1. 1972-01-01 A comprehensive book on tropical vegetables, primarily directed to South-East Asia, but of value throughout the tropics. It presents an account of the scientific background--soils, fertilizers, pests, climate--and of the nutritive values of vegetables. It also describes and illustrates the...
  2. 2005-01-01 This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady yield. It provides practical information on small-scale cultivation, harvesting, storing, processing and marketing of tomatoes. Seed selection and conservation, integrated pest management...
  3. The main objective of this Agrodok is to serve as a general manual for those who practise or teach gardening in developing countries, in order to improve the living conditions of the in habitants of these countries. 1st Edition and 4th Edition available
  4. Vegetables are divided into four major groups: fruit vegetables, leaf vegetables, legumes, and roots and tubers. Each vegetable is discussed using a 22 point system including scientific name and chromosome number, English common name, common names in other languages, edible parts, origin,...
  5. 1985-10-19 This book is primarily intended for use by students of tropical agricultural science at higher secondary school and diploma levels, but should also be of interest to agriculturalists, planners and others involved in the development of rural areas in the dry tropics. In writing it, the authors...
  6. A good practical guide for the vegetable production student. A breakthrough in documentation of proven methods in flatland and hillside cultivation of tropical vegetables. Designed especially for today's progressive farmer.
  7. This book addresses the problems of poultry production under tropical and sub-tropical conditions. Apart from the obvious climatic differences there exist chronic problems in obtaining adequate food supplies and at the same time lack of disease control may make intensive production unprofitable...
  8. The 1st International Symposium on Tropical Tomato represents several points of achievement and decision in tropical agriculture. The culmination of 5 years of intensive research and testing by AVRDC has brought about tomato production on farms where high temperatures and disease had prevented...
  9. Onion Storage in the Tropics is a practical guide to onion storage methods and their selection based on scientific findings, practical experience and traditional knowledge. The guide aims to provide those involved in onion storage with the information they might need to improve exiting storage...
  10. The manual contains chapters on the control of weeds, diseases, nematodes, insects and mites and on storage of onion.