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.
The Iwokrama Rain Forest: Guyana, South America
An illustrated book that brings the rainforest to life.
Rooting Cuttings of Tropical Trees
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.
Preparing to Plant Tropical Trees
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.
A Guide to the European Market for Medicinal Plants and Extracts
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.
Beekeeping as a Business
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.
Growing Good Tropical Trees for Planting
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.
A Guide to the Medicinal Plants of Coastal Guyana
This book describes and illustrates plants used medicinally in coastal Guyana. It includes entries for 173 native and naturalised Guyanese plants, as well as a few cultivated species. Of these, 148 are illustrated by line drawings, the majority of which have been created by local artists.
Village Level Aquaculture Development in Africa: Proceedings of the Commonwealth Consultative Workshop on Village Level Aquaculture Development in Africa. Freetown, Sierra Leone. 14-20 February, 1985
The current status and development of small-scale village based aquaculture, particularly fish farming, in Africa, has been the subject of some discussion in recent years. The ensuing conclusions and recommendations were crystallized in a 10-point Resolution on Village Aquaculture Development in Africa.
Solar Dryers: Their Role in Post-Harvest Processing
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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