1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. A report on a national workshop for Kenyan non-governmental organizations, November 24-December 8, 1990, St. Julian's Centre, Limuru, Kenya.
  5. During his years as a scientist working for the British government in India, Sir Albert Howard conceived of and refined the principles of organic agriculture. Howard's The Soil and Health became a seminal and inspirational text in the organic movement soon after its publication in 1945. The Soil...
  6. The Community-Scale Permaculture Farmdescribes not only the history of the D Acres project, but its evolving principles and practices that are rooted in the land, its inhabitants, and the joy inherent in collective empowerment. For almost twenty years, D Acres of New Hampshire has challenged and...
  7. An Acres U.S.A. Primer is a primer in the sense that very little in the book runs beyond the comprehension of a person blessed with average intelligence and a fair education. It assumes no great knowledge of chemistry, botany, entomology or soil physics. But those who study this book will handle...
  8. The goal of this manual is to introduce some of the ideas and techniques of organic farming. The information presented gives a basic understanding of organic farming and general instructions on soil care, how to make liquid manure and plant teas, how to buid and use an A-frame, how to buid a...
  9. With more than 45,000 sold since 1989,The New Organic Growerhas become a modern classic. In this newly revised and expanded edition, master grower Eliot Coleman continues to present the simplest and most sustainable ways of growing top-quality organic vegetables. Coleman updates practical...
  10. Tài Nguyên Chính 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,...