1. The overall purpose of this book is to draw attention to some of the factors that reduce the effriciency of livestock production in a region of the world in which it is most vital--the so-called "warm climates" lying between latitudes 30 degrees North and 30 degrees South. High air temperatures...
  2. This book starts with a truly tropical approach: by considering the nature, diversity and resources of tropical regions. Climate and its biological implications are analysed in detail, especially with regard to heat and water. The approach continues its environmental emphasis with its treatment...
  3. 1983-01-01 The information which is presented here covers a wide range of subjects in the rearing,feeding, breeding and caring of cattle, small stock and horses. The style which has been adopted makes the book relevant as a guide to livestock farmers, as a text for professionals, teachers and students.
  4. 1985-01-01 Successful livestock rearing begins here--with the practical, basic essentials of husbandry. Livestock Rearing in the Toprics has been written in a plain understandable style for the producer--farmers and farm managers--for school, agriculture college or university. The information required for...
  5. Animal Breeding examines in detail the various techniques that can be used in breeding animals, such as selection, cross-breeding and inbreeding. Examples of the various techniques are given, including their advantages and disadvantages in tropical and sub-tropical environments, and how they can...
  6. 1986-01-01 In preparing this guide, we have drawn upon scientific knowledge and practical experience to create a document composed of a series of concepts that are organized as they might be approached by localfarmers. We have attempted to focus upon many experienced-based concepts and to present them in...
  7. 1973-01-01 This publication serves as the basis for training courses in pastures and livestock production to be staged in the territories of Australia.
  8. The senior author is especially grateful to Dr Bo Gohi who encouraged him to put on paper the ideas and concepts that are the result of almost three decades of experience wholly devoted to the development of tropical livestock production systems, mostly in Latin America but with considerable...
  9. Luecaena is a tropical tree with a wide assortment of uses. Increasingly, foresters and farmers in the tropics are exploring its potential, and the area planted to leucauena is expanding rapidly. 1st and 2nd Editions Available
  10. The purpose of this valuable document is to provide the scientipicbasis for the contribution of legume tree foliages to ruminant production, particularly from the points of view of their overall high nutritive value, and positive effects on rumen function, microbial yields and body metabolism,...