Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology

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9780130221339: Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology

For undergraduate courses in Crop Science, Plant Science, and Horticulture.

This book provides the most comprehensive coverage of crop production issues in the US.

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This comprehensive text emphasizes the general principles of crop production as a science, an art, and a business whose impact on society is inestimable. The book is suitable for use in courses covering crop production at either the introductory or intermediate levels of study and is an invaluable reference for students and professionals alike.

In a writing style that is clear, to-the-point, and easy to understand, this text provides the necessary background for a solid understanding of all topics related to this exciting field—in addition to offering information on the latest technologies used and addressing the current trends and issues. The scientific principles presented are applicable globally, while special reference is made to the North American experience.

The coverage of topics in Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology is organized as follows:

Crop Production and Society
Plant Structure and Function
Plant Metabolism and Growth
Crop Improvement
Climate and Weather
Soil and Land
Plant and Soil Water
Pests in Crop Production
Agricultural Production Systems
Land Preparation and Farm Energy
Seed and Seeding
Harvesting and Storage of Crops
Marketing and Handling Grain Crops

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