1. In this edition, features such as hedges and tres and shrubs that give a garden its permanent character, come to the fore. Moreover, the emphasis is on ensuring that some vegetables are available throughout the year, even where the gardener faces water shortage.
  2. 1977-01-01 Clearly agroforestry alone cannot solve all the problems associated with land management in the developing world, nor will the application of agroforestry techniques of itself bring about the optimization of land use, but the authors are convinced that foresters and agriculturalists together can...
  3. 2007-01-01 Despite the vast number of books and reports on tropical deforestation, there's confusion about the causes of forest loss and forest poverty, and the effectiveness of policy responses. 'At Loggerheads' seeks to describe ways to reconcile pressures for agricultural expansion in the tropics with...
  4. 1976-01-19 "A Wiley-Interscience publication." The proper management of soils in the tropics is one of the critical and least understood components in the worldwide race between food production and population growth. This book compiles the available information on properties and management of tropical...
  5. Key Resource 1997-12-15 Slash/mulch systems, ancient agricultural practices still widely used today, are often overlooked by farmers or mistaken for slash-and-burn systems; however, slash/mulch systems, in which vegetation is cut and mulched on site rather than being discarded or burned, are far more beneficial than are...