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Science Cultivating Practice A History of Agricultural Science in the Netherlands and Its Colonies, 1863-1986

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ISBN-10: 1402001134

ISBN-13: 9781402001130

Edition: 2001

Authors: Harro Maat

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This title is an institutional history of agricultural science in the Netherlands and its overseas territories. The focus of this study is the variety of views about a proper relationship between science and (agricultural) practice.
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Book details

List price: $159.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 12/31/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 250
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Central Issues
Inspiring Theoretical Notions
Objectives and Methodology
Layout of the Book
Science and Agriculture in the Nineteenth Century
Introduction
Science and Agriculture in the Netherlands
Science and Agriculture in the Dutch East Indies
Conclusion
The Organisation of Agricultural Research
Introduction
Agricultural Research in the Netherlands, 1870s-1920s
Agricultural Research on Java, 1870s-1940s
Agricultural Research in the Netherlands 1930s-1980s
Conclusion
Scientific Education for Agriculture
Introduction
Educating Scientific Farmers
Higher Agricultural Education
Disciplinary Differentiation
Conclusion
Genetics and Plant Breeding: Wheat in the Netherlands
Introduction
Plant Breeding and Science
Science and Plant Breeding
Institutional Differentiation
Conclusion
Rice Breeding in the Dutch Colonies
Introduction
Rice Breeding on Java
Mechanised Rice Cultivation in Surinam
Conclusion
Numerical Abstraction in Agricultural Science
Introduction
Agricultural-Economic Statistics
Mathematical Statistics
Mathematical Modelling
Conclusion
Conclusion and Postscript
Conclusion
Postscript: Some Current Developments
References
Archives
Serials
Interviews
Bibliography
Index