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  1. J. C. Abbott and J. P. Makeham This text is aimed at the needs of students in agricultural colleges who are taking a subsidiary course in the economics of agriculture. The book introduces readers to economic principles are applied to agriculture, farm management techniques and marketing methods and shows how they can be useful...
    338.109 ABB
  2. W. W. McPherson in 1954 the United States government's International Cooperation Administration (now called the Agency for Inernational Development) sponsored a technical assistance contract of six years between the University of Florida Agricultural Experiment Stations and the Costa Rican Ministry of...
    338.109 MCP
  3. Martin Upton Based on the author's widely used earlier text African Farm Management, this account updates the economic analysis of tropical agriculture and broadens its perspective to include examples from all parts of the developing world. Writing in a clear, concise style, Professor Upton explains the...
    338.1 UPT
  4. Sigmund Rehm et al Each chapter begins with an introduction to the particular properties of the plant group, giving an overview on the economics, production trends, nutritional aspects, chemistry, and technological features. Only the major crops could be treated in detail. With regard to these, we sought to cover...
    633. REH
  5. The world's demand for food is expected to double within the next 50 years, while the natural resources that sustain agriculture will become increasingly scarce, degraded, and vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In many poor countries, agriculture accounts for at least 40 percent of GDP...
    333.1 WOR
  6. National Academy Press Amazon.com Description Rain forests are rapidly being cleared in the humid tropics to keep pace with food demands, economic needs, and population growth. Without proper management, these forests and other natural resources will be seriously depleted within the next 50 years. Sustainable...
    SD 69
  7. C C Webster [et al] Agriculture in the Tropicsis one of the most successful and widely read books in the Tropical Agriculture Series and offers a general account of all the factors that affect agriculture in the tropics. It details the economic and physical factors that affect tropical agriculture and discusses land...
    630.913 WEB | PI.010
  8. Lehel Telek At least 500 introductions of tropical plants have been tested at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Tropical Agriculture Research Station in Puerto Rico. Potential plants for LPC production have been evaluated and selected for further research, Machinery has been developed which may...
    664.64 TEL
  9. Ernest Mortensen et al The main function of the Handbook is to give AID agricultural technicians, Peace Corps personnel, and other workers concise methods of economically producing horticultural crops in the Tropics. It is to assist them in helping the farmer produce food crops more efficiently and improve his standard...
    635 USD
  10. Festus K Akinnifesi, Roger R.B. Leakey, Oluyede C Ajayi, Gudeta Sileshi, Zac Tchoundjeu, Patrick Matakala, Freddie R Kwesiga It has been recognized that an important factor in improving the viability of rural livelihoods in developing countries is the promotion of sustainable agriculture. As opposed to relying solely on cash crops, this can be more easily achieved through the domestication of various indigenous fruit...
    634. AKI