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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. Tim Motis Agricultural Options for Small-Scale Farmers features selected content from the first 100 issues of ECHO Development Notes, a quarterly technical bulletin targeted towards ECHO's international network of development workers. It is a book filled with practical options for helping resource-poor,...
    631.584 MOT | PI.013
  3. Dan Fountain (ed) Let’s Restore Our Land describes how church and community leaders came to realize that the soil that produces our food is becoming weak, and the forests that provide us with many resources are disappearing. They recognized that God has given us the responsibility to care for and protect these...
    333.009 FOU | DA.006
  4. James M. Stephens Vegetables included here are not only those adapted to and grown in Florida, but also many that are not well-adapted. The potential for production of a particular vegetable is discussed briefly in many instances, particularly in reference to home use. In fact, the information is more relevant to...
    635.097 STE | PD.026, PD.058
  5. Marjatta Eilitta, Joseph Mureithi, Rolf Derpsch (ed) In the 1980s and 1990s, green manure/cover crop (GMCC) systems became a popular agricultural technology in research and development efforts for smallholder tropical and subtropical farmers. However, few syntheses of these experiences have been conducted. This volume of case studies contributes...
    631.874 EIL | PE.007
  6. Hank Bruce and Tomi Jill Folk This book is about global hunger, and our backyard garden. It looks at the opportunities that the future holds for people facing hunger all over the world, with these objectives: 1. To create an awareness that there is a world of potential beyond tomatoes and green beans. 2. To note what some of...
    635.1 BRU | PD.022
  7. L. R. Humphreys Tropical Pastures and Fodder Crops outlines a philosophy for pasture improvement and examines various improved grass and legume species. It describes the establishment and continued management of pastures and provides information about the animals which graze them. This Second Edition contains...
    633.2 HUM | PC.018
  8. M. Borget Spice plants covers in detail the botany, origins, propagation, genetic improvement,management and harvesting of a variety of common spice crops. Methods of storage, preparation, and processing are also dealt with as well as their nutritional properties.
    633.8 BOR | PH.020, PH.024, PH.031
  9. Julia Frances Morton This 505 page book is an exceptionally exhaustive source of information on tropical and subtropical fruits. It is a well-illustrated and very readable, practical guide for those interested in growing tropical and subtropical fruits either for the home garden or commercially. The fruits are...
    634.091 MOR | PI.006
  10. J. W. Purseglove Tropical Crops: Dicotyledons presents the basic information on the botany and agronomy of tropical dicotyledonous crops, which are either used locally or are partly or wholly exported. The space given to each crop is dependent upon its importance and the amount of work which has been devoted to...
    631.091 PUR | PA.025