1. This book is intended to help agriculturalists and other better understanding farming systems in the humid tropics, recognizing that the development of a greater number of the world's small farms requires a shift of emphasis in thinking, in technological research, and in communications with...
  2. The world's demand for food is expected to double within the next 50 years, while the natural resources that sustain agriculture will become increasingly scarce, degraded, and vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In many poor countries, agriculture accounts for at least 40 percent of GDP...
  3. This text is aimed at the needs of students in agricultural colleges who are taking a subsidiary course in the economics of agriculture. The book intriduces readers to economic principles are applied to agriculture, farm management techniques and marketing methods and shows how they can be useful...
  4. Key Resource 1993-08-16 2 Copies The CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops describes 128 crop plants that can be grown as alternatives to cultivated crops, such as tobacco, and narcotic crops, such as opium poppy. Material is presented in alphabetical order by genus and species and includes information on ecology,...