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  1. 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
  2. Carrol G. Chambliss The Florida forage Handbook is the definitive guide to all aspects of planting, managing, and harvesting forage crops-whether for pasture, hay, or silage.
    633.2 CHA
  3. Pitman, W.D. Tropical Forage Plants cover the research and resulting pasture development in the tropics and subtropics, which has undergone dramatic changes in the past few decades. Providing a broad global perspective, it serves as a comprehensive resources covering a wide range of subjects pertaining to...
    633.20 PIT
  4. Sukumar Chakraborty et al The aims of the workshop were to document the importance of diseases in pastures from a realistic assessment of the extent and nature of losses caused by diseases in each country and to consider the methodology needed to assess accurately such losses using economic analysis; to critically review...
    638.208 ASA
  5. R J Mcllroy This book discusses sciences and practices of grassland farming in tropical regions. For generations the indigenous farmer of the tropics has derived his income from cash crops such as cocoa, coffee, oil palm etc. after the immediate needs of his family are met by growing food crops. It is only...
    633.200 MCI
  6. John N. Landers, Associação de Plantio Direto no Cerrado, Brasília, DF, Brazil This publication describes how pasture, fodder and livestock production have been integrated into conservation agriculture systems in Brazil's tropical zones. Vast areas of forest have been cleared in the tropical areas of Brazil for establishment of pastures that become unproductive once the...
  7. Craig Cramer, [et al] This offers practicial advice & a checklist for soil fertility, weed control, pasture & forage management, crop selection & rotation, livestock, and diversification. 62 pages
    631.584 CRA
  8. Laurence C. Snook Tagasaste is a hardy, fast growing fodder shrub able to significantly increase livestock production. Tagasaste seeks deep soil moisture and takes up subsoil nutrients which are lost to normal pasture or crop plants. 132 pages, illustrations, photos
    633.37 SNO
  9. Steve Gabriel A system for regenerating land, storing carbon, and creating climate resilience The concept of silvopasture challenges our notions of both modern agriculture and land use. For centuries, European settlers of North America have engaged in practices that separate the field from the forest, and even...
    333.76 GAB
  10. S Phiri et al As part of a major effort to improve quality of native savanna soils for agricultural production in the Llanos of Colombia, a field experiment was established in May 1996 to determine the impact of vertical tillage, application of soil amendents and fertilizers, crop rotation and crop-pasture...
    338.16 PHI