1. 01/01/1991 Here is a guide to the vast array of exotic fruits and other delicious edibles from the sunny tropics and subtropics. It lists and illustrates more than 70 useful plants and gives growing instructions, sources, recipes, and fascinating facts about each one.
  2. Ressource principale 19/01/1987 Tropical Pastures and Fodder Crops outlines a philosophy for pasture improvement and examines various improved grass and legume species. It describes the establishment and continued management of pastures and provides information about the animals which graze them. This Second Edition contains...
  3. Ressource principale 01/01/1983 The main objective of this text is to provide concise information on vegetable crops grown in tropical regions which will be of use to students, extension service staff and research workers who wish to enlarge their knowledge of the range of food crops available for growing in the tropics and the...
  4. Ressource principale 28/12/2001 This book is about global hunger, and our backyard garden. It looks at the opportunities that the future holds for people facing hunger all over the world, with these objectives: 1. To create an awareness that there is a world of potential beyond tomatoes and green beans. 2. To note what some of...
  5. This book fully describes small-scale processing and storage methods for root crops, particularly taro, sweet potato, and yams. The authors emphasize methods of handling and preserving the crops that require little in the way of energy or technology, and they discuss traditional methods of...
  6. Ressource principale 16/08/1993 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, cultivation,...
  7. Tropical Forage Plants cover the research and resulting pasture development in the tropics and subtropics, which has undergone dramatic changes in the past few decades. Providing a broad global perspective, it serves as a comprehensive resources covering a wide range of subjects pertaining to...
  8. The purpose of this publication is to inform interested persons of recommended procedures used for various tropical crops. Included are information and a comprehensive treatment of basic and applied aspects of plant introduction for each crop, which are not generally found in books or scientific...
  9. 01/01/1991 This is an extensive treatment of the subject. This is the 6th edition.
  10. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the particular properties of the plant group, giving an overview on the economics, production trends, nutritional aspects, chemistry, and technological features. Only the major crops could be treated in detail. With regard to these, we sought to cover...