1. Abstract,Agriculture & Food Security, 2018 Background Onion (Allium cepaL.) is member of the family Alliaceae and the most widely grown herbaceous biennial vegetable crop. Quality planting material is one of the major inputs to successful vegetable production. However, it is one of the major...
  2. 2018-07-23 Eric Toensmeier conducts a workshop in 2012 @ ECHO-Florida highlighting some of the 4000+ plants grown on the ECHO Global Farm in North Fort Myers, FL. For more from Eric Toensmeier, check out http://carbonfarmingsolution.com/
  3. Creaole Document -Nouvo Gid Kilti Legim - New Guide to Growing Vegetables
  4. Key Resource 2006-10-27 This report is the second in a series of three evaluating underexploited African plant resources that could help broaden and secure Africa's food supply. The volume describes the characteristics of 18 little-known indigenous African vegetables (including tubers and legumes) that have potential as...
  5. Key Resource 2009-04-27 Poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition have become critical urban problems. Meeting this challenge in many cities around the world, women play a crucial role in household food production, growing vegetables in gardens and vacant urban spaces, raising animals, and trading in fresh and cooked...
  6. Key Resource 1983-01-01 The main objective of this text is to provide concise information on vegetable crops grown in tropical regions which will be of use to students, extension service staff and research workers who wish to enlarge their knowledge of the range of food crops available for growing in the tropics and the...
  7. 1983-02-19 There is no doubt, based on the content of nutrients, that amaranth seed and leaves are exceptionally nutritious. Amounts of vitamin C, iron, carotene, calcium, folic acid and protein are especially high in the leaves. There are reports that the incidence of blindness in children due to poor...
  8. Key Resource 1992-01-01 2 Copies This booklet has been produced by the South Pacific Commission and provides information on green leafy vegetables found and grown in the area. The booklet begins by describing the relationship between photosynthesis and the ways in which leaves utilize nutrients, and the beneficial...
  9. Key Resource 1998-10-01 Third Edition People interested in tropical gardening or botany will find this an indispensable guide to several hundred species of plants with edible leaves. Leaves can provide high-quality food, and in the tropics, many are from perennials requiring little effort for their abundant production....
  10. Key Resource 2001-07-11 Amazon.com Description Maintain viability with these techniques for proper seed storage! Healthy, viable seeds are the foundation for sustainable crop production, while poorly kept seeds can result in low germination and crop loss. Seed Storage of Horticultural Crops suggests appropriate...
  11. 1990-03-09 A description of the principles and techniques of horticulture in Africa followed by details of growing a wide range of vegetables and fruits including many indigenous types. Aspects of nutrition, food processing and preservation, soil fertility, irrigation and plant protection are covered.
  12. 2016-01-01 The 2015 Paris Climate Summit attempted to define specific actions related to the sequestration of atmospheric carbon, which continues to reach ever greater concentrations (currently over 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide). To curb climate change, 350 parts per million or less is regarded...
  13. 2015-01-01 At present, a grave concern facing the Caribbean is the creation of sustainable food production systems. Over the past four decades, the increasing unsustainable use of agricultural inputs has become very evident in the farming sector, without much warnings being given about the adverse health...
  14. 1983-02-19 Dr. Frank Martin gave us our initial start on a tropical lettuce, Latuca indica, also called Indian lettuce. This has grown well in both the hot, wet summer and the colder winter of southern Florida. During the summer it grows to about 8 feet high.
  15. Key Resource 1982-01-01 This out-of-print Peace Corps publication in Fiji was such a good concise guide to gardening in hot, humid climates that ECHO republished the book. It treats both vegetables that are well adapted to such climates and special techniques to grow some temperate vegetables that can be difficult but...
  16. Key Resource 1985-04-01 Root crops is a general term commonly used for a wide variety of food plants that have an underground storage organ known as a root, tuber (rhizome), corm, or bulb. Root crops are rich in starch, and low in protein and oil. They are excellent sources of calories. Some are consumed as major...
  17. Key Resource 2000-04-01 Until the beginning of the 20th century, people in Africa depended to a significant extent on food which had its origins in Africa. A diverse range of originally wild African species was domesticated a long time ago and included rootcrops, cereals, legumes and many different vegetables. Popular...
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  19. Key Resource 1983-01-01 Amaranth [Amaranthus hypochondriacus, A. cruentus(grain type) &A. tricolor(vegetable type)] is an herbaceous annual with upright growth habit, cultivated for both its seeds which are used as a grain and its leaves which are used as a vegetable or green. Both leaves and seeds contain protein...
  20. Key Resource 1990-01-01 This manual is intended to be a guide to the vegetable production training course for developing country specialists offered at the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center. It is designed as well to be a resource book for extension subject matter specialists and vocational agriculture...
  21. Key Resource 1997-12-31 2 Copies This wide-ranging, comprehensive treatise examines the many different aspects of vegetables from an international perspective. The diversity and depth of coverage of vegetables is largely due to the extensive background and experiences of the authors, Vincent Rubatzky and Mas Yamaguchi,...
  22. 2005-01-20 Forward by AVRDC Director Masaaki Suzuki Good seeds are undoubtedly one of the most important materials for farmers. The seeds must be healthy and, preferably, they must possess all the desirable properties that farmers need such as high yielding, high quality, and resistances to diseases, insect...
  23. Key Resource 1988-01-01 Vegetables included here are not only those adapted to and grown in Florida, but also many that are not well-adapted. The potential for production of a particular vegetable is discussed briefly in many instances, particularly in reference to home use. In fact, the information is more relevant to...
  24. 1991-02-01 Review by Dr. Martin Price Most publications review the most recent books. I have found that the most useful books are not necessarily the most recent-in fact, they are sometimes out of print. ECHO reprinted a few valuable but out-of-print books over the years (Edible Leaves of the Tropics;...
  25. Key Resource 1995-01-19 Full Title: How to Grow More Vegetables* (and fruits, nuts, berries, grains, and other crops) *Than you ever thought possible on less land than you can imagine How to grow More Vegetables (an fruits, nuts, berries,grains, and other crops) Than you ever thought possible on less land than you can...
  26. 2008-01-01 What can the poor do to move out ofpoverty? In his book Out of Poverty, Paul Polak challenges the reader to take a fresh perspective on the poor—to see them for their potential to work their way out of poverty. Many poor people are entrepreneurial in their thinking and have assets such asland to...
  27. Roy Danforth and Paul Noren have over 30 years of experience in the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic and Cameroon. Over the years they have collected seeds from the forests, obtained seeds through gifts and exchanges, and established over 500 different...
  28. Growing vegetables provides fresh produce for the family while giving us full control over what is used in the care and maintenance while growing the vegetables. Pest control is important in vegetable gardens to keep hungry insects from feasting on the plants. However, pesticides often contain...
  29. 1983-02-19 Dr. Frank Martin is a research specialist in sweet potato breeding. He writes, "A persistent nagging question is why people don't eat and don't want to eat more sweet potatoes. We believe this is due to sweetness itself, as well as flavors and textures that are not liked. We developed a new...
  30. In developing countries agriculture is the mainstay of the economy. As such, it should be no surprise that agricultural industries and related activities can account for a considerable proportion of their output. Of the various types of activities that can be termed as agriculturally based, fruit...
  31. 1972-01-19 This book includes information on vegetables and fruits in west africa; their nutritional values, growth; pracitial growing, school gardening; soil conservation and extension techniques.
  32. 2002-07-20 The three main objectives of applying postharvest technology to harvested fruits and vegetables are: to maintain quality (appearance, texture, flavor and nutritive value) to protect food safety, and to reduce losses between harvest and consumption. Effective management during the postharvest...
  33. Key Resource OISAT is an information management concept on non-chemical pest management in the tropics comprising two components: OISATInfo is a web-based information tool offering trainers, extension workers and farmers a quick access to up-to-date information for their work and for organizing agricultural...
  34. 2008-01-20 If you are interested in starting up a business, food processing offers an excellent opportunity to generate income using locally available resources. Focusing on the establishment of such a business using fruits and vegetables, this detailed and informative manual covers topics such as: products...
  35. This comprehensive pictoral guide to Capsicum identification provides a fine color photograph and a detailed description for each of hundreds of peppers from Mexico, Hungary, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Guatemala, Trinidad, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, and numerous locations in the US. The...
  36. Advantages and challenges of multi-storey cropping systems Why vegetables and fruits are required for the daily diet Fruits and vegetables in the Ethiopian diet What we need to eat to stay healthy Nutrition information on local vegetables and fruits Priority vegetable species for multi-storey...
  37. Malabar spinach (Basella spp.), also known as Ceylon spinach and Indian spinach, is a climbing perennial plant. The vine is succulent with tender leaves. Malabar spinach grows well in hot, humid climates and is adaptable to most soils. Trellised plants work best from the point of view of flower...
  38. HARVEST - Holistic Access to Research on Vegetables, Economies, Societies, and Technology Searching over 50,000 records in the World Vegetable Center archives.
  39. 1984-01-01 Hot Red Kiev Borscht. Plum Crazy Carrots. Brazilian Avocado Cream. A Classic Cold Vinaigrette. French Chou Chou and Germantown Slaw. From artichokes to zucchini, Bert Greene's not-strictly-vegetarian vegetable cookbook is loaded with close to 500 recipes for vegetable soups, casseroles, crepes,...
  40. 2006-04-20 This exceptionally nutritious, high protein grain, that requires less rainfall than corn, has potential as a staple for the general population plus seems to offer special value in managing diseases such as HIV/AIDS.The Amaranth family contains more than 60 species (most of them wild) and...
  41. Asian Garden 2 Table LLC is a small “mom & pop” family business, dedicated to the purpose of purveying information, material goods and services related to the gardening, preparation, and consumption of fresh vegetable based meals. As you can see from the site, we offer tips on urban/suburban...
  42. 1996-01-01 The practical cook's guide to every type of vegetable, with over 300 delicious recipes. Color illustrations.
  43. One of the dramatic achievements in the Asian region has been the remarkable progress in reducing the extent of famine, hunger and starvation. The recent economic crisis in the region, including Thailand has further emphasized the critical role of agriculture on the road to economic recovery....
  44. 1991-01-01 The range of vegetables species grown and found in markets is much larger in the tropics than in temperate countries and plays an important part in improving the diet. This book deals with the special methods of vegetable cultivation, the cultivation of the major vegetable families and groups,...
  45. 1996-01-01 The south Florida region is a hodge podge of latino, caribbean and anglo cultures. Chef Tony Merola of Brooks Tropicals takes the foods of these three cultures and fused them into one new cuisine. Floribbean The result is a combination of the familiar with the notso new and creating totally...
  46. 1985-01-01 A descriptions of the various vegetables, together with relevant recipes.
  47. Whether you're a seasoned gardener enchanted with their lush vines and unusually shaped fruit or a crafter in search of the perfect gourd for a specific project, this easy-to-use primer takes the mystery out of growing gourds. Largely ignored by most gardening books, gourd plants require specific...
  48. This publication contains important information on the status of vegetables in Africa, and in particular the status of research and development efforts in the SADCC countries. Combined with the other invited papers, we believe this publicaiton will serve as a useful benchmark document for some...
  49. Proceedings of a workshop held at Islamabad, Pakistan, 24-29 September 1990
  50. In this volume, reports from three regional or global partnerships are featured: Consortium for the Sustainable Development of Natural Resources in the Andes, Global Initiative on Late Blight, and Strategic Initiative on Urban and Periurban Agriculture. Each partnership reflects the direct...
  51. The edible alliums are some of the most ancient cultivated crops and include onions, leeks, shallots garlic and chives. They are grown in most regions of the world, from the subarctic to the humid tropics, although bulb onions are best adapted to production in subtropical and temperate areas....
  52. 1997-01-01 The workshop held focused on gathering information on current improved technology and practices and potential technologies, specifically related to MYMV resistance and improved cultural practices available for evaluation, so that a network approach could be developed, and detailed activities...
  53. This publication was intended for use in the training of vegetable specialists and as a reference for vegetable researchers and extension workers.
  54. Chinese, Japanese, Thai: Growing, selecting & cooking! 2 Copies
  55. Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country...
  56. This volume presents numberous data on locally available sources for improving the diet and by recommending and describing methods that are not beyond the capacity of the rural population.
  57. This gardening book was prepared in response to the need for a complete and accurate guide to growing vegetables and herbs successfully under midwestern conditions. Although written primarily for the home gardener, this book may be equally useful to teachers, students, market gardeners, and...
  58. 1997-01-01 The worship emphasized the need to carry out more research into Afric's own crops rather than finding ways to produce more exotic crops in a hostile environment. Three working groups were established and were asked to prioritise actions required in the near future and to advise on a policy to be...
  59. 1980-01-01 Cinese cabbage was selected by the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center for intensive research aimed at overcoming production restraints in tropical and subtropical countries. This book reports on the First International Symposium of Chinese Cabbage. This meeting was devoted...
  60. The purpose of this compendium is to provide a comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date account of onion and garlic diseases. It is international in scope and practical in emphasis. It is designed to assist inthe diagnosis of onion and garlic disease in the field and the laboratory and to...
  61. Onion Storage in the Tropics is a practical guide to onion storage methods and their selection based on scientific findings, practical experience and traditional knowledge. The guide aims to provide those involved in onion storage with the information they might need to improve exiting storage...
  62. The objectives of this workshop are twofold: to identify the problems and constraints to bean production in Eastern Africa; and to formulate a positive action program at national, regional and international levels for solving the problems identified.
  63. Klein discribes how to plant tomatoes in a foam box. He discusses all aspects, from soil to pests.
  64. Vegetable Gardening is one of a series of inexpensive books which have been designed to treat a variety of indidual agricultural topics in greater depth than could be expected in general textbook. They are particularly of interest to students and teachers in Schools of Agriculture.
  65. 1972-01-01 A comprehensive book on tropical vegetables, primarily directed to South-East Asia, but of value throughout the tropics. It presents an account of the scientific background--soils, fertilizers, pests, climate--and of the nutritive values of vegetables. It also describes and illustrates the...
  66. This issue consolidates information about garlic from production to marketing including its economic possibilities.
  67. Your garden is almost guaranteed to be more successful when you apply the wisdom found in this book. For it appraises the work of the mulching pioneers such as Ruth Stout, the Rodale staff and Leonard Wickenden, and combines it with the newest finds in the whole field. It steers beginning and...
  68. This book aims at closing an information gap on small scale or intermediate technologies for vegetable oil extraction. These technologies have been developed by various institutions and are presented in the hope that they might contribute to more appropriate solutions and generate additional...
  69. This paper presents evidence that substantial progress has been made during the past decade in breeding varieties of tomatoes, potatoes, and Chinese cabbage that are tolerant to high temperatures and product satisfacory yieldsin the humid lowland tropics.
  70. The Complete Book of Vegetables includes the world's major vegetables-both the familiar and the exotic. Every vegetable is illustrated with superb full-color photographs of specimens in prime condition. This book tell you which country each vegetable comes from, which family it belongs to, how it...
  71. This classic handbook is considered by generations of commercial growers as the standard reference tool for growing vegetable crops. Filled with information, largely in the form of tables and charts, from hard statistics on vegetable production and consumption to fascinating esoterica, such as...
  72. Describes the techniques and fundamental concepts underlying the production and marketing of vegetable crops, particularly those crops that contribute to the commercial vitality of the vegetable industry in the western hemisphere. Covers resources -- natural, biological and economic -- that are...
  73. Indigenous vegetables have been used for ages by local communities. However, many are underutilized because their value is not appreciated, particularly in regions where the plants are not native. This book attempts to narrow the knowledge gap. It is meant for consumers who would benefit from...
  74. Vegetable growing is the largest single project carried ou by agriculture students in Thailand. One of their main problems is the lack of adequate information in the Thai language about the vegetable crops grown. This manual, in Thai and English is an attempt to help fill that need.
  75. The purpose of this series of bulletins is to furnish information about vegetables that can be grown in the hot, humid Tropics. The vegetables covered are either not well known, at least with respect to some uses, or not well distributed, but are productive during tropical rainy seaons. The...
  76. The purpose of this series of bulletins is to furnish information about vegetables that can be grown in the hot, humid Tropics. The vegetables covered are either not well known, at least with respect to some uses, or not well distributed, but are productive during tropical rainy seaons. The...
  77. The purpose of this series of bulletins is to furnish information about vegetables that can be grown in the hot, humid Tropics. The vegetables covered are either not well known, at least with respect to some uses, or not well distributed, but are productive during tropical rainy seaons. The...
  78. A treatise on the culture, preparation, commerce, and consumption of the principal products of the vegetable kingdom. This is only a section of the book on dye plants.
  79. This annual newsletter, distributed free to any research worker or institution that requests it, it is desibned to fill a special need through emphasizing the lesser knwon vegetables and making them available throughout the tropics.
  80. No quality improvement is possible unless the farmer, the vegetable vendor and the consumer are educated to the advantages each may reap from improving quality. Improved quality secures favourable income to farmers: reduces vendors' losses due to damage and improves shelf-life of produce and to...
  81. The factors that need to be considered in selecting varieties are wide and in certain aspects are of subjective nature. The criterias presented in this bulletin is a first attemp towards the improvement of variety selection. In the future those factors can be modified, expanded or even changed...
  82. The vegetable farming in Qatar is still at its early stage of development and many aspects need to be improved before this phase of agriculture can rely on itself. The main targets for the local vegetable industry should be:--to ensure a local source of food supplies for the longest period...