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The Andromeda Evolution

  • Author: Michael Crichton & Daniel H. Wilson
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • Genre: Adventure
  • File Size: 3390544 Bytes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFifty years after The Andromeda Strain made Michael Crichton a household name—and spawned a new genre, the technothriller—the threat returns, in a gripping sequel that is terrifyingly realistic and resonant.The Evolution is Coming.In 1967, an extraterrestrial microbe came crashing down to Earth and nearly ended the human race. Accidental exposure to the particle—designated The Andromeda Strain—killed every resident of the town of Piedmont, Arizona, save for an elderly man and an infant boy. Over the next five days, a team of top scientists assigned to Project Wildfire worked valiantly to save the world from an epidemic of unimaginable proportions. In the moments before a catastrophic...

The Biological Farmer, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Gary F. Zimmer
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 30498894 Bytes

Biological farmers work with nature, feeding soil life, balancing soil minerals and tilling soils with a purpose. The methods they apply involve a unique system of beliefs, observations and guidelines that result in increased production and profit. This practical how-to guide explains their methods and will help you make farming profitable and fun.  Biological farming does not mean less production; it means eliminating obstacles to healthy, efficient production. Once the chemical, physical and biological properties of the soil are in balance, you can expect optimal outputs, even in bad years. Biological farming improves the environment, reduces erosion, reduces disease and insect problems, and alters weed pressure &mdash and it accomplishes ...