1. A collection of essays examines agricultural techniques designed to meet the needs of the people without depleting the land.
  2. 1981-01-19 Many new pasture plants have entered farming practice in the tropics and sub—tropics in the past two decades. This book attempts to define the principles of plant behavior which decide the ecological success or failure of these plants in the diverse environmental conditions of the tropical world....
  3. 2013-06-03 With Practical Information on Landshaping, Water Security, Perennial Crops, Soil Fertility, Nutrient-dense food, and more The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a manual for developing durable, beautiful, and highly functional human habitat systems fit to handle an age of rapid transition. Ben Falk...
  4. 2005-01-01 While every farming system is unique, the principles of ecological pest management apply universally. Manage Insects on Your Farm highlights ecological strategies that improve your farm's natural defenses and encourage beneficial insects to attack your worst pests. Learn about the principles of...
  5. Although agricultural systems in which two or more useful plants are grown simultaneously on the same area have been receiving increasing attention in recent years, the practice has long been recognized as a way in which farmers in the tropics and subtropics with limited land resources can...