Agriscience and Technology

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Delmar Publishers, Jan 1, 1997 - Science - 368 pages
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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.

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Animal Management Technologies
43
Biotechnology Applications for Plants
81
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Over the course of his career, L. DeVere Burton has served as a high school agriculture teacher, Idaho State Supervisor/FFA Advisor, Director of Research for Idaho State Division of Professional/Technical Education, and Instructional Dean at the College of Southern Idaho. He was a member of several curriculum development committees sponsored by the Ag Ed Council, and served for four years as an Adult Consultant to the Nominating Committee, National FFA Organization. In recent years, he has been recognized by Who's Who In Science and Engineering; and Who's Who In America. Burton served as Past State President, IVATA; Past National President, NASAE, and has contributed articles to a variety of agricultural magazines and publications.

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