The UG Online Catalogue (UGCat) is where you carry out your search for titles of books that have been provided in your reading lists. This search may be done wherever you have internet access and even on your mobile devices (phone, tablets, ipad etc). The catalogue provides you with enough information to enable you to find the book. The location and call no are very important pieces of information and are key to locating the book. Displayed below are a few titles on Agriculture from the UGCat.
Agricultural Economics is the journal of the International Association of Agricultural Economists. The journal serves the IAAE by disseminating some of the most important research results and policy analyses in the discipline from around the world. Coverage includes the economics of agriculture in its broadest sense, from food consumption and nutrition to land use and the environment, at every scale of analysis from households to markets and the macro-economy. Available on Wiley platform.
The African Crop Science Journal is a quarterly publication which publishes original research papers dealing with all aspects of crop agronomy, production, genetics and breeding, germplasm, crop protection, post-harvest systems and utilisation, agroforestry, crop-animal interactions, information science, environmental science and soil science. It is bilingual (publishing in either English or French).
Agricultural Systems is an international journal that deals with interactions - among the components of agricultural systems, among hierarchical levels of agricultural systems, between agricultural and other land use systems, and between agricultural systems and their natural and social environments. It is published by Elsevier and is available on Science Direct
Applied Soil Ecology addresses the role of soil organisms and their interactions in relation to agricultural productivity, nutrient cycling, and other soil processes, the maintenance of soil structure and fertility, the impact of human activities and xenobiotics on soil ecosystems and bio(techno)logical control of soil-inhabiting pests, diseases, and weeds.
Animal Behaviour is published for the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour in collaboration with the Animal Behavior Society. First published in 1953, Animal Behaviour is a leading international publication and has wide appeal, containing critical reviews, original papers, and research articles on all aspects of animal behaviour. Book Reviews and Books Received sections are also included. Published by Elsevier and available in Science Direct
The Agricultural and Food Science Journal of Ghana publishes papers describing research, observational or experimental and critical reviews in Agriculture and Food Science.
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