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  1. Key Resource 1997-06-25 Sustainable agriculture is not just a goal to be attained; it is an ongoing, dynamic process. Rather than a destination, it is a journey. At the present time, the vast majority of the world's agriculture is non-sustainable. If this self-destructive trend is allowed to continue, future generations...  
  2. Key Resource 1985-01-01 Amazon.com Description Not too long ago, only poets and dreamers imagined a world without hunger and starvation. Today, the worlds expert community--scientists, agricultural specialists, development professionals, working with governments, the UN and private voluntary organizations--is united in...  
  3. Key Resource 1993-08-16 2 Copies The CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops describes 128 crop plants that can be grown as alternatives to cultivated crops, such as tobacco, and narcotic crops, such as opium poppy. Material is presented in alphabetical order by genus and species and includes information on ecology,...  
  4. Key Resource 1961-06-01 In this study by FAO of the UN an attempt has been made to provide a world-wide review of some aspects of the production, control and distribution of seeds.  
  5. Key Resource 1996-10-15 Use this book to identify, control, and prevent diseases and disorders of melons, watermelons, squash, cucumbers, and other cucurbits. Table of Contents Introduction; Cucurbit Diseases; Infectious Disorders; Noninfectious Disorders; Botany and Culture; Seed Production; Cultural Practices Part 1:...  
  6. Key Resource 1989-03-01 Indigenous knowledge systems permeate all that we do and think and believe, The yhave evolved from years of experience and trial-and-error problem solving by groups o people working to meet th challenges they face in their local enviorments, drawing on the the resources they have at hand.  
  7. Key Resource 2012-01-20 Plant Pathology, Third Edition, provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of plant pathology, incorporating important new developments in the field. The present volume also follows closely the organization and format of the Second Edition. It includes two new chapters, ""Plant Disease...  
  8. Key Resource 1995-11-01 This is a new and up-to-date edition of the farming section in the hugely popular "People's Workbook". Originally written for the millions of Southern Africa's small farmers who help themselves by growing their own vegetables or keeping their own chickens and a few goats, this book will also help...  
  9. Key Resource 2007-01-01 Urban agriculture is a dynamic concept that comprises a variety of livelihood systems ranging from subsistance production and processing at the household level to more commercial agriculture. This FAO document explores contriutions of UA and UPA (peri-urban) to soiclal, economic and ecological...  
  10. Key Resource 1992-01-01 Includes chapters on: Principles of Preventive Crop Protection; Pests in Field and Store; Methods of Crop and Storage Protection; references; index.