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Date of Publication: Nov 2006
Author: J.O Amarteifio
The mineral content of nine landraces of bambara groundnut cultivated in Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland respectively was investigated. The raw seeds were analysed for Ca, K, Mg, Na, P, Cu, Fe and Zn...
Date of Publication: Nov 2006
Parmi les plantes à tubercule cultivées, les espèces appartenant au genre Dioscorea (famille des Dioscoreaceae), plus communément connues sous le nom d’ignames en français se concentrent...
Date of Publication: Oct 2006
Author: MamyTiana RAJAONAH
A Madagascar, l’igname est une ressource alimentaire marginale mais néanmoins importante comme plante d’appoint pendant la période de soudure. Historiquement, les études botaniques sur...
Date of Publication: Oct 2006
Author: Ministry of Agro-Industry and Fisherie
This new National Forestry Policy for the development of the forest sector in Mauritius is the outcome of discussions and consultations with key stakeholders in government, civil society and other...
Date of Publication: May 2006
Author: Wilkson Makumba
A gliricidia–maize  simultaneous intercropping agroforestry system has shown to be a suitable option for soil fertility improvement and yield increase in highly populated areas of sub...
Date of Publication: Jan 2006
Author: Olaotswe Ernest Kgosikoma
A study was conducted to determine the influence of climate variability on livestock population dynamics in Kgalagadi district. Data on NAO, ENSO and SSTs indices were regressed and correlated...
Date of Publication: Dec 2005
Author: Roeland Kindt
In order to successfully disseminate agroforestry technologies, various hurdles that currently limit the scaling-up process must be tackled. The lack of tree seed, seedling and other planting...
Date of Publication: Sep 2005
Author: Josep A.
The roles of indigenous crops and plants in improving nutrition and fighting HIV/AIDS Josep A. Garí Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) Distance-learning training course to...
Date of Publication: May 2004
Author: The First National Communication to COP -UNFCC
This user manual is designed for use by Parties and national experts responsible for the preparation of the various sections of national communications, and also by national climate change teams or...
Date of Publication: Sep 2003
Author: R.V. Misra
Growing concerns relating to land degradation, threat to eco-systems from over and inappropriate use of inorganic fertilizers, atmospheric pollution, soil health, soil biodiversity and sanitation...
Date of Publication: Dec 2002
Author: Sandra Mwebaze
The livestock sector of Uganda is growing fast in response to the Government’s Policy on Poverty Eradication and the Plan for Modernization of Agriculture (PMA). To enhance the process, the...
Date of Publication: Mar 2001
Author: Robyn Alders
This manual is the product of many years of collaboration with colleagues interested in village chicken research and development and village chicken farmers from various parts of the world. Our...
Date of Publication: Jan 2001
Author: R Alders
This manual aims to present information that will enable veterinary departments and development agencies to implement a sustainable Newcastle Disease control program. Topics discussed include the...
Date of Publication: Oct 1997
Author: Namibia
Namibia is an arid country. 22 per cent of Namibia can be classified as desert, having a mean annual rainfall of less than 100 mm, 33 per cent classified as arid, with a mean annual rainfall of...
Date of Publication: Sep 1994
Author: FAO
This manual is primarily a working guide (Part I) for diagnosing, treating and preventing common food animal diseases, for proper feeding of food animals and for useful husbandry practices for...
Date of Publication: Dec 1990
Author: Will Critchley
This manual has been written with the intention of providing technicians and extension workers with practical guidelines on the implementation of water harvesting schemes. However it will also be of...

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