1. This publication is geared toward the beginning, small-scale nursery manager, who wants to use sustainable practices to grow plants. It is not meant to be inclusive of everything one needs to know before going into production. The nursery can be part of a diversification strategy to make the farm...
  2. In a world increasingly challenged by the need to integrate and understand highly specialized knowledge in a multidisciplinary way, this book is innovative and perhaps unique in addressing this challenge. It focuses on ideas, strategies, techniques and practices spanning many disciplines at the...
  3. Ressource principale 19/01/1995 The purpose of this handbook is to support training in and implementation of ecologically sound and productive use of resources in agriculture. It is designed to assist in the practical introduction of improved agricultural practices. It can serve as a reference for trainers, extension workers,...
  4. in this special publication, most aspects of organic farming are discussed. Meeting crop N and other nutrient needs from organic sources is a major topic of dicussion; reducing soil erosion and nutrient loss via rotations and minimal tillage are treated thoroughly; minimizing the use of chemical...
  5. A manual of sustainable methods of plant production helpful in meeting food needs everywhere.
  6. If researchers knew what kept farmers from adopting natural methods to grow healthier plants and vanquish pests, curbing hunger worldwide might be more feasible. That assumption underpins a new joint research project at Virginia Tech. Trichoderma, a fungus, and cocopith, the dust of a coconut,...
  7. Book 2 discusses crop management and pest management.
  8. Heritage farming bulds on the time-tried successes of the past to grow food that is good for you and good for the farmer. It is for people concerned about the taste of the food they eat, where that food comes from, and how we treat the land and waters we depend on to feed us. Heritage farming is...
  9. Abstract, Elsvier, 2016 According to a recent estimate, there are 925 million people on the globe who live in a state of hunger (Hunger Statistic World Food Programme). Moreover, an additional 2 billion people are expected to be added by 2050 (Eldakak et al., 2013). To meet the challenges to...
  10. The senior author is especially grateful to Dr Bo Gohi who encouraged him to put on paper the ideas and concepts that are the result of almost three decades of experience wholly devoted to the development of tropical livestock production systems, mostly in Latin America but with considerable...