1. 01/01/2001 39 pages, illustrated
  2. The purpose of this book is to provide a simple synthesis of the research on novel agroecosystems and technologies and an analysis of ecologically based farms, for the purpose of establishing the scientific basis of alternative agriculture. This book is an urgent call to all students of...
  3. Soil is a living organism that loves to cooperate with farmers and gardeners. A green thumb will appear on those who align themselves with its health and requirements. This book discusses: Soil habitat Sustaining soil fertility The soil food-web Nutrient availability and deficiency After reading...
  4. The purpose of this book is to help only those who want to grow their own food organically, and won't plow through a dozen texts to learn the basics.
  5. 08/03/2013 Today's beekeepers face unprecedented challenges, a fact that is front-page news with the spread in recent years of the mysterious and deadly colony collapse disorder (CCD).Numerous pests have made chemical treatment of hives standard practice, yet resistance is building, which in turn creates...
  6. This farming system is based on the dynamic interaction between the soil, plants, animals, humans, ecosystem and environment. The system is directed towards enhancing natural life cycles rather than suppressing nature. This booklet describes the principles and ideas of organic farming and the...
  7. By 2050, the world population is expected to reach nine billion. And the challenge of feeding this rapidly growing population is being made greater by climate change, which will increasingly wreak havoc on the way we produce our food. At the same time, we have lost touch with the soil—few of us...
  8. The objectives of this study were to 1) develop a protocol for the selection of organic and conventional farm pairs to be used in comparative trials for determining the effects of management practices on the development of the secondary plant metabolites; and 2) to compare lycopene, B-carotene...
  9. This book explains the use of an ecological way of farming, with modern practical applications, to make the fullest use of land resources and the best utilization of available capital and labour. In analyzing the vital relationship between soil, plant, animal and man, the author discusses the...
  10. A report on a national workshop for Kenyan non-governmental organizations, November 24-December 8, 1990, St. Julian's Centre, Limuru, Kenya.