Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: Science: Agriculture

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Agriculture

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Agriculture

5 of 41 state-of-the-art programs from the Advances in Science and Technology Series that focus on Agricultural and Animal advances. Each program offers 4 - 6 clearly illustrated individual segments. Produced by London Television Service. Series: 41 x 30-minute programs.
Other focus areas in the series include: Computer Science; Environment; Health & Medicine; Vocational Ed.


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Agricultural Engineering Advances 1

Agricultural Engineering Advances 1

"Patch Spraying" - new equipment enables farmers to target weeds, economical and environmentally sound; "Header/Stripper" - a new machine that harvests grains more effectively; "Giant Baler" - bales of straw are gathered more efficiently thanks to an ingenious, self-loading trailer; "Fastrac" - a high-speed tractor Click for more


Agricultural Engineering Advances 2

Agricultural Engineering Advances 2

"Everlasting Flowers" - new techniques extend the range of flowers; "Tasty Hydroponics" - planting without soil techniques that can be adapted to suit virtually any plant and climate; "Polymers for Plants" - film-forming polymers help prevent crop disease, are biodegradable, and harmless to plants and humans; "Slugs" Click for more


Agricultural Engineering Advances 3

Agricultural Engineering Advances 3

"Ordinance Survey" - satellite imagery assists in map making that helps farmers make wise planting decisions; "Instant Germination" - a new process of priming seeds with water make them ready to grow the moment they are sown; "Cross-Breeding Grasses" - profiles the process of natural selection and growing hybrids to Click for more


Agriculture and Environment Advances

Agriculture and Environment Advances

"Ulticult: All-In-One Plough" - new cultivator incorporates sludge, improving soil condition and reducing land damage; "Nitrogen Nodules" - enable plants to feed themselves from thin air, a method that reduces the need for fertilizers; "Shady Plants" - genetically developing plants that are more productive; "Dicky Click for more


Animal Science Advances

Animal Science Advances

"Highly Recommended. This documentary is clear and understandable, allowing a full description of these technological devices in the time allotted for presentation. The language employed is generalist, making this program useful for the general public; also it would be an appropriate addition to a non-book agriculture Click for more





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