Kay's Secondhand Books & Music Australia
A Kid's Guide To Keeping Chickens -by- Melissa Caughey (2015). ISBN 9781612124186.
Poultrykeeping. All you need to know about keeping a flock of chickens healthy and happy. Includes pull-out
poster at the rear of the book. A U.S. publication. Used second hand paperback book. 138 pages. (Storey
Publishing, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA, 2015) Covers lightly creased. Pages are very good. Weight
Advances In Tropical Acacia Research ACIAR Proceedings No. 35 -editor- John
W Turnbull (1991). ISBN 1863200363. Proceedings of an international workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand,
11-15 February 1991 by The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Used second hand paperback book.
236 pages. (The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, 1991) Marks on covers.
Corners creased. Pages are very good. Weight 600 grams. Free shipping within Australia; overseas buyers
please email us for a shipping quote stating your location.
Against The Grain: Fourteen Farmers Adapt To Climate Change
-by- Bill Hampel (2015). ISBN 9781925078503. Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture. Fourteen
Australian farmers who accept the science, tell how they have observed or recorded the unpredictable weather
events, the reduction in rainfall and its shift to the hotter months when it is less useful to plants; these
farmers demonstrate how to reduce their greenhouse gases - to zero in some instances - and remain profitable;
a summary of climate change impacts and an account of the numerous economic, political and media barriers to
positive change provide a context for their work. Used second hand paperback book. 280 pages. (Rosenburg
Publishing Pty Ltd, Dural NSW, 2015) Top of spine is knocked, else in fine condition. Weight 600 grams.
Alley Cropping A Stable Alternative To Shifting Cultivation -by- B T Kang, G F Wilson & T L Lawson (1986).
Technical Bulletin. The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture develops alternatives to the centuries-old shifting
cultivation and bush fallow production systems in the humid and subhumid tropics; alley cropping is an agro-forestry system
that involves growing food crops in alleys formed by hedgerows of leguminous trees or shrubs. Used second hand oblong softcover book.
22 pages. (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria. 2nd printing May 1986) Corners are bumped. Else
in fine condition.
Commercial Hydroponics -by- John Mason (2nd Edition 2005). ISBN 0731812565.
Information on how to grow 102 different types of vegetables, fruit, cut flowers, herbs and other
plants; a standard text for anyone growing plants in a hydroponic system; emphasis is placed on plants
that are commercially viable and ways to manage and improve crop profitability. Used second hand paperback book.
198 pages. (The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, 2d Ed 2005) Marks on covers.
Corners creased. Pages are very good. Weight 5500 grams. Free shipping within Australia; overseas buyers
please email us for a shipping quote stating your location.
Don't Dream It Do It! Making Money From New Farm Ideas -by- Greg Cahill (1993). ISBN 0730630013.
Entrepreneurship. Agricultural Diversification.
This book outlines case studies, stories and experiences of ordinary Australians who have successfully developed new farming enterprises,
in spite of rural recessions, lower prices, higher costs and a host of other problems confronting rural residents, e.g. Christmas
trees, snails, Irish donkeys, herbs, lavender, quail, squabs and trout. There is no shortage of ideas out there; what is lacking is the
skill to take an idea and convert it into a profitable enterprise; this book is about such a process. Used second hand softcover book.
264 pages. (supported by RIRDC/Agmedia, Victoria Dept of Agriculture. Published by Agmedia, a division of Daratech Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1993)
Light creasing to covers. Corners bumped. Else very good. Weight 800 grams.
Farming Naturally And Organic Animal Care -by- Pat Coleby. ISBN 0947065059. This book explains how to manage farms
and livestock by first balancing the minerals in the soil; from this comes healthy fodder of high quality which produces healthy, disease-free
livestock; the author then lists the different diseases appropriate to farm stock with notes on how to cure them using vitamins, minerals and
management; Mrs Coleby has developed these natural farming methods through practical experiences in her own farming enterprise on different
properties. Used second hand paperback book covered in clear contact. 148 pages. (Night Owl Publishers. Euroa, Victoria. Reprint. 1993) Name written on
half title page. Light foxing and some marks on edges of pages. Else very good. Scarce.
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 second hand 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 kilograms.
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 second hand 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 second hand 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 second hand softcover book. 185 pages. (Australian Government Publishing
Service. Canberra. 1988) Edges of covers and pages have tanned. Else in fine condition.
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 second hand 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 (1995). ISBN 0724217444.
(Department of Primary Industries Queensland. Reprint. 1995) Used second hand softcover booklet.
28 pages. Covers are sunned on spine and creased in corners. Else 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 second hand spiral-bound softcover book.
214 pages. In fine condition. Weight 1.1 kilograms.
Medical and Veterinary Aspects of Plant Poisons in New South Wales -by-
E J McBarron (1976). 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 second hand softcover book. 243 pages. Covers worn on edges. Foxing on first and last few pages and 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 second hand softcover book. 186 pages. (Inkata Press. Melbourne. 1991) Corners
are bumped. Else in very good condition.
Plant Nutrient Disorders 1 Temperate And Subtropical Fruit And Nut Crops -by- R G Weir & G C Cresswell
NSW Agriculture (1993). ISBN 0909605890. Australian Agriculture. Book 1 of a series of 5 books describing and illustrating
typical symptoms and proven techniques for the detection and correction of nutrient disorders and their distinction from
other non-nutritional problems, such as diseases, herbicide damage or moisture stress, found in a wide range of crops.
Illustrated in colour. Used second hand softcover book. 96 pages. (Biological & Chemical Research Institute. NSW Agriculture.
Inkata Press, Melbourne. 1993) Corners are bumped. Marks on lower page edges. Else very good. Weight
Postharvest Diseases Of Horticultural Produce Volume 1 Temperate Fruit (1989) -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 second hand softcover book. 84 pages, (NSW Agriculture & Fisheries, CSIRO
Australia, Melbourne, 1989) Spine sunned, else 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
second hand 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.
Sheep Diseases -by- A Brightling (1988). 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 second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 155 pages. (Inkata Press. Melbourne. 1988)
In excellent 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 your management skills - meeting challenges and solving problems. Used second hand softcover book. 200 pages.
(Viking/Penguin Books. Ringwood. 1995) Edges of pages have tanned. Spine sunned. Else in very good condition.
The ABC Of Calf Rearing -by- Sharyn Munnerley (c.2002). Revised Edition. ISBN 095790861X. The author has
made calf rearing simple; this book is a step-by-step guide, covering all topics necessary for the proper care
and management of young calves, from what to look for when purchasing calves to the importance of colostrum,
feeding, housing, health and management concerns. Used second hand paperback book. 168 pages. (CH Jerram & Associates Science
Publishers, Mt Waverley Victoria. Rev. Ed. Undated but circa 2002) Some scuffing to covers and top outer corner
of covers is creased. Else in very good condition. Weight 400 grams. Free shipping within Australia. Overseas buyers,
please contact us for a shipping quote 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 second hand softcover book. 65 pages. Light wear to edges 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 second hand 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 second hand 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.
Weekend Farming A Handbook For Enthusiasts -by- Robyn Hogan (Reprint 1985). ISBN 0207149623.
A practical solution for the city- or town-based newcomer contemplating a rural life without overcommitting
themselves; commonsense advice on how the urban way of life and a steady income from employment can still be
enjoyed while running a small farm, located within easy driving distance from home; how to set up a farm, from
buying land to contracting labour; simple but comprehensive coverage is given to 14 projects suitable for the
non-resident farmer with information on how to get started, the amount of work involved and the equipment needed.
Used large format paperback book. 118 pages. (Angus & Robertson Publishers, Sydney, reprint 1985) Corners of covers
bumped. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good condition. Weight 550 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 second hand softcover book. 50 pages. In very good condition.
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