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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. 1957-01-01 This book is concerned mainly with how people in tropical and underdeveloped countries can be stimulated and helped to develop their own local communities. It covers agencies, aims and approaches, methods and techniques, and some criteria.  
  3. 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  
  4. In this publication will be found examples of sensible endeavour from modest beginnings, backed by research, training, long-range perspectives, consistent application, and practical incentives to producers rather than mere exhortations. These examples may be found among others, in Belize, Kenya,...  
  5. This handbook contains all the information necessary to help you set up a poultry unit large or small, for broilers or layers. It assumes no specialized knowledge and contains advice on breeds, housing, feeding, management, health, marketing and finance. If you already have a poultry unit, or if...  
  6. 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.  
  7. It is hoped that this manual, intended for agricultural leaders in applied nutrition projects and for rural poultry producers themselves, will play a useful part in the promotion of better nutritional standards.  
  8. This book addresses the problems of poultry production under tropical and sub-tropical conditions. Apart from the obvious climatic differences there exist chronic problems in obtaining adequate food supplies and at the same time lack of disease control may make intensive production unprofitable...  
  9. Theobject of this publication is to illustrate a method deriving the best production periods for given crops from minimal amount of environmental information. The required data can generally be found for most locations, even in the tropics. Where exact data is lacking the relative magnitude or...  
  10. The senior author is especially grateful to Dr Bo Gohi who encouraged him to put on paper the ideas and concepts that are the result of almost three decades of experience wholly devoted to the development of tropical livestock production systems, mostly in Latin America but with considerable...