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  1. Key Resource 2010-01-20 This publication contains descriptions of promising African plants. It also reports on three projects where species were explored in projects, Cleome gynandra - spiderplants, Hibiscus sabdariffa - roselle, and Sorghum bicolor - sorghum.  
  2. 1999-01-01 This book reports on a study visit that exposed seed experts and smallholder seed producers from east and southern Africa to an advanced seed production system, such as that in Zimbabwe, which would equip them with the experience and knowledge necessary to formulate strategies likely to have a...  
  3. 1997-01-01 The worship emphasized the need to carry out more research into Afric's own crops rather than finding ways to produce more exotic crops in a hostile environment. Three working groups were established and were asked to prioritise actions required in the near future and to advise on a policy to be...  
  4. 1997-01-01 Although Africa has fewer orchid species than the other tropical continents, some of the world's most spectacular, and increasingly popular, terrestrial orchids are found in Africa. This guide, covering sub-Saharan Africa, includes all plants available from nurseries and many that are being grown...  
  5. Key Resource 1995-01-19 The purpose of this handbook is to support training in and implementation of ecologically sound and productive use of resources in agriculture. It is designed to assist in the practical introduction of improved agricultural practices. It can serve as a reference for trainers, extension workers,...  
  6. 1994-01-01 This book has been written in response to the growing interest in restocking with livestock following the drought of 1991-92 in eastern and southern Africa. It draws together the salient points from a number of rehabilitation projects in Africa, which can usefuuly help the practitioner decide...  
  7. 1990-03-09 A description of the principles and techniques of horticulture in Africa followed by details of growing a wide range of vegetables and fruits including many indigenous types. Aspects of nutrition, food processing and preservation, soil fertility, irrigation and plant protection are covered.  
  8. 1990-01-01 Fruit and Vegetable Production in Warm Climates is a companion volume to the Fruit and Vegetable Production in Africa. This edition, like the first, covers both fruit and vegetable production in a single volume but here information is discussed within the framework of pan-tropical systems...  
  9. Key Resource 1988-01-19 Agroforestry in Dryland Africa is specifically designed to be used by agroforestry field workers in subhumid and semi-arid regions of the continent. This includes researchers working with grassroots organizations, community extension and development workers and development specialists in...  
  10. 1972-01-19 This book includes information on vegetables and fruits in west africa; their nutritional values, growth; pracitial growing, school gardening; soil conservation and extension techniques.