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  1. Key Resource 1990-08-01 A clear, nontechnical explanation of how plants work, and our bestselling book. It succeeds in explaining the complex processes of plant growth, functions, adaptation, responses, and reproduction in simple language. As the author intended, the gardener can come to understand a plant "from the...  
  2. SW Florida’s hot, humid summers have a lot in common with rainforest conditions, minus the shade of tall trees and of course with less total rainfall and not quite as high humidity. So it is not surprising that some of the standard vegetables in ECHO’s summer gardens originated in tropical...  
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  4. Farmers in many parts of the world, because of human population growth, have little choice but to crop their land continuously, with scarce resources to replace nutrients withdrawn by each successive crop. Crop residues are often lost as a source of organic matter and mulch, usually through...  
  5. It is the purpose of this paper first of all to discuss from a theoretical standpoint a system of raised bed gardening that may be appropriate for use within the Amazon basin. Following this there is a discussion of the lessons learned as this system was employed.  
  6. This circular examines 25 Florida farmers' garden records or budgets, and shows that, on average, and excluding family labor costs, farmers save $575 per garden by growing their own. Using individual farmers' gardening plans and budgets, we also compare an expensive garden, in which the farmer...  
  7. 1994-01-01 Educational chart project developed by Jan Powell, Ray McNeilan, JR & Associates, Consulting No page numbers, illustrated  
  8. This collection of farmer training materials was originally developed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank and African Conservation Tillage Network staff to support agricultural training projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The authors encourage agriculture development practitioners to submit ideas or requests...  
  9. 1991-01-01 An enormous encyclopedia of tropical gardening that will be of interest not only to gardeners in tropical and subtropical areas but also to greenhouse enthusiasts everywhere. Included are detailed, illustrated listings of herbaceous plants, shrubs and climbers, trees and palms, foliage plants,...  
  10. This book is designed for all of those who want to know how to keep plants, grounds, and plantings free of diseases and pests.