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  1. The Nutrition Handbook for Community Workers in the Tropics contains important information on discovering a community's food and nutrition situation; working with people in the community; nutrition education; principles of good nutrition; selecting, storing and using foods carefully; preventing...
  2. This book brings out the enormous untapped potential for the development of a dynamic apiculture industry in the developing countries. Another point which clearly emerges from the various chapters is the great value of considering the tropical/sub-tropical region in an integrated manner.
  3. This Soils Bulletinprovides training material on composting for extension workers and teachers in countries in the tropics and subtropics. The objective is to promote the use of locally available organic materials to increase soil organic matter content for the improvement of soil fertility, and...
  4. The book is designed as an introduction to the subject. It is assumed that the reader has the background of a first degree in agricultural
  5. Key Resource 1980-01-19 The first part of the book, which assumes an elementary knowledge of agriculture, biology, and allied sciences, covers in detail the methods best suited to the cultivation of crops in the wet tropics. It advocates the use of intensive systems of agriculture which are less destructive to the...
  6. It is possible to transform largely deforested landscapes into lush tropical forests, supporting rich biodiversity, in just a few years. Based on the work of Chiang Mai University's Forest Restoration Research Unit since 1994, "How to Plant a Forest" shows how the framework species method of...
  7. In this book, the author set out to describe some important medicinal plants, the diseases and complaints for which they can be used, some recipes for the production of medicines and information about dosages, and some cautionary notes about the side-effects of these treatments.
  8. This bulletin, based on contributions from various contributors and edited by Dr. D.W. Roubik, introduces the reader to various aspects of natural and insect pollination. It discusses the pollinators themselves, and the ecological and economic importance of pollination, as well as applied...
  9. 2017-01-20 This book is intended as a jumping-off point for creating your own local cuisine based upon what you are growing in your humid subtropical multistory homegarden. It is designed not as a book of recipes, but as a book of tools to allow you to make delicious food using the staple crops and other...
  10. The objective of this publication is to summarize results of field research carried out in Brazil, Peru, Puerto Rico, Colombia, and Ghana as it relates to potassium fertilization on Ultisols and Oxisols.