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Science, agriculture, and research [electronic resource] : a compromised participation? / William Buhler ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Buhler, William, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xi, 163 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1853836966 (hardback); 9781853836961 (hardback); 1853836915 (pbk.); 9781853836916 (pbk.); 9781849772488 (electronic bk.); 1849772487 (electronic bk.); 9781136557705 (electronic bk.); 1136557709 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Agriculture -- Research | Agriculture -- Research -- Great Britain | Electronic books | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Crop Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- General | Landbouwkundig onderzoek | Agriculture -- Recherche | Agriculture -- Recherche -- Grande-Bretagne | Agrarforschung | Gro�britannienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Science, agriculture, and research.DDC classification: 630/.7/2041 Other classification: 48.03 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: The Approach Taken -- What Drives Agricultural Research? The Research Process and Policy -- How Does it all Work? The Importance of Funding in Research. Who Are the Funding Agencies, How Do They Work and What is Their Remit? Who is Intended to Benefit from the Research? The Peer-review Process and Research Funding. The Funding Agency Panels and Boards and Who Influences Them. The Importance of Accountability and Value for Money. The Move to Short-termism -- From Jethro Tull to Grain Mountains: The Origins and Development of Agricultural Research Systems. A Time-frame of Agricultural Developments since 1700. Problems with Production. The Agricultural Revolution: A Thirst for Knowledge and its Application.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [152]-157).

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Introduction: The Approach Taken -- 1. What Drives Agricultural Research? The Research Process and Policy -- How Does it all Work? The Importance of Funding in Research. Who Are the Funding Agencies, How Do They Work and What is Their Remit? Who is Intended to Benefit from the Research? The Peer-review Process and Research Funding. The Funding Agency Panels and Boards and Who Influences Them. The Importance of Accountability and Value for Money. The Move to Short-termism -- 2. From Jethro Tull to Grain Mountains: The Origins and Development of Agricultural Research Systems. A Time-frame of Agricultural Developments since 1700. Problems with Production. The Agricultural Revolution: A Thirst for Knowledge and its Application.

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