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  • Triticale improvement and production (English)

    Triticale improvement and production (English)

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection PapersTriticale, the first successful human-made cereal grain, was deliberately produced in 1875 by crossing wheat with rye. Since then, the evolution of this crop has been the topic of keen interest for many plant scientists. This book presents updated information on various aspects of triticale production, improvement, uses and marketing strategies in the world. It also includes 13 country r

  • Manual on the development and use of FAO specifications for plant protection products. Fifth edition, including the new procedure. Pesticide specifica

    Manual on the development and use of FAO specifications for plant protection products. Fifth edition, including the new procedure. Pesticide specifica

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection PapersWith this edition of the manual, FAO is establishing a new procedure for the development of pesticide specifications in a transparent manner. The specifications may be used to provide an international point of reference against which products can be judged, either for regulatory purposes or in commercial dealings, thereby helping to prevent the trading, sale and use of inferior products,

  • Tropical maize. Improvement and production (En)

    Tropical maize. Improvement and production (En)

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection SeriesMaize will continue to play a major role in food security in the future and demand for grain maize for animal feeding will increase greatly in the years to come. To cope with future demand, farmers in the tropics will have to boost their maize production and productivity. "Tropical maize, improvement and production" was prepared by maize specialists and former scientists of the Internati

  • Use of spices and medicinals as bioactive protectants for grains (The) (En )

    Use of spices and medicinals as bioactive protectants for grains (The) (En )

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsOpinion now favours a shift away from the reliance on conventional insecticides towards the use of more natural, sustainable methods of protecting stored foods from insect damage. This bulletin considers alternative materials applicable in use as food storage protectants, concentrating particularly on plants which have found other uses as food spices or in medical applications. Over 100 plant s

  • Vegetable seedling production manual (En)

    Vegetable seedling production manual (En)

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection PapersThis document was prepared to emphasize the importance of high-quality and true-to-type seedlings as a component of integrated production and pest management (IPPM) for increased crop productivity. The text reviews the current technologies for the production of healthy and vigorous transplants including the use of available local materials and substrates. The manual aims at disseminating

  • Collecting plant genetic diversity : technical guidelines

    Collecting plant genetic diversity : technical guidelines

    Biodiversity is essential for sustainable development, and cultures from ancient times to the present day have exploited biodiversity. With the advent of scientific breeding, new plant varieties have been developed. Plant breeders are dependent upon the availability of a large pool of diverse genetic material represented by local races and wild relatives. Without the ability to draw from a diverse genetic reservoir, further improvement may not ...

  • Gums, resins and latexes of plant origin - vol 6 (En)

    Gums, resins and latexes of plant origin - vol 6 (En)

    Series: Non-Wood Forest ProductsGums, resins and latexes are a most widely used and traded category of non-wood forest products. The uses of gums embrace food, pharmaceutical and miscellaneous technical applications. Resins have an equally diverse range of applications including their use in paints, varnishes and lacquers, and flavours and fragrances. Latexes are used in specialised applications such as insulating materials and in the m