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  1. Thie book has sections on the different breeds giving origins and characteristics and bringing clarity to their complex relationships. Nutrition, reproduction, health and breed improvement are covered. The practical approach to husbandry gives a comprehensive and reliable knowledge of how to rear...
  2. Key Resource 2002-01-01 Sheep covers in detail the characteristics and requirements of the livestock group, and how to raise and produce sheep ina variety of tropical zones and farming systems. Breeding, health, nutrition, and processing of meat, wool, skins, and milk, all all included in a cmprehensive style.
  3. This forestry note will examine the local technical knowledge (LTK) of the traditional swiddener and how it is utilized for natural resource management in the humid tropics. Starting with a review of the environment of the humid tropics and the problems of natural resource management in the...
  4. 1981-01-01 This publication is designed to help those who live in the Tropics and whose space is limited to grow some of their own food in containers. It contains information on choosing containers and sites, preparing the soil, establishing and caring for the plants, avoiding insect and disease problems,...
  5. 2011-01-20 ECHO Agricultural Conference 2011 Publisher [United States] : ECHO, [2011] Media: DVD Summary: Speakers will share practical solutions to agricultural challenges, personal experiences and strategies for improving the lives of millions who daily face the threat of starvation. The event offers an...
  6. 2005-01-01 The objectives of this Agrodok is to emphasize the seriousness of the erosion problem, to give an insight into the causes and the course of the erosion process, by stating the factors which influence the mechanism of erosion and how these factors are linked up, to clarify the relation between...
  7. 1990-01-01 This IIED booklet draws conclusions on the relevance of development of small scale farmers' activities to restore soil and soil fertility in Hondurus.
  8. 1976-01-19 The proper management of soils in the tropics is one of the critical and least understood components in the worldwide race between food production and population growth. This book compiles the available information on properties and management of tropical soils, with emphasis on ways to increase...
  9. In these proceedings of an international symposium held in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 1989, soil scientists from throughout the world present much of what is known about the special properties of the soils of the tropics
  10. 2010-01-01 Food Plants of the Solomon Islands is a compendium of agrobiodiversity of the wild and cultivated food plants of the Solomon Islands. It contains detailed information and colored pictures of the wild variety of edible foods in the Solomon Islands. The main focus is on the vast number of...