Author(s): James White
Describes the scientific processes of modern plant production, specifically designed for New Zealand agriculture. In addition, the book covers the use of trees on farms, and the maintenance of sustainable plant systems in the environment.
1. The Farmlands of New Zealand; 2. Plant Growth, Development and Yield; 3. Environmental Effects on Plant Growth and Development; 4. Plant Interactions in Pastures and Crops; 5. Climate and Pasture Production in New Zealand; 6. Pastures and Soil Fertility; 7. Pasture Species and Cultivars; 8. Pasture Establishment; 9. Nutrition of Grazing Animals; 10. Livestock Farming Systems in New Zealand; 11. Grazing Management; 12. Supplementary Feeding Systems; 13. Annual Crop Production Principles; 14. Cereals; 15. Grain Legumes; 16. Herbage Seeds; 17. Processed and New Crops; 19. Sustainability of Pastures and Crops; 18. Farm Forestry and Shelter