1. In assembling this collection of flowers, selection has been determined by those thought to bethe most likely visible to visitors to the tropical Pacific, by their special use in foreign lands, or by factors of interest.
  2. 1982-01-01 The purpose of this bulletin is to give Advisory agents and growers a comprehensive resource guide on banana production. New advances in cultivation, packing and transporting bananas are also included. Through reading and understanding the various steps, it is hoped the entire banana export...
  3. 1994-01-01 The author of this book, realized in good time that banana management education was the key word to salvage the situation. Unfortunately such education exised in forms not easily available to the farmers. This book fills a critical vacuum for adequate banana education to farmers, extension...
  4. 1995-01-01 This bulletin reviews the current status of banana virus diseases in the region, and discusses current control measures and their effectiveness.
  5. 1992-01-01 In this book, Lessard explains how to grow bananas in the tropical and subtropical climates of the world. He speaks as a grower to other growers and serious hobbylists. This book is also of use to greenhouse growers in any of the temperate climates of the world.
  6. 1986-03-01 Of the more than 200 tropical food plants grown during the past five years at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' Tropical Food Demonstration Garden, relatively few possessed the combination of characteristics necessary to thrive in average home gardens here. Those species selected for this...
  7. 1981-01-01 A listing of Common and Scientific Names for tropical fruit. Along with the names, the native area, season, uses, and propagation are detailed for each. 20 pages, (3 Copies)
  8. In the pages of this book you will learn about the tropical trees which seem to create unusual interest to the traveler. The unique trees, the trees you have heard about from school days, the trees that serve mankind by providing medicines, spices, fine furniture, food, have been selected for...
  9. 1957-01-01 Exotica is a comprehensive and contemporary pictorial record of ornamental plants introduced from far-flung tropical and warm-climate regions of the world. The object of this reference work is to acquaint friends of horticulture with the vast variety of interesting decorative plants which may be...
  10. 1998-01-01 Each foliage variety is organized into the following sections: habitat, uses, varieities, propagation, culture, nutrition, diseases, insect and mite pests, disorders, tricks, and interior care.