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Crops for Industry: A Practical Guide to Non-Food and Oilseed Agriculture

By: Simon Meakin

370 pages, 100 colour photographs and diagrams

Crowood Press

Paperback | Nov 2007 | #174055 | ISBN-13: 9781861269102
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About this book

Provides readers with all they need to know about the uses, production and husbandry of a whole range of crops. This invaluable reference work covers both established and new, non-food and speciality crops, as well as a number of edible plant species. More than 35 crops are examined.


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Biography

Simon Meakin was brought up on a smallholding, and trained at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne where he gained a BSc(Hons) degree in Agriculture and an MSc degree in Agronomy and Pest Management. After working as an arable agronomist in Southern England, he moved north to work as a grain trader, providing agronomic advice to contracted growers. Simon is now a Director within the Springdale Group Limited, which specializes in the commercialization of non-food and oilseed markets, and has responsibility for the international agronomic development of existing and new crops. Resident: North Yorkshire

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