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  1. 1940-01-19 Facsimile of 1940 Edition.An Agricultural Testamentis Sir Albert Howard's best-known publication and remains one of the seminal works in the history of organic farming movement. The work focuses on the nature and management of soil fertility, and notably explores composting. At a time when...  
  2. 1958-01-01 This paper has been prepared to call attention to the publishedinformation that the author has found, and some personal observations, relating to the use and the study of various bamboos as sources of forage. 37 pages, illustrated, photos  
  3. 1965-03-01 Circular no. 905 discusses how to construct a greenhouse using polyethylene sheet film instead of glass. 55 pages, illustrated, photos  
  4. 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  
  5. This publication addresses definitions, greenhouse gardening benefits, the Mittleider Method of cultivation practiced at the Zaoksky farm where the training took place, and specifics of greenhouse best practices including size; design; placement; orientation; foundation construction; framing;...  
  6. This paper first introduces the major characteristics of mountain areas and their operational implications. These characteristics called mountain specificities here, include inaccessibility, fragility, marginality, diversity, niche, and people's adaptation mechanisms in these habitats. The...  
  7. Readers will survey the challenges of decreasing per-capita food production in Sub-Saharan Africa with a multidisciplinary team of soil scientists, agronomists, economists, anthropologists, and foresters. The book begins with the conceptual approach of investing in natural resource capital,...  
  8. This book is meant to help agricultural researchers and extension staff in the selection and application of tools that facilitate decision-making to improve soil fertility management and agricultural productivity. These tools provide valuable additions to traditional approaches in research and...  
  9. 37 pages, illustrated, photos  
  10. Each year during the shoot season, we stand spellbound in our beautiful botanical garden, gazing in awe at the newly emerging shoots of tropical giant bamboos. They thrust the earth aside in great clods as they heave their mighty bulk from beneath the earth.' The object of this book is to...