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Agricultural Science: About

This guide touches on all aspects of agricultural science

Subject Coverage

    •  Agricultural economics
    • Agricultural energy
    • Agricultural entomology
    • Agricultural history
    • Agriculture (general)
    • Agriculture engineering
    • Agriculture products
    • Animal sciences
    • Biotechnology
    • Botany
    • Chemistry conservation
    • Cytology
    • Education
    • Farm management
    • Feed science
    • Fertilizers
    • Fibers and textiles
    • Food and nutrition
    • Forestry
    • Horticulture
    • Human ecology
    • Human nutrition
    • Hydrology
    • Hydroponics
    • Information systems for agriculture
    • Microbiology
    • Natural history
    • Natural resources
    • Pesticides
    • Physiology
    • Plant sciences
    • Pollution
    • Public health
    • Rural sociology
    • Soil sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Water quality
    • Weather and climate
    • Wildlife
    • Zoology

      Publication Types

      • Scholarly Journals
      • Trade Journals
      • Magazines
      • Reports
      • Books
      • Newspapers

      What is ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection?

      ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection


      A specialised agricultural research database comprised of three primary elements:

      • Full Text: Scholarly journals, trade journals, periodicals, conference papers, reports and other documents in full text
      • Abstracts: A highly specialised bibliographic database allowing more comprehensive search and wider discovery of relevant papers beyond the available full text
      • Searchable Deep Indexed Images:  indexed tables, figures, graphs, photos allowing researchers a unique means to pinpoint relevant data fast. This database provides a unique solution for biological science research with particular strengths in areas such as aquatic science, immunology, microbiology, entomology, animal behaviour and neuroscience

      Abstracts in ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection

      The available full text is supplemented by much wider range of abstracts of literature in biology related disciplines to ensure researchers have the maximum opportunity to discover literature to their search queries.

      ProQuest editors  work on article selection to ensure relevant content – selecting on an article by article basis, rather than just title by title. 

      Beyond the mainstream peer reviewed journals in this field this resource provides abstracts of hard-to-get, low circulation grey literature publications, often with links back to the full text (typically open access repositories). The database also includes good coverage of international content including non English language content.

      Several topic specific thesauri are maintained and developed by ProQuest editorial teams allowing researchers  to find subject terms to narrow or broaden their search. Subjects are also commonly known as descriptors, controlled vocabulary, and sometimes classification terms.

      Databases in ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection

      • AGRICOLA
      • ProQuest Agriculture Journals
      • ProQuest Deep Indexing: Agricultural Science

      ProQuest Illustrata™ Deep Indexing

      We've indexed 3.4 millions of figures, photos, graphs and tables from over 2000 journal titles in the Agricultural Science component of ProQuest Illustrata. Indexed images enhance researchers' ability to retrieve the most relevant literature - an article featuring a relevant table indexed with terms matching your search query is very likely to be highly relevant to your research.

      See the Figures & Tables Search page in this guide to begin uncovering the indexed images.


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      Selection Policy

      ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection strives to meet the current requirements of the agricultural science research community and to anticipate future needs. Selection of resources is a continuous process affected by the changing curriculum as well as ensuring we are meeting the needs of the researcher.

      Publication Coverage

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