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  1. Laura S. Meitzner, Martin L. Price. 2 Copies This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a development worker do to assist a community? There are no simple answers, but there are many possibilities—...
    633.091 MEI | PI.007, PI.008
  2. Noel D. Vietmeyer This fascinating, readable volume is filled with enticing, detailed information about more than 30 different Incan crops that promise to follow the potato's lead and become important contributors to the world's food supply. Some of these overlooked foods offer special advantages for developing...
    630.98 VIE
  3. G. Shabbir The number of people living in cities will more than double in by the year 2033. At the same time it is clear that past incentives to keep the developing World's people in rural areas have not worked. This text presents a picture of the urban agriculture of Asia, Africa and Latin America, and...
    338.109 UND
  4. National Academy of Sciences This National Academy of Sciences report describes plants of the family Leguminosae, all of them greatly underexploited. Some are extensively used in one part of the world but unknown elsewhere; others are virtually unknown to science but have particular attributes that suggest they could become...
    633.2 NAT | PE.003, PB.030
  5. Ann Stroud The premise that on-farm experimental research is necessary has been widely accepted by those agricultural researchers in Africa who have been exposed to on-farm research philosophies. By teaching and reviewing on-farm research programs, I have become aware of the unique practical and conceptual...
    630.72 STR
  6. Toby Hemenway Second Edition The first edition of Gaia's Garden, sparked the imagination of Americas home gardeners, introducing permacultures central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. This extensively revised and expanded second edition...
    635.048 HEM
  7. Franklin W. Martin, Ruth M. Ruberte, Laura S. Meitzner Third Edition People interested in tropical gardening or botany will find this an indispensable guide to several hundred species of plants with edible leaves. Leaves can provide high-quality food, and in the tropics, many are from perennials requiring little effort for their abundant production....
    581.632 MAR | PD.004, PD.015
  8. United States Dept. of Agriculture Tropical Tree Seed Manual is a one-volume reference manual for students, technicians, and scientists that provides comprehensive, internationally compiled data about tropical trees. The emphasis is on species of the Americas; however, a number of tropical tree species from other countries are...
    630. USD
  9. Noel D. Vietmeyer This report is the second in a series of three evaluating underexploited African plant resources that could help broaden and secure Africa's food supply. The volume describes the characteristics of 18 little-known indigenous African vegetables (including tubers and legumes) that have potential as...
    633.109 VIE
  10. Michael New This publication is a report of a meeting held in 1992 to discuss the use of farm-made feeds in Asia. It presents and discusses 11 country reviews of the topic, and nine technical papers directed at farm-made rather than commercial feeds. Emphasis is placed on the importance of farm-made...
    639.2 FAO