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  1. Douglas Johnson This book provides advice to relief workers considering a distribution of seeds and tools to refugees or displaced people. It covers preliminary assessment, project design, and implementation, including the choice of seeds and tools to distribute, and methods of distribution. It emphasizes the...
    631.068 JOH | PG.009
  2. Calvin Miller [et al] Agriculture remains an important means of alleviating poverty, but shortage of finance can constrain its development. At the same time agriculture is evolving towards a global system requiring high-quality, competitive products and organized in value chains which often exclude smallholders. Value...
    338.13 MIL
  3. H. J. W. Mutsaers The objective of applied agricultural research is to identify new farming practices and materials that will improve the farmers' production system and increase their productivity and well-being. in a way that can be sustained. Traditionally, this research has been conducted in research stations,...
    DD 60
  4. Huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening, first observed more than a hundred years ago in Asia, is the most serious disease threat to the citrus-growing industry worldwide due to its complexity, destructiveness, and incalcitrance to management. First detected in Florida in 2005, HLB is now...
    630.7 NAP
  5. Author: Betsy Teutsch Technical Editor: Lisa Kitinoja 100 Under $100: Tools for Reducing Postharvest Losses is a comprehensive compilation of postharvest techniques covering every step of the smallholder Value Chain, enhanced with lively descriptions, pertinent links, engaging stories, data-rich tables, and stunning photos. These all build and...
  6. T.E. Struif Bontkes et al This book is meant to help agricultural researchers and extension staff in the selection and application of tools that facilitate decision-making to improve soil fertility management and agricultural productivity. These tools provide valuable additions to traditional approaches in research and...
    631.422 BON
  7. Daniel Selener et al 2 copies Participatory Rural Appraisal and Planning is a methodology which combines different participatory tools. The approach allows community groups to appraise and analyze their realities, and formulate realistic project proposals based on local needs. This workbook is based on field...
    307.141 SEL
  8. S.H. Anderson et al This SSSA Special Publication presents the outcomes from the symposium. Tomography is a very powerful tool for soil science research. Although tomography has not been widely used for soil science investigations, there are many potential applications of the technology. The papers in this Special...
    631.432 AND
  9. J.P. Gaillard, et al Formerly a luxury food for the privileged few, the avocado has become an accepted part of the diet of many people in the developed countries of the West. Rapid urbanization and rising incomes in the developing world make the crop an increasingly valuable source of protein and minerals there also....
    634.653 GAI | PH.025
  10. Alice Hovorka, Henk De Zeeuw & Mary Njenga Poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition have become critical urban problems. Meeting this challenge in many cities around the world, women play a crucial role in household food production, growing vegetables in gardens and vacant urban spaces, raising animals, and trading in fresh and cooked...
    338.108 HOV