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  • Crop Breeding: A Contemporary Basisby P. B. Vose; S. G. Blixt

    Elsevier Science 1983; US$ 72.95

    The aim of this book is to gather together, in an integrated manner, information on the physiology and technology of contemporary plant breeding. The approach is multidisciplinary, with special emphasis being placed on the application of theoretical knowledge to the solution of practical problems concerned with the improvement of crop yield through... more...

  • Grain Handling and Storageby G. Boumans

    Elsevier Science 1985; US$ 72.95

    Here, for the first time, is a single source of ordered, coherent information about the handling and storage of grain, grain derivatives and substitutes. The author has had a lifetime's experience in this field and the book is the culmination of six years spent compiling the valuable technical information gained from his extensive know-how. The book... more...

  • Genetic Improvement of Solanaceous Crops Volume 2by M K Razdan

    Science Publishers 2006; US$ 135.95

    Potato is the most significant non-cereal crop. Much attention has been paid to this commercially important crop. The aim of this volume is to capture the recent advances made in improving potatoes using traditional breeding methods as well as genetic engineering technology. The book provides a critical appraisal of the state-of-the-art finding on... more...

  • The Illustrated Guide to Pigsby Celia Lewis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99

    The Illustrated Guide to Pigs covers the 35 most familiar breeds of pigs in Europe and North America. The breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics and information about how to look after them. Each breed has been illustrated with delightful paintings by the author. Introductory sections... more...

  • Linear Models for the Prediction of Animal Breeding Valuesby R. A. Mrode

    CABI 2014; US$ 95.00

    The prediction of producing desirable traits in offspring such as increased growth rate, or superior meat, milk and wool production is a vital economic tool to the animal scientist. Summarising the latest developments in genomics relating to animal breeding values and design of breeding programmes, this new edition includes models of survival analysis,... more...

  • A Cow's Lifeby Monte Montgomery

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    Millions of people, from nature lovers to collectors of cow memorabilia, are enamored of cows, yet few have any inkling of the fascinating history of, arguably, the animal most crucial to the survival and advancement of human civilization. Our close relationship with cows goes back eight thousand years, to the revolutionary advent of domestication... more...

  • Beef Cattle Production and Tradeby Lewis Kahn; David Cottle

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 138.95

    Covers all aspects of the beef industry from paddock to plate. more...

  • International Turf Managementby David Aldous

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Many leisure activities involve the use of turf as a surface. Grass surfaces on golf courses, bowling clubs, cricket pitches, racetracks, and parks all require maintenance by trained personnel. International Turf Management Handbook is written by a team of international experts. It covers all aspects of turf management and in particular * the selection... more...

  • The Gene Huntersby Calestous Juma

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    The world is on the verge of receiving new life forms that will profoundly and irrevocably change the global economy: the "gene hunters" who first cloned the gene in 1973 are now not only modifying existing species but also creating new plants and animals. Ready or not for such awesome power, the human race has put itself in a position to govern evolution.... more...

  • Agricultural Development and Tenancy Disputes in Japan, 1870-1940by Richard J. Smethurst

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.50

    Richard Smethurst shows that the growth of a rural market economy did not impoverish the Japanese farmer. Instead, it led to a general increase in rural prosperity. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist... more...