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  1. Edible portion: Shoots A bamboo. It grows 18 m high. The culms are straight and upright. They grow in open clumps. The clumps can be 6-12 m across. The culms are 6-15 cm across. They are bright green with a white bloom. They turn yellow with age. The shoots are edible. A tropical and subtropical...
  2. 2001-01-01 *Available as download only More than twenty years ago, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations contributed to the growing recognition of the role of pollination in agricultural production, with the publication of “The Pollination of Cultivated Plants in the Tropics”. Since...
  3. 1981-01-01 A listing of Common and Scientific Names for tropical fruit. Along with the names, the native area, season, uses, and propagation are detailed for each. 20 pages, (3 Copies)
  4. 1982-01-01 The purpose of this bulletin is to give Advisory agents and growers a comprehensive resource guide on banana production. New advances in cultivation, packing and transporting bananas are also included. Through reading and understanding the various steps, it is hoped the entire banana export...
  5. 1992-01-01 In this book, Lessard explains how to grow bananas in the tropical and subtropical climates of the world. He speaks as a grower to other growers and serious hobbylists. This book is also of use to greenhouse growers in any of the temperate climates of the world.
  6. 1995-01-01 This bulletin reviews the current status of banana virus diseases in the region, and discusses current control measures and their effectiveness.
  7. 1994-01-01 The author of this book, realized in good time that banana management education was the key word to salvage the situation. Unfortunately such education exised in forms not easily available to the farmers. This book fills a critical vacuum for adequate banana education to farmers, extension...
  8. 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...
  9. 1986-03-01 Of the more than 200 tropical food plants grown during the past five years at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' Tropical Food Demonstration Garden, relatively few possessed the combination of characteristics necessary to thrive in average home gardens here. Those species selected for this...
  10. 2000-01-01 Nearly three hundred full-color photographs complement a tour of the most beautiful gardens of Hawaii, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Bali, presenting a wide array of public and private gardens along with a detailed discussion of garden design, plant selection, history, and...