This is not an all inclusive list of encyclopedias and related sources available from Parks Library. This is a sample to give you an idea of the types of encyclopedia's that are at your disposal in both print and electronic formats.
both print and e-book are available. The e-book is through ACSESS DL, follow the link above.
Encyclopedia of Cultivated Plants by Christopher Martin Cumo (Editor)
Call Number: REF SB45 E47 2013
3 volume set. For each plant is listed basic botanical information, major production regions, diseases, pests, weeds associated, cultivation practices, toxicity, and suggestions for future reading on each crop.
World Economic Plants by John H. Wiersema; Blanca Len
Call Number: REF SB107 W485 2013
Publication Date: 2013-01-07
"this comprehensive and accessible work now documents more than 12,000 economically important vascular plants. ... Each entry includes the accepted scientific (Latin) name, synonyms, economic importance, common names in a variety of languages, and the geographical distribution of the species. The information on each plant can be accessed through either its scientific or common name, providing a global perspective on its native, introduced, or cultivated geographical distribution, and its economic usage or impacts."
excerpt from Publisher's website
Encyclopedia of Water Science by B. A. Stewart (Editor); Terry A. Howell (Editor)
Call Number: S494.5 W3 E54 2003
Publication Date: 2003-07-01
The 2008 version is available from the Reference collection. However, it has a much shorter loan period.
For individuals interested in agricultural statistics. This book discusses conducting a census, setting up frames and registers, issues arising from sample design and estimation, use of remote sensing, management of data quality and dissemination and analysis of survey data.