Introduction to Agronomy: Food, Crops, and Environment

Introduction to Agronomy: Food, Crops, and Environment

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This full-color introduction to agronomy and crop science offers both traditional agricultural students and students with nonagricultural backgrounds a timely look at the principles of crop science, sustainable agriculture, and a host of related societal issues. A must-read text for anyone interested in what are arguably the most profoundly important issues of our time, INTRODUCTION TO AGRONOMY, second edition addresses the basics of safe and sustainable food and fiber production as well as big picture topics such as energy, ecology, and environmental quality. Throughout the text, readers will find information and illustrations on the latest agricultural methods, regulations, and practices--and how each is impacting our society and each individual within it. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Purchase and home-processing of whole chickens was commonplace. For example, in the 1940s, Good Housekeeping Cookbook provided instructions to homemakers for plucking and drawing (removing entrails, head, and feet) of theanbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Agronomy: Food, Crops, and Environment
Author:Craig Sheaffer, Kristine Moncada
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-10-11


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