Agriculture

Practical advice and guidance for farmers and producers on topics such as solar dryers, tropical trees and beekeeping. Technical information on world agricultural trade for policy-makers and advisers. 

Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

An illustrated book that brings the rainforest to life.

Series title: Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals
Number within series: 4
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Spiral bound

This Manual is the fourth in a series of readable, well illustrated handbooks for propagating and planting tropical trees. Manual 4 is concerned with the key choices that lie between propagation of good planting stock, and its planting and successful establishment.

Series title: Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals
Number within series: 1
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Spiral bound

This book offers information on how to select, grow, plant and care for tropical trees. It is suitable for a small-holder and an experienced forester who are interested in growing trees in both humid and drier areas.

Series title: Guidelines for Exporters of Selected Horticultural Products
Publication date: 1 December 2000
Format: Paperback

This guide describes the growth and development of the European herbal industry and includes a wealth of practical information for producers and exporters of medicinal plants and extracts. It is an indispensable tool for anyone wishing to do business with the European Union – the world's largest market for herbal medicine.

Contributor: Richard Jones
Publication date: 1 January 1999
Format: Paperback

Beekeeping requires little, if any, financial aid and bee products have a good export market. They also provide nutrition for the hive owner. This book is easy to understand, and the text is well supported with clearly- labelled black-and-white drawings and diagrams. There are also numerous colour and black-and-white photographs.

Series title: Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals
Publication date: 1 January 1998
Format: Spiral bound

This Manual is the third in a series of readable, well illustrated handbooks about propagating and planting tropical trees. The procedures described in this series of Manuals may be used with the majority of woody species to provide diverse seedling or clonal mixtures.

Publication date: 1 January 1987
Format: Paperback

An introduction to the basic theories of solar drying and outlines the principal operating features of the main solar dryer designs, including a detailed description of the three most common dryer types.

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