This collection publishes concise but comprehensive handbooks on crop and animal agricultural production and issues relating to sustainable development. It gives priority to practical information and research results that are applicable in the field, and is geared towards producers in developing countries and the associations, trainers and technicans working with them. Researchers, teachers and students required to work in tropical environments will also find the basic concepts they need.
Producer organisations are very numerous and active in the farming modernisation process in southern developing countries. This didactic work analyses the advantage of the partnership with producer organisations, how they can be strengthened and their relations with the environment. The questions are made extremely accessible and are illustrated by numerous examples in the southern countries.
Fonio, a fast-growing cereal: this book explains all aspects of the plant. With a potential role for food safety and environmental protection of southern countries, we find it in our markets under fair trade programmes.
This practical summary of knowledge on animal traction is enriched with results from recent experiments into animal well-being, producer and craftsman associations and environmental impact.
This book covers the diagnosis of production systems in developing countries. It suggests an approach and tools that serve to describe farmers' choices and practices in terms of production, processing and marketing.
Using examples, this book looks at the various techniques used for genetic improvement of livestock, such as selection, crossing and consanguinity.
This informative illustrated book describes beekeeping methods in the tropics, from the most traditional to the most advanced, including how to make and use beekeeping equipment, manage hives, and collect and process bee products.
This second volume deals in detail with the main livestock diseases: description, treatment and preventive measures. It is a technical work intended for advisers, agricultural technicians, students and animal farmers.
This first volume contains a reminder of the fundamental concepts of animal pathology in the tropics and summarizes the main ways of controlling disease. It is a technical work intended for agricultural counsellors and technicians, farmers and students.