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Raising and Sustaining Productivity of Smallholder Farming Systems in the Tropics: A Handbook of Sustainable Agricultural Development

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By: Willem C Beets

738 pages, 432 illus, numerous figs throughout, 143 tabs

AgBé Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #15434 | ISBN: 9748567648
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #15433 | ISBN: 9748567613
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About this book

This book brings together knowledge on the various tropical farming systems. The approach is multi-disciplinary and emphasis is placed on the interactions between agro-technical, environmental, economic, sociological, institutional, and political aspects. Information on climate, soils, plant breeding, institutions etc, is given when these factors are crucial in the context of overall development. Emphasis is on raising the overall productivity of farming systems in a sustainable manner.


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