Welcome to the Agriculture Subject Guide

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into agricultural science, land and water science, horticulture, turf management, agriculture and natural resource economics, animal science, forestry, aquaculture and etc.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers

Many e-books in the Library's collection is listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

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The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

Subject Call No.

  • Agriculture ganeral S1 - S999
  • Plant culture SB1-SB999
  • Animal culture SF1-SF275
  • Aquaculture SH1-SH691
  • Forestry SD1-SD700
Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service, to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from another library.

Find Articles

This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant to Agriculture, and provides links to the Library's e-journals page, and how to obtain journal articles.

Related Databases Printed Journals

Use online databases to find journal articles about a subject. Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Agriculture:

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Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is list of journals often used in agriculture.

  • Hortscience TS800 H6
  • Agri marketing HD1401 A278
  • Journal of Dairy Science SF221 J6
  • Animal Genetics QP98 A5
  • Fish pathology SH171 G977
  • Freshwater Biology QH96 A1F73
  • Plant Pathology SB599 P55
  • Journal of plant nutrition QK867 J86
  • Botany : an international journal for plant biology QK1 C3

Other journals subscribed by library can be search via WebOPAC to identify location and holdings.

E-Journals Getting articles from elsewhere

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from another library through our Document Delivery Service.

Reference Work

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc.There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet

Statistical Sources Directories
  • Data Statistics from Ministry of Agriculture & Agro-Based Industry Malaysia

  • Buku Perangkaan Agro-Makanan Malaysia HD9016 M3 M236 (2009 – 2010)

  • Buku Perangkaan Pertanian Malaysia HD2080.6 A3 B932 (1980 – 2008)

  • Statistical analyses of experimental data [slides]
    S540 S7S797 (088000327) - Main - Audio Visuals

  • Statistical analysis of geographic information with ArcView GIS and ArcGIS
    G70.212 W872 2005 (095003584) - Main - Audio Visuals

  • Malaysia agricultural directory and index
    S410 M3M236
  • Malaysia agri-food marketing directory
    HD9016 M3M239
  • Directory/ Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry TS1088 T4

  • Directory of fish culture research institutions
    SH1 F2 no.85 1971

  • Directory of fishery scientists and technologists in Southeast Asia
    SH307 A75D598

  • Directory of fisheries information sources in Southeast Asia SH203 D598

  • Directory of forest industries in Malaysia HD9766 M3D4

  • Directory of research products : a world leader in new tropical agriculture, 4-6 Februari 2010, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur
    Q180 M239 2010

  • Directory of sources of fertilizer-related information with special reference to Asia and the Pacific S633.5 A75D598

  • Malaysian directory of timber trade HD9766 M3L4

  • Directory of wooden furniture manufacturers, Malaysia (2008)
    HD9773 M3A657 2008

  • Directory of licences of Malaysian Cocoa Industry 2008/09
    HD9200 M3D598 2008

Handbooks Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

  • Handbook to the construction and use of insect collection and rearing devices : a guide for teachers with suggested classroom applications / by Gregory S. Paulson. QL465 P332
  • Fish canning handbook / edited by Les Bratt. TP371.35 F532
  • Handbook for the assessment of soil erosion and sedimentation using environmental radionuclides / edited by F. Zapata. S623 H236
  • Handbook of formulas and software for plant geneticists and breeders / Manjit S. Kang, editor. QK981.5 H236
  • Animal clinical chemistry : a practical handbook for toxicologists and biomedical researchers / edited by G.O. Evans. RA1199.4 A54A59
  • Dictionary of agribusiness management / L.L. Somani. HD1410 S693
  • Dictionary of agriculture / K.P. Srivastava.
    S411 S774 2007
  • Dictionary of plant breeding / Rolf H.J. Schlegel.
    SB123 S339 2010
    Dictionary of entomology / Himanshu Arora ; edited by Richa Arora. QL462.3 A769
  • Encyclopedia of animal science / edited by Wilson G. Pond and Alan W. Bell. SF61 E56

  • Encyclopedia of soil science / edited by Ward Chesworth. S592 E56

  • Encyclopedia of entomology / edited by John L. Capinera. QL462.3 E56 2008

  • An encyclopedia of small fruit / Bob Gough.
    SB354.4 G69

Internet Sources


This is a list of the notable agricultural organizations includes intergovernmental, governmental or non-governmental.



Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry

Malaysian Association/Federation/Organization

6 Malaysia's commodities

Financial Support in Agriculture

Agricultural Education


This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of resources on agriculture available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.


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Get To Know Your Liaison & Acquisition Librarian

Liaison Librarian


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Acquisition Librarian


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