They collected books on a grand scale, sponsored ambitious programs of translation (from Greek, Syriac, Persian, Sanskrit, and Hindi). ... above all Ibn Al Awam (12th Century), an authentic scientist sponsored by the Caliph of Sevilla/ Spain, author of The Book of Agriculture (12th Century), which is an updated collection ... Chemical and metallurgical companies originated the use of mineral fertilizers and more efficient plowing and harvesting tools; and the first agricultural schools andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The National Agricultural Research Systems in the West Asia and North Africa Region|
|Author||:||Joseph Casas, Mahmoud Solh and Hala Hafez|
|Publisher||:||ICARDA - 1999|