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Open Educational Resources: Agriculture

Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning, and research resources released under an open license that permits their free use and repurposing by others.



On this page you will find open access Agriculture textbooks along with supplemental materials. The purpose of these subject specific pages is to highlight content for those who are interested in what open educational resources are available. This list of content is by no means exhaustive.  The nature of open educational resources is very collaborative and we encourage comments about the content featured on this page, or recommendations of content that are not found here. 

Agriculture Textbooks


  • Food Industrial Processes - Methods and Equipment  - A collection of articles on issues relating to the food industry, selected for use as a primer, an investigation guide and documentation based on modern, and as scientific and technical references.
  • Topics in Conservation Biology - The chapters of this book provide insightful analysis on managing protected areas (Middle East), conserving biochemical and genetic diversity of carob tree (Tunisia) and wild pear (Japan), determining the health status of Amazon manatee, manipulating sex ratios to benefit wildlife, and narrowing the gap between religion and conservation.
  • Aquaculture - This book provides an understanding on a large variety of aquaculture related topics.

Agriculture Collections

Open Access Agriculture Journals

Agriculture Resources

Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP)