1. In Japan, many a story lies behind a simple query of "What is that plant"? Unwittingly, whilst in Japan you may have eaten it or worn it, or you may have admired its relations in your Western Jardens. Within these pages visitors and residents, as well as plantsmen, will find much hitherto...
  2. The papers presented in this publication provide a review of soybean cropping systems research from a variety of viewpoints, including those of international, national, and regional programs. There are also a number of papers from the private sector. In reviewing the papers, a number of points...
  3. The guidebook covers the highlights of Japan, grouped by area under seven different headings. Although not exhaustive, our selection of sights will enable you to make the most of your holiday.
  4. 1/1/1989 This bulletin specifically deals with the pumpkin variety "Delica", which is grown for the export market in Japan. Directions are given for raising and fertilzing the pumpkins, along with pest and leaf disease control and storage and shipping of the pumpkins.
  5. 19/1/2011 For more than 4,000 years, Asian farmers worked the same fields repeatedly without sapping the land's fertility and without applying artificial fertilizer! How they accomplished this miraculous feat is described by author Franklin Hiram King, a former official of the U.S. Department of...
  6. 1/1/1978 Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative...