Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications

Author: L. DeVere Burton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133686880
Release Date: 2014-03-03
Genre: Science

Comprehensive, yet easy to understand, AGRISCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, Sixth Edition provides readers with an overview of the agricultural industry and the industry-based sciences. With coverage of topics such as the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant sciences (including botany, crops, & ornamentals), animal science, food science, and communication and management, this introductory applied science book ensures that readers will develop a solid foundation in the basic principles and practices of agriscience. In addition to the extensive learning tools found in each chapter, the sixth edition now includes updated visual aids, glossary, and science and agricultural profiles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications

Author: L. DeVere Burton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305175914
Release Date: 2014-03-10
Genre: Science

Comprehensive, yet easy to understand, AGRISCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, Sixth Edition provides readers with an overview of the agricultural industry and the industry-based sciences. With coverage of topics such as the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant sciences (including botany, crops, & ornamentals), animal science, food science, and communication and management, this introductory applied science book ensures that readers will develop a solid foundation in the basic principles and practices of agriscience. In addition to the extensive learning tools found in each chapter, the sixth edition now includes updated visual aids, glossary, and science and agricultural profiles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications

Author: L. DeVere Burton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111781651
Release Date: 2009-03-27
Genre: Science

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition is an introductory applied science textbook intended for use in high school agriculture programs. The text 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. Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition contents includes chapters that detail the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant sciences (including botany, crops, & ornamentals), animal science, food science, and communication and management. 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications

Author: L. DeVere Burton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781435419667
Release Date: 2009-03-27
Genre: Science

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition is an introductory applied science textbook intended for use in high school agriculture programs. The text 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. Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications, 5th edition contents includes chapters that detail the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant sciences (including botany, crops, & ornamentals), animal science, food science, and communication and management. 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Agriscience

Author: L. DeVere Burton
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1401859623
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications is the most effective book available for introducing agricultural education. It addresses the full spectrum of the agricultural industry and introduces science as the basis for higher productivity and for the safest food system in the world. Readers also gain knowledge about agricultural careers and opportunities through the Agri-Profile feature. The authors successfully convey the principles of integrating science into the agricultural curriculum, and they educate readers about accessing related material on the Internet and about National FFA programs related to agriscience and technology. Color photos and illustrations, discussions of recent technological advances and Hot Topic inserts are just some of the many tools used to help the reader comprehend the wealth of material contained in this introduction to agriscience.

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications Updated Precision Exams Edition

Author: L. DeVere Burton
Publisher: Mindtap Course List
ISBN: 0357020421
Release Date: 2018-06-15
Genre: Science

In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of the agricultural industry and industry-based sciences, the Precision Exams Edition of Burton's AGRISCIENCE: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, Sixth Edition, aligns to Precision Exams' Agricultural Science exam. The text covers essential topics such as agriscience in the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant science, animal science, food science, and communication and management, giving students with a solid foundation in the basic principles and practices of agriscience. The Precision Exams Edition also features new information related to the National FFA Organization and selecting and planning an SAE; how math, science, and social studies relate to agriscience; current technologies used in the industry; career opportunities; and advice for professional success and business ownership.

Agriscience Fundamentals and Applications

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781467268363
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Agriscience, Fundamentals and Applications. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Agricultural Mechanics

Author: Ray V. Herren
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0766814106
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Agricultural mechanics.

This newly expanded fourth edition text offers the latest information in the field of agricultural mechanics, providing instruction on basic mechanical skills and applications, as well as career opportunities. Topics covered range from tool identification and maintenance, small engines, electricity, and electronics, to construction and masonry. The units are presented in a logical, easy to read and follow format, allowing readers to comprehend concepts and apply them to laboratory or field settings. Vividly portrayed illustrations complement this work with the most current full color photos, charts, and diagrams, reinforcing the book's fluid movement between the principles and application of modern agricultural mechanics. The comprehensive appendices also include extensive reference material, making "Agricultural Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications" an invaluable resource for education and industry.

Plant Soil Science Fundamentals Applications

Author: Rick Parker
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781428334809
Release Date: 2009-01-27
Genre: Social Science

Plant & Soil Science Fundamentals and Applications combines the basic knowledge of plant and soil science, in and easy to read and teach format, and provides practical real world application for information learned. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exploring Agriscience

Author: Dr. Ray V. Herren
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337515474
Release Date: 2017-01-27
Genre: Science

Discover the exciting world of agriculture through EXPLORING AGRISCIENCE, Fifth Edition, the resource that continues to inspire and inform middle school students across the nation. The new, updated Fifth Edition of this respected text combines a strong grounding in fundamentals with information on the latest advances in the field and current opportunities in agricultural education programs, such as the national FFA organization. This comprehensive guide will open your eyes to all agriscience has to offer, including soil, plants, and row crops; floriculture, forest science, and landscaping; livestock, dairy, and poultry industries; aquaculture and companion animals; hand tools; small engine operation; and more. In addition, information on topics such as organic agriculture, biofuels, and biotechnology—and an all-new chapter on urban agriculture—introduces you to the trends and developments shaping the industry today, as well as promising initiatives for the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Agribusiness

Author: Cliff Ricketts
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 141803231X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Science

Agribusiness: Fundamentals and Applications, second edition, discusses the broad spectrum of the agribusiness world. Several chapters focus on the agricultural input sector, which are the supplies and services needed by ranchers, farmers, and or other production agriculturists. Some examples include the feed, seed, fertilizer, chemical, and farm machinery agribusinesses. Once basic production economics and farm management are discussed, several more chapters cover the agribusiness output sectors that include agribusinesses, which move food and fiber from the farms and ranches to the consumer. The fundamentals and applications of agribusiness are detailed showing how products go from their source to the consumer highlighting the many steps in this process. Basic principles of commodity marketing, international agriculture marketing and food and fiber processing channels are some of the topics explored in detail. Basic agricultural economic principles are discussed to assist the user to better manage an agribusiness. This book not only discusses employment opportunities, but also explains how to start-up, run and manage your own agribusiness.

Introductory Horticulture

Author: H. Edward Reiley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0766815676
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Science

This competency-based, introductory horticulture book is now in its sixth edition. Written in an easy-to-read, engaging style, it enables users to measure their progress. This book includes numerous illustrations to help reinforce written material. It provides a thorough introduction to the world of horticulture. This latest edition includes new chapters on water gardens, dish gardens, and prairie gardens for the more adventuresome gardener.

Introduction to Forestry Science

Author: L. Devere Burton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111308391
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Science

Designed for introductory courses in forestry and natural resources, INTRODUCTION TO FORESTRY SCIENCE, Third Edition covers the principles and practices of forest management that are commonly practiced in the United States. Through its integration of science and forestry, this text provides students with both an overview of important topics in the forestry industryas well as an introduction to the biological processes involved in tree growth. Appropriate for a broad audience of learners, this practical text is filled with visual aids and tools designed to enhance student understanding. Terms to know, objectives, forest profiles, profiles on forest safety, looking back, questions for discussion and review, and learning activities can be found in each chapter. In addition, career profiles give students an overview of what it might be like to work in the forestry industry and demonstrate how concepts are applied in the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mathematical Applications in Agriculture

Author: Nina H. Mitchell
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133709145
Release Date: 2011-10-14
Genre: Science

Students get the applied math skills they need for the modern farming industry with MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS IN AGRICULTURE, 2nd Edition. Invaluable in any area of agriculture-from livestock and dairy production to horticulture and agronomy -the text focuses on methods for solving problems students will encounter in the real world using math and logic skills. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized, the stand-alone chapters on mathematics involved in crop production, livestock production, horticulture, and financial management allow instructors flexibility in selecting the topics most appropriate to a given region, while line drawings, charts, graphs, case studies, examples, and sample problems help students grasp the concepts and hone their critical thinking skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemical Physics

Author: Sven Larsson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439822517
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Science

A full understanding of modern chemistry is impossible without quantum theory. Since the advent of quantum mechanics in 1925, a number of chemical phenomena have been explained, such as electron transfer, excitation energy transfer, and other phenomena in photochemistry and photo-physics. Chemical bonds can now be accurately calculated with the help of a personal computer. Addressing students of theoretical and quantum chemistry and their counterparts in physics, Chemical Physics: Electrons and Excitations introduces chemical physics as a gateway to fields such as photo physics, solid-state physics, and electrochemistry. Offering relevant background in theory and applications, it covers the foundations of quantum mechanics and molecular structure, as well as more specialized topics such as transfer reactions and photochemistry.