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CRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences

By: Robert Alan Lewis

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123540 | ISBN: 0849323274
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About this book

Contemporary agriculture is a wide-ranging field with its own unique language. As an aid for improving scientific communication for everyone from students to public decision-makers, the CRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences provides a comprehensive guide to the terminology of agriculture. It includes every area of agriculture, from traditional farming to environmental sciences to the latest developments in biotechnology and genetics.

The dictionary provides:
# Approximately 15,000 terms
# Extensive cross-referencing of closely related entries
# Definitions include often-used variants of the principal meaning

More than just a compendium of terms, this dictionary presents clear, concise definitions in traditional dictionary entry format. From agroecology to wildlife biology, the CRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences establishes common ground between the various practitioners involved in agriculture, making interdisciplinary communications easier and more precise.


Contents

Entries are listed alphabetically and cross-referenced

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