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(Virginia Tech, 2019-05-20)The Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) has infected tobacco plants since the late 1800’s, causing detrimental yield and economic losses in tobacco. TMV is classified as a seed borne virus because the virus infects tobacco seed as ...
(2012)Integration of international learning experiences into sustainable agriculture (SA) educational programs represents a unique and effective approach to help students improve their global awareness and citizenship, intercultural ...
Expanding the boundaries of beginning farmer training and program development: A review of contemporary initiatives to cultivate a new generation of American farmers (2010)Beginning farmer training and program development in United States is one of the most significant yet poorly understood areas of agriculture, food system, and community development research and practice. This article offers ...
(2010)Supported in part by a variety of popular books, websites, and other media, the interest in local food is building dramatically, and a growing number of people are increasing their purchases of local food. This paper ...
Engaging values in sustainable agriculture and food systems education: Toward an explicitly values-based pedagogical approach (2012)Agriculture education programs that provide integrative learning experiences that reflect the complexities, values, and challenges inherent to sustainable agriculture and food systems (SAFS) continue to evolve as faculty, ...