Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: Science: Agriculture

Perspective Series: Agriculture & Marine Technology

Perspective Series: Agriculture & Marine Technology

4 of 21 programs from The Perspective Series that offer a comprehensive perspective on the latest technologies being utilized in the worlds of Agriculture and Animal Science today. Produced by London Television Service. Programs available on 4 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 4-Disc Set. (Complete Series available on 21 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 21-Disc Set.) Other focus areas in the series include: Earth Science Technology; Environment Technology; Health & Medicine Technology; Vocational Technology. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail


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The Culture of Cod: Fish Farming (cc)

The Culture of Cod: Fish Farming (cc)

The Atlantic Cod has been a staple food fish for over 500 years. But the cod has been over-fished and the size of catches is now strictly controlled. Until recently only luxury fish, such as salmon, were farmed. However, new techniques have been developed that show that it could be cost effective to farm sea fish such Click for more


Non-Food Crops (cc)

Non-Food Crops (cc)

A few years ago European farmers were struggling to produce sufficient amounts of food. But with scientific intervention, they now produce a surplus. Because of this, land has now been set aside and made available for new non-food crops: timber, biomass, oil seeds and plants from which we will make clothes. An embarrassment Click for more


Plant Factory

Plant Factory

"Recommended. An optimistic view of biotechnology and plant genetic engineering in an easily understood and non-technical way." -EMRO Review
England's green and pleasant land is turning yellow. Oil seed, a wonderfully adaptable plant, has become a prime crop. Genetic engineers hybridize it with alien species, Click for more


Seeds of Change

Seeds of Change

Agriculture in Northeast Brazil is in crisis. The irreplaceable coastal Atlantic rainforests have been destroyed, to make way for sugar cane, to produce alcohol as a substitute for oil. In the interior, slash and burn farming practices have led to the degradation of soil structures. Drought is an additional problem Click for more





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