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.
Author: Elmer L. Cooper
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2002
This third edition of "Agriscience: Fundamentals & Applications," is the agriscience textbook of tomorrow. This edition strengthens both science and technology components in agricultural education for the new millennium. It carefully takes students through all major science areas - from plant, animal sciences, to food science, and environmental technology, and adds many new applications for practical usage and understanding of the material. Scientific discoveries and internet icons enhance the full-color text, giving students of today the foundation they need to be the agriculturists, scientists, and innovators of tomorrow.
Author: L. DeVere Burton
Publisher: Mindtap Course List
Release Date: 2018-06-15
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.
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.
The Laboratory Manual is a valuable tool designed to enhance your lab experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, and review questions are commonly found in a Lab Manual.
Author: Rick Parker
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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.
With its seamless integration of biology, physical science, technology, and agriculture, this up-to-date edition presents the latest agriscience concepts while giving students a comprehensive introduction to the field. Divided into five sections (biotechnology, food and fiber technology, energy and power technology, computer-aided management, and environmental technology), the text covers a wide range of current topics, from genetic engineering to low-input sustainable agriculture. Through the career section in every chapter, students learn how "new concepts" in science and technology can be applied to exciting careers in agriscience.
Author: Ray V Herren
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2009-01-13
AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, 6th edition is designed for high school students learning agricultural mechanics. The text aims to connect the theory behind mechanics with the practical application. Topics covered are those common to most programs and include metal and career selection; wood and metal working; tool identification; project planning; cutting and welding; paints and paint application; power mechanics; electrical wiring; plumbing; hydraulics; concrete and masonry; and agricultural structures. Safety rules and precautions are prominent in every section of the units as well as an entire unit on personal safety. To engage the reader, Agricultural Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, 6th edition is illustrated with up-to-date images that support text material. In addition, 36 charts and data tables are included to provide information for project planning and measurement conversions. The last section of the text is dedicated to detailed drawings of 58 complete plans that are designed for the skill levels students should acquire at the completion of their course of study in agricultural mechanics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.