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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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
  5. 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...
  6. "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...
  7. By 2050, the world population is expected to reach nine billion. And the challenge of feeding this rapidly growing population is being made greater by climate change, which will increasingly wreak havoc on the way we produce our food. At the same time, we have lost touch with the soil—few of us...
  8. The present study is a further contribution to the discussion of the principles and methods of sustainable agricultural development which appeared in the Kotschi and Adelhelm report on ecofarming.
  9. This publication may be used as a primary source of information for commercial apple growers who want to incorporate changes in their production systems. It is a compilation of information from many sources on practices that address the goals and philosophy of Low-Input/Sustainable Agriculture...
  10. Restoration Forestry brings together over 50 articles from professional foresters, ecologists, and resource planners at ground-breaking research centers around the world, providing actual results and valuable insights from ongoing forest eco-systems restoration projects in North America, Latin...