1. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the particular properties of the plant group, giving an overview on the economics, production trends, nutritional aspects, chemistry, and technological features. Only the major crops could be treated in detail. With regard to these, we sought to cover...
  2. Theobject of this publication is to illustrate a method deriving the best production periods for given crops from minimal amount of environmental information. The required data can generally be found for most locations, even in the tropics. Where exact data is lacking the relative magnitude or...
  3. This book is more than a review, and indeed is a source book of very valuable information on individual characteristics of a bewildering variety of breeds and types of goat, on the comparative performance of introduced breeds, and also on pertinent aspects of their management. In addition,...
  4. 2011-01-20 Smallholder pig rearing is becoming a resurgent interest area for both farmers and farmer advisers. With its helpful, practical and up-to-date advice on breeding, nutrition, housing and the management and economics of pig farming, this booklet provides you with all the information you need to...
  5. This handbook contains all the information necessary to help you set up a poultry unit large or small, for broilers or layers. It assumes no specialized knowledge and contains advice on breeds, housing, feeding, management, health, marketing and finance. If you already have a poultry unit, or if...
  6. It is anticipated that this book will provide a useful reference text for all those concerned with selecting and growing trees and shrubs in rural areas of developing countries and in the more tropical parts of Australia.
  7. 1981-01-01 This bibliography includes 680 references of documents on tropical agroforestry. Most of the documents deal with the American tropics, but there are also documents from Africa, Asia and Oceania. Two.indices are presented, one by authors, and the other combining subjects, species and countries,...
  8. This manual is designed to help agricultural field workers identify the most common problems of rice in the tropics. The text is non-technical: common names have been used exclusively (scientific names of insets may be found on p. 48, 49).
  9. The papers presented in this publication provide a review of soybean cropping systems research from a variety of viewpoints, including those of international, national, and regional programs. There are also a number of papers from the private sector. In reviewing the papers, a number of points...
  10. The author presents diffusing practical information concerning palmgrowth and useful products from palms.