1. The 15th Latin American Symposium ''laS held in Brasilia (FD) on J1UY 18-22, 1977, on a topic of great interest for agriculture, especially in the tropics. Many new developments have taken place in the field of research in N2 fixation during the last few years. They "Tere made possible by the...
  2. The first issue of DEEP on food security, prepared by the Liasison Committee of Develoment NGOs to the European Union focused on international and macroeconomic influences on food security. This issue takes a domestic approach in two senses. It considers those policy influences which can be...
  3. The purpose of this book is to provide a simple synthesis of the research on novel agroecosystems and technologies and an analysis of ecologically based farms, for the purpose of establishing the scientific basis of alternative agriculture. This book is an urgent call to all students of...
  4. This book is meant for farmers and other practical people with the ability to quickly analyze, adapt and implement new ideas. This is mainly an idea book, meant to make you question the established way of doing things and start thinking on your own.
  5. Feast or Famine explores virtually every aspect of food production from the farm to the table, and untangles the rhetoric that surrounds agricultural ecology, agribusiness, and the hob-goblin of tax-supported subsidies.
  6. The aim of this book is to highlight some of the problems facing farmers in the African savanna and to suggest some possible approaches toward solutions. Farmers in the parts of Africa where population growth is near, or has exceeded, the carrying capacity of the land at present technological...
  7. This book attempts to summarize the complex field of manuring of the different crops. Divided into two parts, the first part of this book deals with the principles of plant nutrition and manuring in general, the second is devoted to the use of manures for the individual crops.
  8. This farming system is based on the dynamic interaction between the soil, plants, animals, humans, ecosystem and environment. The system is directed towards enhancing natural life cycles rather than suppressing nature. This booklet describes the principles and ideas of organic farming and the...
  9. This text was written to give attention to the scientific, technological, and economic foundations of world crop production. The sciences dealing with plants and the technology and economics of crop production and marketing have become irrevocably entwined. This text was planned for use primarily...
  10. The book is designed as an introduction to the subject. It is assumed that the reader has the background of a first degree in agricultural