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  1. Key Resource 1998-01-01 This book is divided into four parts - Part 1 explains what you need to keep a successful nursery. Part 2 describes propagation from seeds and Part 3 covers methods of vegetative propagation. Part 4 gives the best way to propagate 100 selected useful plants. 140 pages, illustrated  
  2. Key Resource 1989-12-01 Shows how to make a simple, cheap, pump suitable for small-holding and garden use, a pump which can raise water from rivers or wells, with lifts of up to 30 metres. A simple clear text, with line drawings, showing how common materials can be used. 27 pages, illustrated.  
  3. Key Resource 1997-01-19 This book is the result of two workshops, one held in Honduras and another held inEcuador, that were undertaken to describe and analyse the personal experiences of farmer promoters who provideextensionservices for community development, a methodology known as 'farmer-to-farmer extension'. The...  
  4. Key Resource 1997-12-31 2 Copies This wide-ranging, comprehensive treatise examines the many different aspects of vegetables from an international perspective. The diversity and depth of coverage of vegetables is largely due to the extensive background and experiences of the authors, Vincent Rubatzky and Mas Yamaguchi,...  
  5. Key Resource 1993-01-01 Sugar Cane covers in detail the characteristics and cultivation of this important crop in a variety of different agricultural systems and zones, from small plantations to large estates.  
  6. Key Resource 1991-07-01 Integrated Pest Management is an approach which combines different pest control techniques and integrates them into the overall farming system. This study shows the relevance of the IPM approach for African agriculture by giving an account of the rationale and historical development of IPM as...  
  7. Key Resource 2000-02-01 Training for Transformation Book 4 is a practical and accessible workbook for community development workers. It recognizes that the only changes which effectively transform the lives of poor people are those in which they have been active participants--this book, and the earlier books in the...
     
  8. Key Resource This book provides and extensive overview of all aspects of these much-neglected crops, ranging from their history, popularization and production to their nutritional value and potential toxcity.  
  9. Key Resource 1998-01-19 Measures of Success is a practical, hands-on guide to designing, managing, and measuring the impacts of community-oriented conservation and development projects. It presents a simple, clear, logical, and yet comprehensive approach to developing and implementing effective programs, and can help...  
  10. Key Resource 1998-08-15 Vibrant color photos of fruits, flowers, leaves, and whole plants made it alluring for rural Amazonians, who appreciated seeing pictures of many of the plants they use to fashion crafts, roofs, food, and medicine. For their part, ecologists and botanists enjoyed the convenience of viewing the...