1. 2011-02-01 Volume 3 takes the subject of better land husbandry further. The book first points out the sort of things which have been, and are being used, but are failing to deliver what is required. It then explains the causes of erosion, the theory and practice of soil and water conservation, and practical...
  2. This book looks at how soil develops, what makes fertile soil, and what spoils soil. Recognizing and treating mineral deficiencies, it presents the ways to improve soil texture and to improve the soil management.
  3. The aim of this book is to examine the role of public policy and institutions in promoting genetic resources conservation and utilization in Kenya. The study was based on a global survey of trends in the utilization and conservation of genetic resources and a field study of Bungoma District in...
  4. Key Resource 2001-03-01 Lessons learned in Latin America is about the use and dissemination of cover crops in different agroecosystems need to be made more widely available not only to Spanish speaking, but also Anglophone regions. This publication aims to inform a wide range of actors involved in rural development...
  5. This publication is intended to summarize the diffuse literature available on use of terraces in steepland farming systems and present information on the research conducted in southern Honduras on this subject.
  6. Through sustained agricultural food production using ducks, fish, and crops this experiment sets out to be a means to love the poor. A system was built where ducks, fish, and crops could feed off each other's wastes. The plants and ducks grew well but there was not enough oxygen for the fish.
  7. The positive results achieved by developing modern agriculture in a desert region, can be mainly attributed to the human factor and a successfully managed Agriculture Regional research and development system, a system producing applied know-how and agro-techniques, as well as infrastructure and...
  8. In addition to adequate housing, feeding and health care, the systematic management of the flock size can improve the production of eggs and chickens for improved family nutrition and income. 2 Copies
  9. This guide is the first on the practical application of FAO's "Save and Grow" model of agriculture to specific smallholder crops and farming systems. It comes as cassava production intensifies worldwide, and growers shift from traditional cultivation practices to monocropping, higher-yielding...
  10. "SALT" is a package technology of soil conservation and food production, integrating differing soil conservation measures in just one setting. Basically, SALT is a method of growing field and permanent crops in 3 meter to 5 meter wide bands between contoured rows of nitrogen fixing trees. This...