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The Resource Six chemicals that changed agriculture, Robert L. Zimdahl (Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA)

Six chemicals that changed agriculture, Robert L. Zimdahl (Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA)

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Six chemicals that changed agriculture
Title
Six chemicals that changed agriculture
Statement of responsibility
Robert L. Zimdahl (Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA)
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Six Chemicals That Changed Agriculture is a scientific look at how the chemicals used in today's food production were developed, evaluated, and came to be in wide-spread use. From fertilizers to pest management, antibiotics to DNA, chemicals have transformed the way our food is grown, protected, and processed. Agriculture is the world's most important environment interaction, the essential human activity, and an increasingly controversial activity because of its use and presumed misuse of chemistry. The major characteristics of US agriculture for at least the last six decades have been risi
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Zimdahl, Robert L
Dewey number
630.24
Index
index present
LC call number
S585
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Lime
  • Nitrogen fertilizers
  • Phosphatic fertilizers
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Recombinant DNA
  • Antibiotics
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Antibiotics
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Lime
  • Nitrogen fertilizers
  • Phosphatic fertilizers
  • Recombinant DNA
Label
Six chemicals that changed agriculture, Robert L. Zimdahl (Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA)
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Six Chemicals That Changed Agriculture; Copyright; Contents; Epigraph; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 -- Introduction; CHEMISTRY; ALCHEMY; CHEMISTRY AND THE CHEMICALS IN THIS BOOK; FIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF DEVELOPED COUNTRY AGRICULTURE; AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION; THE MORRILL ACT; THE HATCH AND SMITH-LEVER ACTS; THE PRODUCTIVITY OF AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 2 -- The Characteristics of Modern Agriculture Enabled by Chemicals; AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT; AGRICULTURE'S ERAS; RESULTS AND THE NEW ERA; REFERENCES; Chapter 3 -- Lime: A Soil Amendment; AGRICULTURAL LIME; SOURCES OF LIME
  • WHERE LIME IS NEEDEDAGRICULTURAL ROLE; REFERENCES; Chapter 4 -- Nitrogen; NITROGEN AND LIFE; THE HABER-BOSCH PROCESS; NITROGEN FIXATION; RESULTS OF THE HABER-BOSCH PROCESS; EFFECTS ON AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 5 -- Phosphorus; INTRODUCTION; HISTORY; SOURCES; SUPPLY; AGRICULTURAL ROLE; REFERENCES; Chapter 6 -- 2,4-D: An Herbicide; A NEW CHEMICAL; PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS; PHENOXY ACIDS; MODERN WEED MANAGEMENT; DEVELOPMENT OF 2,4-D; WORLD WAR II; EFFECT ON AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 7 -- DDT: An Insecticide; INTRODUCTION; SYNTHESIS; SILENT SPRING; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; HUMAN EFFECTS
  • MALARIAAGRICULTURAL EFFECTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 8 -- Recombinant DNA; INTRODUCTION; THE CASE FOR USE OF RECOMBINANT DNA IN AGRICULTURE; THE CASE AGAINST USE OF RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE; PRESENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENTS; FUTURE EFFECTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 9 -- Antibiotics; INTRODUCTION; HUMAN USES; ANIMAL USES; THE CONTROVERSY; EFFECTS ON AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 10 -- Conclusion; INTRODUCTION; THE CHALLENGE; THE CHANGES: THE TRANSFORMATION OF AGRICULTURE; THE FUTURE: A BRIEF COMMENT; REFERENCES; Index
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1 online resource
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9780128006177
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rdamedia
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  • 9780128006177
  • 9780128005613
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1580367021963793851
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(OCoLC)914472482
Label
Six chemicals that changed agriculture, Robert L. Zimdahl (Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA)
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Six Chemicals That Changed Agriculture; Copyright; Contents; Epigraph; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 -- Introduction; CHEMISTRY; ALCHEMY; CHEMISTRY AND THE CHEMICALS IN THIS BOOK; FIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF DEVELOPED COUNTRY AGRICULTURE; AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION; THE MORRILL ACT; THE HATCH AND SMITH-LEVER ACTS; THE PRODUCTIVITY OF AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 2 -- The Characteristics of Modern Agriculture Enabled by Chemicals; AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT; AGRICULTURE'S ERAS; RESULTS AND THE NEW ERA; REFERENCES; Chapter 3 -- Lime: A Soil Amendment; AGRICULTURAL LIME; SOURCES OF LIME
  • WHERE LIME IS NEEDEDAGRICULTURAL ROLE; REFERENCES; Chapter 4 -- Nitrogen; NITROGEN AND LIFE; THE HABER-BOSCH PROCESS; NITROGEN FIXATION; RESULTS OF THE HABER-BOSCH PROCESS; EFFECTS ON AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 5 -- Phosphorus; INTRODUCTION; HISTORY; SOURCES; SUPPLY; AGRICULTURAL ROLE; REFERENCES; Chapter 6 -- 2,4-D: An Herbicide; A NEW CHEMICAL; PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS; PHENOXY ACIDS; MODERN WEED MANAGEMENT; DEVELOPMENT OF 2,4-D; WORLD WAR II; EFFECT ON AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 7 -- DDT: An Insecticide; INTRODUCTION; SYNTHESIS; SILENT SPRING; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; HUMAN EFFECTS
  • MALARIAAGRICULTURAL EFFECTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 8 -- Recombinant DNA; INTRODUCTION; THE CASE FOR USE OF RECOMBINANT DNA IN AGRICULTURE; THE CASE AGAINST USE OF RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE; PRESENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENTS; FUTURE EFFECTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 9 -- Antibiotics; INTRODUCTION; HUMAN USES; ANIMAL USES; THE CONTROVERSY; EFFECTS ON AGRICULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 10 -- Conclusion; INTRODUCTION; THE CHALLENGE; THE CHANGES: THE TRANSFORMATION OF AGRICULTURE; THE FUTURE: A BRIEF COMMENT; REFERENCES; Index
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914472482
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
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online
Isbn
9780128006177
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9780128006177
  • 9780128005613
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1580367021963793851
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)914472482

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