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AGRI INFO
Guidelines for World Crop and Livestock Production
by John Farnworth

Agri Info provides an essential reference guide to a vast quantity of summarized data on the broad subjects of field crop and livestock production.

Based on over 25 years of agricultural research, development and international consultancy, the author has compiled a wide range of full referenced information, presenting it in easily accessible tabular form.

Contents

LAND USE AND SOILS.
Land Quality Classification.
Soils - Physical.
Soils - Chemical.
CLIMATE.
FERTILIZERS AND MANURES ETC.
Fertilizers.
Organic Manures.
Trace Elements.
Lime, Gypsum etc.
IRRIGATION AND WATER FLOW.
Irrigation Methods: Soil/Land Suitability.
Irrigation Water Quality.
Estimating Irrigation Requirements.
Flood Irrigation.
Irrigation Efficiency.
Water Conveyance.
Water Flow Measurement.
Pumping Power Requirements.
Frost Protection.
DRAINAGE.
Design Parameters.
Field Systems.
FARM MACHINERY.
Field Machinery: Outputs/Power Requirements.
Static Machinery.
Machinery Life.
Fuel Consumption.
MANUAL WORK AND DRAFT ANIMALS.
Manual Work Rates.
Draft Animal Power.
CROPS - GENERAL.
General Data.
Growing Periods and Development Patterns.
CROP TOLERANCES.
Nutrients.
Climatic Effects.
Soil Moisture.
Salinity.
Soil pH.
Sundry Effects.
LIVESTOCK - GENERAL.
LIVESTOCK NUTRITION.
General Notes.
Ruminant Nutrition, General Notes, Equations etc.
Feed and Nutrient Requirements - Milking Cows.
Feed and Nutrient Requirements - Beef Cattle.
Feed and Nutrient Requirements - Sheep.
Feed and Nutrient Requirements - Goats.
Feed and Nutrient Requirements - Non-Ruminants.
LIVESTOCK FEED ANALYSES.
General Standards.
Tables of Feed Analyses.
LIVESTOCK PERFORMANCE.
Between Specie Comparisons.
Within Specie Comparisons - Cattle.
Within Specie Comparisons - Sheep and Goats.
Within Specie Comparisons - Non-Ruminants.
LIVESTOCK ENVIRONMENT.
FARM BUILDINGS.
Crop Storage.
Machinery and Materials Storage.
Livestock Housing.
Building Materials.

Appendices
Index

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