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  1. 1991-01-01 This technical report is based on a series of commissioned papers prepared for the Canberra Seminar, country studies, and consultation concerning biotechnology conducted during 1988-89. The results are presented in this report, organized around the following topics: the likely socioeconomic...
  2. 1991-01-01 This publication reports on a study that collected data from a selection of vegetable growers in four villages in Arumeru District. The research focused on the interactions of land, labor and capital as these enable or inhibit vegetable production in Arumeru District.
  3. 1970-01-01 This study was undertaken primarily to determine whether the manufacture of lightweight concrete bricks, on a small scale and using rice husks as an aggregate, is economic. Technical details of the process are not included in this report which is restricted primarily to the costing of a...
  4. 1952-01-01 This article is reprinted from Economic Botany. Adlay or Job's tearsis a cereal grain that been around as a cultivated crop for thousands of years, is considered more wholesome than either wheat or rice, isused as a staple for humans, forage, silage, compost, ornamental and has important...
  5. This study analyses the costs and benefits of organic growers' group certification at two levels: the farmers' organization and the farmer. Case studies were chosen based on criteria that included undertaking organic certification with an internal control system and exporting organic rice to...