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Purseglove, J.W.: TROPICAL CROPS: DICOTYLEDONS
(Longman 1977 1 volume edition) 8vo pbk.xv, 719pp. bw ills. Good sound copy. (Book ref. 8966) £22.00
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Purseglove, J.W.: TROPICAL CROPS: MONOCOTYLEDONS
(Longman 1979 1 volume edition) 8vo pbk.x, 607pp. bw ills. Good sound copy. (Book ref. 8965) £35.00
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Milburn, thomas & Bessey, E.A.: FUNGOID DISEASES OF FARM AND GARDEN CROPS
(Longmans Green 1915) Cr 8vo 118pp. bw diagrams.Spine split. Shaken. Ink marks on top right corner of pages. A well-used copy, sold as a serviceable reading copy. (Book ref. 7949) £7.50
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Peachey, R.A.: CEREAL VARIETIES IN GREAT BRITAIN
(Crosby Lockwood 1951) 4to 202pp bw photos (Book ref. 2844) £10.00
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Ormerod, E.A: MANUAL OF INJURIOUS INSECTS and Methods of Prevention and Remedy for the Attacks on Food Crops, Forest Trees and Fruit
(Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent Co, London, 1890) 8vo xiv + 410pp. Numerous black and white illustrations. Top and bottom of spine and corners bumped. Rear hinge damaged, spine reglued otherwise Good reference copy. (Book ref. 98) £6.50
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Martin, Franklin W; Ruberte, Ruth Vegetables for the Hot, Humid Tropics: Part 3. Chaya
New Orleans: Agricultural Research Service, U.S.Department of Agriculture, 1978. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall iv & 11 pages, 4 illustrations, 2 tables, references. A little-known green vegetable which originated in Mexico. This vegetable becomes a small but vigorous tree that can be harvested year round for its succulent and nutritious foliage. The techniques recommended can be applied on a small scale or with a low level of technology. (Book ref. 6991) £4.00
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Tindall, H.D; Sai, Florence A. Fruits and Vegetables in West Africa
Rome: F.A.O.; H.M.S.O, 1976. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 925100062X Fourth printing, 259 pages, b/w photos and figures; some wear to covers, no marks internally; sections include: nutritional value of West African fruits and vegetables; principles of cultivation; practical vegetable growing; fruit growing; school gardening; soil conservation; extension techniques; bibliography, appendices, general index, index to common and botanical names of plants. Text in English. (Book ref. 6908) £6.50
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Tindall, H.D. Rambutan Cultivation; FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper 121
Rome: FAO, 1994. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 9251033250 Softcover edition, xix & 163 pages, 26 colour photo plates, tables, bibliography, index.; bright condition; technical manual in series dealing with promising minor tropical fruit crops; deals with the botanical, physiological and genetic characteristics of rambutan (Nephelium Iappaceum L.) and with its ecology, then presents technical guidelines for propagation and cultivation of the crop in suitable environments. Useful to the researcher, the horticultural technician and the farmer. (Book ref. 6862) £14.50
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Martin, Franklin W; Pollack, Bernard L. Vegetables for the Hot, Humid Tropics: Part 5. Eggplant
New Orleans: Agricultural Research Service, U.S.Department of Agriculture, 1979. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall iv & 18 pages, 6 illustrations, 5 tables, references; the popularity of eggplant and its use in varying the diet make it one of the most important vegetables of the hot, humid tropics.The techniques recommended can be applied on a small scale or with a low level of technology. (Book ref. 6804) £4.50
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Samuel C Litzenberger Guide for Field Crops in the Tropics and the Subtropics
Washington, D.C.: Agency for International Development, 1975. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall viii + 321 pages, 3 maps, very good clean condtion; written in layman's language, this guide is composed of 40 chapters which include the subjects of climate, soil and farming systems, chapters on cereal crops, food legumes, oil crops, root crops, bananas, fiber crops and other cash crops, covering the physical and biological aspects of production. (Book ref. 6645) £12.00
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National Academy of Sciences Underexploited Tropical Plants with Promising Economic Value
Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences, 1975. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Pictorial cover, x + 188 pages, numerous black & white illustrations; description of 36 plants and of their advantages; limitations and special requirements; research needs; selected readings; research contacts and germ plasm sources. With resumees in French and Spanish: avec resume en francais; con resumen en espanol. Very good condition, minor wear. (Book ref. 6644) £6.50
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Akubuilo, C.J.C. An Introduction to Practical Agriculture for West Africa
Macmillan, 1980. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0333219783 Reprint, 154 pages, illustrations, diagrams, index, contents include: farm and garden tools and agricultural machinery, soils and soil fertility, crop production, pastures and fodder crops, weeds, diseases and pests, livestock management systems, housing and nutrition, animal diseases, parasites and pests, farm records. No previous owner markings or highlighting. (Book ref. 6123) £7.50
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Leakey, C.L.A; Wills, J.B.(Editors) Food Crops of the Lowland Tropics
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0198545177 xiv & 345 pages, tables, references; no previous owner markings, bright dustjacket. The book brings together information on research and development strategies for food crops in the lowland tropics; in addition to the chapters on the crops, there are chapters on systems of agriculture, mechanisation, irrigation, land tenure, storage. (Book ref. 6107) £26.00
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Allen, O.N; Allen, Ethel K. The Leguminosae: A Source Book of Characteristics, Uses and Nodulation
London: Macmillan, 1981. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0333322215 This encyclopedic global survey, the result of 45 years of research, is a massive effort incorporating all the 770 known genera of Leguminosae, which, in turn, include nearly 20,000 species. lxiv & 812 pages, b/w illustrations, very good clean condition in dustjacket with minor wear, not ex-library. (Book ref. 6106) £29.50
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Ryall, A.Lloyd; Lipton, Werner J. Handling, Transportation, and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables: Volume 1 Vegetables and Melons
Westport, Connecticut: The AVI Publishing Company, 1972. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0870551159 Covers the biological and physical aspects of marketing fresh vegetables, including potatoes and melons, 473 pages, figures, illustrations, index. Not ex-library, clean copy, no previous owner markings. (Book ref. 6082) £20.00
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International Board for Plant Genetic Resources Cashew Descriptors
Rome: IPGR Secretariat, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Descriptor list for cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) vi & 33 pages, 23 figures. (Book ref. 6057) £4.00
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ISHS Working Abstracts: Symposium on Physiology of Productivity of Subtropical and Tropical Tree Fruits
University of Queensland, St.Lucia, Brisbane: International Society for Horticultural Science, 1985. Soft Cover. Very Good. A4 Sponsored by the International Society for Horticultural Science and Australian Standing Committee on Agriculture, over 140 pages, list of participants. Includes papers given on Tree Growth & Productivity; Reproductive Physiology; Tree Mineral Nutrition; Tree Management; Growth Regulators; Tree Water Relations. (Book ref. 6033) £10.00
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Van Oss, J. F. Materials and Technology Volume VII: Vegetable Food Products
London: Longman / De Bussy, 1975. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 058246207X xxxii & 905 pages, very good clean condition, not ex-library. This volume covers: fertility and fertilisers, control of plant infestation, structure and constituents of vegetablen foodstuffs, cereals, crops, wheat and rye and their flour products, starch, sugars - sucrose, glucose and fructose, synthetic sweeteners, honey and confectionary products, spices, hot beverages, tobacco, preservation of vegetable food, alchoholic fermentation processses and products. This work has been written specifically with the intention that each subject should be capable of being fully understood by a person who is not an expert in that subject. (Book ref. 6024) £22.25
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Kay, Daisy E. Food Legumes (TPI Crop & Product Digest)
London: Tropical Products Institute, 1979. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0859540855 xvi & 435 pages, bibliographies, appendices, index of botanical names, index of trivial names. This digest deals with the main 28 species of the plant family Leguminosae that may be consumed by human beings or domestic animals, commonly as mature dry seeds, ie the grain legumes or pulses, but may also be consumed in certain instances as immature green seeds, or as green pods. The food legumes are important foodstuffs in all tropical and subtropical countries. (Book ref. 5999) £9.25
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Department of Agriculture Agriculture Guide Book: Bhutan
Thimpu, Bhutan: Ministry of Agriculture, 1986. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Green leather binding, gilt lettering, 247 pages. 46 fruits, vegetables and other crops grown in Bhutan, with descriptions of varieties, crop establishment: including times of sowing in upper, mid and lower hills where applicable, land preparation, planting, irrigation, after-care, plant protection: pests and diseases, harvesting, yields. Text is in English. (Book ref. 5988) £12.00
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