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    The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of changing soil textures and nutrient availabilities upon biomass allocation within Brassica rapus. From the data collected, we can conclude that soil texture and it’s influence upon nutrient availability is significant in determining biomass allocation within B. rapus. In our study, we found that soil texture primarily determined root biomass while the degree of nutrient availability, provided by fertilization, primarily determined…

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    Cattle Farmer

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    analysis on table 1 presented the demographic characteristics of cattle farmers in the study area. A large proportion were male (95.9%) than the female (4.1%), which is an indication that male participated more than female in the awareness and the use of crop residue urea feeding technology. The findings also revealed that majority (40 – 50 years) of cattle farmers are in their middle ages which implies that age was an important variable as it reflects the physical strength for work. Also, in…

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    Community Garden Essay

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    The pavement surface also precludes crop growing in underlying soil; raised soil beds will need to be constructed. Moreover, litter and pollution from surrounding urban surfaces must be closely monitored and mitigated to ensure healthy plant growth. Location 5: Phelps Hall roof (on-campus)…

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    Genetically Modified Crops

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    idea of genetically modified (GM) crops. GM crops have become more and more prevalent across developed countries, but other countries still have yet to see the improvements GM crops could make towards their development. By examining the benefits and questions GM crops have raised in the United States and non-developed countries,…

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    When we talk about agriculture, indigenous knowledge has been practice before coming up of modern technology/science. Indigenous knowledge is a product of the adaptation of farming practices to the local Environment, creating unique indigenous farming practices and food culture. So Indigenous knowledge is the local knowledge that is unique to a culture or society. Other names for it include: ‘local knowledge’, ‘folk knowledge’, ‘people’s knowledge’, ‘traditional wisdom’ or ‘traditional science’.…

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    Essay On GE Crops

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    Introduction First of all, we should talk about what is the GE crops. In wikipedia, GE crops is genetically modified crops (GMCs, GM crops, or biotech crops) are plants used in agriculture, the DNA of which has been modified using genetic engineering techniques. In most cases, the aim is to introduce a new trait to the plant which does not occur naturally in the species.(2016) Another word biodiversity could divided into two parts, Greek and Latin. Bio is biological, from Greek, means ‘of…

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    The Crop Rotation System

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    until he switched to the Rose Period, when he painted in reddish colours. This is an example of how humans change their behaviour and their activities over time. From the Medieval Age, humans went into the Renaissance. In the 18th century, the crop rotation system was invented in…

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    Bonney R. J. (2006). Farm animal welfare at work. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 100(1-2), 140-147. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2006.04.007 In this article, Roland James Bonney discusses the problems associated with animal welfare on farms. Bonney references studies done from the Food Animal Initiative (2001) regarding their approach to improving animal welfare on farms, using ethical treatment and science to understand and develop practical solutions to solve supply standards and improvement of…

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    Gmo Crops Research Paper

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    GMO Crops What is gmo ? What does it mean? Do people really know what it is, and what it does? Growing gmos can prevent pests from consuming the plant. Growing gmos can also help prevent diseases from ruining the crop. Gmos feed a large population of people because the plants are able to resist these things. Growing crops with pesticides and herbicides are superior to growing them organically because it is pest resistant, diseases resistant, and feeds more people than organic crops do. Gmo…

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    Winter Cover Crops Essay

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    Winter cover crops on agricultural lands have been identified as an essential management practice with the potential to positively impact water quality by reducing the loss of water soluble nutrients, such as a nitrogen nitrate or NO3--N, from the soil due to rain and irrigation, which is also known as nitrogen leaching. Water quality is also positively impacted from sediment transport, or the movement of inorganic and organic particles by gravity and water. These crops serve to capture excess…

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