Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology / Edition 1

Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology / Edition 1

by George Acquaah
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130221333

ISBN-13: 9780130221339

Pub. Date: 06/15/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This comprehensive text emphasizes the general principles of crop production as a science, an art, and a business whose impact on society is inestimable. The book is suitable for use in courses covering crop production at either the introductory or intermediate levels of study and is an invaluable reference for students and professionals alike.

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This comprehensive text emphasizes the general principles of crop production as a science, an art, and a business whose impact on society is inestimable. The book is suitable for use in courses covering crop production at either the introductory or intermediate levels of study and is an invaluable reference for students and professionals alike.

In a writing style that is clear, to-the-point, and easy to understand, this text provides the necessary background for a solid understanding of all topics related to this exciting field—in addition to offering information on the latest technologies used and addressing the current trends and issues. The scientific principles presented are applicable globally, while special reference is made to the North American experience.

The coverage of topics in Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology is organized as follows:

Crop Production and Society
Plant Structure and Function
Plant Metabolism and Growth
Crop Improvement
Climate and Weather
Soil and Land
Plant and Soil Water
Pests in Crop Production
Agricultural Production Systems
Land Preparation and Farm Energy
Seed and Seeding
Harvesting and Storage of Crops
Marketing and Handling Grain Crops

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130221339
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/15/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
8.08(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Crop Production and Society.
2. Plant Structure and Function.
3. Plant Metabolism and Growth.
4. Crop Improvement.
5. Climate and Weather.
6. Soil and Land.
7. Plant and Soil Water.
8. Pests in Crop Production.
9. Agricultural Production Systems.
10. Land Preparation and Farm Energy.
11. Seed and Seeding.
12. Harvesting and Storage of Crops.
13. Marketing and Handling Grain Crops.
Appendices.
Glossary.
Index.

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