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Biological efficiency in agriculture

C. R. W. Spedding

Biological efficiency in agriculture

by C. R. W. Spedding

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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural productivity.,
  • Biological productivity.,
  • Agriculture.,
  • Biology, Economic.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementC.R.W. Spedding, J.M. Walsingham, and A.M. Hoxey.
    ContributionsWalsingham, J. M., Hoxey, A. M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.P75 S63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 383 p. :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4116834M
    ISBN 100126565600
    LC Control Number80042231

      Science in Agriculture is a concise recap of the main schools of thought that make up eco-agriculture — all clearly explained. Gain a working knowledge of chemistry, physics, and plant biology as applied to agriculture. Discover what weeds are trying to Reviews: And now—for the first time ever, to our knowledge—Eliot Coleman has made it easy for you to survey most of the milestone work so far accomplished in the field of biological agriculture.

    Sustainable agriculture was defined by Congress in the Farm Bill as: an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will, over the long term: satisfy human food and fiber needs; enhance environmental quality and the natural resource base upon which the agricultural economy depends; make the most efficient use of nonrenewable resources. India is primarily an agricultural economy and majority of people are still dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. After independence, development of agriculture has been assured by various revolutions supported by government.. Green Revolution – This revolution led to tremendous rise in production of food grains, especially wheat, by use of high-yielding varieties of seeds.

      : Biological Science Applications in Agriculture (Agriscience and Technology Series) (): Osborne, Edward W.: Books. Biological process for environmental preservation and treatment is not a new technology. It was used a decade ago until now. The most important tools in biological processes are the microorganism and upstream instruments (bioreactor, pond and others) to run the process. Furthermore, the efficiency o.


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Although agriculture involves a great deal more than biology, it is nevertheless based on biological processes. It is impossible to conceive of an agriculture or an agricultural system that is not based on one or more biological processes. Indeed, a part of the definition proposed in Chapter 1 was the controlled use of animals and by: Biological efficiency in agriculture.

London ; New York: Academic Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: C R W Spedding; J M Walsingham; A M Hoxey.

This book is essentially an overview of world agriculture emphasizing the utilization of resources within its diverse branches.

The 28 chapters look at aspects of crop (chapters ) and animal production (chapters ) and compare the two (chapter 28) within the context of a general introduction to biological efficiency (chapters ). Each chapter, including the one on Milk and milk Cited by: Students will experience how the biological systems can be changed at the cellular level, promoting the emergence of new energy cycles that produce useful, recyclable products that have a positive impact on the environment, thus decreasing the impact of agriculture on.

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By O.A. Lawal-Adebowale. Part of book: Livestock Production. For farming systems to remain productive, and to be sustainable in the long-term, it will be necessary to replenish the reserves of nutrients which are removed or lost from the soil.

In the case of nitrogen (N), inputs into agricultural systems may be in the form of N-fertilizer, or be derived from atmospheric N 2 via biological N 2 fixation (BNF).

Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. This book covers the following topics: Study of Soil and Climate, Plant Nutrients, Manures and Fertilizers, Field Crops, Horticulture Crops, Different diseases of Crop Plants, Pests of Crops Plants, Weeds and Weed Control, Plant Propagation and Nursery, Advance Techniques in Agriculture, Green House and Poly House, Feeds and Fodders, study of Cattle.

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email: [email protected] What's App: +91 Future agricultural applications of biologicals will include plant growth promoting rhizobacteria that can help control plant pathogens, enhance fertilizer efficiency, and degrade synthetic substances.

In addition, biologicals can be used to address different types of. For all living organisms, nitrogen is an essential element, while being the most limiting in ecosystems and for crop production. Despite the significant contribution of synthetic fertilizers, nitrogen requirements for food production increase from year to year, while the overuse of agrochemicals compromise soil health and agricultural sustainability.

One alternative to overcome this problem is. Biological farming was a hot topic this week as the first Biological Farming Conference – run by the National Organic Skillnet – took place in Tullamore this week.

Interest in the event was high and attendees came from all parts of the agricultural sectors. The world is facing an agricultural challenge, as we try to reduce the environmental impact of farming yet ramp up production to feed a global population that is expected to reach 9 billion by Biologicals are central to this discussion and have become a high investment and developmental priority for industry leaders such as Monsanto.

--Biological Journal of The Linnean Society "The editor has provided a text which will stimulate discussion within the agricultural industry. Individuals who may benefit from reading this book include researchers, teachers, and students." --The Canadian Field-Naturalist, The book contains six chapters, each focusing on a particular topic.

The first chapter, “General conditions for cultivation of crops”, talks about the basic needs of farmers and farming sector, by providing basic knowledge on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), enhancing the awareness of farmers on critical factors.

Biological crop protection products are an important set of options in the agricultural "tool box." Last week I had the opportunity to attend meetings held in.

With the exception of 30PPS, the total biological efficiency of all of the substrates containing P. repens stalk, P. purpureum stalk and Z. mays stalk was higher (P biological efficiency was 60PRS (%), followed by 30ZMS (%), 45ZMS (%) and 30PRS (%). Barry Glaz retired as a Research Agronomist of the USDA-ARS Sugarcane Field Station in Canal Point, Florida.

His major research interests were 1) to identify the agronomic limits of and improve the tolerance of sugarcane to periodic water levels at or near the soil surface, and 2) to contribute to the development of high-yielding, disease resistant/tolerant sugarcane cultivars.

Water use efficiency in agriculture: Measurement, current situation and trends 39 Bharat Sharma, David Molden and Simon Cook This book is a timely contribution as it cuts across the water and fertilizer sectors and BNF biological nitrogen fixation CA conservation agriculture.

The Biological Control of Pests Research Unit (BCPRU); whose main mission is the development of biological and biorational (i.e., having a minimal disruptive influence upon the environment and its inhabitants) components for sustainable and environmentally compatible pest management; is comprised of 10 scientists and 16 support personnel.

In recent years, environmental-friendly measures have been developed for managing crop diseases as alternative to chemical pesticides, including the use of natural compounds such as chitosan. In this chapter, the common uses of this natural product in agriculture and its potential uses in plant disease control are reviewed.

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