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  1. The objective of this handbook is to provide techniques for conducting evaluations of new technology with the missing specialist in agricultural research: the farmer. The handbook is designed to help on-farm researchers enlist farmers as active participants in evaluating new technology.  
  2. These issue papers provide a forum for practitioners and policy makers to share ideas and experiences on the wide range of development issues that affect people living in dryland areas.  
  3. This book includes a discussion of bio-control agents, a gallery of bugs, and products that can be used as part of a bio-control plan.  
  4. SALT is a package technology of soil conservation and food production, integrating differing soil conservation measures in just one setting. Basically, SALT is a method of growing field and permanent crops in 3-meter to 5-meter wide bands between contoured rows of nitrogen fixing trees. The...  
  5. The purpose of this series of bulletins is to furnish information about vegetables that can be grown in the hot, humid Tropics. The vegetables covered are either not well known, at least with respect to some uses, or not well distributed, but are productive during tropical rainy seaons. The...  
  6. The present report opens with a brief history of ecological degradation in Haiti-a necessary exercise for two reasons: (1) understanding how ecological degradation has proceeded how ecological degradation has proceeded historically in Haiti is required for mitigating future degradation; and (2)...  
  7. The five hybrids illustrated in this booklet have all been successfully cultivated in at least one country. 8 pages, photos  
  8. This paper first introduces the major characteristics of mountain areas and their operational implications. These characteristics called mountain specificities here, include inaccessibility, fragility, marginality, diversity, niche, and people's adaptation mechanisms in these habitats. The...  
  9. It is concluded that interplanting may influence insect populations. However, some insects may not be repelled by interplantings but may in fact be attracted to them. It must not be assumed that because a plant species smells aromatic to humans that it will be effective in pest control....  
  10. The Hunger Project papers. Established in 1977 its purpose is to establish a global context of individual will and commitment for ending hunger on our planet by the end of the century.