ISBN-10:
0521419999
ISBN-13:
9780521419994
Pub. Date:
06/01/1996
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Science and Civilisation in China, Volume 6: Biology and Biological Technology, Part 3, Agro-Industries and Forestry

Science and Civilisation in China, Volume 6: Biology and Biological Technology, Part 3, Agro-Industries and Forestry

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ISBN-13: 9780521419994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/01/1996
Series: Science and Civilisation in China Series
Pages: 770
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.81(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Joseph Needham; Section 42a: Agro-Industries: Sugar Cane Technology: (a) Introduction: general characteristics of agro-industries in China; (b) Sugar cane and sugar: consumption and production in China; (c) Sugar cane clones, species and origins; (d) Sugar cane agriculture; (e) Cane sugar manufacture; (f) Transfer of Chinese sugar-making technology to East and South-East Asia; (g) Epilogue and overview; Bibliographies. Section 42b: Forestry: (a) Introduction; (b) Taxonomy and identification of major forestry species; (c) Silviculture and forest management; (d) Harvesting and transport; (e) Premonitions of ecology; (f) Forestry in Chinese society; Bibliography; General index.

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