1. Agricultural extension involves helping farmers to identify, analyse and deal with their production problems. This book discusses the theory behind extension, its management, implementation and application in rural development. It will be of use to students of agriculture on diploma and...
  2. This report summarizes the results of field experiments made in Perto Rico, Brazil, Peru, and Ghana to measure crop response to liming of acidUltisols and Oxisols. The specific objectives of these experiments were to determine crop response to rate and depth of liming, to evaluate residual...
  3. The emphasis in this report is on Africa, but extensive use is made of experiences from other areas and the report's conclusions are therefore applicable to all tropical regions in the developing world. The report is addressed mainly to agroforestry practitioners--both foresters and...
  4. 2002-01-01 This book includes question and answers on how to improve and maintain tropical soil fertility. It also includes activity guides and a resource listing.
  5. Agroforestry is concerned with the role of wood plants in farming systems; it deals in particular with mixed cropping systems on the farm. The hope is that this book will foster understanding of the issues, so that the reader can adapt a specific agroforestry application to his or her local...
  6. A how-to on perennial feed production with guidelines for small farms in the humid tropics.
  7. This book is intended for use in evaluating dietary data bases on records of group consumption; the tables are not suitable for detailed surveys of the diets of indiviuals nor for precise nutritional investigations on individual humanand animal sujbects--for these, analyses of the actual food...
  8. This book consolidates the descriptive results of a pantropical project called Agroforestry Systems Inventory (AFSI), undertaken by the International Council for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) from 1982 to 1987. Since agroforestry was a relatively new term when the project was initiated, the...
  9. In this book the author has brought together much of the basic information for fruit and nut crop diseases to provide practicing agriculturists and professional workers with a useful tool. The material is presented so that a highly technical background is not needed for its interpretation.
  10. Horticulture is both an art and a science. Horticulture deals with the development, growth, distribution and utilization of fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants and turf. It enriches our lives with nutritious flavor and beauty.