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  1. Key Resource 1983-01-01 The main objective of this text is to provide concise information on vegetable crops grown in tropical regions which will be of use to students, extension service staff and research workers who wish to enlarge their knowledge of the range of food crops available for growing in the tropics and the...  
  2. Key Resource 1992-01-01 Includes chapters on: Principles of Preventive Crop Protection; Pests in Field and Store; Methods of Crop and Storage Protection; references; index. 2 editions  
  3. Key Resource 1989-01-01 This Agrodok discusses green manuring and several other forms of soil improvement in the tropics. In particular, we shall pay attention to plants that can fix atmospheric nitrogen: the legumes. Due to this capacity these plants do not require nitrogen fertilization, which makes them very suitable...  
  4. Resources in this collection include presentations from theSeed Saving & Soil Health Training in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 5-6 August 2018. This training focused on seed saving, seed production of under-utilized species, soil health and integrated pest management. This training was organized...  
  5. 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population growth, have little choice but to crop their land continuously, with scarce resources to replace nutrients withdrawn by each successive crop.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...  
  6. 2007-07-20 This article takes a fresh look at what is going on in the soil, especially in relation to soil organic matter and the organisms it supports; how this life in the soil is impacted by our land care practices; and how it in turn impacts the productivity of our farms.  
  7. 2013-10-20 In Chiang Mai, Thailand, during the late1990s, I became aware of farming practices that utilized beneficial microorganisms to enhance small farm resources and production in the tropics. Such techniques, enabling soil recovery and improving smallscale crop and livestock production, blended...  
  8. 2008-04-20 There is a huge difference in yield between FGW and traditional methods.  
  9. 2003-07-20 The Strawberry Tree (Muntingia calabura), also known as Jamaica Cherry, is a multipurpose tree that quickly grows to 8 to 13 meters in height. The tree produces a small red fruit, but is largely valued for its wood. It is remarkably fast-growing for a tree having such hard wood.  
  10. 2011-10-20 The current drought and famine in the Horn of Africa are deeply distressing. The severe drought of the past year has put an estimated 12 million or more people in danger of starvation.