1. In assembling this collection of flowers, selection has been determined by those thought to bethe most likely visible to visitors to the tropical Pacific, by their special use in foreign lands, or by factors of interest.
  2. In the pages of this book you will learn about the tropical trees which seem to create unusual interest to the traveler. The unique trees, the trees you have heard about from school days, the trees that serve mankind by providing medicines, spices, fine furniture, food, have been selected for...
  3. 2017-01-20 This book is intended as a jumping-off point for creating your own local cuisine based upon what you are growing in your humid subtropical multistory homegarden. It is designed not as a book of recipes, but as a book of tools to allow you to make delicious food using the staple crops and other...
  4. The main purpose of this report is to review the status of the types of triticale developed at the Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT) as food crops for use in developing nations. A secondary purpose is to reintroduce triticale to the research community outside the Third...
  5. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the particular properties of the plant group, giving an overview on the economics, production trends, nutritional aspects, chemistry, and technological features. Only the major crops could be treated in detail. With regard to these, we sought to cover...
  6. This paper presents evidence that substantial progress has been made during the past decade in breeding varieties of tomatoes, potatoes, and Chinese cabbage that are tolerant to high temperatures and product satisfacory yieldsin the humid lowland tropics.
  7. 1975-01-01 This is a report on plants that show promise for improving the quality of life in tropical areas. Because the countries in this zone contain most of the world's low-income populatons this report is addressed to those government administrators, technical assistance personnel, and researchers in...
  8. Each foliage variety is organized into the following sections: habitat, uses, varieities, propagation, culture, nutrition, diseases, insect and mite pests, disorders, tricks, and interior care.
  9. 1957-01-01 Exotica is a comprehensive and contemporary pictorial record of ornamental plants introduced from far-flung tropical and warm-climate regions of the world. The object of this reference work is to acquaint friends of horticulture with the vast variety of interesting decorative plants which may be...
  10. Key Resource 1998-10-01 Third Edition People interested in tropical gardening or botany will find this an indispensable guide to several hundred species of plants with edible leaves. Leaves can provide high-quality food, and in the tropics, many are from perennials requiring little effort for their abundant production....