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  1. In order to be successful, this publication tells what vegetables will do best in our particular locality and soil, how long they will take to mature so that we can plan a continuous supply, and what fertilzers and manures to use, and how to deal with those pests and diseases that bedevil the...  
  2. 1973-01-01 This publication serves as the basis for training courses in pastures and livestock production to be staged in the territories of Australia.  
  3. This bulletin, based on contributions from various contributors and edited by Dr. D.W. Roubik, introduces the reader to various aspects of natural and insect pollination. It discusses the pollinators themselves, and the ecological and economic importance of pollination, as well as applied...  
  4. Agriculture in Africa Rural Communities-Crops and Soils is a basic introduction to principples of crop physiology and practices of crop husbandry. The book recognises the realities of traditional subsistence farming but introduces improved methods. As well as details of plant requirements, and...  
  5. 1997-01-01 The directory contains lists of a variety of organizations producing journals and newsletters on tropical forests. Names of organizations, addresses, phone number, emails, and focus are all provided.  
  6. The overall purpose of this book is to draw attention to some of the factors that reduce the effriciency of livestock production in a region of the world in which it is most vital--the so-called "warm climates" lying between latitudes 30 degrees North and 30 degrees South. High air temperatures...  
  7. This book highlights eighteen species of casuarina, a group of underexploited Australasian trees that could have exceptional potential in reforesting difficult terrain in many parts of the world.  
  8. The 15th Latin American Symposium ''laS held in Brasilia (FD) on J1UY 18-22, 1977, on a topic of great interest for agriculture, especially in the tropics. Many new developments have taken place in the field of research in N2 fixation during the last few years. They "Tere made possible by the...  
  9. The present set of papers is the result of an expert consulation on the subject of improving traditional farming systems of the tropics. The object of the meeint was to provide guidelines for future activities and policy decisions.  
  10. Animal Breeding examines in detail the various techniques that can be used in breeding animals, such as selection, cross-breeding and inbreeding. Examples of the various techniques are given, including their advantages and disadvantages in tropical and sub-tropical environments, and how they can...