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Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications / Edition 5

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications / Edition 5

by L. DeVere Burton


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Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition provides a broad-spectrum overview of the agricultural industry and the industry-based sciences, including basic principles of science as they apply to plants, animals, soils and foods, for high school students. Each chapter includes visual aids such as color photos, sketches, diagrams, and tables. Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition, also identifies chapter objectives, evaluation materials, suggested class activities, key terms, and internet key words to guide student's in-depth study.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435419667
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/27/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 835
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Over the course of his career, L. DeVere Burton has served as a high school agriculture teacher, Idaho State Supervisor/FFA Advisor, Director of Research for Idaho State Division of Professional/Technical Education, and Instructional Dean at the College of Southern Idaho. He was a member of several curriculum development committees sponsored by the Ag Ed Council, and served for four years as an Adult Consultant to the Nominating Committee, National FFA Organization. In recent years, he has been recognized by Who's Who In Science and Engineering; and Who's Who In America. Burton served as Past State President, IVATA; Past National President, NASAE, and has contributed articles to a variety of agricultural magazines and publications.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1. AGRISCIENCE IN THE INFORMATION AGE. Unit 1. The Science of Living Things. Unit 2. Better Living through Agriscience. Unit 3. Biotechnology. SECTION 2. YOU AND THE NEW MILLENNIUM. Unit 4. Career Options in Agriscience. Unit 5. Supervised Agricultural Experience. Unit 6. Leadership Development in Agriscience. SECTION 3. NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. Unit 7. Maintaining Air Quality. Unit 8. Water and Soil Conservation. Unit 9. Soils and Hydroponics Management. Unit 10. Forest Management. Unit 11. Wildlife Management. Unit 12. Aquaculture. SECTION 4. INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT. Unit 13. Biological, Cultural, and Chemical Control of Pests. Unit 14. Safe Use of Pesticides. SECTION 5. PLANT SCIENCES. Unit 15. Plant Structures and Taxonomy. Unit 16. Plant Physiology. Unit 17. Plant Reproduction. SECTION 6. CROP SCIENCE. Unit 18. Home Gardening. Unit 19. Vegetable Production. Unit 20. Fruit and Nut Production. Unit 21. Grain, Oil, and Specialty Field-Crop Production. Unit 22. Forage and Pasture Management. SECTION 7. ORNAMENTAL USE OF PLANTS. Unit 23. Indoor Plants. Unit 24. Turfgrass Use and Management. Unit 25. Trees and Shrubs. SECTION 8. ANIMAL SCIENCES. Unit 26. Animal Anatomy, Physiology, and Nutrition. Unit 27. Animal Health. Unit 28. Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction. Unit 29. Small Animal Care and Management. Unit 30. Dairy and Livestock Management. Unit 31. Horse Management. SECTION 9. FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. Unit 32. The Food Industry. Unit 33. Food Science. SECTION 10. COMMUNICATIONS AND MANAGEMENT IN AGRISCIENCE. Unit 34. Marketing in Agriscience. Unit 35. Agribusiness Planning. Unit 36. Entrepreneurship in Agriscience. Glossary. Appendix A: Developing a Personal Budget. Appendix B: Plan Supervised Agricultural Experience Programs. Index.

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