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  • Trichoderma: Ganoderma Disease Control in Oil Palm

    Trichoderma: Ganoderma Disease Control in Oil Palm
    av Ike Virdiana

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789241457

    This is a hands-on practical guide to the use of Trichoderma as a biocontrol, as part of sustainable disease control measures for Ganoderma disease in oil palm plantations. The manual provides background information on Ganoderma (basal stem rot), th…

  • Climate Change Impacts and Sustainability

    Climate Change Impacts and Sustainability

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789242966

    This book provides a detailed analysis of the economic and environmental impacts of climate change on the tropical ecosystems in Tanzania. Topics covered include agriculture, marine resources, wildlife, and weather forecasting. The analyses concentr…

  • When Coffee Speaks

    When Coffee Speaks
    av Rachel Northrop

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781938022685

  • The Tropical Agriculturalist: Weed Control

    The Tropical Agriculturalist: Weed Control

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333544495

    "Weed Control" describes the basic biology of weeds and the characteristics of weed species. The methods of control - manual, animal-powered and engine-driven cultivation methods, biological, cultural and chemical control - are described and illustr…

  • Animal Husbandry in the Tropics

    Animal Husbandry in the Tropics

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781680958607

    Provides a wide treatment of animal husbandry from genetics, through reproductive behaviour, animal health, and wellbeing, to ecosystem dynamics as affected by human activity. The book is aimed at veterinary and agronomy professionals involved in fi…

  • Shifting Cultivation and Secondary Succession in the Tropics

    Shifting Cultivation and Secondary Succession in the Tropics
    av Albert O Aweto

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780640433

    Shifting cultivation or rotational bush fallowing is the predominant system of arable farming in the humid and sub-humid tropics where several hundred million people depend on this system of agriculture for their livelihood. Shifting Cultivation and…

  • Keys to the Tropical Fruit Flies of South-East Asia

    Keys to the Tropical Fruit Flies of South-East Asia
    av Richard Drew

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780644196

    Fruit flies are a major issue facing horticultural producers, and as global warming and species migration become more prevalent issues there is an urgent need for easy identification of these pests. A companion volume to the recently published "Trop…

  • Global Map of Irrigation Areas

    Global Map of Irrigation Areas
    av Stefan Siebert

    CD-rom - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789251056806

    In global studies related to water use, food production or climate change, knowing the location of irrigate agriculture is important in order to assess better the impact of water use on the available water resources. The Global Map Of Irrigation Are…

  • Wetland Weeds

    Wetland Weeds
    av Nick Romanowski

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780643103955

    This comprehensive guide to wetland weeds covers both native and introduced species, ranging from minor or localised environmental problems to those that should not be tolerated in any situation. The author takes a pragmatic approach to weed control…

  • Sugarcane Bioenergy for Sustainable Development

    Sugarcane Bioenergy for Sustainable Development

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367585525

    In recent years, there has been a rapid expansion of the growing of crops for use in bioenergy production rather than for food. This has been particularly the case for sugarcane in Latin America and Africa. This book examines the further potential i…

  • Sugarcane Bioenergy for Sustainable Development

    Sugarcane Bioenergy for Sustainable Development

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138312944

    In recent years, there has been a rapid expansion of the growing of crops for use in bioenergy production rather than for food. This has been particularly the case for sugarcane in Latin America and Africa. This book examines the further potential i…

  • Cuban Counterpoint

    Cuban Counterpoint
    av Fernando Ortiz

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316169

    First published in 1940 and long out of print, Fernando Ortiz's classic work, Cuban Counterpoint is recognized as one of the most important books of Latin American and Caribbean intellectual history. Ortiz's examination of the impact of sugar and to…

  • Conservation and Management of Tropical Rainforests

    Conservation and Management of Tropical Rainforests
    av Eberhard F Bruenig

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780641409

    This new edition of Conservation and Management of Tropical Rainforests applies the large body of knowledge, experience and tradition available to those who study tropical rainforests. Revised and updated in light of developments in science, technol…

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367173241

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated `systems' approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people's livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using on…

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138785182

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated `systems' approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people's livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using on…

  • A Rice Village Saga

    A Rice Village Saga
    av Yujiro Hayami

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780389210238

    The rice belt of Laguna Province, Philippines (popularly known as the heartland of the Green Revolution for its early adoption of modern rice varieties), has experienced dramatic economic and social changes in the last quarter of the twentieth centu…

  • Postharvest Biology and Technology of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits

    Postharvest Biology and Technology of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845697341

    While products such as bananas, pineapples, kiwifruit and citrus have long been available to consumers in temperate zones, new fruits such as lychee, longan, carambola, and mangosteen are now also entering the market. Confirmation of the health bene…

  • Introductory Hydroinformatics

    Introductory Hydroinformatics
    av M U Kale

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789387973091

    The hydroinformatics tools viz. simulation modeling, SCADA, remote sensing and GIS, artificial intelligence etc are now a days, generally used in the planning of water based systems. These are quite young technologies, but complex and so budding eng…

  • Invasive Alien Plants

    Invasive Alien Plants

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780646275

    Invasive alien plants pose a major threat to agriculture, the natural environment and livelihoods worldwide and create challenges for development. This is especially the case for those who live and work in rural areas. This book, for the first time,…

  • The Management of Tropical Moist Forest Lands

    The Management of Tropical Moist Forest Lands
    av Duncan Poore

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782831700717

  • Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

    Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138555976

    A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa. The purpose of this book is to document the effects of climate change on agriculture in Africa and to discuss strategies for adaptation to hotter weather and less predic…

  • Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

    Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367507428

    A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa. The purpose of this book is to document the effects of climate change on agriculture in Africa and to discuss strategies for adaptation to hotter weather and less predic…

  • Principles of Tropical Horticulture

    Principles of Tropical Horticulture
    av David Midmore

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780645414

    Principles of Tropical Horticulture leads the reader through a background of environmental influences and plant physiology to an understanding of production and post-harvest systems, environmental adaptation techniques and marketing strategies. Focu…

  • Principles of Tropical Horticulture

    Principles of Tropical Horticulture
    av David Midmore

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845935153

    Principles of Tropical Horticulture leads the reader through a background of environmental influences and plant physiology to an understanding of production and post-harvest systems, environmental adaptation techniques and marketing strategies. Focu…

  • Peasant Economics

    Peasant Economics
    av Frank Ellis

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521457118

    This is a revised and expanded edition of a popular textbook on the economics of farm households in developing countries. The second edition retains the same building blocks designed to explore household decision-making in a social context. Key topi…

  • The Economics of Tropical Farm Management

    The Economics of Tropical Farm Management
    av J. P. Makeham

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521313674

    Farmers all over the world have to decide what to produce and how to go about it. In the tropics, small farmers have to work with a limited resource-base which usually does not lead itself to highly productive systems of consistent crop and animal p…

  • Pests of Crops in Warmer Climates and Their Control

    Pests of Crops in Warmer Climates and Their Control
    av Dennis S. Hill

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402067372

    This is a textbook providing basic data about the crop pests and the damage they inflict throughout the tropics and sub-tropics. Each major pest is illustrated by either a line drawing or a photograph, and sometimes the damage can also be seen. A wo…

  • An Introduction to Tropical Food Science

    An Introduction to Tropical Food Science
    av Hans Gerd Muller

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521336864

    This introduction to tropical food science is meant for two groups of people. First, there are those living in the tropics who require a simple introductory text. Food science is perhaps the most important science affecting their lives. The second g…

  • Chain Empowerment

    Chain Empowerment
    av Royal Tropical Institute

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789460220913

    This is a book of hope for Africa's smallholder farmers. It shows how they can earn more from their crops and livestock by taking control over the value chains they are part of - chains that link them with consumers in Africa's towns and cities, as…

  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Development
    av Miroslawa Czerny, Hildegardo Cordova Aguilar, Miroslawa Czerny

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781536121711

  • Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes

    Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633574

    Agroforestry can be the most biodiversity-friendly land use option. This volume examines the potential of agroforestry in tropical regions for making land economically productive without degrading the environment.

  • The Coconut

    The Coconut
    av N Madhavan Nayar

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128097786

    The Coconut: Phylogeny, Origins, and Spread comprehensively covers the botany, phylogeny, origins, and spread of the coconut palm. The coconut is used primarily for its oil, fiber, and as an article of food, including its tender-nut water. Until the…

  • Outwitting Critters

    Outwitting Critters
    av Bill Adler

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558215238

  • Photosynthetic Rate and Dynamic Environment

    Photosynthetic Rate and Dynamic Environment
    av Kazutoshi Yabuki

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402018657

    The association between plants and wind that first comes to mind might be plant damage from a strong wind such as a typhoon or monsoon. The winds this book will 1 discuss, however, are not this strong at all, but rather are only 2 m*s* or weaker, li…

  • OECD Sustainable Development Studies Measuring Sustainable Production

    OECD Sustainable Development Studies Measuring Sustainable Production
    av OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789264044128

  • Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Sustainability in Coffee Production
    av Andrea Biswas-Tortajada

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138902077

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is o…

  • Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Sustainability in Coffee Production
    av Andrea Biswas-Tortajada

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815381631

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is o…

  • A guide to bycatch reduction in tropical shrimp-trawl fisheries

    A guide to bycatch reduction in tropical shrimp-trawl fisheries
    av Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789251056745

    Bycatch is the unwanted or non-target part of the catch taken by fishermen and is a global problem. It is either discarded at sea or used for human or animal consumption. The capture of bycatch may pose a threat to species diversity and ecosystem he…

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138781276

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices…

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367172787

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices…

  • Induced Mutation in Tropical Fruit Trees

    Induced Mutation in Tropical Fruit Trees
    av IAEA

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789201027092

    This publication is based on an FAO/IAEA coordinated research project (CRP) and provides insight into the application of induced mutation and in vitro techniques for the improvement of well known fruit trees such as citrus, mango, avocado and papaya…

  • The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution

    The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution
    av Derek Byerlee

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190222987

    Over the last two decades global production of soybean and palm oil seeds have increased enormously. Because these tropically rainfed crops are used for food, cooking, animal feed, and biofuels, they have entered the agriculture, food, and energy ch…

  • The Tropical Agriculturalist Cut Flowers

    The Tropical Agriculturalist Cut Flowers

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333625286

    Flower imports to Europe have almost doubled in the last ten years, providing many opportunities for growers in tropical countries. Aimed particularly at tropical growers and agricultural colleges, this text provides details of the main factors in c…

  • Manuel de L'Ocde A L'Intention Des Gestionnaires Des Peches

    Manuel de L'Ocde A L'Intention Des Gestionnaires Des Peches
    av Oecd

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789264060869

  • The Tropical Agriculturalist Rubber

    The Tropical Agriculturalist Rubber

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333683552

    This text covers all practical aspects of growing rubber. Early chapters describe plant classification, development, environmental influences and propagation. These aspects are followed by details of establishment of a plantation and its maintenance…

  • An Introduction to Animal Husbandry in the Tropics

    An Introduction to Animal Husbandry in the Tropics

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780632041930

    The fifth edition of this book has been completely revised and brought up--to--date, with a new co--author. It is still the most authoritative and comprehensive book on the development and production of domestic livestock in the tropics.

  • Tropical Agroforestry

    Tropical Agroforestry
    av Peter Huxley

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780632040476

    Agroforestry is the cultivation, by farmers, of trees or other woody plants with crops or pasture. Its scientific study is attracting great interest and increasing funding because of its potential to produce sustainable agricultural systems and agro…

  • Ganoderma Diseases of Perennial Crops

    Ganoderma Diseases of Perennial Crops

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851993881

    Diseases caused by Ganoderma species cause major losses of palms and other perennial crops throughout the world, and these are particularly significant in Asia. Successive replanting of crop monocultures can be rapidly exploited by soil borne fungi…

  • Distributed Infrastructure Support for Electronic Commerce Applications

    Distributed Infrastructure Support for Electronic Commerce Applications
    av Hans-Arno Jacobsen

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402076480

    Distributed Infrastructure Support For E-Commerce And Distributed Applications is organized in three parts. The first part constitutes an overview, a more detailed motivation of the problem context, and a tutorial-like introduction to middleware sys…

  • Biological Control of Tropical Weeds Using Arthropods

    Biological Control of Tropical Weeds Using Arthropods

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107411265

    Weeds are a major constraint to agricultural production, particularly in the developing world. Cost-efficient biological control is a self-sustaining way to reduce this problem, and produces fewer non-target effects than chemical methods, which can…

  • Biological Control of Tropical Weeds Using Arthropods

    Biological Control of Tropical Weeds Using Arthropods

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521877916

    Weeds are a major constraint to agricultural production, particularly in the developing world. Cost-efficient biological control is a self-sustaining way to reduce this problem, and produces fewer non-target effects than chemical methods, which can…

  • Race to Save the Tropics

    Race to Save the Tropics
    av Robert Goodland

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630405

    Race to Save the Tropics documents the conflict between economic development and protection of biological diversity in tropical countries.

  • Tropical Rain Forests

    Tropical Rain Forests
    av Richard T. Corlett

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444332551

    The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of 'the rain forest' as a single, uniform entity. In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast A…

  • Tropical Rain Forests

    Tropical Rain Forests
    av Richard T. Corlett

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444332544

    The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of 'the rain forest' as a single, uniform entity. In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast A…

  • Climate Change Challenges and Adaptations at Farm-level

    Climate Change Challenges and Adaptations at Farm-level

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780644639

    This book emphasis the role of farm level adaptation as a key in developmental pathways that are challenged by climate risks in the semi-arid tropics of Asia and Africa. It throws light on key issues that arise in farm level impacts, adaptation and…

  • Practical Manual on Agrometeorology

    Practical Manual on Agrometeorology
    av V Radha Krishna Murthy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789388305761

  • Not by Timber Alone

    Not by Timber Alone
    av Panayotou

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631952

    Not by Timber Alone presents the findings of the Harvard Institute for International Development study, commissioned by the International Tropical Timber Organization, that examined the economic value of tropical hardwood forests as productive livin…

  • Brave New Seeds

    Brave New Seeds
    av Robert Ali Brac de la Perrire

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781856499002

    Farmers around the world are being pressured by half a dozen giant corporations to grow genetically engineered crops. What are the possible downsides for them, particularly for those hundreds of millions of farmers living in developing countries? On…