The Science of Agriculture

The Science of Agriculture : A Biological Approach

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"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.
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  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 203.2 x 254 x 27.94mm | 1,202.01g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • col. Illustrations, col. maps
  • 0766816699
  • 9780766816695

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. Glossary.
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