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Straw Decay and Its Effect on Disposal and Utilization - Edited by E. Grossbard

John Wiley and Sons, 1979, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges. Patch of dicolouration to lower panel. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Text bright and tight. A nice copy of a scarce title.

Straw is among the most important by-products of the agricultural industry. It is estimated that about 750 million tonnes (dry matter) are produced on a world-wide basis. Of this, a considerable proportion is surplus to the requirements on the farm. This has to be disposed of or utilized, processes in which straw decay plays an important part. This collection of papers and discussions will make interesting and valuable reading for students and teachers of agriculture, biochemistry, microbiology and animal nutrition; Agricultural Research Institutes and Ministries of Agriculture; and industrial concerns involved in straw utilization projects and animal nutrition. 337pp. Index. Size: 8vo Medium (8" x 5½" approx.) Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.
ISBN: 0471276944

£60.00 (Now Sold)