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Tools for Agriculture:: A Buyer's Guide to Appropriate Equipment for Smallholder Farmers

Edited By: I Carruthers and M Rodriguez

238 pages, Bw photos, illus, tabs

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Sep 1992 | Edition: 4 | #8846 | ISBN: 185339100X
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About this book

This internationally established `buyers guide' describes many hundreds of simple, low-cost implements for farming in the developing world, from 1,500 manufacturers all over the world.


Field power; soil preparation; sowing, planting and fertilizer distribution; crop protection and operator safety; harvesting and threshing; storage and crop processing; water lifting; transport and materials handling; livestock husbandry and health; beekeeping; sources of further information; suppliers' index; index of tools; user questionnaire.

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