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Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

ISBN-10: 0471595527

ISBN-13: 9780471595526

Edition: 6th 1994

Authors: Gail L. Cramer, Clarence W. Jensen

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This book examines the structure and organization of the agricultural industry, then discusses basic micro and macroeconomics principles as they apply to agriculture. Principles of economics are used to demonstrate to the reader that theory actually makes reality more understandable. The book is at the right level and is kept consistently up-to-date-the only text that has been consistently revised!
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/28/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.57" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Gail L. Cramer is currently L. C. Carter Chair Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at thre University of Arkansas, a position he has held since 1987. He attained his Bachelor's degree in 1963 from Wahsington State University, hos Master's degree from Michigan State University in 1964, and his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Oregon State University in 1967.Clearance W. Jensen is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, an appointment he has enjoyed since 1980. He attended Montana State College where he was granted Bachelors and Masters degrees in Agricultural Economics and Economics in 1951 and 1952. Further graduate work at Michigan State University was completed, where he received the Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics and Economics in 1958.Douglas D. Southgate, Jr. is a Professor of agricultural economics at Ohio State University, where he also has directed the International studies Center and the Latin American Studies Program. He was awarded a bachelor's degree in economics by the University of Oregon in 1974 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He completed his Ph.D. in agricultural economics at the University of Wisconsin, in 1980, and the same year joined the faculty at Ohio State. He was promoted to associate professor in 1986 and to full professor in 1995.

Introduction
The biology of weeds
The evolution of weed control in British agriculture
The properties of herbicides
The principles of formulating and application
The methodology of application
Entry and transport of herbicides in plants
The mode of action and metabolism of herbicides
The resistance of plants to herbicides
Herbicides in soil and water
Evaluation of a new herbicide
Weed control in small grain cereals
Weed control in other arable and field vegetable crops
Weed control in fruit and other perennial crops
Weed control in agricultural grassland
Weed control in sport turf and intensively managed amenity grassland
Weed control in amenity areas and other non-agricultural land
Weed control in forest nurseries and forests
The management of aquatic weeds
Industrial weed control
Ecological consequences of modern weed control systems
Legislation and other safeguards relating to the use of herbicides in the UK
Sources of information
Appendix of Weed names
Index