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Subject: Science: 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.
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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 create many new varieties of grasses; "Goldeneye Wheat" - gold dust is used by genetic engineers to make a man-made plant, and a better loaf of bread; "Vegetable Monitor" - a sensor that uses infrared light sorts fruits and vegetables fast and accurately; "Inner Blight" - an optical system is used to detect diseases in potatoes. 02/08DE IJSCA 30 min.





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