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Mushrooms and Truffles Botany Cultivation and Utilization
Singer, R PhD, Dr Biol Sc
Leonard Hill UK 1961 
25.5cm Hardcover Singer has outstanding credentials to author this topic. This book part of the World Crop Series. Flap info - "Dr Singer's Mushrooms & Truffles has been written to clarify the problems of botany, cul;tivation and uses, and provide a complete practical guide to all aspects of the subject. The emphasis is on the practical side of mushroom growing, but the book also contains more theoretical information than any other published work." 30 plates, numerous figs & tables. Library (Shropshire) stamp on 8th pp, rear pastedown torn - maybe by pocket removal) All internal pp clean white & well bound.  Very Good
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009484  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Mud ’n Money: A Century of Dairy Processing At Korumburra
Jacqui Granger
ISBN: 0646396153
Burra Foods Australia 2000 
 Trade Paperback 122 pp. Signed by the author on the first page.   Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37899  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Sweet Persimmon Grower’s Handbook
Alan George et al
ISBN: 0724267190
Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2005 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover 242 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019692  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Andalucian Horse
Blake, Tim
Square One UK 1991 
24 Cm Laminated Pictorial Boards Blake, Tim, ed. The Andalucian Horse has some 95pp & is less than 500g to post. Gift inscription by the author. Introduction to the breed and its history, by a British dressage judge and Andalusian authority. Book format is generally a page of text facing a full page photo.  Excellent
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013232  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Managing Insects and Mites in Horticultural Crops
Elaine J. Brough, Rod J. Elder and Colin H.S. Beavis (editors)
ISBN: 0724254161
Department of Primary Industries Queensland  1996 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Bottom corner of title page cut off. Library marks to rear endpapers only. 231 pages.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019877  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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DOMESTIC AND ORNAMENTAL FOWL
Porter Valerie
ISBN: 0720718252
Pelham Books, London  1989 1st Edition
24cm Hard Cover A practical guide to the care and understanding of a wide range of domesticated and semi-domesticated birds, including chickens, pheasants, peafowl, quail, guinea-fowl, turkeys, ducks and geese, waterfowl pigeons, doves and ostriches. Included are specific sections for each type of bird with many photographs and details of each species' requirements. Advice is given on producation and marketing of eggs and meat. Excellent condition, very comprehensive and well researched text.  Excellent
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011399  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Sheep Management and Wool Technology
D’Arcy, J. B.
ISBN: 0868402567
New South Wales University Press Ltd Kensington, NSW, Australia 1981 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint with minor revisions, 806gms, 328 pages. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Cover shows some bumping and curling to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: AGRFAR2  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Breeding Coloured Sheep and Using Coloured Wool
no author
ISBN: 0909209243
Peacock Publications Fullarton, SA, Australia 1980 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover General wear and creasing to covers. 229 pages. Papers presented at the National Congress on Breeding Coloured Sheep and Using Coloured Wool held in Adelaide, South Australia from January 30 to February 3, 1979.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013508  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle: Seventh Revised Edition
Subcommittee on Dairy Cattle Nutrition; Committee on Animal Nutrition; National Research Council; Nutrition, Committee on Animal; Council, National Research
ISBN: 0309069971
National Academies Press U.S.A. 2001 
4to Soft Cover 381 pp. Wear to edges. Browning to page edges. Interior of book is unmarked and in very good condition. Heavy book will require an extra shipping charge.  Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38371  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Temperate Pastures: Their Production, Use and Management (Australian Wool Corporation Technical Publication)
Wheeler, J.L.; Pearson, C.J.; Robards, G.E. (editors)
ISBN: 0643047735
CSIRO Publishing Australia 1987 
4to Pictorial Boards No d/w 609 pp. Browning to page edges. Heavy book will require an extra shipping charge.  Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38370  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Scientific Basis of Modern Agriculture
CAMPBELL Keith O. & BOWYER John W.
ISBN: 0424001187
Sydney University Press (OUP Australia and New Zea Australia 1989 
4to Soft Cover 479 pp. Browning to page edges. Unmarked text.   Very Good
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38454  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Dairyfarming in the MacAlister Irrigation District
Hides, Sue (Editor)
ISBN: 0646024701
Macalister Research Farm Co-Operative Austarlia 1992 Second Edition
4to Soft Cover 189 pp. Cover has light wear to edges with a few marks on the rear. Browning to page edges. Unmarked text.  Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38464  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Large Dairy Herd Management
H. H. Van Horn ; C. J. Wilcox (Editors)
ISBN: 0963449109
American Dairy Science Assn U.S.A. 1992 
4to Pictorial Boards 826 pp. Laminate is peeling off the spine of the cover. Browning to page edges. Unmarked text. Heavy book will require an extra shipping charge.  Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38465  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Feeding Dairy Cows in Northern Australia
Anne Chamberlain (Editor)
ISBN: 0642200793
Dairy Research and Development Corporation Australia 1993 
 Trade Paperback 56 pp.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38471  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Minerals in Dairy Pastures in Victoria
JACOBS J. L. And RIGBY S. E.
ISBN: 0731143000
Natural Resources and Environment Australia 1999 
4to Stapled Card Cover 65 pp.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38472  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Feed Pads Down Under
DAVISON Tom ; ANDREWS Jeff
Queensland Dept. of Primary Industries Australia 1997 
4to Stapled Card Cover 82 pp.  Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38473  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Principles and Practice of Soil Science The Soil as a Natural Resource
White, RE
Blackwell Oxford 1997 3rd Edition
24 Cm Softcover There is a growing need for information about soils, their behaviour and their influence on land use. This book traces the fundamental contribution that soil science has made to many of the applied sciences associated with management of the environment; this is even more important today than when the first edition was published. Soil scientists are increasingly pressed to find ways of both producing food and fibre crops more efficiently, in terms of both yields per hectare and value of product relative to cost of input, while preserving the intrinsic value of the soil resource for posterity. This third edition covers all aspects of soil science, the soil habitat, processes in the soil environment and utilization of soils. It also tackles the contemporary problem of the fate of toxic chemicals used in agriculture and their effect on the environment. Corners bumped cover marks caused by some one resting their notepaper & writing - grrrr! 348pp & a kilo packed for post.  Good
Price: 68.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010486  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The World of Coloured Sheep
Roger S. Lundie and Elspeth J. Wilkinson
ISBN: 0476009286
The Black and Coloured Sheep Breeders' Association of New Zealand  2004 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 248 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Published at the time of the 6th World Congress on Coloured Sheep.   Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020070  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Agriculture - The Complete Reference on Rural Industry Sixth Edition 1997/98
Fiona Douglas (Editor)
ISBN: 0958709904
National Farmers Federation Australia 1997 
4to Pictorial Boards No d/w 450 pp. Light wear to edges. Light browning to page edges. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38669  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Phosphorous Nutrition of Beef Cattle in Northern Australia
McCosker, Terry; Winks, Lyle
ISBN: 072425417x
Department of Primary Industries Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1994 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover 86 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Provides a total supplementation and management program for treating phosphorus-deficient cattle in northern Australia.   Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018001  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Citrus-Growing in Australia (Australian Agricultutal and Live Stock Series)
Bowman, Frank T.
Angus & Robertson Australia 1956 First Edition
8vo Hardcover with Dustjacket 311 pp. Dustjacket is very worn on the edges and spine with a little loss on the top rear corner and spine. A few brown marks on page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38847  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The World of Cotton
Bell, Thomas M & Fred E M Gillham
ISBN: 0962376701
ContiCotton, EMR Washington, DC 1989 1st Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket "This 432 page book covers all cotton producing countries of the world, and represents the culmination of many years of research. It is subdivided into geographic regions and includes detailed maps of each country, demarcating the major cotton producing areas". BOOK: Binding is sound, faint tape ghost to each pastedown; mild scattered foxing to edges of text-block. JACKET: Mild wear; two tears to spine head; spine faded. Scan on request.  Very Good +
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015529  Bookseller: Klanhorn
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Design of Shearing Sheds and Sheep Yards
Barber, A. A.; Freeman, R. B.
ISBN: 0909605351
Inkata Press Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1986 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover 212 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020229  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Managing Vertebrate Pests : Rabbits
Kent Williams, Ian Parer, Brian Coman, John Burley and Mike Braysher
ISBN: 0644296232
Australian Government Publishing Service Canberra, ACT, Australia 1995 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover General wear to covers. 284 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Gives a comprehensive review of the history of rabbits in Australa, their biology, the damage they cause, and past and current management. Examines the attitudes of animal welfare groups, commercial, recreational and Aboriginal people harvesting rabbits, and other interest groups. The authors recommend management techniques and strategies for control, using four case studies, and identify deficiencies in knowledge, management and legislation.   Good+
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007372  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Southern Cross Engines : An Illustrated History of Toowoomba Foundry’s Steam, Internal-Combustion and Windmill Engines
Rob Laurent
ISBN: 0958192103
Blue Flyer Publishing Highfield, Queensland 2009 SECOND EDITION
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks. 295 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 62.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020261  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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International Harvester Tractors and Equipment in Australia and New Zealand
Graeme R. Quick
ISBN: 9781877058752
Rosenberg Publishing  2009 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 184 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020285  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Agricultural Tractors : Their Evolution in Australia
Johnston, Ian M.
ISBN: 0864177305
Kangaroo Press Pty.Ltd Kenthurst, NSW, Australia 1995 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Jacket has general wear, tape marks and fading to spine. Lean to spine. Foxing to minor title pages. 178 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Guides the reader through the evolutionary era of the tractor up to the emergence of the modern machines in the 1960's.   Good (minus)
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006396  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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DISEASES OF SHEEP
Veron, H. A.
Jno. Evans & Son Sydney 1933 First Edition
 Hardcover Illustrated with 61 plates, original maroon boards with some minor marks, a very good copy. ; 210 x 140mm; 471 pages 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16908  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Trees for Saltland : A Guide to Selecting Native Species for Australia
Marcar, N.; Crawford, Debbie
ISBN: 0643058192
CSIRO Publishing Collingwood, VIC, Australia 1995 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Usual library marks. 72 pages with b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012543  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Infectious Tropical Diseases of Domestic Animals
Losos, George J.
ISBN: 0582404088
Longman Scientific & Technical Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom 1986 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Jacket has fading to spine. 938 pages. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Covers diseases of cattle, sheep, goats, horses, donkeys, cats, dogs, and camels.   Good+
Price: 125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016144  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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