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  1. James MIGWI et al This book includes units on man in his environment and correct land use, animal keeping and land use, sources and uses of water on the farm, agricultural products and their value, food processing, storage and marketing, general animal management, housing for farm animals, and other farm...
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  2. This study identifies and examines small farm commercialization activities and pathways in the forest and transitional zones of Ghana, drawing on some experiences from the savannah zone as well. The effects of small farm commercialization on gender roles and relationships, as well as on...
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  3. Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Agriculture and Horticulture are vital sciences as they suffice the very basic need of food for the Human beings. Qualitative and quantitative food can essentially be produced from healthy plants which in turn are produced only when their seedlings/sapplings are vigorous and healthy. Nursery is...
  4. Sara Finley Water is critical to all human activities, but access to this crucial resource is increasingly limited by competition and the effects of climate change. In agriculture, water management is key to ensuring good and sustained crop yields, maintaining soil health, and safeguarding the long-term...
    631.7
  5. This book provides teaching materials on farm tools and equipment, farm structures, soil management, land use and farming systems, growing and managing pastures, feeding farm animals, keeping animals healthy, managing animals, keeping bees, crop protection, growing trees on the farm, growing...
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  6. Gene C. Wilken Is traditional farming a thing of the past? Have we fallen into a technological trap where the modernization of agriculture is the only solution to world food production? Focusing on the farming practices of Mexico and Central America,Good Farmersexamines in detail the effectiveness of...
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  7. 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
  8. Wolfgang Bayer, et al This book is a valuable guide for anyone concerned with the management or production of forage, especially by the smallholder farmers and pastoralists in the tropcis and subtropics. It covers the principles of forage husbandry, as well as the functions of different types of forage resources and...
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  9. J.E. Michael Arnold et al This book had its origins in a research project at the Oxford Forestry Institute that was initiated in order to establish a better understanding of how tree management contributes to the strategies of farmers as they respond to pressures to adapt their use of land and other resources to changing...
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  10. Allan Savory, Jody Butterfield Increasingly sophisticated technology and an ever-expand-ing base of knowledge have not been enough to allow humans to halt the worldwide progression of environmental degradation. Extensive fieldwork in both Africa and the United States convinced Allan Savory that neither the forces of nature nor...
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