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North American Species of Cactus By U. S. Department of Agriculture
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In the fall of 1890 Dr. George Vasey, then Botanist of the Department of Agriculture, arranged with me to prepare a revision of North American Cactaceae. Owing to the peculiar difficulty... More > of preserving material the family was poorly represented, even in our leading herbaria. To secure a large amount of additional material in the way of specimens and field notes the Department authorized me to visit the region of the Mexican boundary during the summer of 1891. Preliminary to this exploration it was necessary to examine the Engelmann collection of Cactaceae, in the possession of the Missouri Botanical Garden. This collection, supplemented by the continual additions made at the garden, is by far the largest collection of skeletons and living specimens in this country, and also contains the large majority of our types.< Less
North American Species of Cactus By U. S. Department of Agriculture
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In the fall of 1890 Dr. George Vasey, then Botanist of the Department of Agriculture, arranged with me to prepare a revision of North American Cactaceae. Owing to the peculiar difficulty... More > of preserving material the family was poorly represented, even in our leading herbaria. To secure a large amount of additional material in the way of specimens and field notes the Department authorized me to visit the region of the Mexican boundary during the summer of 1891. Preliminary to this exploration it was necessary to examine the Engelmann collection of Cactaceae, in the possession of the Missouri Botanical Garden. This collection, supplemented by the continual additions made at the garden, is by far the largest collection of skeletons and living specimens in this country, and also contains the large majority of our types.< Less
Climate Change, Carbon, and Forestry in Northwestern North America: Proceedings of a Workshop November 14 - 15, 2001 Orcas Island, Washington By United States Department of Agriculture
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Forest resource issues have been on the front page of newspapers in northwestern North America for the past two decades. Superimposed on the complexity of managing ecosystems is growing concern about... More > increasing temperatures and other aspects of changes in the atmospheric environment. Managers of public and private forestlands face increasing pressures to include climate change issues, particularly the disposition of carbon, in long term management plans. Management, economic and policy approaches to carbon flows in natural resources are evolving rapidly.< Less
Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America By United States Department of Agriculture, USDA Forest Service
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(COLORED EDITION) Oaks are primarily temperate region trees and shrubs numbering approximately 600 species worldwide. Oaks have occupied the nonglaciated landscape of North America since the... More > Cretaceous Period. Fifty oak species are represented in two-thirds of the eastern North American forest cover types and dominate 68 percent of hardwood forests (191 million acres). Oaks have figured prominently in folklore, construction, food sources, medications, and dyes. Great political events have occurred under “charter oaks,” and Native Americans utilized acorns as food (particularly the sweeter white oaks) and the inner bark as medicine (Q. falcata, Q. ilicifolia, Q. imbricaria, Q. muehlenbergii, Q. rubra, and others). This genus, which includes economically important hardwoods, is also critical for meeting watershed, recreation, and wildlife management goals. This field guide provides an illustrated reference for identification of eastern oaks and can be used in several ways.< Less
US Department of Agriculture Business Opportunities Handbook By IBP USA
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US Department of Agriculture Business Opportunities: strategic information and contacts
US Department of Agriculture Business Opportunities Handbook By IBP USA
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US Department of Agriculture Handbook Volume 1 Basic Structure and Operations By IBP USA
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US Department of Agriculture Handbook Volume 1 Basic Structure and Operations
US Department of Agriculture Handbook Volume 1 Basic Structure and Operations By IBP USA
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Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013: Report of the Committee on Agriculture By 113th Congress House of Representatives
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The Committee on Agriculture, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 1947) to provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal... More > year 2018, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with an amendment and recommend that the bill as amended do pass.< Less
Agricultural Education in Yorkshire 1891 to 1970 By C L Johnson
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Yorkshire is the largest County in Great Britain and all British soil types are represented as are all systems of farming. In the latter years of the 19th Century the Yorkshire College at Leeds... More > established a Department of Agriculture to serve the County. From a slow start and with the support of the major land owners and the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, the appropriate courses became established. The whole history is detailed by Dr Johnson. Tim Johnson gained a double first in Agriculture and Agricultural Science at Cambridge University and then was appointed to a Lectureship in the Department of Agriculture at the University of Leeds. While teaching Animal Production Science and Animal Nutrition, he conducted research on dairy cow nutrition and management at the University Farms. Before retirement Tim was Head of the Department of Animal Physiology and Nutrition and since then he has been researching this book as well as continuing to take an active part in University life.< Less