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Bibliographic database of research on agriculture in the broadest sense. It includes agronomy, biotechnology, crop protection, dairy science, economics, environmental degradation and remediation, forestry, genetics, herbicides, irrigation, leisure, recreation and tourism, microbiology, nutrition, parasitology, rural development, veterinary medicine, and much more. Journals, monographs, conference reports, books, annual reports, and other sources from more than 100 countries are scanned regularly for inclusion, and approximately 150,000 new records are added per year. Nearly all the records include English-language abstracts.

Crop production accounts for about 30% of the records on the database, followed by veterinary sciences and human health at 24%, the animal sciences at 13%, and crop protection also at 13%. The other areas make up the remaining 20%.

Coverage: 1990-
Updated: quarterly
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Notes: The database corresponds to over 24 print abstracting titles published by CAB International, including Animal Breeding Abstracts, Horticultural Abstracts, Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, etc.
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Last modified: 05/15/14