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Screening Prosopis (mesquite) species for biofuel production on semi-arid lands; final report to the U.S. Department of energy, 1 April 1978 through 30 March 1981 (English) Felker, P.Cannell, G.H.Clark, P.R.,  / (np), (npub) , nd , 226 p.
Accession No: 227888, Call No: 634.98 F33 (LIB)
Descriptors: PROSOPISENERGY; BIOMASS; WASTE UTILIZATION; FRUIT; GERMPLASM; SEEDLINGS; SELECTION; COPPICE SYSTEM; ETHANOL; NITROGEN FIXATION; FUELWOOD; ESTIMATED COSTS; SEED TESTING
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONESUSA
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Monitoring and evaluation of agricultural change (English) Murphy, J.Sprey, L.H. In: ILRI Publication (Netherlands), no.32 / Wageningen (Netherlands), International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement , 1982 , 314 p.
Accession No: 228048, Document type: HANDBOOK , ISBN 90 70260 743 , Call No: 65 S2262 2 no.32(E) (LIB)
Descriptors: AGRICULTURAL SECTORDEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; TROPICAL ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES; EVALUATION; MONITORING; DATA PROCESSING; METHODS
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Report to the Government of Kenya on food production, marketing and consumption in the semi-arid area of Baringo district; Based on the work of Little, P.D. (English) In: Nutrition Consultants Reports Series (FAO), no. 44 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Food Policy and Nutrition Div. , 1982 , 42 p.
Accession No: 228219, Report No: FAO-ESN--CRS/82/44 , Job No: P9090 , Fiche No: 8228219-E , Call No: S238 51 (LIB)
Descriptors: FOOD PRODUCTIONMARKETING; SEMIARID ZONES; HOUSEHOLDS; FOOD CONSUMPTION; CASH FLOW; FOOD SECURITY
Geographic coverage: KENYA
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Report of the TAC (Technical Advisory Committee) quinquennial review mission to the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) (English) Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, Rome (Italy). Technical Advisory Committee , 1979 , 118 p.
Accession No: 228303, Report No: FAO-AGD--TAC-IAR/79/4 , Job No: N9565 , Fiche No: 8228303-E
Descriptors: PLANT PRODUCTIONAGRONOMY; PLANT BREEDING; GENETICS; PLANT PROTECTION; CROPPING SYSTEMS; CEREALS; GRAIN LEGUMES; GROUNDNUTS; RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS; SEMIARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: TROPICAL ZONES
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Genetic resources of arboreal fuelwood species for the improvement of rural living (in arid and semi-arid areas) (English) Palmberg, C.; FAO/UNEP/IBPGR Technical Conference on Crop Genetic Resources, Rome (Italy),6 Apr 1981 , nd , 23 p.
Accession No: 228405, Fiche No: 8228405-E
Descriptors: FUELWOOD; SPECIES; GENETIC RESOURCES; GERMPLASM CONSERVATION; SEED COLLECTION
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Fertilization of dryland and irrigated soils (English) Hagin, J.Tucker, B.,  / Berlin (Germany, F.R.), Springer-Verlag , 1982 , 188 p.
Accession No: 229044, ISBN 3-540-11121-2 , Call No: 631.8 H12 (LIB)
Descriptors: FERTILIZER APPLICATION; ARID SOILS; IRRIGATED LAND; NITROGEN; PHOSPHORUS; POTASSIUM; PLANT RESPONSE; FERTILIZERS; APPLICATION RATES; PLANT REQUIREMENTS
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Exploiting the legume - Rhizobium symbiosis in tropical agriculture; proceedings of a workshop held at Kahului, Maui, Hawaii, Aug 23-28, 1976 (English) Vincent, J.M.(ed.) Whitney, A.S.(ed.) Bose, J.(ed.)  In: Miscellaneous Publication - Hawaii University, College of Tropical Agriculture (USA), no. 145 / Honolulu, Hawaii (USA), Hawaii Univ. Dept. of Agronomy and Soil Science , 1979 , 469 p.
Accession No: 229198, Call No: 631.8 V74 (LIB)
Descriptors: LEGUMESRHIZOBIUM; PLANT PROTEIN; YIELDS; PHENOLOGY; HUMID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES; SOIL FERTILITY; ACID SOILS; CROPPING SYSTEMS; MULTIPLE CROPPING; TROPICAL AFRICA; TROPICAL AMERICA; SOUTH EAST ASIA; TRACE ELEMENTS; PLANT NUTRITION; NITROGEN FIXATION; SYMBIOSIS; MYCORRHIZAE; INOCULATION; BIOLOGICAL COMPETITION; FEED LEGUMES; PHASEOLUS; SOYBEANS
Geographic coverage: TROPICAL ZONES
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Soils, fertilizer responses and irrigation waters in arid and semi-arid regions; a bibliography (1833-1979) (English) Choudhari, J.S.Aminullah,  / Jodhpur (India), Latesh Prakashan , 1980 , 140 p.
Accession No: 229286, Document type: BIBLIOGRAPHY , Call No: 016:631.4 C45 (LIB)
Descriptors: SOILFERTILIZER APPLICATIONIRRIGATION WATER
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONESINDIA
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Obstacles to tree planting in arid and semi-arid lands: comparative case studies from India and Kenya (English) Burley, J. In: NRTS - United Nations University (UNU), no. 18 / Tokyo (Japan), United Nations Univ. , 1982 , 52 p.
Accession No: 229465, ISBN 92-808-0391-3 , Call No: S237 46 no.18 (LIB)
Descriptors: PLANTING; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES; AFFORESTATION; FORESTRY POLICIES; TRAINING COURSES
Geographic coverage: INDIAKENYA
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The farmer in the semi-arid tropics of West Africa (English) Ouedraogo, I.Newman, M.D.Norman, D.W. In: Research Bulletin - International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), no. 4(2) / Patancheru (India), ICRISAT , 1982 , 122 p.
Accession No: 229620, Document type: BIBLIOGRAPHY , Call No: S224 3 no. 4, v.2 (LIB)
Descriptors: FARMING SYSTEMS; VILLAGES; FARM SIZE; FARMERS
Geographic coverage: WEST AFRICASEMIARID ZONESTROPICAL ZONES
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Genetic resources of tree species in arid and semi-arid areas. Report on consultations in India and Pakistan, August-September 1982 (English) Armitage, F.B.,  / Rome (Italy), FAO , 1982 , 30 p.
Accession No: 230443, Fiche No: 8330443-E
Descriptors: GENETICS; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES; ACACIA NILOTICA; ACACIA SENEGAL; PROSOPIS; ACACIA TORTILIS; SEED COLLECTION; GENETIC RESOURCES; SPECIES
Geographic coverage: INDIAPAKISTAN
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Temperate deserts and semi-deserts (English) West, N.E.(ed.)  In: Ecosystems of the World (Netherlands), v. 5 / Amsterdam (Netherlands), Elsevier Scientific Pub. , 1983 , 522 p.
Accession No: 230606, ISBN 0-444-41931-4 , Call No: 551 W52 (LIB)
Descriptors: DESERTSECOSYSTEMS; BIOTA; GEOMORPHOLOGY; VEGETATION; FAUNA; HIGHLANDS; LAND USE; EURASIA; MIDDLE EAST; ASIA; AFGHANISTAN; IRAN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC; NORTH AMERICA; SOUTH AMERICA; KAZAKH SSR; USSR; CLIMATE; SOIL WATER BALANCE; FLORA; STEPPES; DESERT SOILS
Geographic coverage: TEMPERATE ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Desertification: how people make deserts, how people can stop and why they don't (English, French) Grainger, A.Tinker, J.(ed.)  / London (UK), Earthscan , 1982 , 94 p.
Accession No: 230672, ISBN 0-905347-37-4; ISBN 0-905347-38-2 , Call No: 551 G76(EF) (LIB)
Descriptors: DESERTIFICATION; RECLAMATION; SAHEL
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Rangeland hydrology (English) Branson, F.A.Gifford, G.F.Renard, K.G.,  / Society for Range Management, Denver, CO (USA) , 1981 , 2. ed. , 340 p.
Accession No: 231072, ISBN 0-8403-2408-1 , Call No: 551.48 B73 (LIB)
Descriptors: RANGELANDSWATERSHEDS; WATER BALANCE; PRECIPITATION; PLANT COVER; WATER UPTAKE; INFILTRATION; RUNOFF WATER; SEDIMENT; WATER STORAGE; EROSION; SURFACE WATER; WATER QUALITY; EVAPOTRANSPIRATION; SNOW; LAND USE; GEOMORPHOLOGY; MATHEMATICAL MODELS
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Irrigation of field and orchard crops under semi-arid conditions (English) Shalhevet, J.(comp.) Mantell, A.(comp.) Bielorai, H.(comp.)  In: IIIC Publication (Israel), no. 1 / Bet Dagan (Israel), International Irrigation Information Center , 1981 , 2. rev. ed. , 132 p.
Accession No: 231100, ISBN 92-9019-001-9 , Call No: 631.6 S569.4 4 no.1(1981) (LIB)
Descriptors: IRRIGATION; CROPS; FRUIT CROPS; VEGETABLE CROPS; CEREAL CROPS; PLANT REQUIREMENTS; WATER REQUIREMENTS; TRIAL METHODS; APPLICATION RATES; SPRINKLER IRRIGATION; YIELDS
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONESISRAEL
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Soil erosion and sedimentation in Semi-arid Tanzania; studies of environmental change and ecological imbalance (English) Christiansson, C.,  / Uppsala (Sweden), Scandinavian Inst. of African Studies , 1981 , 208 p.
Accession No: 232790, ISBN 91-7106-197-5 , Call No: 631.4 C462 (LIB)
Descriptors: EROSIONSEDIMENTATION; WATERSHEDS; WATER RESERVOIRS; LAND USE; DAMS
Geographic coverage: TANZANIASEMIARID ZONES
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Natural resources and development in arid regions (English) Campos-Lopez, E.(ed.) Anderson, R.J.(ed.)  / Boulder, Colo. (USA), Westview Press , 1983 , 362 p.
Accession No: 233808, ISBN 0-86531-418-7 , Call No: 339.5 C15 (LIB)
Descriptors: NATURAL RESOURCES; CLIMATE; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS; DESERT SOILS; CARTOGRAPHY; AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT; DESERTIFICATION; RENEWABLE RESOURCES; MEXICO
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Conservation and augmentation of natural enemies with reference to integrated pest management in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) and pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) (English) Bhatnagar, V.S.Sithanantham, S.Pawar, C.S.Jadhav, D.Rao, V.R.,  / FAO, Rome (Italy). Plant Production and Protection Div. , 1983 , 25 p.
Accession No: 236341, Document type: FIELD DOCUMENT Project: Recherche et Developpement de la Lutte contre les Ennemis des Principales Cultures Vivrieres dans les Pays du Sahel, Africa, RAF/128/CLS , Report No: FAO-AGP--GCP/RAF/128/CLS , Fiche No: 84X00012
Descriptors: PEST CONTROLCHICKPEASPIGEON PEAS; BIOLOGICAL CONTROL; PARASITES; PREDATORS; PEST INSECTS
Geographic coverage: TROPICAL ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Notes on trees and shrubs in arid and semi-arid regions; Ecological Management of Arid and Semi-Arid Rangelands in Africa, Near and Middle East (Phase 2) (English) Baumer, M.,  / UNEP, Nairobi (Kenya) , 1983 , 282 p.
Accession No: 236507, Fiche No: 84M00061 , ISBN 92-5-101354-3 , Call No: 634.917 B32 (LIB) Field library: FAOSRL, 581.6 BAU
Descriptors: BROWSE PLANTSSHRUBSSPECIES; RANGELANDS; TAXONOMY; PLANT ANATOMY; GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION; ECOLOGY
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Integrated weed control under arid and semi-arid regions (English) Durutan, N.,   In: More food from better technology ; FAO/SIDA Seminar on Field Food Crops in Africa and the Near East, 3, Nairobi (Kenya), 6 Jun 1982 Holmes, J.C.  (ed.) Tahir, W.M.  (ed.)  Rome (Italy) , 1983, p. 474-484
Accession No: 237271, Project: INT/387/SWE Report No: FAO-AGP--GCP/INT/387/SWE , Job No: Q4350 , Fiche No: 84M00325
Descriptors: WEED CONTROL; SEMIARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONES
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Farming systems research at the NDFRS (National Dryland Farming Research Station), Katumani (with special reference to semi-arid areas of the Eastern Province of Kenya), September 1980 - December 1982 (English) Bakhtri, M.N.Gavotti, S.Odhiambo, S.Nguluu, S.,  / National Dryland Farming Research Station, Machakos (Kenya) , 1982 , 68 p.
Accession No: 238193, Document type: FIELD DOCUMENT Project: Dryland Farming Research and Development, Field document 2, KEN/74/017 , Report No: FAO-AGO--UNDP/KEN/74/017 , Fiche No: 84X00597
Descriptors: DRY FARMING
Geographic coverage: KENYASEMIARID ZONES
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The farming systems of semi-arid southern Kitui, eastern Kenya (English) Rukandema, M.Muhammed, L.Jeza, A.,  / National Dryland Farming Research Station, Machakos (Kenya) , 1983 , 36 p.
Accession No: 238195, Document type: FIELD DOCUMENT Project: Dryland Farming Research and Development, Field document 3, KEN/74/017 , Report No: FAO-AGO--UNDP/KEN/74/017 , Fiche No: 84X00598
Descriptors: DRY FARMING
Geographic coverage: KENYASEMIARID ZONES
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The farming systems of semi-arid lower Embu, eastern Kenya (English) Rukandema, M.Muhammed, L.Jeza, A.,  / National Dryland Farming Research Station, Machakos (Kenya) , 1983 , 36 p.
Accession No: 238197, Project: Dryland Farming Research and Development, Field document 4, KEN/74/017 Report No: FAO-AGO--UNDP/KEN/74/017 , Fiche No: 84X00599
Descriptors: DRY FARMING
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONESKENYA
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Two aspects of farming in SAT (semi-arid tropics) Upper Volta: animal traction and mixed cropping; West Africa Economics Program Progress Report 7 (English) McIntire, J.,  / Ouagadougou (Upper Volta), ICRISAT , 1983 , 48 p.
Accession No: 238246, Call No: 631PAM M21 (LIB)
Descriptors: ANIMAL POWERMIXED CROPPING
Geographic coverage: BURKINA FASOSEMIARID ZONESTROPICAL ZONES
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Nutrition of poultry in hot climates and nitrofurans and other non-nutritive additives in feeds for poultry (Arabic, English, French) Potter, L.M.,  / (np), (npub) , 1983 , 25 p.
Accession No: 238988, Call No: 636PAM P85 (LIB)
Descriptors: POULTRYNITROFURANS; ANIMAL NUTRITION; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; FEEDS; INGREDIENTS; FEED ADDITIVES; ANTIBIOTICS
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONES
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Water-related technologies for sustainable agriculture in arid/semiarid lands. Selected foreign experience (English) Lausche, B.,  / Office of Technology Assessment (U.S. Congress), Washington, DC (USA) , 1983 , 82 p.
Accession No: 239754, Call No: 631.6 L371 (LIB)
Descriptors: WATER MANAGEMENT; PLANT BREEDING; GAME FARMING; PARTHENIUM ARGENTATUM; PAKISTAN; ISRAEL; IRRIGATION; DROUGHT RESISTANCE
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Vegetable diseases and their control in an intensive farm economy under semi-arid conditions (Arabic) Younis, H.Palti, J.,  / Tel Aviv (Israel), Hassadeh , 1984 , 215 p.
Accession No: 240886, Call No: 632 Y8 (LIB)
Descriptors: VEGETABLE CROPSPLANT DISEASES; INTENSIVE FARMING; AETIOLOGY; FUNGAL DISEASES; BACTERIOSES; VIROSES; NEMATODA; DISEASE CONTROL
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONES
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Water-related technologies for sustainable agriculture in U.S. arid/semiarid lands (English) Office of Technology Assessment (U.S. Congress), Washington, DC (USA) , 1983 , 412 p.
Accession No: 241194, Report No: OTA-F--212 , Call No: 628 Of2 (LIB)
Descriptors: WATER USEWATER MANAGEMENTWATER SUPPLY; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: USA
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Report on livestock husbandry research and development in ICARDA's programme of work (English) International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Aleppo (Syria) , 1978 , 85 p.
Accession No: 241910, Call No: 636 In 818 (LIB)
Descriptors: ANIMAL PRODUCTIONLIVESTOCK; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES; TRANSHUMANCE; BREEDS (ANIMALS); GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT; DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Geographic coverage: NORTH AFRICAMIDDLE EAST
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FAO Project on genetic resources of arid and semi-arid zone arboreal species for the improvement of rural living (English, Spanish, French) Palmberg, C.,   In: Forest Genetic Resources Information (FAO) , (no. 12) p. 32-35 , 1983
Accession No: 242579, Job No: Q5987 , Fiche No: 84M01851 , Call No: S238 16 ENG.ED (LIB; FOL)
Descriptors: FOREST TREESGENETIC RESOURCES; GENE POOLS; SEED COLLECTION; FAO
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Arid forestry in British Columbia (English) Illingworth, K.Clark, M.B.; North American Forestry Commission, Sess. 12, El Paso, TX (USA),21 Feb 1984 (Bogota) (Colombia) , 1984 , 7 p.
Accession No: 242935, Fiche No: 84M01971
Descriptors: FORESTRY; SEMIARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: BRITISH COLUMBIACANADA
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Fertilizer management in multiple cropping systems with particular reference to ICRISAT's experience (English, French) Reddy, M.S.,  Rego, T.J.,  Burford, J.R.,  Willey, R.W.,   In: Fertilizer use under multiple cropping systems. Report ; FAO Fertilizer and Plant Nutrition Bulletin (FAO) , no. 5; Expert Consultation on Fertilizer Use under Multiple Cropping Systems, New Delhi (India), 3 Feb 1982 / Rome (Italy), FAO , 1983, p. 46-55
Accession No: 243089, Fiche No: 84M01993 , ISBN 92-5-101407-8; ISBN 92-5-201407-1
Descriptors: MULTIPLE CROPPINGFERTILIZER APPLICATION; SOIL TYPES; VERTISOLS
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONES
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(Proceedings) (English, French) In: Special Report - Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station (USA), no. 668 ; Tunisia Cereal Breeding and Production Symposium, Tunis (Tunisia),12-16 Apr 1982 / Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station, Corvallis (USA) , 1982 , 389 p.
Accession No: 243254, Call No: 633.1 T83 (LIB)
Descriptors: WHEATSBARLEY; BREEDING METHODS; PLANT BREEDING; PLANT PRODUCTION; YIELDS; SEMIARID ZONES; CEREAL CROPS
Geographic coverage: TUNISIA
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Sertao norte: area do sistema gado-algodao (Portuguese) da Silva, M.M.de Andrade-Lima, D.M. In: Estudos Regionais - SUDENE (Brazil), no. 6, no. 6 / Recife (Brazil), SUDENE , 1982 , 344 p.
Accession No: 243284, Call No: 338:63(812) D26 (LIB)
Descriptors: MIXED FARMING; SEMIARID ZONES; COTTON; LIVESTOCK; HISTORY; SUGAR CROPS; INDUSTRIAL CROPS; INDUSTRIALIZATION; SUBSISTENCE FARMING; RURAL POPULATION; PRODUCTION; REGIONAL PLANNING
Geographic coverage: BRAZIL
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Deserts and arid lands (English) El-Baz, F.(ed.)  In: Remote Sensing of Earth Resources and Environment (Netherlands), no. 1 / The Hague (Netherlands), Martinus/Nijhoff , 1984 , 222 p.
Accession No: 243404, ISBN 90-247-2850-9 , Call No: 52 El1 (LIB)
Descriptors: DESERTSREMOTE SENSINGARID SOILS; AERIAL SURVEYING; PHOTOINTERPRETATION; DUNES; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES
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Developpement des criteres et des methodes pour l'amelioration de l'efficacite de l'amenagement et des operations de preparation du sol, particulierement dans les regions arides et semi-arides. Rapport final d'un projet de recherche (French) Rawitz, E.Hoogmoed, W.B.Morin, Y.,  / Wageningen (Netherlands), Landbouwhogeschool , 1984 , 312 p.
Accession No: 243488, Call No: 631.4 R192 (LIB)
Descriptors: DRY FARMINGSEEDBED PREPARATIONTILLAGE; SOIL COMPACTION; SOAKING; SOIL WATER BALANCE; SOIL WATER CONTENT; ISRAEL; MALI
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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The management of the natural forests in the arid and semi-arid zones of East and Southern Africa; a report for ODA (English) Wormald, T.J.,  / (np), (npub) , 1984 , 60 p.
Accession No: 243696, Call No: 634.92 W892 (LIB)
Descriptors: FOREST MANAGEMENT; VIRGIN FORESTS; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES; WOOD; CONSUMPTION; FOREST RESOURCES; VEGETATION
Geographic coverage: EAST AFRICASOUTHERN AFRICA
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An approach to the introduction of nutrition considerations into rural and agricultural development projects: Baringo Arid and Semi-arid Areas Project (Kenya) (English) Kwofie, K.M.,  (Nairobi) (Kenya) , 1983 , 77 p.
Accession No: 243751, Project: Nutrition in Rural Development Projects in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands of Kenya, Technical report 1, KEN/050/SWE Report No: FAO-ESN--GCP/KEN/050/SWE , Fiche No: 84X02140
Descriptors: HUMAN NUTRITIONPLANNING; SEMIARID ZONES; DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; ARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: KENYA
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Pastoral and social problems in a semi-arid environment; a simulation model (English) Freeman, T.G.(ed.) Benyon, P.R.(ed.)  / Canberra (Australia), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Division of Computing Research , 1983 , 575 p.
Accession No: 243780, ISBN 0-643-03537-0 , Call No: 631.5 F871 (LIB)
Descriptors: GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT; SIMULATION; AUSTRALIA; COMPUTER SOFTWARE
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONES
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Forestry beyond 2000 - prospects and problems in arid and semi-arid zones (Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish, French) FAO Committee on Forestry, Sess. 7, Rome (Italy),7 May 1984 / FAO, Rome (Italy). Forestry Dept. , 1984 , 10 p.
Accession No: 244131, Report No: FAO-FO--COFO/84/5 , Job No: M6914 , Fiche No: 84M02233
Descriptors: FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Arid and semi arid lands development in Kenya. The framework for implementation, programme planning, and evaluation (English) Government of Kenya, Nairobi (Kenya) , 1984 , 169 p.
Accession No: 244439, Document type: FIELD DOCUMENT Project: KEN/78/015 , Report No: FAO-AGL--KEN/78/015 , Fiche No: 84X02310
Descriptors: AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
Geographic coverage: KENYAARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Proceedings...; v. 1-2 (English) International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment. Thematic Conference: Remote Sensing of Arid and Semi-Arid Lands, 1., Cairo (Egypt),19-25 Jan 1982 / Environmental Research Inst. of Michigan, Ann Arbor (USA) , 1982 , 2 v.
Accession No: 244934, Call No: 52 In811 (LIB)
Descriptors: REMOTE SENSING; ENVIRONMENT; COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY; DATA COLLECTION; NATURAL RESOURCES; WATER RESOURCES; CARTOGRAPHY; LAND USE; VEGETATION; DESERTIFICATION; DATA PROCESSING
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Metodos de reforestacion con espino (Acacia caven (Mol.) Hook. et Arn.) en la zona semiarida de Chile (Spanish) Stoehr von Holleben, G.,  / (np), (npub) , 1969 , 134 p.
Accession No: 245648, Call No: 634.917 St6 (LIB)
Descriptors: ACACIAREFORESTATION; SEMIARID ZONES; PLANTING; TRANSPLANTING; POT CULTURE
Geographic coverage: CHILE
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Agrometeorology of sorghum and millet in the semi-arid tropics: proceedings of the International Symposium, Patancheru, India, 15-20 Nov. 1982 (English) Virmani, S.M.(ed.) Sivakumar, M.V.K.(ed.) Kumble, V.(ed.)  / Patancheru (India), ICRISAT , 1984 , 322 p.
Accession No: 245820, Call No: 633.1 In82 (LIB)
Descriptors: CLIMATOLOGYSORGHUMMILLETS; PRECIPITATION; TRANSPIRATION; EVAPOTRANSPIRATION; SOLAR ENERGY; SOIL WATER; SOIL WATER CONTENT; TEMPERATURE; GROWTH; MODELS; LIGHT; PLANT RESPONSE; DROUGHT
Geographic coverage: SEMIARID ZONESTROPICAL ZONES
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Estudios silviculturales con especies para produccion de lena en la zona semiarida de Guatemala; informe preliminar (Spanish) Wotowiec, P.Martinez H, H.A.,  / Guatemala City (Guatemala), Inst. Nacional Forestal, Centro Agronomico Tropical de Investigacion y Ensenanza , 1984 , 90 p.
Accession No: 246546, Call No: 634.92 W91 (LIB)
Descriptors: FUELWOODSPECIES; VARIETY TRIALS; SEED TREATMENT; GERMINATION; SEMIARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: GUATEMALA
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Estudio de algunos aspectos de la simbiosis Rhizobium - Leguminosas lenosas (Spanish) Herrera Machuca, M.A.,  / (np), (npub) , 1984 , 199 p.
Accession No: 247082, Call No: 631.4 H43 (LIB)
Descriptors: NITROGEN FIXATIONRHIZOBIUMLEGUMINOSAE; SYMBIOSIS; ROOT NODULATION; ARID ZONES; SEMIARID ZONES; LEGUMES; INOCULATION; NITRIFICATION; PROSOPIS; ACACIA
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Forage and browse plants for arid and semi-arid Africa (English) International Board for Plant Genetic Resources, Rome (Italy); Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (United Kingdom) , 1984 , 302 p.
Accession No: 248091, Report No: FAO-AGPG--IBPGR/84/149 , Fiche No: 85W01130 , Call No: 633.2 In84(E) (LIB)
Descriptors: FEED CROPS; BROWSE PLANTS; GRASSES; FEED LEGUMES; HERBACEOUS PLANTS; TAXONOMY; ECOLOGY; GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION
Geographic coverage: AFRICAARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Issues in the efficient use of surface and groundwater in irrigation (English) O'Mara, G.T. In: World Bank Staff Working Papers (IBRD), no. 707 / Washington, DC (USA), IBRD , 1984 , 93 p.
Accession No: 248114, ISBN 0-8213-0451-8 , Call No: 338:631.6 S2186 7 no.707 (LIB)
Descriptors: IRRIGATION WATERWATER SUPPLY; SURFACE WATER; GROUNDWATER; WATER USE; ECONOMIC SITUATION; EFFICIENCY; GROUNDWATER TABLE; WATER MANAGEMENT
Geographic coverage: ARID ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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Ecological zones and production of sorghum and millet (English) Frere, M.,   In: Agrometeorology of sorghum and millet in the semi-arid tropics: proceedings of the International Symposium, Patancheru, India, 15-20 Nov 1982 Virmani, S.M.  (ed.) Sivakumar, M.V.K.  (ed.) Kumble, V.  / Patancheru (India), ICRISAT , 1984, p. 33-39
Accession No: 248165, Fiche No: 85Y01160
Descriptors: SORGHUMMILLETSAGRICULTUREECOLOGY; YIELDS; MAIZE; ENVIRONMENT
Geographic coverage: TROPICAL ZONESSEMIARID ZONES
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The trial of exotic species in the semi-arid zone oF Iran (English) Webb, D.B.,  / Oxford (UK), Commonwealth Forestry Inst. , 1974 , 134 p.
Accession No: 248178, Call No: 634.92 W381 (LIB)
Descriptors: AFFORESTATION; PLANT INTRODUCTION; INTRODUCED VARIETIES; SPECIES; VARIETY TRIALS; SEMIARID ZONES
Geographic coverage: IRAN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC
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