School Science Lessons
2019-04-12
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Agriculture
Table of contents

Agriculture

Animals, Animal Care

Bananas

Breadfruit, Jackfruit

Bees, honeybee

Cassava

Chickens, ducks, turkeys, poultry

Chillies

Cocoa

Coconuts

Composting

Crops & farming

Ducks

Food Gardens (this website)

Fruit trees

Gardening

Goats

Herbs

Horticulture

Insects, insect pests

Mango

Markets

Papaya, paw paw

Pineapple

Poultry

Plant fertilizers, Organic farming (chemical-free farming)

Plant nurseries, seeds

Plant protection, pests and diseases

Soil

Sweet Potato

Taro

Turkeys, poultry

Yam


Agriculture
Agriculture (this website)
CIAT, International Centre for Tropical Agriculture
QAAFI, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
RAID, Researchers in Agriculture for International Development

Animals, Animal Care
4Real Milk, Queensland
3.0.0 Animal care and protection
Homes for Hens, Battery Hens Adoption Project
RSPCA, Queensland

Bananas
Banana Project (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Bananas
Pacific Coast Eco Bananas (red-tipped bananas)

Bees, honeybee
See: Bees honeybee, beeswax (Commercial)
9.1.6 Bees, honeybee (This website)
Aussie Bees
Bees DAF, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Bob the Bee Man, Australia
Natural Bees Wax, natural moisturising cream (Brights)
Honey Bee Australia, Beekeeping in Australia
Know Bees Now

Breadfruit
Breadfruit Project (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Breadfruit
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Breadfruit")
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Jackfruit")

Cassava
Cassava Project (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Cassava
Green Harvest, Maleny
Cass Tech Clare, North Queensland
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Cassava")
Ela Arish Tropical Exotics

Chickens, ducks, turkeys, poultry
Chicken Project (This website)
Chickens, Australian Chicken Farming
Duck Project (This website).
Chillies
Chilli Project (This website)
See 3.4.0: Chilli, Capsicum (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Chillies
Chilli Seedbank (plant and seed sales), Sydney
The Chilli Factory (chilli products, not seeds / plants)
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Chilli")
Good Food - Chillies. (many chilli dishes)

Cocoa
Cocoa Project (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Cocoa
Cocoa, World Cocoa Foundation
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Cocoa")

Coconuts
Coconut Project (This website)
1. "The coconut odyssey: the bounteous possibilities of the tree of life", by Foale, Mike A.,
2. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, Australia, 2003, ISBN 1 86320 370 2
3. "Palms in Australia", by Jones, D. L., Reed Books, Melbourne, 1996, 3rd. ed. ISBN 0 7301 04907
Cocobella, coconut water, sports drinks
Coconut Research Centre
Coconut Revolution (beauty products)
Coconut seedlings, Australia, Paul Richardson, Kuranda, Email: paul@cocotap.com
Coconut storage & selection, recipes
Cocosplit, coconut opening (commercial)
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: Coconuts)

Composting
9.14.0 Composting, C/N ratio, humus, worm farms (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Composting
Biopak Compost Service commercial compost collection service
Compost Revolution, worm farming
Tumbleweed, worm farm
Worm farms

Crops & farming
6.6.0 Agricultural crops (this website)
9.8.0 Planting crops, potting mix (this website)
9.12.0 Crop care, fertilizing, mulching, watering, weeding, harvesting (this website)
Interstate Quarantine, Australia
Agroforestry
Aquaponics, Practical Aquaponics, USA
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland Government
Food Plants International, database of edible plants
Horticulture, Australia
IPNI, International Plant Nutrition Institute
Plants for a Future, database of useful plants
QAAFI, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
RIRDC, Rural Industries Research & Development

Fruit trees
Australian Native Foods and Botanicals
CRFG, California Rare Fruit Growers
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: name of fruit)
Edible palms
Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers, USA
Native Tastes of Australia
Rare Fruits Council, archives
Rare Fruit Club, archives
Tallegalla Fruit Trees, Queensland
The Woodstock Fruit Festival, USA
Top Tropicals, USA
Tree Crops, New Zealand Tree Crops Association
Tropical Fruit Forum
UF/IFAS, University of Florida, Extension
Wanatca West Australian Nut & Tree Crop Association

Gardening (plants, equipment, fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides)
Gardening, Food gardens for Schools (This website)
ABC "Gardening Australia"
Aloe Horticulture
Beautanicals organically grown, open pollinated
Biochar, carbon increase productivity
Burke's Backyard, members' forum
Butterfly Host Plants
Compost Revolution, worm farming,
Cocoperl buffered coco peat & perlite mix (PROSOS)
Coolaroo shade cloth, sun protection, bat nets
CTa Practical Guide
CutAbove Tools secateurs, shears, whipper snipper
Japanese Garden & Kitchen Tools
Diggers Club garden club
Earth Life, microbial rock minerals, Brisbane
Ecobotanica, organic gardens, Linda Brennan
Garden Guides, USA
Gardening, know how, USA
Helen Young, horticulturist's advice
ITP ID Tools, USDA ITP
Just Geraniums
Kondinin Kondinin Group
Nutri-Tech, nutrition farming
Open Gardens
Productive Gardens space-saving gardens
Prettyproduce.com.au edible flowers
Seedsavers
Suncoast Water Gardens water lily lotus, ginger
Sustainable Cuisine culinary and ornamental plants for the subtropics
Tissue culture, United Tissue Culture Stocks
Trace Element Essentials, Graeme Sait, Nutri-tech
Tumbleweed, worm farm
Weslor climbers, rare & hard to find plants
Witjutigrub Nursery
Yates Garden Guide, Australia
Yuruga Native Plants Nursery

Goats
Goat Project (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Goats
GICA Goat Industry Council of Australia
Goat-Link USA
Meat Goats Myrrhee Boer Goats, Australia
Dairy Goats Queensland, Australia

Herbs Information and Websites
Herbs Information (this website)
3.7.0 Chinese five spice powder
3.0.0 Common names of herbs, A to Z
3.2.0 Herb families, dicotyledons and monocotyledons
3.3.0 "Herb Gardens", with Annette McFarlane
3.4.0 Herb growing basic tips, Queensland Herb Society
3.5.0 Herbal sprinkles
3.8.0 Herbal tinctures

Herbs Websites
All Rare Herbs
Austral Herbs, Dried herbs, Spices & Teas
Basilea, "Living Culinary Herbs"
Bunnings herb seeds
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: Name of herb)
Ginger Factory, The Ginger Factory, Australia
Go Ji Plants, Australian Grown Go Ji Plants
Henriette's Herbal, herbal information
Herbaceous Herbs, Western Australia
Herbal Oils
Herbology
Herbs 2000, Nutritional and traditional health care
Medical herbalist Richard Whelan, New Zealand
Mudbrick Cottage, Herb Farm, Queensland
Learning herbs, USA
Plants For A Future
Queensland Herb Society
Richters, herbs, seeds, plants, dried herbs, vegetables
Shipard's Herb Farm
Serious Eats, cooking
3.3.0 "Successful herb gardens", with Annette McFarlane
The Herb Cottage, USA

Horticulture
Food Gardens
Growcom The voice of Queensland horticulture
Horticulture, University of Florida, USA
Horticulture, Helen Young, Australia
Modular Farms, Vertical Hydroponic Farms, Brisbane
Plants, Botany
Successful Gardening with Annette Mcfarlane

Mango
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Mangoes
Mango, 16.13.8.6, Mangoes in subtropical winter (This website)

Markets
Markets, Brisbane Market Report
Markets, Penrith
Markets, Subiaco, Victoria

Papaya, paw paw
Papaya Project (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Papaya
Plant Health Australia, Papaya
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Papaya")

Pineapple
Pineapple Project (This website)
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: Pineapple)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Pineapples

Plant fertilizers, Organic farming (chemical-free farming)
16.0 Agricultural chemicals (this website)
6.17.0 Plant fertilizers, organic gardening (this website)
Incitec Pivot Fertilizers, increase productivity
Rocky Point Mulching mulching products, Brisbane
Annette McFarlane, Successful gardening, Australia
Australian Organic Gardening Resource Guide
Brisbane Organic Growers, BOGI
Ecobotanica
Earthwise Gardening
Organic Federation of Australia

Plant nurseries, seeds
9.10.0 Multiplying plants, vegetative reproduction, seeds, sexual reproduction (this website)
Beautanicals, herbs & seeds, medicinal
Blueberry, Biodynamic Blueberry Farm
Butterfly Host Plants
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search:)
Digger's Club, heirloom vegetable seed
Eden Seeds, open-pollinated vegetables & herbs
Flores Flowers, horticultural knowledge and products, USA
Forbidden Fruits Nursery, NSW
Green Harvest, organic seeds, fertilizer, pests
King's Plant nursery, UK
Lambley Nursery, flowers, bulbs & perennials
Northey Street City Farm Brisbane
OneOrganic
Plant Online
Plantnet, Plants for the home garden
Pohlmans, serving the Nursery Industry, Qld
Ross Evans Garden Centre
Rossmount Nursery, Qld
Sprouting and microgreens
Eden Seeds, Australia
Burpee, USA
The Diggers Club, heirloom fruits
The Seed Collection, seasonal guide about what to plant, growing tips
Yates Plant Nursery
Yuruga Nursery, Australian native plants, bush food

Plant protection, pests and diseases
16.1.0 Pests and diseases, pesticides, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) (this website)
16.2.0 Insecticides (this website)
16.1.0 Pesticides (this website)
3.10.0 Poisons and First Aid (Table) (this website)
16.9.0 Sprays, dusts, white oils (this website)
Pestnet
Plant health Australia
Plant health, pests and diseases, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland Government
See websites: Plant viruses, Descriptions of plant viruses, Rothamstead Experimental Station, UK
Plant health, pests and diseases Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry, Queensland

Soil
6.0.0 Soil science (This website)
Soil testing (Scientrific)
Soil (Serrata)
Earth Life, Brisbane
Slide Root Nodules with Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria, TS (Scientrific)
Soil conditioner, McLeod's Agriculture, zeolites
Soil pH Testing Soil pH Test Kit (Manutec)

Sweet potato
Sweet Potato Project (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Sweet potato
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Sweet potato")

Taro
Taro Project (This website)
Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, QLD, Search: Taros
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Taro")

Yam
Yam Project (This website)
Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery (Search: "Oxalis")