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Agriculture : Policy, Reviews and Evaluations
Recruiting Fishery Scientists: Workshop on Stock Assessment and Social Science Careers

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) employs many fishery scientists with diverse skills. The agency finds that the supply of fishery biologists is adequate to meet most of its demand. However, increasing demands on the agency to understand fish populations ...

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Designing an Agricultural Genome Program

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Agriculture's Role in K-12 Education:Proceedings of a Forum on the National Science Education Standards

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A New Era for Irrigation

Irrigated agriculture has played a critical role in the economic and social development of the United States--but it is also at the root of increasing controversy. How can irrigation best make the transition into an era of increasing water scarcity? ...

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Lost Crops of Africa: Volume I: Grains

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Regenerating Agriculture:Policies and Practice for Sustainability and Self-Reliance

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Rangeland Health:New Methods to Classify, Inventory, and Monitor Rangelands

Rangelands comprise between 40 and 50 percent of all U.S. land and serve the nation both as productive areas for wildlife, recreational use, and livestock grazing and as watersheds. The health and management of rangelands have been matters for scientific ...

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Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Crop Issues and Policies

This anchor volume to the series Managing Global Genetic Resources examines the structure that underlies efforts to preserve genetic material, including the worldwide network of genetic collections; the role of biotechnology; and a host of issues that surround management and ...

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Agriculture and the Undergraduate

This book presents efforts to chart the comprehensive changes needed to meet the challenges of undergraduate professional education in agriculture. The United States needs to invest in the future--in human capital and the scientific knowledge base--to revitalize one of its ...

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Investing in Research:A Proposal to Strengthen the Agricultural, Food, and Environmental System

This book provides an analysis of funding for agricultural research in the United States and presents a proposal to strengthen this system. Its premise is that a judicious but substantial increase in research funding through competitive grants is the best ...

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