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Biodiversité et domestication des ignames en Afrique de l’Ouest

Biodiversité et domestication des ignames en Afrique de l’Ouest

Traditional Practices Giving Rise to Dioscorea rotundata Poir


R. Dumont, A. Dansi, P. Vernier, J. Zoundjihèkpon

Edition 2010

A study of yam domestication practices among smallholders has provided an insight into how farmers exploit wild plant genetic resources so as to adapt them to agriculture. This book describes the domestication operations giving rise to Dioscorea ...


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Modélisation des agroécosystèmes et aide à la décision

Modélisation des agroécosystèmes et aide à la décision


E. Malézieux, G. Trébuil, M. Jaeger

Edition 2004

From plant stands to cultivated fields and from farms to territories, different types and degrees of interdisciplinarity, from biophysical to management sciences, are used to gain a better understanding of agro-ecological and socio-economic dynamics ...


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Cultures fourragères tropicales

Cultures fourragères tropicales


B. Toutain, G. Roberge

Edition 2004

At the interface between crops and animal production, fodder crops play a specific role in production systems. Cirad, Inra and Ird have compiled the results obtained from 30 years of trials on fodder crops in West Africa, the West Indies, Reunion ...


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Improvement of Cocoa Tree Resistance to <I>Phytophthora</I> Diseases

Improvement of Cocoa Tree Resistance to Phytophthora Diseases


C. Cilas, D. Despréaux

Edition 2004

The main purpose of the overview presented in this book is to provide the international community with knowledge and tools that can be used to breed cocoa trees with greater resistance to Phytophthora. It covers pathogen diversity, epidemiological ...


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Déforestation et systèmes agraires à Madagascar

Déforestation et systèmes agraires à Madagascar

Tavy Dynamics on the East coast


B. Aubert, S. Razafiarison, A. Bertrand

Edition 2003

Tavy, slash-and-burn farming in dense rainforest that is still widely practised by Madagascan farmers, stands accused of causing deforestation. This book, which reports on a historical, agronomic and socioecological study of the phenomenon ...


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Genetic Diversity of Cultivated Tropical Plants

Genetic Diversity of Cultivated Tropical Plants


P. Hamon, M. Seguin, X. Perrier, J. Glaszmann

Edition 2003

How can plant genetic resources best be preserved, evaluated and exploited? According to which criteria and with which tools should collections representing the genetic diversity of cultivated species be established? This work goes some way towards ...


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Diseases of tropical tree crops

Diseases of tropical tree crops


D. Mariau

Edition 2001
This work gives details of some fifty diseases of tropical tree crops which cause very significant yield losses, hence compromising or even preventing cultivation. Breeding resistant planting material is currently the most widely used control method ...
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Paysans du sertão

Paysans du sertão

Changes in the Smallholder Sector in Nordeste, Brazil


P. Caron, É. Sabourin

Edition 2001

In the Nordeste region of Brazil, family-run farms are generally seen as unproductive and unsuited to the current situation of economic liberalization. Paysans du Sertão shows that this is in fact not the case, and that the smallholder sector is ...


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Tropical plant breeding

Tropical plant breeding


A. Charrier, M. Jacquot, S. Hamon, D. Nicolas

Edition 2001

Important advances in tropical plant breeding achieved by Cirad, Inra and Ird, in collaboration with counterpart staff in tropical countries, are reviewed in the present publication. 24 plants are throughly described.


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L'élevage bovin à la Réunion

L'élevage bovin à la Réunion

Summary of 15 Years' Research


G. Mandret

Edition 2000

This book summarizes the research conducted over the past fifteen years by a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research and development team set up in 1987: Cirad-Elevage. Based on an analysis of the range and dynamics of animal production ...


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