Agriculture and Horticulture in New Zealand

Author(s): Kevin Stafford (Editor)


AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND'S DYNAMICAGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL INDUSTRYWritten by experts from Massey University's School of Agriculture andEnvironment, this is an accessible and straightforward overview of the business ofgrowing plants for human and animal consumption, as well as forestry and flowerproduction. It has a focus on New Zealand practices, and information on socialissues, environmental costs, food safety, chemical use, post-harvest managementand availability.Chapters cover pasture and forages, field crops and vegetables, kiwifruit,grapes, pip fruit and summer fruit. There are also useful chapters on soils andprecision agriculture, and how new technologies are improving productivity andsustainability.The book is aimed at high school students studying agriculture, and year onetertiary students undertaking degrees or diplomas in this subject. Those studyingagribusiness, resource


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General Fields

  • : 9780995123045
  • : Massey University Press
  • : Massey Texts
  • : 45359200.0
  • : July 2021
  • : .13 Centimeters X 19 Centimeters X 25 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kevin Stafford (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 264