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Agriculture in the Tropics
Third Edition
by C. C. Webster

Agriculture in the Tropics gives a general account of the basic factors affecting agriculture in the tropics and of the application of existing knowledge of the principles of agriculture to its improvement and development.

Contents

  1. Socio-economic Background: The World Food Problem
  2. Climate, Agriculture and Vegetation in the Tropics
  3. Tropical Soils
  4. Soil and Water Conservation
  5. Land Clearing, Drainage, Tillage and Weed Control
  6. Rain-fed Arable Farming Systems and their Improvement
  7. Rice and Rice-based Farming Systems
  8. Plantation Crops
  9. Agroforestry
  10. Tropical Crops and their Improvement
  11. Production of Animal Feed
  12. Tropical Grasslands Used for Livestock
  13. Classes of Tropical Livestock
  14. Adaptation of Livestock to Tropical Environments
  15. Cattle Management in the Tropics
  16. Livestock Improvement by Feeding and Nutrition
  17. Livestock Improvement Through Health and Hygiene
  18. Livestock Improvement Through Breeding

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Third Edition
by C. C. Webster

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