1. Key Resource 1996-01-01 2 Copies This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a development worker do to assist a community? There are no simple answers, but there are many possibilities—...
  2. Key Resource 1991-01-19 "Published in co-operation with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation"--T.p. verso. Weed Control describes the basic biology of weeds and the characteristics of weed species. The methods of control – manual, animal-powered and engine-drive, cultural and chemical control –...
  3. 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....
  4. Key Resource 1996-01-19 Agrodok-series No. 32 This booklet mainly provides information on how to work with honey-bees that nest in cavities.In most of the world regions this will be the European bee Apis mellifera, but in large parts of (sub)tropical Asia the quite similar species A.cerana is mainly used. Although the...
  5. Key Resource 1992-03-01 Amazon.com Description Water is everywhere - its physics and chemistry, rain, evaporation, infiltration, underground, the intimate relationship between life and water, and other natural phenomena. Its effects and applications need to be understood: run-off, erosion, soil drainage and irrigation....
  6. Key Resource 1974-01-11 In the tropical and subtropical areas of the world, food grains make up the bulk of the diet for most people. Food grains together with fiber and specialty crops are also principal cash producers. It is with these commodities that this Guide for Field Crops in the Tropics and Subtropics concerns...
  7. Key Resource 1989-01-01 This Agrodok discusses green manuring and several other forms of soil improvement in the tropics. In particular, we shall pay attention to plants that can fix atmospheric nitrogen: the legumes. Due to this capacity these plants do not require nitrogen fertilization, which makes them very suitable...
  8. 2008-04-21 This book is an important work for tropical agriculture. There are very few resources that are truly "organic" and practical for the everyday farmer in the tropical setting. This book covers material that is extremely useful for the day-to-day operation of a farm or garden. It contains planning...
  9. 2005-01-01 In spite of the title, we have been told by experienced orchid growers in the U.S. that this little handbook is useful for growing orchids indoors anywhere in the world. It is beautifully illustrated and full of practical information on orchid culture and propagation.