Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Agricultural Science

Edited by Godwin Aflakpui, ISBN 978-953-51-0567-1, 252 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published April 27, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/2216

This book covers key areas in agricultural science, namely crop improvement, production, response to water, nutrients, and temperature, crop protection, agriculture and human health, and animal nutrition. The contributions by the authors include manipulation of the variables and genetic resources of inheritance of quantitative genes, crop rotation, soil water and nitrogen, and effect of temperature on flowering. The rest are protecting crops against insect pests and diseases, linking agriculture landscape to recreation by humans, and small ruminant nutrition. This book is a valuable addition to the existing knowledge and is especially intended for university students and all professionals in the field of agriculture.