1. 1/5/2024 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants for healthy diets in Magdelana Milpas Altas region. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants...
  2. 21/5/2022 This book describes the cultivation and use of the false banana, ensete ventricosum, in Ethiopia and suggests that it could become a useful staple food elsewhere in Africa. Compiled from information available in the public domain Illustrations by MissionAssist This edition published in the United...
  3. 20/3/2009 Diversity and efficiency: the elements of ecologically intensive agriculture Seeds, knowledge and diversity in the hands of small-scale farmers in Honduras Living the sustainable life - managing a dryland family farm Making the most of underutilised crops Improving livelihoods with underutilised...
  4. 1/1/1993 Esta cartilla es resultado de in trabajo de investigacion realizado por instituciones y comunidades. Los elementos principales de su diseno fueron escogidos por sus propios lectures potenciales: los agricultores. Los ejemplos narrados son reales y forman parte de la experiencia de los Comites de...
  5. FPS creates educational materials that explain what nutritional food is, why our bodies need it and how to grow and use it. We focus on what are often neglected and underutilized plants, plants that are growing in and adapted to their environment, and are high in the most beneficial nutrients....
  6. All over the world local varieties of fruit, vegetables and grain are grown. Many are seemingly forgotten or are underutilized despite having outstanding nutritional or taste qualities. Some have good commercial potential and could be an excellent cash crop for a smallscale or family farmers,...
  7. 1/1/1997 The proceedings of the conference identified many of the practical problems affecting the domestication of new and underutilized crops. 298 pages
  8. The largest edible fruit native to the United States tastes like a cross between a banana and a mango. It grows wild in twenty-six states, gracing Eastern forests each fall with sweet-smelling, tropical-flavored abundance. Historically, it fed and sustained Native Americans and European...
  9. The purpose of this book is to provide conservation organizations with a concise guide to information on threatened plants. Rather than providing information on each threatened plants, it shows how to find the information.
  10. 1/1/2012 Rattan is the common name for a diverse group of climbing palms found throughout Old World tropical forests. For centuries people have used them for binding, basketry, house construction, food, and numerous other non-market purposes; more recently the canes of some species have been gathered for...