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Advances In Tropical Acacia Research ACIAR Proceedings No.35 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.
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Against The Grain Fourteen Farmers Adapt To Climate Change 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.
Product Id: AF27102
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Alley Cropping A Stable Alternative To Shifting Cultivation 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.
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Bee AgSkills A Practical Guide To Farm Skills Agdex 481/10 Bee AgSkills A Practical Guide To Farm Skills Agdex 481/10 -by- NSW Dept of Primary Industries (2015) -written by- Jennifer Laffan (Reprint 2015). ISBN 073130603. A basic guide to some of the skills and practices of bee production with step by step instructions, diagrams and full colour pictures; covers using a bee smoker, opening a hive, requeening, removing and extracting honey, bee health and bee pests, buying equipment, and more. Used second hand tall paperback book. 114 pages. (NSW Dept of Primary Industries, reprint, 2015) Name whited out inside front cover, else very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
Product Id: AF28276
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Direct Seeding Of Trees And Shrubs A Manual For Australian Conditions Direct Seeding Of Trees And Shrubs A Manual For Australian Conditions -by- Greg Dalton, Revegetation Research Scientist (1993). ISBN 0730839478. Direct seeding trees and shrubs can cost as little as 10% of the cost of planting nursery-grown seedlings; this book answers all your questions about direct seeding. illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams. Used second hand softcover book. 124 pages. (Primary Industries S.A., Adelaide, 1993) Covers are grubby. Remains of label on title page. Some marks on edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 400 grams.
Product Id: AF29388
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Don't Dream It Do It! Making Money From New Farm Ideas 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.
Product Id: AF27386
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Gene Flow Between Crops and Their Wild Relatives Gene Flow Between Crops and Their Wild Relatives -by- Meike S Andersson and M Carmen de Vicente (2010). 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 kg.
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Getting Started In Beef A Practical Handbook AgGuide Getting Started In Beef A Practical Handbook AgGuide NSW Dept of Primary Industries -by- Jennifer Laffan (2009). 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.
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Grasp The Nettle Making Biodynamic Farming And Gardening Work Grasp The Nettle Making Biodynamic Farming And Gardening Work -by- Peter Proctor with Gillian Cole (1997). 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.
Product Id: AF23962
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Greenhouses Handbook For Nurserymen Horticulturalists And Gardeners Greenhouses Handbook For Nurserymen Horticulturalists And Gardeners -edited by- Dr Keith Garzoli (1988). 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.
Product Id: AF23551
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Insect Pests of Macadamia in Queensland 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.
Product Id: AF18370
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Organic Matter And Soils (CSIRO Soils Series) Organic Matter And Soils (CSIRO Soils Series) -by- Kevin A Handreck (reprint 1993). ISBN 0643024182. Covers: what is soil organic matter; effects of organic matter on soils; what determines the organic matter content of a soil. Illustrated with diagrams, line drawings and black & white photographs. Used second hand softcover book. 52 pages. (CSIRO Australia, reprint, 1993) Label on grubby rear cover, else in very good condition.
Product Id: AF29401
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Plant Nutrient Disorders 1 Temperate And Subtropical Fruit And Nut Crops 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 300 grams.
Product Id: AF26649
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Postharvest Diseases Of Horticultural Produce Volume 1 Temperate Fruit 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.
Product Id: AF12316
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Putting Back The Bush The Role Of Trees In Sustainable Agriculture Workbook 1 Putting Back The Bush The Role Of Trees In Sustainable Agriculture Workbook 1 -guest editor- Nan Oates -case studies by- Bob Youl (1995). 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.
Product Id: AF24003
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Sheep Diseases 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.
Product Id: AF23793
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Small Farming For Pleasure And Profit 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 (1995). 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.
Product Id: AF24820
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Soil Sense Soil Management For NSW North Coast Farmers Soil Sense: Soil Management For NSW North Coast Farmers -by- Rebecca Lines-Kelly, Soils Media Officer for North Coast Soil Management Working Party (1995). ISBN 073104942X. In 3 sections: North Coast Catchments describes the main soils in each of the region's catchments, and the agriculture carried out on those soils; Managing The Soil outlines the soil management techniques needed for each of theregion's main agricultural systems: grazing, dairying, broadacre cropping, banana growing, cane growing, orchard cropping and vegetable growing; The Farmer's A-Z of Soils explains soil science simply with entries from acid soils to zinc. Used second hand tall softcover book. 196 pages. (North Coast Soil Management Working Party, Wollongbar, 1995) Corners are bumped, else in very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
Product Id: AF28233
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The ABC Of Calf Rearing 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.
Product Id: AF26784
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The Australia & New Zealand Complete Book Of Raising Livestock And Poultry The Australia & New Zealand Complete Book Of Raising Livestock And Poultry A Self-Sufficiency Guide -edited by- Katie Thear & Dr Alistair Fraser -consultants- Dr Paul Gilchrist & David Austin -photography- Brian Hale (4th printing 1982). ISBN 0855521120. Self-sufficiency farming. Covers chickens, ducks, geese, other poultry, rabbits, goats, sheep, pigs, cattle, horses, with a glossary and index; detailed advice written by people with first hand experience. Illustrated with colour and black & white photographs. Used second hand large softcover book. 224 pages. (Australia & New Zealand Book Co, Sydney, 4th printing, 1982) Covers are grubby and worn on edges and corners. Inked name stamp on half title page. Foxing on edges of pages, else pages are in very good condition. Weight 1kg.
Product Id: AF29409
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The Australian Pulpwood Story 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.
Product Id: AF16335
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The Healthy House Cow An Organic Approach To Cow Care And Making Dairy Products The Healthy House Cow An Organic Approach To Cow Care And Making Dairy Products -by- Marja Fitzgerald (Earth Garden Magazine 1989). ISBN 0959588914. Organic Dairy Farming. Australia's complete organic guide to owning your own dairy cow, providing all the information you need from buying your cow, fencing, pastures and health care through to milking, calving, and a range of delicious recipes for using your fresh, natural dairy products. Used second hand softcover book. 142 pages. (Earth Garden Magazine, Trentham, Victoria, 1989) A few marks on edges of pages, else in very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
Product Id: AF28275
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The Kialla Story Farming Profitably Without Chemicals The Kialla Story Farming Profitably Without Chemicals -by- Sandy McNally (1988). 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. 20 pages. Marks on covers. Pages are very good.
Product Id: AF17672
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The Planning And Evaluation Of Forestry Projects 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.
Product Id: AF16292
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Weekend Farming A Handbook For Enthusiasts 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.
Product Id: AF27431
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Workshop Manual on Efficient Pesticide Use in Tree Crops 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.
Product Id: AF20199
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