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  1. This monograph examines how China can approach agricultural self-sufficiency. All the authors contributed their best wisdom toward the objective of developing sustained modern agriculture in harmony with the natural environment.
  2. 2011-01-19 For more than 4,000 years, Asian farmers worked the same fields repeatedly without sapping the land's fertility and without applying artificial fertilizer! How they accomplished this miraculous feat is described by author Franklin Hiram King, a former official of the U.S. Department of...
  3. This Asia Technical Department Technical Note is a summary of the observations made between the commencement of the project in 1990 up until the mid-1992 Supervision Mission.
  4. Uses diagrams and pictures to show how the basic design of the biogas pit can be adapted for construction in different soils, from sandstone to sheer rock, which should encourage other developing countries to embark on their own biogas programs.
  5. 1987-01-01 This important book presents for the first time all of the diverse Chinese bamboos. In addition to descriptions of all the Chinese species presently known, the book includes chapters dealing with landscape uses, the role of bamboo in Chinese culture and cultural requirements.