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  1. 2012-01-01 Grasscutters (Thryonomys swinderianus) are rodents widely found in grasslands, clearings, wet or marshy areas in Africa. They are more commonly known as "hedgehogs" in Central Africa, "agouti" in French-speaking West Africa, and "cane rats" in English-speaking West Africa.Grasscutters – large...
  2. 2006-01-01 Why do our farm animals get sick and how can we keep them healthy?" This is a question veterinarians and other specialists who work with small farmers hear frequently. Most of these farmers work very hard, giving time, effort, and loving care to their animals in the hope that their farm will be...
  3. 1983-01-01 Since the earliest times man has used plants to create physical barriers: as protection against wild animals and enemies; for shelter of dwellings, gardens, crops and livestock against injurious winds; to hide unsightly buildings or features of the environment; to provide privacy and for many...
  4. 2014-01-20 This guide provides tips and guidance on the breeding of geese. Anatomy, physiology and rearing techniques are presented with emphasis placed on common diseases, food and force-feeding of geese. One section of the guide sets out a few basic ideas for the marketing of geese as well as some...
  5. All countries have animals that are raised as a source of nutrition. It may be an individually raised animal, or a small herd, that meets the need of meat protein for the people. With this comes a means of slaughter. The proper methods for preparation of meat for human consumption are important...
  6. 2007-01-01 Meat is the most valuable livestock product and for many people serves as their first-choice source of animal protein. Meat is either consumed as a component of kitchen-style food preparations or as processed meat products. Processed meat products, although in some regions still in their infancy,...
  7. 1996-01-01 El libro presenta información de 52 especies amazónicas seleccionadas por su importancia alimenticia, valor nutricional y uso sostenible agro industrial. Para cada especie se describe el valor nutricional, los métodos de propagación, manejo agronómico, cosecha y poscosecha. Especies:Frutales,...
  8. 1981-01-01 The purpose of this book is to show local farmers and others the basic steps to design, execute, and measure an agricultural experiment. This book does not cover statistical anlysis; it is assumed that trained statisticians are available for this purpose.
  9. 2006-01-01 Global agriculture is now at the crossroads. The Green Revolution of the last century is losing momentum. Rates of growth in food production are now declining, with land and water resources becoming scarcer, while world population continues to grow. We need to continue to identify and share the...
  10. 1980-01-01 Small Farm Grain Storage is a set of how-to manuals. Together these volumes provide a comprehensive overview of storage problems and considerations as they relate to the small farmer. The authors recommend the volumes be purchased as a set because the material forms an excellent and complete...