1. Nitrogen Fixing Trees can be grown on farms in a number of ways ranging from scattered trees to plantations. Production and use of Gliricidia sepium is presented in this manual from experiences around the world. It is hoped that extension personnel, progressive farmers and organizations engaged...
  2. Thirty-nine participants from 14 countries shared their research and observations on Calliandra species. Most of the papers they presented are published in this proceedings volume.
  3. The objectives of this workshop were to encourage communication among researchers, assess the state-of-the-art knowledge about its genetic improvement, management and use, identify research priorities, initiate collaborative research through networkingand promote research funding, and to prepare...
  4. This mnual is a guide to the production and use of leucaena primarily as a forage crop. A companion publication discusses the production of leucaena for wood and other uses.
  5. This workshop's objectives were to enhance the knowledge of scientists and practitioners concerned with the use and management of Dalberia species by exchanging information and documenting research findings, to increase the use of Dalbergia species by providing extension agents, development...
  6. In recent years, scientists and development specialist have discovered many previously neglected nitrogen-fixing trees with exciting potential to sustain and improve the oil, enhance crop production and provide valuable products. Prominent among the trees attracting increasing attention is the...
  7. This book highlights eighteen species of casuarina, a group of underexploited Australasian trees that could have exceptional potential in reforesting difficult terrain in many parts of the world.
  8. Black locust is a fast growing, nitrogen fixing, stress tolerant species with durable and high quality wood which can be used for many purposes, including wall paneling, flooring, fence posts, vine props, furniture, fruit boxes, pulp and paper, animal feed stock, bee forage, and biomass energy.
  9. Agroforestry systems using nitrogen fixing woody perennials, such as Leucaena Leucocephala and Gliricidia sepium, planted in contour hedges on hillsides (or alleys on level ground), have proven to be as inexpensive and effective technology to control soil erosion, improve soil structure, and...