1. Key Resource 2008-12-12 Crop production science in horticulture series: 17 Most of the world's poorest smallholders depend on tropical roots and tubers crops as their principal source of food and nutrition. These species produce large quantities of dietary energy and have stable yields under difficult environmental...
  2. Key Resource 2068-01-19 Tropical Crops: Dicotyledons presents the basic information on the botany and agronomy of tropical dicotyledonous crops, which are either used locally or are partly or wholly exported. The space given to each crop is dependent upon its importance and the amount of work which has been devoted to...
  3. Key Resource 1972-01-19 Tropical Crops: Monocotyledons presents the basic information on the botany and agronomy of tropical monotyledonous crops, which are either used locally or are partly or wholly exported. The space given to each crop is dependent upon its importance and the amount of work which has been devoted to...
  4. Key Resource 1987-01-19 Tropical Pastures and Fodder Crops outlines a philosophy for pasture improvement and examines various improved grass and legume species. It describes the establishment and continued management of pastures and provides information about the animals which graze them. This Second Edition contains...
  5. Key Resource 1983-01-01 The main objective of this text is to provide concise information on vegetable crops grown in tropical regions which will be of use to students, extension service staff and research workers who wish to enlarge their knowledge of the range of food crops available for growing in the tropics and the...
  6. 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...
  7. Key Resource 1996-01-01 2 Copies This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a development worker do to assist a community? There are no simple answers, but there are many possibilities—...
  8. Key Resource 1993-08-16 2 Copies The CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops describes 128 crop plants that can be grown as alternatives to cultivated crops, such as tobacco, and narcotic crops, such as opium poppy. Material is presented in alphabetical order by genus and species and includes information on ecology,...
  9. Tropical Forage Plants cover the research and resulting pasture development in the tropics and subtropics, which has undergone dramatic changes in the past few decades. Providing a broad global perspective, it serves as a comprehensive resources covering a wide range of subjects pertaining to...
  10. 1991-01-01 This is an extensive treatment of the subject. This is the 6th edition.