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A Checklist Of Economic Plants In Australia (including plants of importance to farmers, graziers and foresters, but
excluding ornamental and garden plants) -compiled by- W Hartley. CSIRO. ISBN 0643025510. (CSIRO, Melbourne, reprint,
1980) Used softcover book. 214 pages. Covers are sunned on edges and have insect damage. Rear cover is grubby. Half title
page has been neatly torn out. Page edges have tanned. Else pages are very good.
A King Island Settler's Tale -by- Jim Paterson. ISBN 0957896409. The author tells his story of
farming on Tasmania's King Island. Used softcover book. 302 pages. (Self published by Jim Paterson. 2001) Covers are
worn and grubby. Pages are very good. Weight 400 grams. Scarce title.
A Manual Of Safe Practice In The Handling And Use Of Pesticides (Document PB377). ISBN 0642048096.Prepared -by-
Pesticides Section, Department of Primary Industry, Canberra (Australian
Government Publishing Service, Canberra, reprint, 1980)Used softcover book, 253 pages. Covers are worn,
and bumped on corners. Foxing on edges of pages. All else is good.
Agricultural Chemicals A Synopsis of Toxicity and a Guide to Treatment -prepared by- the Division of Occupational
Health, NSW Department of Public Health. 1970. (G 19601-1 K 5322. 1970) Used small softcover booklet. 56 pages. Covers are
tanned on edges. Corners bumped. Lower corner creased. Name stamp of previous owner on first and last pages. Else good.
Australian Agricultural Botany -by- D L Jackson and S W L Jacobs. ISBN 042400108X. Economic Botany.
Agricultural Crops. Covers: Reproduction of crops; Fruits and seeds; Dormancy, Storage and Seed Testing; Germination and
Establishment of Crops; Poison plants; Plant classification; Family treatments. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 377 pages.
(Sydney University Press. Sydney. 1985) Dust jacket sunned on spine and top of front cover. Light foxing and some marks on
edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 1.2 kilograms.
Australian Sheep and Wool Handbook -edited by- D J Cottle. ISBN 0909605602. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket.
499 pages. (Inkata Press. Melbourne. 1991) Marks on front free endpaper. Pen notes on rear blank page. Light foxing on first
and last few pages and on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.3 kilograms.
Australian Small Farms Handbook Service Supplies Equipment -compiled by- Mark Pearson. ISBN 0909325499. Ex-Library copy. Used
softcover book. 170 pages. (Second Back Row Press, Leura, NSW, 2nd edition, 1986) Used softcover book. 170 pages. Ex-library with
the usual stamps and a sticker on spine. Corners bumped. Pages tanned on edges. All else is very good.
Backyard Fish Farming -by- Paul Bryant, Kim Jauncey and Tim Atack. ISBN 0904727246. Over-fishing and pollution
of the seas has depleted natural fish stocks; a family could rear enough fish to provide it with at least one meal per week from
tanks in the bank yard or a pond; this unique book shows you how to do this; all aspects are covered, from the maintenance of the
tanks and ponds to the breeding, feeding and general care of the fish. Used softcover book. 170 pages.
(Prism Press. Dorchester, UK. 1980) Covers are worn on edges. Foxing on edges of pages. Else good.
Coffee Growing in Australia A Machine-Harvesting Perspective -produced by- the Australian Coffee
Research and Development Team. Second Edition 1997. ISBN 0724264051. Coffee Growing. Coffee Plantations. The results of a decade's
research aimed at developing an economically viable coffee industry based on machine harvesting; details the production,
harvesting and processing systems designed specifically for machine harvesting arabica coffee in Australia; will help
new growers establish a coffee plantation for machine harvesting and provides a ready reference for other growers and
plantation managers. Used softcover book. 136 pages. (Dept of Primary Industries Queensland. 2nd Ed. 1997) Covers are
marked. name of previous owner written on half title page. Else very good. Weight 400 grams.
Colonizing The Seed Genetic Engineering and Techno-Industrial Agriculture -by- Gyorgy Scrinis.
ISBN 0909313377. The author argues that development of genetically engineered food crops enables
transnational corporations to increase control of global food production; genetic engineering also
introduces genetic pollution which will intensify ecological crises and social inequalities produced by
chemical-industrial agriculture. Used softcover booklet. 48 pages. (Friends of the Earth (Fitzroy) Anti-Genetic
Engineering Collective. Collingwood. 1995) Covers are grubby and marked. Pages are in excellent
Dairy Cattle Research Techniques -edited by- J H Ternouth. ISBN 0724220798. Queensland Department of Primary
Industries Miscellaneous Publication 82017. Used softcover book. 365 pages. (Queensland Government. Brisbane. 1983)
Covers are lightly grubby. Pages untrimmed on lower edge. Else very good.
From Seedtime To Harvest The Life Of Frank Horne 1904-1975 -by- Rosemary Sells. ISBN
0860212777. Biography. Frank Horne was one of England's leading agricultural botanists, known not only
for his efforts as Director of the National Institute Of Agricultural Botany to grow more food for a hungry world, but also
for forging links between people of different interests and nationalities; written by his daughter and based on
well-researched background. (Hobsons Press (Cambridge) Limited, first edition, 1978) Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 196 pages.
Dust jacket is worn, chipped in corners and top and bottom of spine. Light foxing on first and last few pages, else very good.
Fruit And Nut Crops A Disease Management Guide (Information Series Q188018) -edited by- Denis M Persley, Ken G Pegg,
Jim R Syme. ISSN 0727-6273. AGDEX 202/633. ISBN 0724225552. Co-ordinated by- Plant Pathology Branch. Information
on the symptoms, importance, source, spread and control of diseases that affect
19 fruit and nut crops either before or after harvest; the emphasis is on an
integrated approach to disease control, combining chemical, cultural and
biological methods for efficient management and use of resources, while ensuring
the safety of the consumer. AGDEX 202/633. (Department of Primary Industries, Queensland Government, Brisbane, 1989)
Used softcover book, 68 pages, covers are creased and have some insect damage to edges, pages are very good.
Fruit Growing In Warm Climates For Commercial Growers and Home Gardens -by- Brian Cull with Pax Lindsay. 3rd Edition. 1995.
ISBN 0730104044. Completely revised, updated and expanded edition. Covers avocado; banana; custard apple; lychee; macadamia;
mango; papaw (pawpaw) (papaya); passionfruit; blueberry; carambola; casimiroa; fig; guava; jabotica; jackfruit; kiwifruit; longan;
persimmon; pineapple; rambutan; sapodilla; subtropical stonefruit; wampee. Selection of fruit; site selection and
preparation; making fruit trees perform; natural and organic culture of trees; integrated pest management. (Reed Books.
Sydney. 3rd ed. 1995) Used softcover book. 192 pages. Corners of front cover slightly worn, else in fine condition. Rare.
Gene Flow Between Crops and Their Wild Relatives -by- Meike S Andersson and M Carmen de Vicente.
ISBN 0801893143. Genetic engineering environmental effects. Transgenic plants risk assessment. Plant genetic
transformation. Foreword -by- Norman C Ellstrand. 564 pages. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. (The Johns
Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. 2010) Light soiling on edges of pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 1.1
Getting Started In Beef A Practical Handbook AgGuide NSW Dept of Primary Industries -by- Jennifer Laffan.
ISBN 9780731306183. Australian Beef Production. Chapters cover: Producer Safety; Yard Design; Quality Assurance; Stock Movement
By Board; Stress Is costly; Breed And Crossbreed; Decide On Your Product; Biosecurity And Herd Health; Terms Explained.
Used softcover book. 90 pages. (Continuing Education. Tocal college. Paterson NSW. 2009)
Covers are bumped on corners. Else in fine condition. Weight 550 grams.
Grasp The Nettle Making Biodynamic Farming And Gardening Work -by- Peter Proctor with Gillian Cole.
ISBN 1869413180. This book aims to assist biodynamic farmers and gardeners to observe the processes of life and
growth, and to understand how these processes are governed by cosmic forces. Illustrated with colour and black and
white photographs, line drawings and colour illustrations -by- Tana Lyons. Used softcover book. 176 pages.
(Random House New Zealand Ltd. Auckland. 1997) Corners bumped. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Greenhouses Handbook For Nurserymen Horticulturalists And Gardeners -edited by- Dr Keith Garzoli.
ISBN 0644067446. Research findings and technological developments from around the world are collected, analysed and evaluated
specifically for their suitability to Australian conditions; other factors which influence conditions inside the greenhouse,
such as outside climate, greenhouse type and covering material and heating, cooling and ventilation systems, are also
covered; includes simple graphs, charts and formulae. Used softcover book. 185 pages. (Australian Government Publishing
Service. Canberra. 1988) Edges of covers and pages have tanned. Else in fine condition.
Growing Macadamias In Australia -by- Paul O'Hare, Ross Loebel & Ian Skinner. Publication Q196002
AGDEX 246/20. ISBN 0724259724. (Department of Primary Industries Queensland. Brisbane. First Edition. 1995)
Used softcover book. 54 pages. Covers grubby. Pages are very good. (2)
Growing Media For Ornamental Plants And Turf -by- Kevin A Handreck & Neil D Black. Third Edition 1999. ISBN 0868403334.
(NSW University Press. Sydney. Reprint of 3rd ed., 1999) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 448 pages. Light soiling and foxing on edges
of pages. Else very good. Weight 1.1 kilograms.
Herbicides And Plant Physiology -by- Andrew Cobb. ISBN 0412438607. First Editiion 1982. A guide to how modern herbicides interact with
target plants, and how they are used to manage crop production. Used softcover book. 176 pages. (Chapman & Hall, London, First Edition, 1982)
Covers are worn on edges and bumped in corners. Light foxing on edges of pages, else pages are very good.
Hortus Third A Concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada -initially compiled by- Liberty Hyde Bailey & Ethel
Zoe Bailey -revised & expanded by- the Staff of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium, a Unit of the New York
State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a Statutory College of the State University at Cornell
University. ISBN 0025054708. The one essential authoritative reference work on the plants of North American horticulture.
23,979 entries with descriptions for families, genera, and species; 10,326 cross-indexed synonyms;
a large but uncounted number of entries for subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars; notes on use,
culture, and propagation; 187 general articles; 260 illustrations; 3,293 authors of botanical names cited;
1,105 glossary of botanical terms; 10,408 common names. (Macmillan Publishing Co. New York. Third printing
1978) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 1290 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks, stamps and
stickers. Pocket on half title page. Covered in clear contact. Small chips on edges of dust jacket under the contact. Light
soiling to edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 3.3 kilograms.
In Search Of Excellence Exemplary Forest Management In Asia And The Pacific -edited by- Patrick Durst et al.
Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission RAP Publication No. 2005/02. ISBN 9747946688. Forestry.
This book shatters the myth that there is no positive forestry being practiced
in the Asia-Pacific region; this book celebrates the triumphs of forest managers, farmers and local communities in
balancing the range of socio-economic and environmental demands made on forests; it reveals monumental accounts of
innovation, perseverance and dedication from across the region. Used softcover book. 403 pages. (Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific/Regional Community Forestry Training Center
for Asia and The Pacific. Bangkok. 2005) Light creasing to covers. Else in fine condition. Weight 800 grams.
Insect Pests of Macadamia in Queensland -by- D A Ironside. Information Series Q195027. ISBN 0724217444.
(Department of Primary Industries Queensland. Reprint. 1995) Used softcover booklet.
28 pages. Covers are sunned on spine and creased in corners. Else very good. (3)
Introduction to Permaculture -by- Bill Mollison with Reny Mia Slay. ISBN
0908228058. Illustrated -by- Andrew Jeeves. 198 pages. (Tagari Publications, Tyalgum, NSW, 1991) Used softcover book.
Covers are creased and worn on edges and corners. Foxing on edges of pages. Binding cracked at top of spine.
Pencil underlining in text. Name written on the grubby title page. Else good. Weight 550
Introduction To Tropical Agriculture -by- J A Sutherland. Third Edition 1981. ISBN 0070935483.
An elementary introduction to the principles of agriculture, cash cropping and animal husbandry; written in simple
language; illustrated with over 140 excellent illustrations; makes extensive use of simple practical activities as
self-educating devices. (McGraw-Hill Book Company, Sydney, 3rd edition, 1981) Used softcover book, 270
pages. Spine sunned, corners bumped, foxing on edges of pages, else very good.
Keeping Poultry. Department of Agriculture Tasmania. Prepared by the officers of the
Intensive Animal Industries Branch, Department of Agriculture, Tasmania. 1989. ISBN 0724616632. Used softcover
book. 114 pages. Corners bumped. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in very good
Macadamia Grower's Handbook Growing Guide -by- Paul O'Hare, Russ Stephenson et al. 2004. ISSN 07276273.
Q103052. ISBN 0734502419. Agriculture. Macadamia Nuts. This book takes you step by step from
planning a macadamia orchard through to getting it established and into production; with a comprehensive index. Six chapters cover:
Before you start (a checklist of the things you need to know before you start growing macadamias); Common questions (the twenty or
so most commonly asked questions about the crop); Growing the crop (our guide for establishing, producing and handling macadamias);
Some additional information on key issues (more detailed information on some of the key decisions for macadamia growers); Contacts
and references (a list of industry organisations, product suppliers and further reading); Handy guides (a list of registered
chemicals and a guide to crop production). (Published 2004 -by- Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries in collaboration with
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries and the Australian Macadamia Society Ltd. 2004) Used spiral-bound softcover book.
214 pages. In fine condition. Weight 1.1 kilograms.
Macadamia Problem Solver And Bug Identifier Field Guide -by- Eric Gallagher, Paul O'Hare, Russ Stephenson,
Geoff Waite, Noel Vock. Department of Primary Industries Queensland. 2003. ISSN 07276273. Q103052. ISBN 0734502397.
Agriculture. Macadamia Nuts. A pocket guide designed to be used in the orchard; identifies pests, diseases, disorders and
beneficial insects likely to be found in macadamia trees; printed on waterproof paper; arranged in four colour-coded sections
to help quickly find a particular problem or bug; covers 87 pest, disease, nutritional, climatic and other problems and 68
insect pests and beneficial insects all in full colour with over 320 photographs. Used small spiral-bound softcover book. 215 pages.
(Department of Primary Industries Qld. Nambour. 2003) In fine condition.
Managing Water In Plant Nurseries A Guide To Irrigation, Drainage And Water Recycling In Containerised Plant Nurseries
-edited by- Chris Rolfe, Anne Currey & Ian Atkinson. 1994. ISBN 0731032144. Published jointly -by- Horticultural
Research and Development Corporation, Nursery Industry Association of Australia and NSW Agriculture, 1994. Used
oversize softcover book, 163 pages. Name and number of previous owner
written on half title page, covers worn on edges, corners bumped, else very good.
Medical and Veterinary Aspects of Plant Poisons in New South Wales -by-
E J McBarron. Over 1,000 poisonous plants in relation to humans, domestic animals and bees likely to occur in NSW are described, as well as
selected examples of exotic plant species; 960 bibliographic references; also deals with environmental factors concerned with the diagnosis,
prevention and treatment of plant poisonings, and a chemical classification of toxins, symptomatology and animal species involved. (Department
of Agriculture New South Wales, 1976) Used softcover book. 243 pages. Covers worn on edges. Foxing on first and last few pages and edges of
pages. Else good.
Organic Animal Husbandry -by- Sandy Fritz and Thomas Andresen. ISBN 064619254. Gathers together information from various sources
on organic animal husbandry for Australian conditions and indicates where more specific information can be found. With errata page laid in.
(Fritz & Associates. Berry, NSW. June 1994) Used softcover stapled book. 62 pages. Spine worn. Else very good.
Natural Gardening and Farming in Australia: Organic Growing for a Healthier Environment -by-
Jeffrey Hodges. A fully illustrated guide to organically growing vegetables, fruit, flowers, shrubs and trees
in Australian conditions without harmful pesticides and artificial fertilisers; also includes first-hand
accounts by pioneers or sustainable agriculture. How to design and establish a garden ecosystem in balance
with the natural environment; mulch; start a garden using the 'no-dig' or the 'potato' method; companion
plants; 'self-recycling' gardens; crop rotation. (Viking. Penguin Books. Melbourne. 2nd edition. 1991) ISBN
0670903647. Used book. Softcover book. 198 pages. Name of previous owner written on title page. Corners are
bumped. Some marks on edges of pages. Else good.
New Crops Agronomy and Potential of Alternative Crop Species -edited by- R S Jessop and R L Wright.
ISBN 0909605807. Looks in detail at the development and uses of eighteen new crops which currently or will in the
near future have established markets and production systems: canola; chick pea; cowpea; faba bean; field pea; herbs;
lupins; maize; mungbean, black gram and adzuki bean; navy beans and culinary beans; pigeonpea; rice; rye; sorghum;
soybean; sunflower; tea tree oil; triticale. Used softcover book. 186 pages. (Inkata Press. Melbourne. 1991) Corners
are bumped. Else in very good condition.
Pastured Poultry Profit$ (Pastured Poultry Profits) Net $25,000 In 6 Months On 20 Acres -by- Joel Salatin.
ISBN 9780963810908. A proven production model for raising free range poultry. Used softcover book. 150 pages. (Joel
Salatin. Staunton, Virginia. First Edition. 1993) Stain and some other marks on the covers. Pages are very good. Weight
Pastures And Pasture Plants -edited by- R H M Langer. ISBN 0589607475. (A H & A W Reed, Wellington, 1973)
Used hardcover book in dust jacket, 428 pages. Dust jacket is worn and torn on edges and corners. Name stamp on fep. Foxing on
edges of pages, else pages are very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
Permaculture A Designer's Manual -by- Bill Mollison. ISBN 0908228015. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket.
576 pages. (Tagari Books, Tyalgum, NSW. Reprint. 1996) Covers are scuffed and bumped on edges and corners. Foxing and some marks on
edges of pages. Else pages are very good. Weight 1.6 kilograms.
Permaculture One A Perennial Agriculture For Human Settlements -by- Bill Mollison and David Holmgren. ISBN 0552980609.
Used softcover book. 128 pages. (Tagari Books, Tyalgum, NSW. Reprint of 2nd Edition. 1983) Covers are scuffed and creased with
a small stain at bottom near the spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very
Permaculture Two Practical Design For Town and Country in Permanent Agriculture
-by- Bill Mollison. ISBN 0908228007. Used softcover book. 150 pages. (Tagari Books, Tyalgum, NSW. First Edition. 1979)
Covers are soiled and stained and worn on edges and corners. First few pages are creased on edges. Foxing on edges of pages.
Else pages are very good.
Pig Management And Production A Practical Guide For Farmers And Students -by- Derek H Goodwin. ISBN 009110890X.
Pig Farming. (Hutchinson Educational Ltd, London, First edition, 1973) Used hardcover book in price-clipped
dust jacket. 203 pages. Dust jacket is worn on edges with one small tear at top. Bookshop bookplate inside cover. Light
foxing on eps and edges of pages. All else is very good.
Pine Planting In New South Wales 2273-1 -issued under the authority of- the Hon. Jack G Beale. Forestry Commission of NSW. Chapters
are: Pine plantation establishment; Pinus radiata - Monterey or Radiata Pine; Pinus elliottii - Slash Pine; Pinus taeda - Loblolly Pine; Notes on other pine
species; Preparation of the site for planting; Raising nursery seedlings in readiness for planting; Planting, replanting and refilling; Scrubbing,
pruning and thinning; Fire protection; The measurement of trees and forest stands; Plantation establishment and management costs; Volume yield from pine
plantations; The value of merchantable standing timber; financial returns from large plantations; Financial returns from small plantations; Loans for private
afforestation in NSW. (Prepared -by- The Division of Forest Management, Forestry Commission of NSW, Sydney, no date) Used
softcover book, 59 pages, corners creased, else very good.
Planning A Forest Inventory -by- B Husch. FAO of the United Nations, Rome, 1971. Forestry. A guide to the planning and
execution of a forest inventory; defines the purpose of an inventory, planning guidelines which can be adapted to the
reader's own needs, and discusses and evaluates modern inventory techniques and methods of measurement, compilation of
data, and field and office procedures; also covers aerial photography and forest photo interpretation. Used softcover
book. 121 pages. (Forest Resources Division. Forestry Department. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Rome. 1971) Ex-library with the usual stamps and marks. Covers are worn on edges. Else very good.
Plant Growing In The Tropics And Subtropics -by- G V Ustimenko-Bakumovsky.
Translated from the Russian -by- M K Viktorova. A study guide for agricultural students; eight chapters cover grains, legumes, tubers, oil producers,
textile plants, textile plants, sugar producers, narcotic producers, and seed science. (Mir Publishers. Moscow. 1983) Used hardcover book in dust jacket.
391 pages. Dust jacket is creased, torn and chipped on edges. Book itself is very good. Weight 600 grams.
Postharvest Diseases Of Horticultural Produce Volume 1 Temperate Fruit -editors- B B Beattie, W B McGlasson and N L Wade.
ISBN 0643050515. All the information needed to identify the major postharvest diseases, disorders and injuries of
temperate fruit found in the market place; recommendations on management of the postharvest system; easy to rad format
with colour illustrations. Used softcover book. 84 pages, (NSW Agriculture & Fisheries, CSIRO
Australia, Melbourne, 1989) Spine sunned, else very good.
Practical Hints For Budding And Grafting Fruit And Nut Trees -by- Donald McE Alexander. ISBN 064304269. ESS/PAS 2/90 2000. Covers methods of
vegetative propagation by budding and grafting, and methods for Annonaceae, avocado, cashew, citrus, macadamias, mango,
pistachio, pome fruits, sapodilla, stone fruits, walnut, ziziphus. Used softcover booklet. 31 pages. (CSIRO Australia.
Reprint, 1990) Covers worn on edges and soiled, pages are very good.
Putting Back The Bush The Role Of Trees In Sustainable Agriculture Workbook 1 -guest editor- Nan Oates
-case studies by- Bob Youl. ISBN 1875345183. Australian Sustainable Agriculture. The first in a series of workbooks
developed from papers presented to a National Conference on 'The Role of Trees in Sustainable Agriculture; this workbook
lays the foundations for sustainable agriculture by demonstrating how farm forestry can control the problems affecting
agriculture, from salinity and soil erosion to improvement of soil fertility; it also presents the technique of whole
farm planning, an essential tool in the integration of revegetation programs into a farm crop and livestock program. Used
softcover book. 60 pages. (Jointly published by Greening Australia, the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation,
and the Land & Water Resources Research & Development Corporation. Canberra. 1995) Front cover is sunned and marked. Else in
very good condition.
Queensland Country Life Farm Handbook -edited by- Arthur Prescott. ISBN 0908177011. Farming. A concise and practical guide
to agriculture and livestock husbandry produced by drawing on the combined resources of Queensland Country Life
newspaper, the Land newspaper, and Farm magazine, as well as experts in government departments and tertiary institutions.
Topics covered include health; horses; cattle; dairying; sheep; goats; pigs; orphans; dogs; cats; poultry; cage birds;
welding; farm machinery; fencing; soil; pastures; weeds; gardening; concreting; metrics; handicrafts. Illustrated with
black and white photographs, line drawings, diagrams and tables. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 304 pages. (Strand Publishing.
Brisbane. 1983) Shelf wear on edges and corners of boards. Dust jacket is bumped on corners. Light foxing on endpapers and edges of
pages. One note written on contents page in pen. Else very good.
Sheep Diseases -by- A Brightling. ISBN 0909605521. Diseases of Sheep.
Sheep Husbandry. Written specifically for sheep and wool producers in Australia. Chapters cover: Introduction;
worm control; disease prevention; sheep diseases in Australia; exotic sheep diseases; veterinary services to
the sheep industry; animal welfare. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 155 pages. (Inkata Press. Melbourne. 1988)
In excellent condition. Weight 800 grams.
Skills Of The Australian Bushman -by- Ron Edwards. ISBN 0727011189. Self Sufficiency.
Australian Bush Skills. Easy instructions copiously illustrated and accompanied by interesting background material
tell how to; make furniture and fishing nets; cool or heat rooms; make toys and musical instruments; build huts;
make and repair horse gear; plait and work in leather; splice rope and tie knots; make camping and cooking
equipment; use simple material for many purposes. Illustrated with line drawings. Used hardcover book in dust
jacket. 166 pages. (Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1979) Foxing on edges of pages, endpapers and first and last few
pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Small Farming For Pleasure And Profit 50 Australian Farmers Show You How Practical Guidelines On Choosing
A Venture, Buying Land And Managing Your Farm -by- Jennifer Wilkinson. ISBN 0670906247. Small Farming in Australia. Ever wanted
to swap your desk for a small farm, or to combine the two? There is money to be made from earthworms, ostriches, boronia, quandongs,
pepper, geese, coffee, yabbies, ginseng, shorthorns, garlic, and much more; 50 farmers from all over Australia explain how it is done;
down-to-earth guidelines on locating the right farm - selecting a congenial venture - researching the market - obtaining primary
producer tax status - honing yur management skills - meeting challenges and solving problems. Used softcover book. 200 pages.
(Viking/Penguin Books. Ringwood. 1995) Edges of pages have tanned. Spine sunned. Else in very good condition.
Soils of New South Wales Their Characterization, Classification and Conservation. Soils Conservation
Service Handbook No. 1 -compiled & edited by- P E V Charman. ISBN 0730500705. Soil Conservation. Issued under the Authority
of The hon. J R Hallam, M.L.C. Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, N.S.W. (Soil Conservation Service. N.S.W. Reprint
February 1984) Used softcover book. 242 pages. In fine condition. Weight 800 grams.
Soils Or Spoils The Chemical Dilemma A Practical Insight Into Organic
Sustainable Agriculture -by- David Alan Hall. The author argues that a healthy and profitable agricultural future
can lie only in sustainable practices; chemical dependence has led to soil degradation. Used softcover book. 56 pages.
(Hawthorn Press, Perth, WA, 1990) No ISBN. Marks on edges of pages at bottom, else very good.
Some Citrus Species And Varieties In Australia -by- D McE Alexander. ISBN 0643035206.
Covers nomenclature, sweet orange, sour orange, lemon, grapefruit, mandarin, lime, pummelo, citron, tangelo, kumquat (cumquat),
Australian desert lime, Australian finger lime, Australian round lime, Russel River lime, Mount White lime, Maiden's
Australian wild lime, rootstocks. Used softcover booklet. 64 pages. (CSIRO Australia. Reprint. 1985) Covers are grubby, creased, worn.
Pages are in fine condition.
Some Tree Fruits For Tropical Australia -by- D McE Alexander, P B Schofield & A Frodsham. ISBN 0643029300.
Covers avocado, Cashew, carambola, Chinese jujube, date palm, durian, guava,
jaboticaba, jackfruit, langsat and duku, litchi, longan, mango, mandosteen,
pummelo, rambutan, sapodilla, soursop, sweetsop, West Indian lime, fruit storage
and preservation. (CSIRO Australia. 1982) Used softcover book. 56 pages. Spine is worn. Else very good.
Soybean Growing Agfacts P5.2.6 -by- R T Cotton, Principal Agronomist. NSW Dept of Agriculture. Agdex 162/20. First Edition. 1987.
(Fibres and Oils. Division of Plant Industries. NSW Dept of Agriculture Agriculture. First Edition. 1987) Used softcover book. 42 pages.
Stamp on cover. Edges of covers are worn. Corners bumped. Two holes neatly punched for binder. Pages are good.
Special Pathology And Therapeutics of The Diseases of Domestic Animals in 3 Volumes -by- Dr. Franz Hutyra & Dr. Josef Marek. 1926.
Third Authorized American Edition from the Sixth Revised and Enlarged German Edition.
Edited -by- John R Mohler & Adolph Eichhorn. Veterinary Science. Volume I: Infectious Diseases; 1091 pages; 259 illustrations in the text and 19 plates.
Volume II: Diseases of The Digestive Organs, Respiratory Organs and Circulatory Organs; 850 pages; 165 illustrations in the text and 3 plates.
Volume III: Diseases of the Urinary Organs, Blood and Blood producing Organs, Spleen, Metabolism, Nervous System, Organs of
Locomotion, and Skin; 835 pages; 185 illustrations in the text and 6 plates. (Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, Covent Garden. 1926) 3 Volumes.
Hardcover books. No dust jackets. Ex-library with the usual stamps, stickers and marks. Good green cloth with embossed lettering on front
covers and good gilt lettering on spine. Covered with clear contact. Foxing on edges of pages. Very good. The 3 volumes together weigh 7.5
kilograms. Please email us for a Shipping information for this item quote stating your location.
Temperate And Subtropical Fruit Production -by- David Jackson. ISBN 0409701491. Butterworths Horticultural Books.
New Zealand Fruitgrowing. This book provides the background and detailed information on the production of temperate and
subtropical fruits in New Zealand; the first part details the important factors which contribute towards the successful
production of fruit, and the second part described the cultivation of individual crops. (Butterworths Of New Zealand Ltd,
Wellington, New Zealand, First edition, 1986) Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, pictorial laminated
boards, 294 pages. Spine sunned, insect damage to edges of fep, else very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
The Atlas of Dog Breeds of The World -by- Bonnie Wilcox, DVM and Chris Walkowicz. The most
comprehensive fully illustrated volume on dogs ever published. Illustrated with over 1100 full colour
photographs. H-1091. (t.f.h. Publications Inc. Neptune, NJ. 5th edition. 1995) ISBN 0793812844. Used
hardcover book. No dust jacket. Pictorial boards. 912 pages. Insect damage to edges of endpapers. Edges of
pages are grubby. Else very good. Weighs 3.3 kilograms. Shipping within Australia is AU$20.00. For international shipping,
please email us stating your location.
The Australian Pulpwood Story. Based on a text -by- D T Kitchener. Produced -by- the Tasmanian Forestry
Commission for the Australian Forestry Council, July 1979. Chapters are: Pulpwood Processing; World history
of papermaking; Early Australian investigations into papermaking; Industrial developments in paper
manufacture; Export of pulpwood as woodchips; Reducing the dependence on softwood imports; The nature of
eucalypt forests; Forest management; Economic and social importance of pulpwood-using industries; Conclusion;
Credits. Used softcover book. 65 pages. Light wear to edges of covers. Else very good.
The Barf Diet Raw Feeding For Dogs And Cats Using Evolutionary Principles -by- Dr Ian
Billinghurst. ISBN 0958592519. Pet Feeding. The word BARF stands for 'Biologically Appropriate Raw Food'
or 'Bones and Raw Food'; the BARF diet presented in this book is a simple, practical and commonsense
alternative to the health destroying processed pet foods. Used softcover book. 110 pages. (Warrigal Publishing.
Bathurst. 2001. 8th printing) Slight wear to lower edge of front cover. Else in fine
The Biological Farmer A Complete Guide To The Sustainable And Profitable Biological System Of Farming
-by- Gary F Zimmer. ISBN 9780911311624. Agriculture. Organic Farming. Biological farmers work with nature, feeding
soil life, balancing soil minerals and tilling soils with a purpose; the methods they apply involve a unique system of
beliefs, observations and guidelines that result in increased production and profit; this practical how-to guide explains
their methods. Used softcover book. 352 pages. (Acres U.S.A. Austin, Texas. First printing. 2000) Name of previous owner
written on reverse of front cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 450 grams.
The Challenge of Landscape -by- P A Yeomans. Water Saving Systems. The Keyline Plan is a system of soil
improvement by saving all the rain that falls on the land; this book is a narrative of the author's practical experiments
and experiences in a comprehensive approach to the Keyline use of the land. (Keyline Publishing Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1958) Used
hardcover book. No dust jacket. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering. 271 pages + 32 black and white plates. Foxing on
endpapers and edges of pages. Else very good.
The Dog Owner's Manual on Selecting, Raising and Breeding Dogs -by- Karen Hedberg BVSc. (The Watermark
Press. Sydney. 1989) ISBN 0949284149. Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 346 pages. Dust jacket is worn on edgtes
and bumped on corners (small tear in upper rear corner). Wear to edges of boards. Foxing inside covers, on first and last few
pages and edges of pages. Else very good.
The Farmer's Dog -by- John Holmes. ISBN 0091561213. Chapters cover: Dog instincts; Other mental characteristics
of dogs; Balance of dog mental characteristics; The right dog; Principles of dog training; General care of dogs;
The new puppy; Training the young dog; Further training of dogs; Other jobs for dogs and problems. Used softcover book.
161 pages. (Popular Dogs Publishing Co Ltd, London, 10th edition, 1985) Foxing on reverse of covers, else very good.
The Kialla Story Farming Profitably Without Chemicals -by- Sandy McNally. Organic Farming. Kialla is a
property on Queensland's Darling Downs which converted its farming program to one of crop rotation, cover
cropping and green manuring. (Sandy Mcnally. Berry. 1988) No ISBN. Used small softcover booklet. 19 pages.
Marks on covers. Pages are very good.
The Planning And Evaluation Of Forestry Projects -by- G R Watt -edited by- J J Macgregor. Institute Paper No. 45.
(Commonwealth Forestry Institute. University of Oxford. 1973) Used softcover book. 83 pages. Name on front cover.
Cover stained along lower edge. Pages are rippled from exposure to moisture along lower edge but not stained. Else very good.
The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales,
Faith Healing, Moonshining, and Other Affairs of Plain Living -edited by- Eliot Wigginton. ISBN 0385073534. Mountain wisdom.
Self Sufficiency. Measurements in feet and inches. Used softcover book. 384 pages. (Anchor Books, Anchor Press, Garden City NY, 1972)
Covers have tanned and are worn on corners and edges. Bookshop bookplate inside front cover. Hinge has split between pages 146 and 147.
Else very good.
The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition -by- Bill Mollison Tagari Publications ISBN 0908228066. 288 pages.
(Tagari Publications. Tyalgum, NSW. 1993) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Colour decorative boards showing a medieval scene in a vineyard.
Foxing inside covers and on endpapers. Foxing also on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 1
Tropical Tree Crops -by- Chief Lawrence K Opeke, Bamwasan of Ile-Oluji, Nigeria, University of Ife, Ife-Ife, Nigeria. ISBN 0471100668. The author, Chief Lawrence K Opeke,
Bamwasan of Ile-Oluji, has spent a considerable amount of time researching into the genetics and plant breeding requirements of
specific tree crops; in this book he introduces the basic principles of ecology for a wide variety of tropical tree crops, and
discusses the principles and practices involved in the cultivation of such crops; written in clear, simple, and non-technical
language, the book has been designed primarily for students of agriculture, botany, and biological sciences throughout Tropical
Africa. (John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester, 1982) Used softcover book, 312 pages. Covers are grubby, marked
and worn on edges, corners knocked, foxing on edges of pages, some pen underlining, else good. Rare.
Water For Every Farm Yeomans Keyline Plan compiled, updated and edited -by- Ken B Yeomans from work and
writings of the late P A Yeomans. 1993. ISBN 0646129546. Sustainable Agriculture. Covers comprehensive whole farm design;
amplified contour cultivation; water storage in farm dams; layout of better farm roads; quick gravity irrigation; contour
strip forests; subdivision design; erosion control; solving salt issues. Used softcover book. 275 pages. (Keyline Designs.
Southport, 1993) Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in fine condition. Weight 400 grams.
Weed Control in Summer Crops 2000-2001 -by- Andrew Storrie. Agdex 100/640. ISSN 08175063. A Guide to weed control
in grain and forage sorghum, maize, sweet corn, soybean, sunflower, adzuki bean, cowpea, lablab, mungbean, pigeon pea,
navy bean, peanut and millet by CSIRO Agronomist Andrew Storrie. Weeds Subprogram. Pastures and Rangelands. NSW
Agriculture. (NSW Agriculture. Dubbo, NSW. 2000) Used softcover book. 56 pages. Light creasing
to covers. Pages are very good.
What Dog Is That? A Guide To Pedigree Dogs In Australia -by- Jon Prosser and Barbara Prosser. ISBN 0207131996.
One of the most practical dog reference books ever produced. Used hardcover book in dust jacket now covered in clear plastic.
264 pages. (Angus & Robertson Publishers. Sydney. 1974) Name on front free endpaper. Tape shadows on endpapers and first and
last few pages. Foxing on edges of pages. Else in very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Wildlife In The Home Paddock Nature Conservation For Australian Farmers -by- Roland Breckwoldt. ISBN 0207147477.
Australian Nature Conservation. The author argues that there is a strong case for private landholders'
concerning themselves with wildlife conservation, as there are economic benefits to be had as well as ethical and
aesthetic reasons; landholders learn to live with the land as well as on it; includes measures than can be taken to repair
previous uneconomic uses of the land including tree planting and tree regeneration; adaptation of farm dams for both waterfowl and
fresh water fish; controlled use of fire; management of problem animals such as cockatoos in grain crops and wallabies in forest
plantations. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 348 pages. Australian Natural Science Library. (Angus & Robertson Publishers,
London, First Edition, 1983) Dust jacket and boards lightly worn on edges. Spine and front cover sunned. Foxing on edges of pages.
Else very good. Weight 850 grams.
Workshop Manual on Efficient Pesticide Use in Tree Crops -edited by- Robert Battaglia, Nicholas Woods and Peter Hughes. 1997.
Queensland Department of Primary Industries. Centre for Pesticide Application and Safety, University of Queensland, Gatton College.
(First Edition November 1997) Used softcover book. 50 pages. In very good condition.
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