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Mathematical Models in Agriculture

Quantitative Methods for the Plant, Animal and Ecological Sciences (Cabi)

J. Thornley, James France

Hardcover

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Description

Bringing together the disciplines of agriculture, animal science, plant science and ecology, this book explores how mathematics can be used to understand and explain agricultural processes. It starts by providing a review of the mathematical models currently available to agriculturalists, and the philosophy behind, and objectives of, modeling. The book then applies these techniques to real-life problems faced by people managing crops and animals, including the influence of digestion on animal growth rates and levels of photosynthesis on crop yield.

Cabi, 9780851990101, 928pp.

Publication Date: December 5, 2006