F. K. Akinnifesi, Roger R.B. Leakey - Indigenous Fruit Trees in the Tropics: Domestication, Utilization and Commercialization CABI | 2008 | ISBN: 1845931106 | Pages: 464 | PDF | 1.52 MB
The Smart Gardener's Guide to Growing Fruits Publisher: Stackpole Books | ISBN: 0811729257 | edition 1997 | CHM | 252 pages | 12,4 mb Easy-to-follow instructions take you through the basics of growing fruit. The book covers enriching the soil, propagating, controlling pests and weeds, harvesting and pruning. It includes special techniques for achieving bountiful harvests of apples, pears, apricots, cherries, peaches, plums, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, grapes, and various small fruits and nuts. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Sepp Holzer's Permaculture: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening--With information on mushroom cultivation, sowing a ... ways to keep livestock, and more... Chelsea Green Publishing | 2011 | ISBN: 160358370X | English | 256 pages | PDF | 92.60 MB Sepp Holzer farms steep mountainsides in Austria 1,500 meters above sea level. His farm is an intricate network of terraces, raised beds, ponds, waterways and tracks, well covered with productive fruit trees and other vegetation, with the farmhouse neatly nestling amongst them. This is in dramatic contrast to his neighbors' spruce monocultures.
"Tropical Fruits" by Robert E Paull, Odilo Duarte 2nd Edition, Volume 1 (Crop Production Science in Horticulture) CAB International | 2011 | ISBN: 1845936728 | 408 pages | PDF/djvu | 4 MB This book covers major tropical fruits such as avocado, litchi, mango, papaya and pineapple. Early chapters describe the tropics and its soils and deal with key issues such as tree management and postharvest handling, updated and expanded to include best handling practices and food safety issues and the way to address these issues in marketing.
Trees (RSPB Pocket Nature) Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishers | pages: 224 | 2004 | ISBN: 0751338729 | PDF | 16,3 mb Whether you are a tree enthusiast or an arboricultural expert, this guide is ideal for home and field reference. From sky-high horse chesnuts to modest maples, learn about a wide-range of trees with this clear and concise guide. With selections of trees native to the UK and Europe, you can be sure that wherever you are, this guide will be an invaluable companion.
Edible Forest Gardens (Vol. 1): Ecological Vision, Theory For Temperate Climate Permaculture By Dave Jacke, Eric Toensmeier Publisher: C h e l s e a Green 2005 | 396 Pages | ISBN: 1931498792 | PDF | 15 MB Volume One of the two-volume set, Edible Forest Gardens, begins with an overview of the ecological and cultural context for forest gardening in modern North America. It also lays out a holistic vision that guides the study of forest ecology that follows. This ecological exploration forms the bulk of Volume One, and offers clear and specific direction for forest garden design and management. Three forest garden case studies ground the concepts discussed in the book and bring them life.
Edible Forest Gardens (Vol. 2): Ecological Design And Practice For Temperate-Climate Permaculture By Dave Jacke, Eric Toensmeier Publisher: C h e l s e a Green 2005 | 672 Pages | ISBN: 1931498806 | PDF | 16 MB Volume Two of the two-volume set, Edible Forest Gardens, focuses all of its attention on effective design and practice. It organizes the ecological strategies from Volume One in a way that is accessible to gardeners and designers.
Establishing a Food Forest the Permaculture Way (2008) English | 512x288 | XviD | 23.976fps 1042kbps | Mp3 131kbps | 834MB Join Geoff Lawton on a Permaculture adventure as he demonstrates how to grow a food forest from start to finish. Over 90 minutes of quality information to get you on the right track in creating your own garden of Eden. We start with a 20 minute Permaculture Classroom as Geoff explains the patterns of a Food Forest and the essential principles of "time stacking" your garden with the right mix of support species that feed and protect your fledgling fruit trees into maturity. We then join Geoff in the field as he puts the theory into action, planting the seeds and watching the system grow.
PERMACULTURE: A Designers' Manual By Bill Mollison, Reny Mia Slay Publisher: T a g a r i Publi cations 2002 | 576 Pages | ISBN: 0908228015 | PDF | 85 MB This is the definitive Permaculture design manual in print since 1988. It is the text book and curriculum for the 72-hour Certificate course in Permaculture Design. Written for teachers, students and designers, it follows on and greatly enlarges on the initial introductory texts, Permaculture One (1978) and Permaculture Two (1979) both of which are still in demand over twenty years after publication. Very little of the material found in this book is reproduced from the former texts. It covers design methodologies and strategies for both urban and rural applications describing property design and natural farming techniques.