Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 460 pages
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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. 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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Contents

Plant Structure and Function
46
Plant Metabolism and Growth
78
Crop Improvement
107
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George Acquaah is Distinguished Professor and Chair of the department of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Langston University. He is the author of four critically acclaimed textbooks, and has received numerous awards, including the prestigious USDA Award for Excellence in College and University Teaching in Food and Agricultural Sciences, and the Millennium Award for Excellence in Teaching, presented by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the US.

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