Addressing the problem of the high cost of agricultural development in tropical regions, this book summarizes the environmental concerns associated with tropical agriculture. The authors highlight major environmental hazards confronted in tropical agriculture and suggest specific management options that could be used to reduce or avoid them. The fi

chapter |5 pages


part |28 pages

Food Crops

chapter 1|9 pages


chapter 2|6 pages

Maize, Sorghum, and Millet

chapter 3|5 pages

Legumes, Oilseeds, and Vegetables

chapter 4|8 pages

Cassava and Other Root Crops

part |69 pages

Cash Crops

chapter 5|6 pages

Coffee and Tea

chapter 6|4 pages


chapter 7|6 pages

Sugar Cane

chapter 8|14 pages


chapter 9|6 pages


chapter 10|8 pages

Oil Palm

chapter 11|6 pages


chapter 12|19 pages


part |32 pages

Animal Protein

chapter 13|14 pages

Large Livestock: Cattle and Buffalo

chapter 14|6 pages

Small Livestock

chapter 15|7 pages

Freshwater Fisheries

chapter 16|5 pages

Marine Fisheries

part |90 pages

Production Factors

chapter 17|12 pages

Biocides in the Environment

chapter 18|15 pages

Integrated Pest Management

chapter 19|9 pages

Tsetse Control in Livestock Projects

chapter 20|9 pages


chapter 21|12 pages

Energy in Agriculture

chapter 22|7 pages

Weed Control

chapter 23|7 pages

Water Weed Control

chapter 24|10 pages

Conserving Biological and Genetic Diversity

chapter 25|9 pages

Soil Erosion

chapter |7 pages

Epilogue: The Future