Crops 1: Grains 9781741620818

Crops 1: Grains

Author: Lyne, Peter

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The rapidly growing global economy is placing ever increasing demands on agricultural industries. Today's rural producers are under constant pressure to increase yields whilst meeting environmental and social goals.

All of these factors mean that the modern primary producer must have an understanding of the complex biological, economic, technological and social factors that define success or failure for any agricultural enterprise.

Crops 1 is the first of a series of teacher reproducible workbooks targeting key rural industries. Areas covered in this workbook include:

  • soil health
  • root systems
  • types of crops
  • transgenic crops
  • historical perspective of Australian agriculture
  • wheat
  • corn
  • cotton
  • oats
  • barley
  • rice
  • soybeans
  • rye
  • canola
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Agricultural Science Series
  • Publication Date: 01/09/2006
  • Publisher: Knowledge Books and Software
  • Subject: Subject: Science
  • Audience: Secondary