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Key Facts

  • Format: Abstract and index
  • Media: Electronic/Online
  • Coverage Dates: 1970-Current
  • Sources Covered: Over 4,810,280 records


AGRICOLA is a bibliographic database consisting of literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture. This extensive database provides selective worldwide coverage of primary information sources in agriculture and related fields. The literature cited is primarily in English, but over one-third of the database comprises citations in Western European, Slavic, Asian, and African languages.

The Full-Text Alternative

ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection offers a full-text counterpart to AGRICOLA that adds further value to this already impressive database.

Simple subscription options provide a range of opportunities for customers:

  • AGRICOLA – the abstracts and index database
  • ProQuest Agricultural Science Collection – the full text database

Subject Coverage

Major areas of coverage include:

  • Agriculture Products
  • Agriculture (General)
  • Animal Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry Conservation
  • Cytology
  • Economics, Agricultural
  • Education, Agricultural Energy, Agriculture Engineering, Agricultural Entomology
  • Farm Management
  • Feed Science
  • Fertilizers
  • Fibers and Textiles
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Forestry
  • History, Agricultural
  • Horticulture
  • Human Ecology
  • Human Nutrition
  • Hydrology
  • Hydroponics
  • Information Systems for Agriculture
  • Microbiology
  • Natural History
  • Natural Resources
  • Pesticides
  • Physiology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Pollution
  • Public Health
  • Rural Sociology
  • Soil Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Water Quality
  • Weather and Climate
  • Wildlife
  • Zoology

Update Frequency: Monthly

Size: Over 1,573,030 tables and figures


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Supplements the AGRICOLA Database and select related files with access to deep indexing for tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature for selected records.

With ProQuest Deep Indexing: Agriculture, users can:

  • Explore what are the most common research areas for sustainable agriculture
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