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  1. Key Resource 1988-12-01 Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter, and other...  
  2. Key Resource 2009-01-01 Smart gardeners know that soil is anything but an inert substance. Healthy soil is teeming with life-not just earthworms and insects, but a staggering multitude of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms. When we use chemical fertilizers, we injure the microbial life that sustains healthy...  
  3. Key Resource 2011-01-01 Interest in natural farming practices has grown in recent years among farmers, development workers, educators, and other key promoters throughout Southest Asia, This booklet, also known as "Applied Natural Farming Cartoon" covers with illustrations the principles, concepts, and appropriate...  
  4. Key Resource 2011-04-28 Part of the NOFAguides. Includes information on: Strengths and limitations of hybrid varieties Before you grow the seed (selecting varieties, saving seed and improving crops, intellectual property rights) Growing seed (pollination biology, harvesting, cleaning, storage, germination testing)...  
  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. Key Resource 1998-06-01 This is a much needed practical handbook which bridges the gap between nutritional problems and agricultural solutions. This book helps community workers and local groups identify nutritional needs and grow the required food crops organically.  
  7. Key Resource 2013-01-01 2 Copies Inside cover & preface of this book states title is Applied Natural Farming: Principles, Concepts & Appropriate Techniques in Tropics. This book has been compiled together on the increasing information about natural farming practice and how it is adapting and developing its own...  
  8. 2018-09-26 Since its original publication in 1989,The New Organic Growerhas been one of the most influential farming books available. In this revised and updated 30th anniversary edition, pioneering farmer Eliot Coleman returns to his seminal book that launched the organic revolution and inspired a...  
  9. During his years as a scientist working for the British government in India, Sir Albert Howard conceived of and refined the principles of organic agriculture. Howard's The Soil and Health became a seminal and inspirational text in the organic movement soon after its publication in 1945. The Soil...  
  10. This book explains the use of an ecological way of farming, with modern practical applications, to make the fullest use of land resources and the best utilization of available capital and labour. In analyzing the vital relationship between soil, plant, animal and man, the author discusses the...