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  1. Phillips Foster et al The objective of this study was to analyze the system of agricultural resource organization, sometimes known as rudimentary sedentary agriculture in southern Uganda. The analysis center on the institutional dimensions of the classical factors of production--land, labor, capital, and...
    309.1 FOS
  2. Rajendra Singh Rathore, et al. Dry land plays an important role in India's food security. Sixty eight per cent of the cultivated area in Indian agriculture comes under dry land, which contributes about 44 per cent of the total food production. Dry land horticulture not only provides higher income to the farmers, but also...
    631.586 RAT
  3. Roland Bunch Now available through Amazon as well as the ECHO Bookstore Smallholder farmers around the world face some of the harshest growing conditions globally, yet they produce the majority of the world’s food. Soils in these areas often lack nutrient and water holding capacities, due to erosion or poor...
    631.874 BUN
  4. Jean-Philippe Venot, et al Initially associated with hi-tech irrigated agriculture, drip irrigation is now being used by a much wider range of farmers in emerging and developing countries. This book documents the enthusiasm, spread and use of drip irrigation systems by smallholders but also some disappointments and...
    631.587 PHI
  5. Keith O. Mikkelson Copyright 2019 Keith Mikkelson – ECHO Asia Impact Center PDF available! CLICK HERE FOR OTHER TRANSLATIONS! Integrated livestock systems can provide many benefits. With careful planning and by starting small, most farmers will be able to incorporate cows, goats, chickens, or hogs and improve the...
    636 MIK
  6. Nigel Poole Small-scale agriculture is the main livelihood of the majority of the world’s rural poor. Smallholder farmers in the global South play a crucial role in maintaining biodiversity, as well as contributing to food security in their countries. However, they need to be connected to markets to see...
    630.98 FAO
  7. Irenee Modeste Bidima Sometimes called “the tree of life” or “the tree of paradise” due to its exceptional environmental, medicinal and dietary benefits, the moringa is a multi-purpose tree whose leaves, flowers, fruits, bark and roots can all be directly consumed. Its nutritional qualities are becoming increasingly...
    633.37 BID
  8. Lisa Kitinoja et al The three main objectives of applying postharvest technology to harvested fruits and vegetables are: 1) To maintain quality (appearance, texture, flavor and nutritive value), 2) To protect food safety, and 3) To reduce losses between harvest and consumption. Effective management during the...
    635.046 KIT
  9. United States Department of Agriculture This edition includes information on understanding climate risk, climate resilience and managing resources for climate resilience. 28 pages, illustrated
    632.1 SAR
  10. Elizabeth Henderson, [et al] Part of the NOFA Guides. Includes information on: Lessons from systems science (including tools) Assessing the whole farm (what are we managing? the people, physical and mental assets, money) Understanding the farm ecosystems (the water and mineral cycles, dynamics of the biological community,...
    631.584 HEN