Agricultural uses of occult precipitation 2
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CTA. 1997. Agricultural uses of occult precipitation 2. Spore 69. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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The book has been written in layman's language and contains many figures and photos to illustrate the concepts.
Agricultural uses of occult precipitation Occult precipitation is the supply of water to soil or vegetation that is not rainfall and so is not measured by conventional raingauges. The aim of this book is to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and experience about a natural resource that is not often exploited but is of potential importance in some of the least endowed regions of the world. The book has been written in layman's language and contains many figures and photos to illustrate the concepts. Agricultural uses of occult precipitation by Andres N Acosta Baladon 1995 146pp Agrometeorological Applications Associates in association with CTA. Copies may be available from CTA to agricultural meteorologists and extensionists. Pest, diseases, and nutritional disorders of the common bean in Africa Small-scale farmers are the principal producers of beans in most of Africa. They cultivate the crop in a complex array of systems, including the use of cultivate mixtures. This publication is intended for workers in bean research and managers of development programmes to help them recognize in the field, the biotic and abiotic stresses that affect the crop in Africa. Accurate identification of constraints is a crucial first step towards assessing probable crop losses and taking appropriate control measures. Pest, diseases, and nutritional disorders of the common bean in Africa: a field guide by D J Allen J K O Ampofo and C S Worthmann 1996 132pp ISBN 958 9439 55 1 Also published in French as Ravageurs, maladies et carences nutritives du haricot commun en Afrique: guide pratique and in Portuguese as Pragas, doencas e problemas nutricionais do feijoeiro na Africa: guia de campo The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in association with CTA. Copies may be requested by the leadership described above