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  • Agricultural Research Policy in an Era of Privatizationby D. Byerlee; R.G. Echeverria

    CABI 2002; US$ 160.00

    Late 20th century decades witnessed a dramatic shift from public to private sector funding and execution of agricultural research in many developed countries. This book assesses the implications of these changes and discusses the nature of public-private research partnership. more...

  • Agricultural Research Managementby G. Loebenstein; G. Thottappilly

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 289.00

    Agricultural research is one of the most widespread forms of organized research in the world, in both developed and developing countries. Management of agricultural research involves many decisions that have scientific, social and political consequences. Every country has established agricultural research priorities based on many complex factors that... more...

  • Public-Private Collaboration in Agricultural Researchby Keith O. Fuglie; David E. Schimmelpfennig

    Wiley 2008; US$ 99.95

    Historically the United States has looked to the publicly funded agricultural research institutions at the Department of Agriculture and land-grant universities as the primary sources of new agricultural science and technology. However, during the past se more...

  • The College on the Hillby Alexander Ross; Terry Crowley

    Dundurn 1999; US$ 11.99

    How has the Ontario Agricultural College contributed to Canadian education? What role has the college played in the development of agriculture since it was founded in 1874? This history of Canada's oldest agricultural college revolves around these two questions. more...

  • Science Agriculture and Researchby Susannah Bolton; Eddie Arthur; William Buhler; Stephen Morse; Judy Mann

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    Research is never free of pressures and constraints and to understand its results properly these have to be assessed and analyzed. In agriculture, research into biotechnology and GMOs, as well as pesticides and herbicides, is big business - agribusiness. This book looks at the crucial roles of funding and the political context on the research agenda... more...

  • Ecological Networks in an Agricultural Worldby Guy Woodward; David Bohan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 219.00

    The theme of this volume is to discuss the Ecological Networks in an Agricultural World. The volume covers important topics such Networking Agroecology, Construction and Validation of Food-webs using Logic-based Machine Learning and Text-mining and Eco-evolutionary dynamics in agricultural networks. Updates and informs the reader on the latest research... more...

  • Heat Treatment for Insect Controlby Dave Hammond

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Stored product insects and other pests represent a major hygiene and safety issue to many industries, from food production to building infestation, and issues for timber pallets and packaging. Beds bugs are rapidly becoming a public health issue in hotels, hostels and houses in many parts of the world. While fumigation has been one of the prevalent... more...

  • An American Experience in Indonesiaby Howard W. Beers

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book tells the story of an important experiment in international cooperation and inter-university collaboration in educational development. A team of educational and agricultural specialists from the University of Kentucky (called Kenteam in the book) lived and worked in Bogor, Indonesia, from 1957 through 1965. Their purpose -- to work with... more...

  • Communication for Rural Innovationby Cees Leeuwis; Anne Van den Ban

    Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00

    This important book is the re-titled third edition of the extremely well received and widely used Agricultural Extension (van den Ban & Hawkins, 1988, 1996). Building on the previous editions, Communication for Rural Innovation maintains and adapts the insights and conceptual models of value today, while reflecting many new ideas, angles and modes... more...

  • Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resourcesby Scott Gillam

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    There are a number of careers in the environmental sector that can be obtained without a four-year college degree. This title provides readers with an overview of various in-demand careers available in this field for those with an associate's degree, comparable certification, and work/life experience. more...