Agriculture is the production, processing, marketing, and use of foods, fibers and byproducts from plant crops and animals. Agriculture was the key development that led to the rise of human civilization; with the domestication of animals and plants, creating food surpluses that enabled the development of more densely populated and stratified societies. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science.
Course XXXII. Certain semi-tropical fruits, by I.J. Condit. 1921.--Course XXXIII. Vegetable gardening, by S.S. Rogers. [n.d.]--Course XXXV. Avocado culture, by I.J. Condit. 1921; Mimeographed; Many volume in one. No margins, some clipping of text. Poor page registration.
Nutrition Reference Publication
Excerpt: The principles dictating at which stage of maturity a fruit or vegetable should be harvested are crucial to its subsequent storage and marketable life and quality. Post-harvest physiologists distinguish three stages in the life span of fruits and vegetables: maturation, ripening, and senescence. Maturation is indicative of the fruit being ready for harvest. At this point, the edible part of the fruit or vegetable is fully developed in size, although it may not b...
Latest issue consulted: Vol. 33 (Oct. 1996); No. 1-4 issued by the Montana Dept. of Agriculture, Labor and Industry in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics; no. 5-(6) issued by the Montana Dept. of Agriculture in cooperation with the
Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature
Description: Description based on: Vol. 81-8 (Apr. 29, 1981); title from caption