1. 1989-01-05 This training resource book is made for researchers wishing to learn and teach the essentials of agro-ecosystem mapping. 55 pages, illustrations, photos
  2. In the wake of the recent appalling famine, The Greening of Africa is an indispensable guide to understanding and action for all who care about the world's most threatened continent.
  3. 1972-01-01 Rice is the most widely consumed and ecologically adaptable cereal on earth, and in the first part of the book Hanks provides us with a synthesizing account of its history, the nature of its cultivation, its adaptablility, and the social and energy requirements necessary for its production. The...
  4. 1981-01-01 The essays inThe Gift of Good Landare as true today as when they were first published in 1981; the problems addressed here are still true and the solutions no nearer to hand. The insistent theme of this book is the interdependence, the wholeness, the oneness of people, land, weather, animals, and...
  5. 1995-10-10 This new edition builds on the explosion of research on sustainable agriculture since the late 1980s. By separating myth from reality, Miguel Altieri extracts the key principles of sustainable agriculture and expounds on management systems that "really work." Providing case studies of sustainable...
  6. 1991-01-01 286 pages
  7. 1979-01-01 721 pages, illustrated, photos
  8. 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...
  9. This Special Publication records in considerable detail, the ideas, concepts, and experiences of 19 outstanding scientist who have observed crop tolerances to different stresses associated with suboptimal land conditions in different parts of the world. The 15 papers included in this Special...
  10. 关键资源 1981-01-19 Many new pasture plants have entered farming practice in the tropics and sub—tropics in the past two decades. This book attempts to define the principles of plant behavior which decide the ecological success or failure of these plants in the diverse environmental conditions of the tropical world....