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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. 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. 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...  
  5. 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,...  
  6. 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...  
  7. 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...  
  8. This book contains information on plant nutrition starting with the basics, to major elements, to micronutrients, plant analysis, ending with tissue testing. It also includes appendixies from definitions, to elemental requirements to Nitrogen contents.  
  9. The environmental impact of eucalypt plantations in particular on soil water and nutrients, understorey vegetation and biodiversity is a controversial topic. Commercial plantations, mainly eucalypts, have been established on poor sandy soils of savannas in the Congo since 1978. This report on the...  
  10. No pseudoscience, just hard data presented in a well organized manner. This is a great book for the farmer, gardener, or landscaper who has a working knowledge of fertilizing and wishes to take their expertise to the next level.