1. This Yearbook of Agriculture seeks to provide a new and improved basis for understanding the complex order of Nature's forces so that man can better shape them in a positive and creative fashion. Compiled in this book is our vast knowledge of seeds for greater application in the United States.
  2. This book reports on a study visit that exposed seed experts and smallholder seed producers from east and southern Africa to an advanced seed production system, such as that in Zimbabwe, which would equip them with the experience and knowledge necessary to formulate strategies likely to have a...
  3. This book is essentially a practical work, giving the basic requirements for the production of seed for agricultural crops. It contains enough fundamental information, however, to enable the reader to understand the reasoning behind the management practices discussed. In the opening chapter, the...
  4. This book is written for the undergraduate student or lay person who desires an introduction to the principles of seed science and technology. The first eight chapters present the seed as a biological system in terms of its origin, development, and composition, as well as its function,...
  5. This chapter brings together data from those studies and evaluates the ancient practice of sprouting seeds for food and feed uses from a contemporary viewpoint. Consolidation of this information about seed sprouting from numerous disciplines provides a view of the role that germination studies...
  6. From 6 gardeners at formation to 630 gardeners, this book discusses the history of the Seed Saver Exchange. The SSe continues to evolve into an ever more powerful genetic preservation project.
  7. This kit is primarily intended for Non-Governmental Organizations based in the Third World working with rural communities in general or with agriculutral projects in particular. We hope that it will be read by community organizers, project officers and agrilcutral extension workers. Secondarily,...
  8. 1978-01-01 This book is a manual of procedures, giving you the step-by-step how and when of various planting techniques. Look too, in every chapter, for the principles--the "why"--on which these techniques are based.
  9. The purpose of this booklet is to demonstrate that you can grow your seed in a small area for many levels of benefit. It attempts to enable you to answer the questions "How much seed and how many plants do I need?" and "How much of area will I need to devote to become seed self-reliant?" Knowing...
  10. 2019-10-01 Seeds are a strategic starting point for any agricultural development programs and projects, and good seeds are undoubtedly one of the most important material inputs for farmers, both men and women. In some farming communities and families, seeds are the most significant predictor of...