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  1. As a biological low input production system, alley cropping should be a preferred production technique in developing countries where shortages of foreign exchange prohibits the importation or use of large quantities of inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides.  
  2. This manual discusses different methods of rain water harvesting - mortar jar, brick jar, and partially below ground tank. Also included are directions for the manufacture of the tank, tank cover and tank pump. ...  
  3. Compiled by ECHO, this covers the topics of agroforestry with information on making an a-frame level, contour farming, alley cropping, SALT system, and general information on farming hilly land. no page count, illustrations, photos  
  4. 1982-01-01 This publication resulted from a symposium held at the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America in August 1979. Although the manuscripts focus on soil erosion and conservation in the tropics, works also can apply to many parts of the world.  
  5. 1991-01-01 This publication reviewed the various milk production systems in the tropical areas (humid and dry) accoring to agro-climatic and technical, exonomical and sociological conditions including special situations like peri-urban production systems. It also reviewed new knowledge in ruminat digestion...  
  6. Key Resource 1996-01-01 This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a development worker do to assist a community? There are no simple answers, but there are many possibilities—plants,...  
  7. 1999-03-19 Three programs in Honduras have been looking for ways that poor hillside farmers can capture rainwater in their own fields and hold it there for two or three months. This water could then be used for supplemental irrigation during droughts or for extending the cropping season into the dry season....  
  8. 2007-03-01 This book features both common and hard-to-find fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices and bamboo for Southwest Florida. It includes fruiting trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, fruiting vines, brambles, tropical vegetables, herbs, spices, bamboo, tropical and subtropical fruit tree ripening chart,...  
  9. 2011-04-20 A sand dam provides a low-cost, low-tech and low maintenance water point with large payback in easily accessible water year round. Community ownership and involvement is integral in the introduction of a sand dam.  
  10. 2011-07-20 A visitor to ECHO from Nigeria told former intern Randall Fish about a method of creating fences using bamboo.