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  1. 10992-01-01 This manual aims to provide readily-understandable technical information to help extension workers respond to farmers' questions on how to grow and manage trees for householduses or for local markets. Although the manual is, for the most part, a technical reference, it must be emphasized that...  
  2. 3528-02-06 This booklet reflects seven years of experience of the Biogas Extension Service (BES) of Camartec.  
  3. Key Resource 2068-01-19 Tropical Crops: Dicotyledons presents the basic information on the botany and agronomy of tropical dicotyledonous crops, which are either used locally or are partly or wholly exported. The space given to each crop is dependent upon its importance and the amount of work which has been devoted to...  
  4. 2067-01-19 165 pages, illustrated  
  5. 2067-01-19 The objective of this study was to analyze the system of agricultural resource organization, sometimes known as rudimentary sedentary agriculture in southern Uganda. The analysis center on the institutional dimensions of the classical factors of production--land, labor, capital, and...  
  6. 2028-01-01 This is a prepublication copy in a notebook. Genetically engineered (GE) crops were first introduced commercially in the 1990s. After two decades of production, some groups and individuals remain critical of the technology based on their concerns about possible adverse effects on human health,...  
  7. 2022-04-01 Traditionally, livestock manure has been used to provide nutrients for plant growth and to improve soil conditions. However, the increase in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) results in high levels of plant nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, in the proximal crop and...  
  8. 2022-01-01 Success with domestic livestock does not require large land bases. Joel Salatin and his family’s Polyface Farm in Virginia lead the world in animal-friendly and ecologically authentic, commercial, pasture-based livestock production. InPolyface Microhe adapts the ideas and protocols to small...  
  9. 2022-01-01 This book is open access under a CC-BY 4.0 license. This open access book describes recent innovations in food systems based on root, tuber and banana crops in developing countries. These innovations respond to many of the challenges facing these vital crops, linked to their vegetative seed and...  
  10. 2022-01-01 An increasing number of people live in cities. In recent decades, this, combined with rural abandonment and landscape polarisation, has resulted in high land ownership concentrations and agricultural intensification. This, in turn, has resulted in a significant decrease in the resilience of...