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Compendium of Forage Technical Terms in English, French and Romanian

Author(s): Georgeta Raţă, Ionel Samfira, Diana-Andreea Boc-Sînmărghiţan and Monica Butnariu

Book Description

This compendium is an inventory of English, French and Romanian technical terms used in the field of forages (crop residue, grasses, herbaceous legumes, silage, and tree legumes). It contains terms related to plant biology (chemical properties, development, diseases, growth, metabolism, reproduction, and structure), plant physiology (circadian rhythm, dormancy, environmental stress, hormone functions, movement, nutrition, photomorphogenesis, photoperiodism, photosynthesis, respiration, seed germination, stomata function and transpiration, and tropism), and plant cultivation (biochemistry, breeding, engineering, production, and propagation). It will appeal to agriculturists, animal breeders, professors, researchers, students, and translators from English-, French-, and Romanian-speaking nations, active in their own countries or abroad.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-3623-4
ISBN-10: 1-4438-3623-0
Date of Publication: 01/03/2012
Pages / Size: 365 / A5
Price: £44.99
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Biography

Georgeta Raţă holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University in Bucharest, Romania. She is a qualified EFL teacher and has been teaching languages for 35 years. She has cross-linguistic expertise, having worked in French and Romanian as well as English, and understands the practical issues involved in teaching and learning different languages and transferring research ideas from one language to another. She has edited Language Education Today, Teaching Foreign Languages, and Academic Days of Timişoara: Language Education Today, and co-edited Social Sciences Today and Academic Days of Timişoara: Social Sciences Today.

Ionel Samfira holds a PhD in Agriculture from the Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Timisoara, Romania, and is a Professor at the same university. His teaching and research competences resulted in studies on natural pastures, on the interaction between soil and vegetal sward, on the management and biodiversity of permanent pastures, and on the breeding of forage plants. He has been a vice-dean of his college since 2004. He has authored and co-authored 10 textbooks and research books, as well as over 100 research papers.

Diana-Andreea Boc-Sînmărghiţan holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of the West in Timisoara, Romania. She is a qualified FFL teacher and has been teaching French for over 9 years. Her experience includes both French practical courses and several areas of FSP, and she has published in these areas. She is a researcher in the field of cross-linguistics, having worked in French and Romanian, and understands the practical issues involved in teaching and learning different languages and transferring research ideas from one language to another.

Monica Butnariu holds a PhD in Science from the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Timisoara, Romania. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Plant Biochemistry, and teaches general biochemistry, biochemistry, experimental chemistry, and plant biochemistry. She has also co-developed and co-taught interdisciplinary courses including plant interactions. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Banat’s Journal of Biotechnology, and a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Agricultural Chemistry.