1. This study aims to understand the effect increased vegetable production has on the ruralpopulation beyond the direct farm level. The objectives of this project are to analyze the impact of vegetable commercialization and agribusiness developmnt on off-farm emplyment opportunities and wages,...
  2. The main function of the Handbook is to give AID agricultural technicians, Peace Corps personnel, and other workers concise methods of economically producing horticultural crops in the Tropics. It is to assist them in helping the farmer produce food crops more efficiently and improve his standard...
  3. This circular has been prepared partly to meet the need for information on culture and partly to answer inquires from institutions and individuals in the tropics. The information and recommendtions are based on more than 45 years' experience with vegetables at this station, as well as on the...
  4. 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...
  5. 1986-01-01 Complementing the use of conventional resources with innovative biological technologies that miximize agriculture's internal resources can ensure the affordable and sustainable gains in apricultural productivity that the world needs in the years ahead.
  6. 2013-01-01 What is hunger? How widespread is hunger? What is the number and percentage of undernourished persons worldwide? In which regions do most undernourished persons live? Which nations are most severely affected? How many calories does a person need per year? How should those calories be divided...
  7. This publication reports on a short training class that was help in Dumardaga, India.The course started with an introduction on the conceptual aspects of what sustainable agriculture and organic methods are. How to go about selecting crops, seeds, preparing the field, nutrient cycling and pest...
  8. The present report opens with a brief history of ecological degradation in Haiti-a necessary exercise for two reasons: (1) understanding how ecological degradation has proceeded how ecological degradation has proceeded historically in Haiti is required for mitigating future degradation; and (2)...
  9. 1980-01-01 This book provides information on agriculturalprograms in the energy fields which are working to ease the Nation's energy crunch.
  10. Offers a practical, action-oriented approach designed to alleviate famine through the use of organic gardening techniques, changes in crops, and the avoidance of pesticides