1. 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.
  2. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. 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...
  5. 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....
  6. Key Resource 2000-01-01 This book covers all practical aspects of growing rubber.
  7. 1988-01-01 Written for the general public, this is a practical guide to the most-noticed trees, shrubs, vines, and flowers of the American tropics --an immense amount of useful and interesting information in an easy-to-carry form. The 748 photographic illustrations show the general appearance of each...
  8. 1991-01-01 This is an extensive treatment of the subject. This is the 6th edition.
  9. 1991-01-01 An enormous encyclopedia of tropical gardening that will be of interest not only to gardeners in tropical and subtropical areas but also to greenhouse enthusiasts everywhere. Included are detailed, illustrated listings of herbaceous plants, shrubs and climbers, trees and palms, foliage plants,...
  10. 1978-01-01 Alfred Byrd Graf is probably the most widely traveled plant explorer of the world's tropics and subtropics. Horticulturist, botanist, and professional photographer, he has roamed the earth in the spirit of Von Humboll, Darwin, and David Fairchild earlier in the 19th and 20th centuries, in search...