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Subject Coverage

  • Agricultural products
  • Animal sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Farm management
  • Food and nutrition
  • Horticulture
  • Pesticides
  • Rural sociology
  • Soil sciences
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Wildlife
  • Zoology

Publication Types

  • Journal Articles
  • Monographs
  • Proceedings
  • Theses
  • Patents


AGRICOLA is a bibliographic database which is produced by the National Agricultural Library. It consists of worldwide literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture and related fields.

The National Agricultural Library Thesaurus (NALT) has been used to select controlled vocabulary terms for subject indexing. Library of Congress Subject Headings are used as controlled vocabulary for cataloging records.

Coverage: 1970 – current