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Agribusiness Management Resources: OER textbooks. chapters, modules

The Economics of Food and Agricultural Markets

Economics of Food and Agriculture Publication Date 2014 Edition Third edition

Introduction to Business (lumenlearning.com)

SkillsCommons

From Growing to Biology

Table of Contents:

PREFACE, AUTHOR PAGE, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS................................................................................. 4

CHAPTER 01. PLANTAE KINGDOM.............................................................................................................. 7

CHAPTER 02. PLANT CELLS AND TISSUES ............................................................................................. 12

CHAPTER 03. ROOT SYSTEM .................................................................................................................... 17

CHAPTER 04. SHOOT SYSTEM.................................................................................................................. 22

CHAPTER 05. SYSTEMATICS..................................................................................................................... 27

CHAPTER 06. ALGAE (PROTISTA PHYLUM)............................................................................................. 32

CHAPTER 07. BRYOPHYTES...................................................................................................................... 37

CHAPTER 08. SEEDLESS PLANTS (FERNS AND FERN RELATIVES)..................................................... 42

CHAPTER 09. GYMNOSPERMS (CONE BEARING)................................................................................... 47

CHAPTER 10. FLOWERS, FRUITS, AND SEEDS (FLOWERING ANGIOSPERMS) .................................. 52

CHAPTER 11. PLANT HORMONES............................................................................................................. 57

CHAPTER 12. GENETICS............................................................................................................................ 62

CHAPTER 13. PLANT NUTRITION .............................................................................................................. 67

CHAPTER 14. WATER AND SOLUTE TRANSPORT .................................................................................. 72

CHAPTER 15. SECONDARY GROWTH ...................................................................................................... 77

CHAPTER 16. PHOTOSYNTHESIS (PS) ..................................................................................................... 82

CHAPTER 17. CELLULAR RESPIRATION .................................................................................................. 87

CHAPTER 18. INDOOR VERTICAL FARMING AND CULTIVATING PLANTS IN MICROGRAVITY ........ 92

CHAPTER 19. HUMAN NUTRITION FROM PLANTS AND PLANT-BASED PROTEINS............................. 96

CHAPTER 20. SEED GERMINATION AND SEEDLING ESTABLISHMMENT........................................... 100

CHAPTER 21. TEA GROWING, BREW, AND LEAVES ............................................................................. 104

CHAPTER 22. COFFEE GROWING, ROAST, GRIND, AND BEANS ........................................................ 108

CHAPTER 23. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS ................................................... 112

CHAPTER 24. SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND CRISPR GENE EDITING IN CROPS................................... 116

CHAPTER 25. MINING PLANT SUPERB VARIETIES FOR INCREASED RESILIENCE TO SUBOPTIMAL CONDITIONS ..................................................................................................................... 120

CHAPTER 26. FUNGI KINGDOM............................................................................................................... 124

CHAPTER 27. CYANOBACTERIA AND VIRUSES (COVID-19 PANDEMIC EDITION) ............................. 128

CHAPTER 28. GROWTH MINDSET AND GRIT......................................................................................... 132

CHAPTER 29. STUDENT LEARNING........................................................................................................ 136

CHAPTER 30. HOW TO STUDY STEM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH)......... 140

APPENDIX 01. RUBRIC AS A GRADING TOOL .................................................................................... 144

APPENDIX 02. LIST OF PLANT SPECIES COVERED IN THIS BOOK .................................................... 145

APPENDIX 03. COURSE MENU (PLANT MORPHOLOGY) ..................................................................... 147

APPENDIX 04. CLIMATE ZONES AND GROWING ZONES ..................................................................... 148

APPENDIX 05. GLYCEMIC INDEX CHART ............................................................................................... 149

INDEX ..................................................................................................................................................... 150

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