1. The present set of papers is the result of an expert consulation on the subject of improving traditional farming systems of the tropics. The object of the meeint was to provide guidelines for future activities and policy decisions.
  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. This publication reports on research on how alley cropping between tree barriers compared to the more traditional conservation barriers used in Haiti in terms of long-term crop yields.
  4. This textbook is designed principally for university and college students reading for degrees and diplomas in Botany and Agriculture but will also be useful in studies of ethnobotany, food science, archaeology and nutrition, or indeed to anyone with a concern for our natural resources. The text...
  5. This book attempts to summarize the complex field of manuring of the different crops. Divided into two parts, the first part of this book deals with the principles of plant nutrition and manuring in general, the second is devoted to the use of manures for the individual crops.
  6. This publication is an introduction to tropical pasture science and as such is primarily suited to students, extension workers, and scientists seeking a general outline of knowledge in this field. As well as dealing with improved pastures, considerable emphasis has been given to native grazing...
  7. This booklet is divided into six chapters. The first puts the plan into the context of ICRAFoperational mandate and TAC priorities. The second and third chapters summarise their7 programmes and23 projects for which theyhave provided an objective, key activities, expected outputs and indicators,...
  8. This book unites campesinos, professors, investigators, administrators, and other persons interested in slash/mulch systems, to discuss the improvement of these systems and possible modifications that might be incorporated in the systems.
  9. In this report, the aims of hygienic handling, preservation and processing of fish in the tropics are discussed. Chilling and freezing, as well as storage and distribution of chilled and frozen products are described in detail. Other subjects covered include carriage of live fish, packaging...
  10. Key Resource 1991-01-01 Pigs covers is detail the characteristics and requirements of this livestock group, and how to raise and produce pigs in a variety of tropical zones and farming systems. Breeds, breeding, health,nutrition, housing,slaughtering and processing are all included.