1. This Agrodok (#3) is meant to be a practical manual giving a review of the simple techniques used to preserve fruits and vegetables. The general introduction deals with the principles of spoilage prevention. Following this, the various methods of preserving are explained, and the main points of...
  2. Compendium on technological and nutritional aspects of processing and utilization of tropical foods, both animal and plant, for purposes of training and field reference.
  3. The tropical world is a good third of the world's surface, excluding the deserts. Outside Monsoon Asis it is sparsely peopled, and its inhabitants contribute little to the economic life of the globe. The techniques of production and medicine that permit the taming of nature in the tropics have...
  4. This is one of a series of books prepared by the staff of the Food Policy and Nutrition Division on the subject of traditional food crops froom tropical areas. The series includes studies on the nutritional value, household processing and utilization of food plants growing in given ecological...
  5. This Agrodok booklet describes two hatching systems and the possibility to hatch without a thermostat. 2 Copies
  6. This Agrodok provides a wealth of useful information on how to overcome the main constraints in small-scale poultry production and deal with threats like predation and infectious diseases. It is a practical booklet with chapters on hatching, housing, nutrition and health. 2 Copies
  7. The Nutrition Handbook for Community Workers in the Tropics contains important information on discovering a community's food and nutrition situation; working with people in the community; nutrition education; principles of good nutrition; selecting, storing and using foods carefully; preventing...
  8. This book brings out the enormous untapped potential for the development of a dynamic apiculture industry in the developing countries. Another point which clearly emerges from the various chapters is the great value of considering the tropical/sub-tropical region in an integrated manner.
  9. This Soils Bulletinprovides training material on composting for extension workers and teachers in countries in the tropics and subtropics. The objective is to promote the use of locally available organic materials to increase soil organic matter content for the improvement of soil fertility, and...
  10. The book is designed as an introduction to the subject. It is assumed that the reader has the background of a first degree in agricultural