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Social scientists in agricultural research

lessons from the Mantaro Valley Project, Peru

by Douglas E. Horton

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Published by International Development Research Centre in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Peru,
  • Mantaro River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • International Potato Center.,
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Peru -- Mantaro River Valley.,
    • Potatoes -- Research -- Peru -- Mantaro River Valley.,
    • Social scientists -- Peru -- Mantaro River Valley.,
    • Agricultural innovations -- Social aspects -- Peru -- Mantaro River Valley.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDouglas E. Horton.
      SeriesIDRC ;, 219e, IDRC (Series) ;, 219e.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS542.P4 H67 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p. :
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2975239M
      ISBN 100889364001
      LC Control Number84223255

        Jim Manzi, in his recent book, “Uncontrolled,” offers a careful and informed survey of the problems of research in the social sciences and concludes that “nonexperimental social science is not capable of making useful, reliable and nonobvious predictions for . ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis, Cornell University, Description: vi, pages ; 24 cm.

      This book explains and compares the regulation on research ethics in many different countries. Israel conducted a deep analysis on the roots of these regulations as well as the consequences for social scientists. It puts the key issues into a historical, philosophical and empirical research context. An agricultural scientist’s job includes collection and analysis of samples of agricultural produce, fertilizers and soil. Based on the collected data, they conduct experiment and surveys to better understand the farming needs of a particular region. Besides conducting research on food, plants, dairy products and animals, agricultural.

      Agricultural scientists who want to go into research or teaching typically earn a Ph.D. Careers As of May , according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, average annual earnings were $74, for animal scientists, $64, for food scientists and technologists, and $63, for soil and plant scientists. Research in the social sciences is a diverse topic. In part, this is because the social sciences represent a wide variety of disciplines, including (but not limited to) psychology, sociology, political science, anthropology, communication, education, management, and economics.


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