It includes every area of agriculture, from traditional farming to environmental sciences to the latest developments in biotechnology and genetics. The dictionary provides: Approximately 15, terms Extensive cross-referencing of closely related entries Definitions include often-used variants of the principal meaning More than just a compendium of terms, this dictionary presents clear, concise definitions in traditional dictionary entry format.
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From agroecology to wildlife biology, the CRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences establishes common ground between the various practitioners involved in agriculture, making interdisciplinary communications easier and more precise. About the author: Dr.
Lewis is a world-class scientist and renowned author and editor of numerous scientific papers and books written in English and German. His contributions include research and applications in ecology and agro-ecology; environmental science; environmental and agricultural technology; endocrinology; air pollution sciences; and environmental monitoring and specimen banking.
Lewis has been an academic and government administrator in the United States and Germany and has developed and coordinated several programs of research that were national or international in scope.
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Table of Contents Entries are listed alphabetically and cross-referenced. Reviews "…helpful not only to agricultural researchers but folks working in related fields. The author has taken a very liberal interpretation of 'Agricultural Sciences' but actually it has made for an even more useful reference. The coverage makes this book very useful to a variety of users including students, teachers, and professionals in life science fields.
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An eclectic mixture is included and the terms are generally well defined. The page volume is more than just a compendium of terms as it presents clear, concise definitions in a traditional dictionary entry format. The book's sturdy binding is something to be appreciated as well since it is sure to be a frequently consulted work in anyone's library.
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Citation CTA. Spore Notes This dictionary together with its English-French Index contains over 20, entries and has been compiled from the widest possible range of agricultural literature, both scientific and popular, temperate and tropical, modern and older, emanating from France and other francophone countries. The term 'agriculture' has been interpreted in its widest sense to include agronomy, animal husbandry, agricultural engineering, animal and plant diseases, agricultural economics soil science, statistics, parasites and weeds.
In keeping with current developments terms have been included which deal with computerization, farm forestry, rural recreation and tourism, conservation and pollution, and activities such as fish and snail farming.