Physical Methods in Agriculture Approach to Precision and Quality

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  • Agricultural engineering & machinery,
  • Agricultural Biotechnology,
  • Soil Science,
  • Technology,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Technology / Agriculture & Animal Husbandry,
  • Agriculture - Soil Science,
  • Food Science,
  • Precision farming

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Book details

ContributionsJirí Blahovec (Editor), Miroslav Kutílek (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9387308M
ISBN 100306474301
ISBN 109780306474309

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There were mechanics, electricity and physical chemistry that were the first physical disciplines used in agriculture and food industry.

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