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Agriculture - Subject Guide


Recommended Agriculture Resources

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Covers all aspects of agriculture including plant and animal sciences, forestry, entomology, soil and water resources, agricultural economics, alternative farming practices, food and nutrition and animal welfare.

BIOSIS Citation Index

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Indexes journals, reviews, conferences, patents and books in the biological and biomedical sciences.

CAB Abstracts

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Covers a range of applied life science disciplines including agriculture, environmental science, food science, marine science, and veterinary science with selected full text articles.

Crop Protection Compendium

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An encyclopaedic resource that brings together a range of scientific information on all aspects of crop protection. It comprises of data sheets on pests, diseases, weeds, host crops and natural enemies, images, maps, a bibliographic database and full text articles. Includes the Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) biosecurity decision making tool.
CSIRO Journals Journals on science and related topics from Australian publisher CSIRO.

Global Plants (JSTOR)

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Brings together collections of more than 270 herbaria from around the world and also includes reference works and primary sources.

Informit Australian Public Affairs Full Text Indexes Australian content in journals, newspapers, conferences and books covering economic, political and public affairs.

Invasive Species Compendium

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An encyclopaedic resource covering invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide. It contains data sheets on over 1500 invasive species and animal diseases including information on countries, habitats and pathways. There is also a bibliographic database of over 65,000 records.

ProQuest Central

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Multidisciplinary collection of journals, magazines and theses, including many business, management and economics resources.

Sage Research Methods Core

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Allows researchers to explore methods and concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.


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Indexes resources in agriculture, health and life sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, earth and environmental sciences, social sciences, psychology, and economics, business and management.

Web of Science Complete

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A prestigious citation index for scientific and scholarly research, which includes a collection of over 18,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (including Open Access journals), as well as conference proceedings and book data, in over 250 disciplines. A Web of Science Core Collection Guide is available.
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