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Crops of the Drier Regions of the Tropics

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Series: Longman Intermediate Tropical Agriculture Series

By: D Gibbon and A Pain

158 pages, B/w photos, illus

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1985 | #7716 | ISBN: 058277506X
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Part One of this book examines the ecology of the dry tropics and its impact on agriculture, the interaction between crops and the environment and the characteristics of existing farming systems. Part Two surveys the different groups of crops which are grown, with information on their origins, uses, and importance as well as their botany, cultivation and management. The final section considers the problems and potential for future development in the dry tropics.

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