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  1. 1920-01-19 The reason for scarcity of fruits in regions where, by climatic indications, one would expect them to be most abundant, is not to be found in any single fact, but is, perhaps, largely the result of three causes: first, the enervating effect of heat, which discourages man from undertaking work...  
  2. in this report, the concept and procedures of hydronomic (hydro water +nomus management) zones are introduced. A set of six hydronomic zones are introduced. Hydronomic zones hold potential as a tool to help us better understand complex water interactions within river basins, to isolate similar...  
  3. This manual should be helpful for all categories of agricultural extension--those without previous training in soil science as well as those with such background. It has several purposes: to provides easily grasped explanations of basic soil managment principles relevant to Peace Corps activities...  
  4. The water harvesting techniques described are particularly useful in arid and sem-arid areas, but the techniques described for soil moisture conservation are also of use in sub-humid regions.2 Copies of FIrst Edition, 1 Copy of 2nd Edition  
  5. Water conservation is no longer the concern of just a few isolated, drought-stricken communities in the West. While water may not always be scarce, everywhere in the country, a supply of fresh, clean water is no longer a given. Drip Irrigationis the best book to explain how to water everything in...  
  6. Xeriscape is water conservation through creative landscaping. The term Xeriscape means water conserving, drought tolerant landscaping or simply the use of appropriate plant material that does not require special attention to grow properly.  
  7. Create an Oasis with Greywaterdescribes how to choose, build, and use twenty different types of greywater systems. Topics include: Why to use or not use greywater, health guidelines, greywater sources, irrigation requirements, 20 system examples and selection chart, biocompatible cleaners,...  
  8. This is a step-by-step guide to the promotion of fodder shrubs for smallholder dairy enterprises in East Africa. It is intended for both extension managers and field-based extensionists, in particular those who are startingto work with fodder shrubs for the first time. Ths book is divided into...  
  9. 1974-01-01 Little known but promising technologies for the use and conservation of scarce water supplies in arid areas are the subject of this report. Not a technical handbook, it aims to draw the attention of agricultural and community officials and researchers to opportunities for development projects...  
  10. 1977-01-01 Eight articles exploring the construction and environmental benefits of such alternatives to water-borne bathroom-waste systems as composting toilets and compatible greywater systems are followed by a directory of sources for hardware.