Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology / Edition 2

Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology / Edition 2

by George Acquaah
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131145568

ISBN-13: 9780131145566

Pub. Date: 07/14/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book contains the most comprehensive, detailed coverage of crop production issues in the US. It provides the “how and why” things are the way they are, and recognizes the business of crop production. Other coverage includes the latest trends impacting crop production—i.e., sustainable agriculture, organic farming,

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This book contains the most comprehensive, detailed coverage of crop production issues in the US. It provides the “how and why” things are the way they are, and recognizes the business of crop production. Other coverage includes the latest trends impacting crop production—i.e., sustainable agriculture, organic farming, environmental safety consciousness, and more. For individuals preparing for a future in agriculture and for the Crop Certification exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131145566
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/14/2004
Series:
Agribooks the Pearson Custom Publishing Program for Agriculture Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
744,971
Product dimensions:
7.63(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.73(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES.

1. Crop Production and Society.

2. Plant Morphology.

3. Fundamental Plant Growth Processes.

4. Plant Growth and Development.

5. Crop Improvement.

6. Climate and Weather.

7. Soil and Land.

8. Plant Nutrients and Fertilizers.

9. Plant and Soil Water.

10. Pests in Crop Production.

11. Agricultural Production Systems.

12. Organic Crop Production.

13. Transgenics in Crop Production.

14. Rangeland and Pastures and Their Management.

15. Tillage Systems and Farm Energy.

16. Seed, Seedling, and Seeding.

17. Harvesting and Storage of Crops.

18. Marketing and Handling Grain Crops.

Part II. COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION OF SELECTED FIELD CROPS.

19 Wheat (Common).

20. Rice.

21. Corn.

22. Sorghum.

23. Barley.

24. Soybean.

25. Peanut.

26. Cotton.

27. Potato.

28. Alfalfa.

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