Databases (23 results)

AQUASTAT [FAO] [via Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations]
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AQUASTAT is "FAO's global information system on water resources and agricultural water management. It collects, analyses and provides free access to over 180 variables and indicators by country from 1960. AQUASTAT draws on national capacities and expertise with an emphasis on Africa, the Near East, countries of the former Soviet Union, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. AQUASTAT plays a key role in the monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 that sets out to 'ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all', and in particular indicators of target 6.4 on water stress and water use efficiency."
Coverage: 1960-present
Encyclopedia of Social Insects [Springer]
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"A comprehensive, multi-author treatise on the social insects of the world, with some auxiliary attention to such adjacent topics as subsocial insects and social arachnids. The work is to serve as a very convenient, yet authoritative reference work on the biology and systematics of social insects of the world. This is a project of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), the worldwide organizing body for the scientific study of social insects." Published: 2020
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database [via ProQuest]
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Coverage of the agricultural and environmental sciences, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. Includes the AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management, Ecology Abstracts, and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases.
Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies Digital Library : ACSESS Digital Library [via Wiley Publishing Company]
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Transdisciplinary collection published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Peer-reviewed research journals with archives (1907-present), member magazines, ebooks (1957-present), conference proceedings and podcast. Backfiles includes full text for hundreds of ebooks published between 1957 and 2009, and journals, from 1907 to 2009. ACSESS is the umbrella organization for three nonprofit societies: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.
Coverage: 1907 - current
AquaDocs [formerly Aquatic Commons]
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As of 2021: "AquaDocs is the joint open access repository of the UNESCO/IOC InternationaI Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) and the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC) with support from the FAO Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts. It is a thematic repository covering the natural marine, coastal, estuarine /brackish and fresh water environments and includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects."   This is a merger of Aquatic Commons and OceanDocs.
CAB Abstracts [via CAB Direct] [via CAB]
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Citations and abstracts to the international agricultural literature, including veterinary medicine, human and animal nutrition, forestry, rural development, as well as other related topics such as tourism and human ecology.
Coverage: 1973-present
Tags: Agriculture, Animals, Ecology, Plants, Science
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World Animal Health Information Database (WAHID) Interface
The WAHID Interface provides access to all data held within OIE's new World Animal Health Information System (WAHIS). It replaces and significantly extends the former web interface named Handistatus II System. A comprehensive range of information is available from: -Immediate notifications and follow-up reports submitted by Member Countries in response to exceptional disease events occuring in these countires as well as follow-up reports about these events, -Six-monthly reports describing the OIE-listed disease situations in each country -Annual reports providing further background information on animal health, on laboratory and vaccine production facilities, etc. To start, select one of the headings on the left. You can then explore available information: -by country (or group of countries), -by disease, -focusing on control measures, or -comparing the animal health situation between two countries.
Agricola [via Ovid]
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Published by the National Agricultural Library, the Agricola database describes publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture
AGRIS, International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology [via FAO]
AGRIS covers all aspects of agricultural sciences and technology, including grey literature not available through normal publication and distribution channels, such as unpublished scientific and technical reports, theses, conference papers and government publications.
Coverage: 1975-present
Tags: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Irrigation, Pomology, Soils