Agriculture in Australia: An Introduction by Bill Malcolm

Agriculture in Australia: An Introduction

byBill Malcolm, Snow Barlow, Brian Leury

Paperback | July 1, 2009

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Agriculture in Australia explores the technical, economic and human elements of farming and integrates them into the whole farm business. The book examines the science and economics of farming operations that contribute to the nation's gross value of agricultural production, includingextensive cropping, sheep and cattle production, and intensive plant and animal activities.

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Bill Malcolm is an Associate Professor, School of Land and Environment at the University of Melbourne. Snow Barlow is a Professor, School of Land and Environment at the University of Melbourne. Brian Leury is an Associate Professor, School of Land and Environment at the University of Melbourne. Peter Sale is an Associate Professor and...

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Title:Agriculture in Australia: An IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0 inPublished:July 1, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195560116

ISBN - 13:9780195560114

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction1. Understanding AgriculturePart 2: Resources and Farming in Australia2. Agricultural Resources of Australia3. FarmingPart 3: Fundamental Processes of Plant Production4. Principles of Plant Production5. Practice of Plant ProductionPart 4: Fundamental Processes of Animal Production6. Principles of Animal Production7. Practice of Animal ProductionPart 5: The Whole Farm Business8. Whole Farm Analysis: Principles9. Whole Farm Analysis: PracticePart 6: Changing Agriculture10. Sustaining Agriculture11. Improving Cropping Activities12. Improving Grazing Activities13. Changing Climate