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  1. 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
  2. Keyline methods enable the rapid development of deep biologically fertile soil by converting subsoil into living topsoil. Keyline pattern cultivation enables the rapid flood irrigation of undulating land without terracing. Incidental results are the healing of soil erosion, bio-adsorption of...
  3. A treatise on the culture, preparation, commerce, and consumption of the principal products of the vegetable kingdom. This is only a section of the book on dye plants.
  4. This book discusses grain storage problems as they are faced by small-scale farmers. It contains explanations of the sturcture of grain, the relationship between grain and moisture, the need for proper drying. One large section contains detailed, fully illustrated plans for constructing a variety...
  5. 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...
  6. 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,...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 1986-01-01 Complementing the use of conventional resources with innovative biological technologies that maximize agriculture's internal resources can ensure the affordable and sustainable gains in apricultural productivity that the world needs in the years ahead.