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Agriculture, Plant & Animal Science: Home

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Agriculture, Plant & Animal Science


The Agriculture Program at CR offers degrees and certificates in Agriculture, Plant and Animal Science. Programs in this field provide general and specific education opportunities for students seeking careers related to agriculture, agriculture business and plant and animal science.  This guide provides an introduction to the sources of information relevant to the Agriculture program that are accessible to CR students and faculty.

Search Terms

These are some of the terms that students may need for an Agriculture research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below. Use scientific or technical terms.  Use specific words. Use only one or two words. Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations. Use plant names both Latin and popular.

  • Agribusiness
  • Agriculture
  • Agroforestry
  • Animal husbandry
  • Animal science
  • Animal breeding
  • Animals, specific names of
  • Animals, diseases of
  • Aquaculture
  • Aquaponics
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Breeding
  • Compost, Composting
  • Dairy, Dairying
  • Dry Farming
  • Farmers markets
  • Farm business
  • Farming, Farms, Family Farms
  • Fertility
  • Fertilizer
  • Fish Farming
  • Food supply
  • Forestry
  • Fruits, Fruit Trees
  • Gardens, Gardening
  • Genetically modified organisms
  • Greenhouse
  • Harvesting methods
  • Herbs
  • Herbicide
  • Horticulture
  • Irrigation
  • Land use
  • Landscape Design
  • Livestock
  • Nursery practices
  • Organic farming
  • Permaculture
  • Pesticides
  • Plants, Edible plants
  • Plants, specific names of
  • Poultry
  • Seeds, Seeding, Seed technology
  • Soils, Clay soils, Desert Soils, Forest Soils, Potting Soil, Soil science
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Vegetable production
  • Water, Irrigation, Drought, Flood, Marshlands, Swamps, Drainage
  • Weeds, Weed control, Weed Identification
  • Veterinary science
  • Vermiculture

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Agriculture, Plant and Animal Science Classes

Check the Agriculture Department's website for information about the degrees and certificates offered and a complete list of required and elective courses. Check with a counselor to see what classes are currently required for these degrees.

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.

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