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  1. Key Resource 1995-01-01 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....
     
  2. Key Resource Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of persistent poverty, rapid population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, and considers the implications of globalization for agriculture, poverty,...  
  3. Key Resource 1985-12-01 This FAO book gives priority to the prevention of post-harvestlosses, particularly through action to reduce losses at the farm and village level. Some topics include pest control, loss assessment, drying, crib storage, root storage, processing cereals, and rice milling. 120 pages, illustrated,...  
  4. Key Resource 1981-11-01 This volume is designed to be of interest to those working in the spices industry, from cultivation to marketing.  
  5. Key Resource 2015-12-15 Nutrition is an essential component of the work of all health and community workers, including those involved in humanitarian assistance, and yet it is often neglected in their basic training. Drawn from the experiences of an international editor team with extensive field experience,Nutritionfor...  
  6. Key Resource 1994-01-01 Sorghum examines the characteristics and cultivation of this important crop in a vairety of different agriculatural conditions and zones.  
  7. Key Resource 1994-01-01 This book looks at milk processing, traditional methods and products, improving milk processing technologies, socio-economic considers and includes case studies.  
  8. Key Resource 1998-01-01 This text covers the main types of coconut palm, their origin, world distribution and characteristics. It examines important production factors such as climate and soils, selection, breeding and propagation, and establishing and managing a plantation. A section on pest and disease control...  
  9. Key Resource 2011-01-20 While products such as bananas, pineapples, kiwifruit and citrus have long been available to consumers in temperate zones, new fruits such as lychee, longan, carambola, and mangosteen are now also entering the market. Confirmation of the health benefits of tropical and subtropical fruit may also...  
  10. Key Resource 1993-01-01 Third Revised Edition This standard building materials sourcebook summarizes technical data and practical information and identifies appropriate solutions to any given problem in low-cost construction.