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Agriculture and Horticulture in New Zealand
 

Agriculture and Horticulture in New Zealand (Paperback)

Edited by Stafford, Kevin

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AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND'S DYNAMIC AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL INDUSTRY Written by experts from Massey University's School of Agriculture and Environment, this is an accessible and straightforward overview of the business of growing plants for human and animal consump...tion, as well as forestry and flower production. It has a focus on New Zealand practices, and information on social issues, environmental costs, food safety, chemical use, post-harvest management and availability. Chapters cover pasture and forages, field crops and vegetables, kiwifruit, grapes, pip fruit and summer fruit. There are also useful chapters on soils and precision agriculture, and how new technologies are improving productivity and sustainability. The book is aimed at high school students studying agriculture, and year one tertiary students undertaking degrees or diplomas in this subject. Those studying agribusiness, resource management, nutrition, food technology and ecology will also find it helpful. SALES POINTS * Overview of the growing agricultural and horticultural industries in New Zealand written by experts * Specific content on local practices not available in other publications, as well as information on social issues, environmental costs, food safety, chemical use, post-harvest management and availability * Valuable guide for agricultural science students at all levels, lifestyle block owners, farmers and media * In the same series as the highly regarded
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ISBN 9780995123045
Published NZ 13 Jul 2021
Publisher Massey University Press
Format Paperback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780995123045
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Massey University Press
Imprint Massey Texts
Published 13 Jul 2021
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Stafford, Kevin
Category Crop Husbandry
Forestry & Silviculture: Practice & Techniques
Horticulture
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 190mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 12mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 680g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Agriculture & Farming
ONIX Text General/trade

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