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Animal Behaviour, Conduct and Welfare

Animal Behaviour, Conduct and Welfare


X. Manteca i Vilanova, A. J. Smith

Edition 2014

This work outlines the general principles and recommendations on the raising of domestic animals applied to the Southern countries, especially tropical regions. These recommendations are important in a context of intensification of farms (dairy, poultry, etc.) and changes in conventional farming. They address the "new" and traditional farmers so that they can take account of constraints in the conduct of animals and maintain their well-being.


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Forage Crops

Forage Crops


B. Toutain, J. Huguenin, G. Rippstein, D. Louppe, H. Klein, H. Guerin

Edition 2014

Tropical forage crops used to feed the livestock are of crucial important in the sustainable development of hot regions. The first part of this work is intended to guide the choice of forage plants and their crops (diversity of forage plants and their uses based on environments and livestock systems). The second focuses on the growing and management of forage crops (production techniques from planting to harvesting the crops). The challenges of woody forage, production of forage seed and the economics of forage production are also addressed. A CD-ROM presents case studies, illustrations and sheets for each plant.


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Feminine-masculine

Feminine-masculine

Gender and Family Agricultures


H. Guétat-Bernard

Edition 2014

Where are we today in the place of women in family agricultures compared with men, in both Northern and Southern countries. Based on very diverse field studies, this book exposes the need to analyse family agricultures from the perspective of masculine-feminine relations and social constructions that organise these power ratios. It addresses in succession the social management of male-female relationships in agriculture, gender inequalities in the definition and impact of agricultural and environmental policies and lastly the different approaches of gender in the food systems.


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Sorghum

Sorghum


A. Ratnadass, J. Cruz, J. Chantereau, G. Trouche, G. Fliedel

Edition 2013

Sorghum is a vital food crop for populations in arid and sub-arid areas. It is also cultivated in temperate areas for animal feed. This book addresses all aspects of the plant (biology, genetics, sensitivity to pests) together with the cultivation systems, harvesting methods and how it is processed into human food. A wealth of illustrations supplement the in-depth, up-to-date knowledge on sorghum, its ecological functions and integrated protection.


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Oil Palm in Village Plantations

Oil Palm in Village Plantations


J. Jacquemard

Edition 2013

The oil palm food-processing sector relies hugely on village plantations. Intended especially for small oil palm planters, this book provides the technical and practical bases for creating and developing their palm stand. It is organised into 44 sheets covering all aspects: pre-nursery, nursery, creating the plantation, young crops, plantation in production, harvesting clusters, main accidents (diseases, pests, nutrition), safety.


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Seeds

Seeds


M. Turner, H. Feyt

Edition 2013

A complete guide on seed production and distribution in tropical regions: technical aspects and organisation of seed production, basic principles for plant improvement and seed biology, management of operations relating to seed production, harvesting and post-harvest conditioning. It also deals with rules for placing on the market of seed and the management of seed breeding companies.


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Learn to Innovate in an Uncertain World

Learn to Innovate in an Uncertain World

Design the Future of Agriculture and Food


G. Faure, B. Hubert, C. Soulard, H. Devautour, É. Coudel

Edition 2012

Urged on by new expectations of society, key rural players experiment with different agricultural and food systems, showing proof of creativity and stubbornness faced with the ever-dominant mass production.But what type of sustainable development are societies seeking? How do we choose the innovations to achieve it? What role can research and public policies play to support the emergence of these innovations?


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Supporting Producer Organisations

Supporting Producer Organisations


J. Le Coq, M. Dugué, D. Pesche

Edition 2012

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.


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Oil Palm

Oil Palm


J. Jacquemard

Edition 2011

Palm oil is today the leading source of vegetable fats and oils on the world market. From a crop meeting the goal of sustainable production to the effects of palm oil consumption on human health, this work addresses all aspects of the plants and its products: market, morphology and biology, creation and operation of a palm stand with an environmental and socio-economic impact study.


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Fonio, an African Cereal

Fonio, an African Cereal


J. Cruz, F. Béavogui , D. Dramé

Edition 2011

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.


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