filmore E Bender, Larry W Douglas, Diana S Kramer
July 06, 1989

This classic book will meet the needs of food and agricultural industries in both their research and business needs. Learn the fundamentals of applying statistics to the business and research needs in the food and agricultural industries. Statistical Methods for Food and Agriculture is a practical,...

Humic Substances

June 01, 1989