1. Vegetables are plants, or parts of plants, that are used for human consumption. These may be grown for their leaves, stems, roots, flowers, buds, immature seeds, seed pods, or fruits. We have listed “Leafy Vegetables” and “Cucurbits” separately from Garden Vegetables because of their distinctive...
  2. 2019-05-02 Session:WorldVeg has implemented a project funded by USAID on scaling home gardens with traditional African vegetables to improve nutrition of young women and small children, and enhance incomes. The session will focus on the diversity of species being produced, the choices of adoption of good...
  3. 2019-02-13 Session: WorldVeg has implemented a project funded by USAID on scaling home gardens with traditional African vegetables to improve nutrition of young women and small children, and enhance incomes. The session will focus on the diversity of species being produced, the choices of adoption of good...
  4. This publication, Gardening Nutritious Vegetables, is the proceedings of the International Vegetable Improvement Gardening Workshop held in Thailand. The proceedings contain country reports and detailed strategies for initiating garden programs in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. It also...
  5. 2016-04-08 Sara Delaney presented at ECHO’s November 2015 International Agriculture Conference. One project she mentioned had remarkable adoption rates, and we thought it would make a good case study to share in EDN. In the course of introducing new ideas or practices, why are some accepted more easily,...
  6. Everything you need to know to grow fresh, tasty vegetables, fragrant herbs, and colorful flowers is included in Desert Gardening for Beginners. The authors, all life-long gardeners, have tralated the most current horticultural information from University of Arizona researchers into...
  7. Written for diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers, this textbook distills 30 years of vegetable research at one of the world's leading agronomy institutes. The improved practices and techniques of increasing production which it describes, form a vital resource for any...
  8. 1995-01-19 This workbook discusses the structure of plants, composition ofsoil, planting, fertilzing and crop management.
  9. 1967-01-01 The aim has been to acquaint the student with some of the evidence on the principles which underlie vegetable production in the Tropics. The practices of vegetable growing furnish a background for indicating how this basic information applies.
  10. 56 page pamphlet with tips on how to grow and use tomatoes.
  11. A complete book on tomatoes for the new gardener and a valuable reference tool for the experienced home vegetable grower.
  12. The 1st International Symposium on Tropical Tomato represents several points of achievement and decision in tropical agriculture. The culmination of 5 years of intensive research and testing by AVRDC has brought about tomato production on farms where high temperatures and disease had prevented...
  13. Demonstrates square foot gardening techniques, discusses planning, soil preparation, transplanting, and harvesting, and gives advice on selling surplus produce
  14. The symposium on "Tomato and Pepper Production in the Tropics" is an attempt to bring together scientists working on both vegetables, particularly those from developing countries to exchange current information on a broad spectrum of themesranging from genetic resources conservation, varietal...
  15. This Agrodok on the growing of tomatoes and peppers is meant for fieldworkers in developing countries. It is intended to serve as a practical manual, also for those who have little knowledge of agricultural matters. The methods described are suitable for small-scale cultivation and require little...
  16. Vegetables are divided into four major groups: fruit vegetables, leaf vegetables, legumes, and roots and tubers. Each vegetable is discussed using a 22 point system including scientific name and chromosome number, English common name, common names in other languages, edible parts, origin,...
  17. A how-to book that tells how to grow our most popular vegetable - the tomato.
  18. The main objective of this Agrodok is to serve as a general manual for those who practise or teach gardening in developing countries, in order to improve the living conditions of the in habitants of these countries. 1st Edition and 4th Edition available
  19. 2005-01-01 This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady yield. It provides practical information on small-scale cultivation, harvesting, storing, processing and marketing of tomatoes. Seed selection and conservation, integrated pest management...
  20. Tiny dried beans with the grand name of Cherokee Trail of Tears, melons with a fanciful moniker like Moon and Stars. Parsnips, raised underground in Wisconsin, with the tropical scent of coconut. Green tomatoes that taste ripe and wonderful. They're all heirloom vegetables--old-time varieties...
  21. Describes the history of tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, eggplants, peas, beans, lettuce, celery, carrots, radishes, beets, pumpkins, cucumbers, melon, and corn
  22. One of the biggest names in the large and rapidly expanding sport of growing giant vegetables reveals his unique--and unusual--secrets for gardening gargantuan greens, including how to plant, prune, protect, and nurture each plant for maximum results and mega-poundage. Color photos throughout.
  23. Great tips for your garden: More About Extra Sweet Corn; Great Taste in Potatoes; How to Keep Cucumbers Coming; Climate Control (Key to Pepper Production; Toward the Flawless Beet; The Secret to Growing Big, Sweet Carrots; How to Grow Onions All Year; Never Too Early for Peas.
  24. Within the sections for each vegetable, you'll learn about planning, seed starting, soil conditioning, varieties, insect and disease protection, havrvesting tips--as discovered and developed by many of the most successful organic gardeners.
  25. This publication describes the different home garden vegetables and how to grow and harvest them. Problems in growing each vegetable are included.
  26. Noted horticulturist Richard Merrill and award-winning cookbook author Joe Ortiz have teamed up to bring you the ultimate no-nonsense guide to cultivating and cooking from a kitchen garden. Exhaustively researched and easy to use,The Gardener’s Tableoffers a complete plan for maintaining a cook’s...
  27. 2009-12-02 Join Ed Smith and hundreds of thousands of happy gardeners who are using the W-O-R-D system to grow their own delicious, abundant, organic vegetables. Already loved for its friendly advice, vegetable-specific information, and unwavering commitment to organic methods, America's best-selling...
  28. This publication reports on Save the Children's garden project which was initiated in order to demonstrate to the field coordinators, as well as other program personnel, that health and nutrition are closely related and that individual home gardens can make the difference between an inadequate...
  29. This publication lists the minor vegetables, how they are grown, where they are grown and their uses.
  30. In order to be successful, this publication tells what vegetables will do best in our particular locality and soil, how long they will take to mature so that we can plan a continuous supply, and what fertilzers and manures to use, and how to deal with those pests and diseases that bedevil the...
  31. 2011-10-04 Tired of genetically modified food? Every day, Americans are moving more toward eating natural, locally grown food that is free of pesticides and preservatives-and there is no better way to ensure this than to grow it yourself. Anyone can start a garden, whether in a backyard or on a city...
  32. Thousands of gardeners are discovering the joys of growing heirloom vegetables and fruits...older, classic, often rare varieties now difficult to obtain from commercial nurseries and seed companies. Older varieties are often better adapted to specific local growing conditions, offer a rich...
  33. This book is a guide to everything you need to know about vegetables. It includes pictures and names of varieties.
  34. Describes the propagation, planting, harvesting, and storage of fruits and vegetables and gives advice on starting new plants, planning a garden, and using compost.
  35. This booklet gives examples of how you can extend your growing season by using vegetables that grow in the cold, and by using greenhouses, plus the useage of a coldcellar.
  36. Vegetables that are easy to grow - potatoes, onions, tomatoes - provide economic, social and nutritional advantages and can make significant differences to smallholder livelihoods. With this booklet, policy-makers and development personnel will recognize the opportunities that are available for...
  37. 1981-01-01 This publication tells how to plan and maintain a garden that will survive a drought.
  38. The purpose of this book, as well as of the others in the 'Burpee American Gardening Series', is to spread the pleasure that comes from gardening, and to help and encourage new gardeners. It also aims to challenge more experienced gardeners to try less familiar plants and new ideas, while sharing...
  39. The following report of vegetable growing in El Salvador in a composit report of those volunteers that have had projects in home gardening. It is meant to be used as a guide for future projects with the desire that what we have learned may be used to advantage by future volunteers. Much work...
  40. Here we hope to answer some of these questions and to show how people can begin--it does not matter how small--to take some responsibility in providing for themselves in a way that is ecologically sound, intelletually and physically stimulating, emotionally satisfying, and, above all, fun.
  41. This booklet discribes everything you would need to know to grow vegetables in a tropical cllimate.
  42. This research report discusses the historical significance and function of home gardens, offers a definition, and develops a policy-relevant typology based on ecological and socioeconomic determinants. Finally, a cross-cultural comparative review of the literatureis undertaken. Despite increasing...
  43. This Primer on Vegetable Gardening was conceived in recognition of the potential role of vegetable gardening as an efficeient source of nutrition and cash income for poor families in the developing world. It is fully illustrated and contains simpleand precise information on vegetable gardening...
  44. 1992-01-01 The author recounts the pleasure of serving home-grown vegetables during the winter months and provides instructions on how to accomplish this in your own garden. 2 Copies
  45. The purpose of this manual is to demonstrate how small farmers and garden producers in Jamaica can increase their income and will help Jamaica achieve the goal of self-reliance in food.
  46. The aim of this publication is to help in the diagnosis of vegetable diseases. It describes many major diseases that have distinctive symptoms.
  47. Suggests an approach to gardening which features narrow raised beds, shows how to transplant seedlings, use fertilizers, conserve water, and control pests, and looks at sample gardens
  48. In this bulletin, Betty Jacobs tells you how to grow onions - and ten other favorite members of the onion family. She steers you to success, from preparing the soil to using the onions in preparing the dinner.
  49. The sweet potato (also spelled 'sweetpotato') is an eccentric vegetable requiring different treatment than any other root crop grown by home gardeners. Half of this book deals with growing, curing and storing the sweet potato. The rest is a leisurely tour through the history, science and lore of...
  50. 1977-01-01 Written in answer to thousands of viewer request, Crockett's Vitory Garden is a month-by-month guide to gardening that is asinformal and easy to understand as the enormously popular PSB show itself. Each chapter contains a general introduction to the month and the basic tasks involved, a...
  51. The present publication concentrates mainly on the growing of leafy vegetables in Nigeria, many of them being little known to horticulturists and their immense potential of supplementing tropical diets unrealized. Mr. Ephenhuijsen gives a well illustrated, concise account of these native...
  52. Book 2 discusses crop management and pest management.
  53. By following the directions and suggestions given in the publication, any beginning gardener can produce a wide variety of delicious and nutritious vegetable crops adapted to tropical conditions.

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