Agricultural English by Georgeta Rata, Florin Sala, Ionel Samfira

By Georgeta Rata, Florin Sala, Ionel Samfira

Agricultural English is a set of essays at the English of Agriculture. The process is a linguistic one: the several facets of the English utilized in the sphere of agriculture (agricultural practices, agricultural structures) and in a few fields regarding agriculture (agricultural zoology, agri-tourism, biology, botany, ecology, entomology, gastronomy, land dimension, plant pathology, zoology) are analysed from a morphological (combination, derivation), syntactical (nominal words, verbal phrases), lexical and lexicographical, semantic (homonymy, semantic fields, synonymy, terminology), pragmatic (academic discourse, idiom, metaphor), etymological (etymon, Latin heritage), and contrastive (English Croatian, English French, English German, English Romanian, Romanian English) issues of view. The ebook will attract agriculturists, animal breeders, professors, researchers, scholars, and translators from Croatian-, English-, French-, German-, and Romanian-speaking nations, energetic of their personal international locations or out of the country. the kinds of educational readership it should attract comprise educational educating employees, researchers and scholars within the fields of agriculture and comparable fields agricultural zoology, agri-tourism, biology, botany, ecology, entomology, gastronomy, land size, plant pathology, and zoology.

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Share of derivatives in -cide in the English of pesticides: 56% ‘the act of killing a pest’, 26% ‘a substance that kills a pest’, 18% ‘the act of killing a pest’ + ‘a substance that kills a pest’ 30 Derivatives with -cide in the Vocabulary of Pesticides References Adams, Valerie. (1987). An Introduction to Modern English Wordformation. London – New York: Longman. Arizona Master Gardener Manual: An Essential Reference for Gardening in the Desert Southwest. Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Arizona.

4. The supposed recurrence of the evolutionary stages of a species during the embryonic development and differentiation of a member of that species’ [< bio- + genesis]; biogeochemistry ‘the study of the relationship between the geochemistry of a region and the animal and plant life in that region’ [< bio- + geochemistry]; biogeography ‘the study of the geographic distribution of organisms’ [< bio- + geography]; biohazard ‘1. A biological agent, such as an infectious microorganism, or a condition that constitutes a threat to human beings, especially in biological research or experimentation.

Therefore, the combining form bi(o)- and the compounds built with it are not only part of English as well as Latin and Greek, but also part of French, Italian, Romanian and other IndoEuropean languages which employ them. In conclusion, it is important to be aware of this international linguistic resource, to study it accordingly and to make an informed use of such words. 40 Combining Forms: Bi(o)- References Adams, Valerie. (1987). An Introduction to Modern English Wordformation. London – New York: Longman.

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