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  1. 1986-01-01 Cereal crops, or grains, include a wide variety of plants that are members of the grass family (Gramineae) grown for their hard seeds or kernels, which are used primarily for food. Grains are rich in carbohydrates and contain substantial amounts of protein, as well as some fat and vitamins. They...
  2. 2000-12-20 Monocultures towards sustainability Soybeans for dairy products Ecologisation of soybean production Rice wheat No-tillage rice wheat cultivation SRI genetic diversity and disease control How to grow winter wheat Monocultures Ecologising rice-based systems in Bangladesh Organic cotton Organic...
  3. How to grow and use wheatgrass to maximize your health and vitality.
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video Rust diseases spread through wind and can rapidly develop in cool, wet weather. To know if your crop has rust disease, rub over the infected plant part to see if a yellow, brown or black powder sticks to your fingers. By combining organic methods, you will be...
  5. 1987-01-01 The 2nd edition of this book reports on major advances in the fields of biochemical research, molecular genetics, chromosomal banding, hybrid wheat, breeding techniques, pathology and insect and disease control, an understanding of physiological functions, production management, and refined...
  6. 1995-01-01 The main goal of this paper is to give a broad review of the principles and practices applied in the taxonomy of farro. 262 pgs, illustrations
  7. Norman Borlaug is the mild-mannered maverick who lifted the world s food supply and saved a billion lives. He died the day before this book went to press. Having spent more than a decade assessing him and his contributions, the author sadly appended a few thoughts that included the following:...
  8. Having received the Nobel Prize for Peace, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal, Norman Borlaug ranks beside Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and Mother Teresa. But few people know his name. Our Daily Breadshows why Borlaug should also be a household name. It...
  9. 2006-10-20 A new strain or strains of wheat stem rust are especially dangerous, because many wheat cultivars in major wheat producing countries show little or no resistance. The spores of the fungus are well adapted for long distance travel on high-altitude wind currents.