Principles And Practice Of Agricultural Analysis

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Agricultural And Resource Policy

Author : David Godden
ISBN : 9781920898373
Genre : Agriculture
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Why do governments make decisions? How do governments make decisions? What are the economic consequences of the decisions that governments make? Agricultural and resource policy is more than just theory, it is the application of economics to real world problems. Agricultural and Resource Policy develops a framework for analysis and investigates the issues that affect the sector internally and in interactions with the rest of the economy. Agricultural and Resource Policy is an invaluable text for students of agriculture, economics and business. It is also an important reference for those interested in the continuing development of agricultural industry.
Category: Agriculture

Science Under Scarcity

Author : Julian M. Alston
ISBN : UVA:X004302541
Genre : Business & Economics
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Resources for agricultural science are scarce across the world. Yet even as resources are shrinking, agricultural science has expanded its inquiry into many new areas - such as environmental preservation, food quality, and rural development - without forsaking its more traditional concerns. In a time of tight government budgets, research administrators are faced with the need to provide strong evidence that costs are justified by benefits. Science under Scarcity is an invaluable guide to the theory and methods necessary for evaluating research in agriculture and for setting priorities for resource allocation. Although economists have made significant progress in developing more sophisticated methods for research evaluation and priority setting, many research analysts and administrators do not have a working knowledge of those practices. Without the assistance of formal economic analysis it is particularly difficult to assess the social value of new technologies or to make informed judgements about the trade-offs that are involved in allocation decisions. Addressing that knowledge gap, this book reviews, synthesizes, and extends such methods as economic surplus analysis, econometric techniques, mathematical programming procedures, and scoring models. It discusses these practices in the context of scientific policy, describes their conceptual foundations, and explains how to do them. Originally published in 1995 in hardcover by Cornell University Press, it is now reissued in paperback by CAB INTERNATIONAL.
Category: Business & Economics

Bulletin

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ISBN : UIUC:30112051005533
Genre : Agricultural chemistry
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Category: Agricultural chemistry

Principles And Practice Of Nematode Control In Crops

Author : Robert Harold Brown
ISBN : CORNELL:31924051533846
Genre : Agricultural pests
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Extraction of nematodes and sampling methods; Analysis and prediction as a basis for management decisions; Principles of nematode control; Chemical control of nematodes; Resistance and tolerance; Biological control; Physical methods and quarantine; Interaction with other organisms; Control strategies high-value crops; Control strategies in low-value crops; Control strategies in subsistence agriculture.
Category: Agricultural pests

Classified Catalogue

Author : Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
ISBN : UTEXAS:059172118222287
Genre : Classified catalogs (Dewey decimal)
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Handbook Of Occupational Groups And Series

Author : United States. Office of Personnel Management. Office of Classification
ISBN : OSU:32435031760747
Genre : Civil service positions
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Category: Civil service positions

Journal Of The Association Of Official Agricultural Chemists

Author : Association of Official Agricultural Chemists (U.S.)
ISBN : OSU:32435029558582
Genre : Agricultural chemistry
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Includes the Proceedings of the 30th- (1913- ) annual convention of the association.
Category: Agricultural chemistry

Textbook Of Agricultural Extension Management

Author : C. Karthikeyan
ISBN : 8126908742
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The Present Book Deals With All The Important Dimensions Of Agricultural Management Management Process In Development Organizations, Development Programmes, Human Resource Planning, Management Techniques And Tools, Management Of Information Systems, To Name A Few. It Helps To Enrich The Managerial And Technical Skills Of Extension Managers, Scientists And Administrators.Well Supplemented With Illustrations, Questions For Discussion And Glossary, The Book Is Comprehensive And Easily Accessible Even To Average Readers For Its Simple Language, Lucid Style And Reader-Friendly Approach To The Subject Matter.While It Serves As A Textbook For Students And Teachers Of Agriculture And Agri-Business Management, It Is A Valuable Reference Source For All Those Concerned With Home Science, Veterinary Science, Rural Development, Social Work, Extension Education And Other Allied Fields.
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Economics Of Agricultural Markets

Author : Ronald Arthur Schrimper
ISBN : UOM:39015050035602
Genre : Business & Economics
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Agricultural Marketing examines the principles and practices of economic analysis to cultivate an understanding of how agricultural and food markets operate. After an introduction that discusses some of the most frequently encountered economic measurements of market status, a basic framework is presented for the analysis of economic activities that link agricultural production with food consumption. Coverage then explores both the spatial and temporal dimensions of agricultural markets. For those interested in international agricultural and food marketing, economics, and production.
Category: Business & Economics

Drainage Engineering Principles And Practices

Author : S.K. Gupta
ISBN : 9789388043007
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The current book attempts to fill the gap in one of the major subject of land drainage that will have a major impact on production and productivity of irrigated lands. The book Titled `Drainage Engineering: Principles and Practices` deals with the subject of surface and subsurface drainage to reclaim waterlogged salt affected soils. Based on the course curricula as suggested by Deans´ committee constituted by ICAR, the current publication has been divided into 11 Chapters covering all the facets of land drainage as applied to agriculture. Each chapter covers one of the related issues beginning with general introduction to water logging, soil salinity and land drainage in Chapter 1.Surface drainage methods, an essential intervention in monsoon climatic regions and as supplement to the subsurface drainage are included in Chapter 2. Drainage investigations, a precursor to problem diagnosis and to assemble the drainage design parameters are included in Chapter 3. The drainage design procedures such as assessment of drainage depth, spacing and capacity of drains forms the subject matter of Chapter 4. While drainage materials are discussed in Chapter 5, drainage construction procedures and methodologies to monitor and evaluate completed projects are included in Chapter 6. Some of the new drainage techniques such as mole, interceptor, vertical and bio-drainage have been included in Chapter 7 since these can either be applied singly or in integration with horizontal subsurface drainage. Chapters 8-10 deal withreclamation of salt affected soils,acid soils and management of saline water. Eco-friendly reuse and disposal of saline drainage wateralso form the subject matter of discussion of Chapter 10. Cost calculations, socio-economic and environmental issues associated with drainage projects have been included in final chapter 11. Glossary of terms has been added for quick overview of the terms used in the book. Clearly, each and every aspect of surface and subsurface drainage for agricultural lands has been covered in the book.Besides covering the principles of land drainage, field practices have been included making the book a handy tool for specialized training programmes on land drainage. It is believed that the book will find its place in the shelves of students and teachers, field functionaries and libraries of state agricultural universitiesand civil engineering colleges.
Category: Technology & Engineering