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  1. Gene Banks and the World's Food contributes to the crucial debate on how best to preserve some of society's most valuable raw material. The authors also provide an up-to-date report on the status and locations of gene banks, which includes the latest available information on germplasm holdings by...
  2. Key Resource 1984-04-30 In this book an attempt has been made of present a concise amount of useful information about a wide variety of tropical food crops. Invariably the inclusion of more crop species reduces the amount information that can ben about each. Although a format has been used to outline the information...
  3. Key Resource 2001-12-28 This book is about global hunger, and our backyard garden. It looks at the opportunities that the future holds for people facing hunger all over the world, with these objectives: 1. To create an awareness that there is a world of potential beyond tomatoes and green beans. 2. To note what some of...
  4. 1978-01-01 95 pages, illustrated, photos
  5. 2013-01-01 This is the 2013, 2014 annual report for the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics. 55 pages, photos
  6. 2010-01-01 Food Plants of the Solomon Islands is a compendium of agrobiodiversity of the wild and cultivated food plants of the Solomon Islands. It contains detailed information and colored pictures of the wild variety of edible foods in the Solomon Islands. The main focus is on the vast number of...
  7. 2015-01-01 At present, a grave concern facing the Caribbean is the creation of sustainable food production systems. Over the past four decades, the increasing unsustainable use of agricultural inputs has become very evident in the farming sector, without much warnings being given about the adverse health...
  8. Since tannins occur as a natural protective system within plants, it is important to understand the different types and their funtions. This paper discusses various parts of tannins and their nutritional value.
  9. Key Resource 1996-02-14 Scenes of starvation have drawn the world's attention to Africa's agricultural and environmental crisis. Some observers question whether this continent can ever hope to feed its growing population. Yet there is an overlooked food resource in sub-Saharan Africa that has vast potential: native food...
  10. Activists present their experiences of managing plant genetic resources. The contributors document the achievements of farmers in developing crop varieties tailored to their needs, and demonstrate how these approaches can be built upon.