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  1. Key Resource 2007-10-28 A former UN worker and prominent architect, Johan van Lengen has seen firsthand the desperate need for a "greener" approach to housing in impoverished tropical climates. This comprehensive book clearly explains every aspect of this endeavor, includingdesign (siting, orientation, climate...  
  2. Key Resource 1984-01-01 Three volumes designed to assist workers in the field who are encouraging the development of self-reliant creative communities. The book has as its basic philosophy the belief that we should all participate in making this world a more just place to live in. Training for Transformation integrates...  
  3. Key Resource 1988-01-01 This book is designed as a textbook but can also be used by field workers as a handbook for identitfication of crop pests and diseases. Pests and diseases are listed under each of forty major crops.  
  4. Key Resource 1998-05-01 A wide variety of fruits is grown in the tropics, under a range of climatic conditions and soil types. Some have been widely used both within the tropics and also exported to temperate countries for many years, whereas others are currently grown almost exclusively for local or regional use....  
  5. Key Resource 1997-01-19 We hope and trust that this book will be of help to the many scientists in national institutes who are devoting themselves to the difficult task of conducting quality research under real farm conditions for the benefit of real farmers.  
  6. Key Resource 2008-10-02 This practical handbook describes sampling and laboratory assessment methods for the biodiversity of a number of key functional groups of soil organisms, including insects, earthworms, nematodes, fungi and bacteria. The methods have been assembled and the protocols drafted by a number of...  
  7. Key Resource 1998-11-20 Complete reference and source book of edible plants of the world, invaluable to gardeners, cooks, economic botanists, those in the specialty and gourmet foods business. Includes 3,000 species and 7,000 varieties of food plants. More than 1300 catalog sources for seeds, plants and food products...  
  8. Key Resource 2013-01-01 The award-winningRainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 2nd Edition: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life and Landscape, is the first book in a three-volume guide that teaches you how to conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for...  
  9. Key Resource 1998-01-12 This practical guide was compiled by the Forages for Smallholders Project and the Lao Department of Livestock and Fisheries, with the assistance of many researchers and field workers throughout Southeast Asia. It contains practical tips for getting it right the first time.  
  10. Key Resource 1998-10-01 Third Edition People interested in tropical gardening or botany will find this an indispensable guide to several hundred species of plants with edible leaves. Leaves can provide high-quality food, and in the tropics, many are from perennials requiring little effort for their abundant production....