Protected agriculture : a global review
Abstract, 1995, World Bank
T1his Paper, "Protected Agriculture, A Global Review", gives a broad overview of the three main protective methods of plant coverage and related technologies for cliimate control and production techlniques, includinig drip irrigation in vegetables and floriculture. The three protective methods are by using mulches, row covers and green houses. The Paper also addresses some relevant economlic and policy aspects in protected agriculture. Because of the overriding importance of the sector, a special ANNEX on modern marketing has been included to highlight world wide marketing issues and trends from centers in Europe, North America, the Middle East, to Latin America. The Paper is generously illustrated and written specifically for WNorld Bank's operational staff and national counterparts in developing countries.