By: CW Spedding
282 pages, Figs, tabs
Aims to help the reader understand how agriculture operates and effects the environment, consumers and animal welfare.
'Agricultural students (of all ages) and of course other interested citizens will find a broader vision than in more conventional books.' Agriculture and the Citizen 'This book is not only a comprehensive but also a well organized and mature piece of work...' Acta Vet. Brno
World agriculture; feeding the world; helping developing countries; the role of plants; the role of animals; agriculture as a system; energy and water in agriculture; the concept of efficiency; agriculture and the environment; sustainability; animal welfare; agriculture and human health; the concerned citizen; education of the citizen; the need for research; the future. Appendix: the proverbs.
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