The American Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers by Christopher Brickell; Trevor J. Cole (Editor); American Horticultural Society Staff (Contribution by); H. Marc Cathey (Editor)
Call Number: SB403.2 .A438 2002
Publication Date: 2002-11-15
Simply the definitive full-color reference to the horticulture of North America, AHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers contains more than 8,000 plant references, 4,250 photographs, and practical advice on everything from cultivation and pests to plant selection and identification.
Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals, 3 Volume Set by Jack R. Plimmer; Nancy N. Ragsdale (Editor); Derek Gammon (Editor)
Call Number: S584.4 .E53 2003
Publication Date: 2002-12-16
The work emphasizes the chemicals used in agriculture for management of pests, their development, use, metabolism, toxicology and mode of action. These chemicals include pesticides, such as the herbicides (weed killers), insecticides and fungicides. Applications of biotechnology are included as are discussions of natural products and growth regulators.
Encyclopedia of Animal Science by Wilson G. Pond (Editor)
Publication Date: 2004-11-16
Containing case studies that complement key material presented in the text, the vast range of this definitive Encyclopedia encompasses animal physiology; animal growth and development; animal behavior; animal reproduction and breeding; alternative approaches to animal maintenance; meat science and muscle biology; farmed animal welfare and bioethics; and food safety.
Provides a wide range of scientific, historical and cultural information about the animal world. Covers careers in the animal sciences in addition to biological concepts, the history of zoology, biographies of scientists, and ethical issues such as the practice of animal experimentation. Includes illustrations, sidebars, charts, a glossary, bibliographies, filmographies and the addresses of institutions devoted to the protection and study of wild and domesticated animals.
Encyclopedia of Agricultural Science - A-D by Charles J. Arntzen (Editor-In-Chief); Ellen M. Ritter (Editor)
Publication Date: 1994-12-23
The Encyclopedia of Agricultural Science is the first comprehensive reference that covers the wide variety of disciplines which comprise the field of agricultural science. The four-volume set provides in-depth treatments of specialized topics which are comprehensible to high school and undergraduate students, yet are also beneficial to researchers and specialists. Articles are arranged alphabetically and include featured topics in animal, plant, range, and soil science food processing, storage, and distribution agricultural economics, education, engineering, policy pest management rural sociology water resources, and much more.
Encyclopedia of Soil Science by Rattan Lal (Editor)
Publication Date: 2002-08-01
Covers all branches of soil science, from meneralogy and physics to soil management and restoration.
A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.