By Harro Maat

Science Cultivating Practice is an institutional historical past of agricultural technological know-how within the Netherlands and its in another country territories. the point of interest of this research is the diversity of perspectives a few right courting among technological know-how and (agricultural) perform. Such perspectives and plans materialised within the total supplier of analysis and schooling. in addition, the publication presents case stories of genetics and plant breeding within the Netherlands, colonial rice breeding, and agricultural facts. rules affected the business enterprise up to the wrong way around. the web consequence was once an institutional improvement within which the values of educational technology have been rated larger than the values of perform.
This ebook is a particular piece of labor because it treats the dynamics of technological know-how in a ecu in addition to in a colonial context. those diverse ecological and social environments result in other kinds of wisdom and experimentation in addition to alternative ways of setting up technology.

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