Traditional Field Crops (Peace Corps, 1981, 283 p.)
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Disease Identification And Control
American Phytopathological Society. "A Compendium of Corn Diseases." American Phytopathological Society, 3340 Pilot Knob Rd., St. Paul, Minnesota 55121. Very complete and also includes control measures.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service. "Soybean Diseases Atlas." Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, Clemson, South Carolina 29631. One copy free. Includes identification and control.
------------."Soybean Insects, Nematodes, and Diseases." Circular 504, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, Clemson, South Carolina 29631.
International Center for Tropical Agriculture in Colombia (CIAT). "Field Problems of Beans in Latin America." CIAT, Apartado Aereo 6713, Cali, Colombia. .60 plus postage. Includes diseases, insects, and hunger signs along with control measures. Available in English and Spanish.
International Crops Research Institute (ICRISAT). "Sorghum and Pearl Millet Diseases Identification Handbook." Information Bulletin No. 2, ICRISAT, P.O. Patancheru 502 324, Andhra Pradesh, India. One free copy. Available in English, French, and Spanish. Handy pocket guide but gives little information on control methods.
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico (CIMMYT). "Maize Diseases: A Guide for Field Identification." Information Bulletin No. 11, CIMMYT, Apartado Postal 6-641, Mexico 6, D.F. One copy free. Available in English and Spanish. Handy pocket guide to identification but gives little information on control methods.
Texas Agricultural Extension Service. "Sorghum Diseases." Bulletin 1085, Texas Agricultural Extension Service, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843. Includes both identification and control.
United States Department of Agriculture. "Bean Diseases: How to Control Them." Agriculture Handbook No. 225, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Available from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Not as complete as the CIAT bulletin.
Grain Storage And Drying
Baikaloff, A. "A Crop Drying Guide for the Queensland Peanut Grower." Peanut Marketing Board, Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia. U.S. plus postage. Covers lowtemperature, forced-air drying of bulk and bagged peanuts using motor-driven fans.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Handling and Storage of Food Grains in Tropical and Subtropical Areas. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Via delle Terme de Caracalla, 00100, Rome.
Lindblad, Carl. Programming and Training for Small Farm Grain Storage. PT&J Series. Available from Peace Corps/ICE, 806 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20525.
Lindblad, Carl, and Laurel Druben. 1976. Small Farm Grain Storage. ACTION/PC Program and Training Journal Series No. 2. Peace Corps/ICE, 806 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20525. Very comprehensive and includes design details for dryers and storage facilities.
Midwest Plan Service. Low Temperature and Solar Grain Drying Handbook. Midwest Plan Service, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011. plus overseas postage.
Ohio State University. "Corn Harvesting, Handling, Marketing in Ohio Bulletin 502, Cooperative Extension Service, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210.
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. "Selecting a Grain Drying Method." Bulletin AE-67, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Lafayette, Indiana 47907.
Hunger Signs In Crops
Aldrich and Leng. Modern Corn Production, 2nd ed. F&W Publishing Co. 22 E. 12th St., Cincinnati, Ohio
CIAT. Field Problems of Beans in Latin America. 1978. Series GE-19, CIAT, Apartado Aereo 6712, Cali, Colombia.
Sprague, H.W., ed. 1964. Hunger Signs in Crops, 4th ed. David McKay Co., New York.
Implements and Equipment
Watson, Peter. 1981. Animal Traction. Peace Corps/ICE. Covers the selection and caring of draft animals and the use of basic animal-drawn tillage and cultivation equipment.
Insect Identification And Control
CIAT. Field Problems of Beans in Latin America. CIAT. Apartado Aereo 6713, Cali, Colombia. .50 plus postage.
Fichter, G. Insect Pests. Western Publishing Co., 1220 Mound Ave., Racine, Wisconsin 53404. .95 plus postage. Excellent pictorial and descriptive pocket guide of worldwide usefulness.
Hill, D. Agricultural Pests of the Tropics. Cambridge University Press, London, 1975. A useful addition for a Peace Corps incountry ag library; well illustrated.
Division of Continuing Education. "North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual" (revised yearly). Division of Continuing Education, P.O. Box 5125, Raleigh, NC 27650. Single copy price for 1981 is .00 plus postage. Comprehensive guide to pesticide selection, safety and dosages.
Soil Management And Fertilizer Use
Peace Corps. 1981. Soils, Crops, and Fertilizer Use. Peace Corps/ICE, Reprint R8. A what, how and why guide to soil management, determining fertilizer needs, and using organic and chemical fertilizers appropriately under small farmer conditions.
Weed Identification And Control
Clemson University. "Weeds of the Southern U.S." Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, Clemson, SC 29631. Contains pictures and descriptions of some 150 common weeds of the tropics and sub-tropics.
National Academy of Sciences. "The Winged Bean a High Protein Crop for the Tropics." Available from that National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161. 45 pages. .50. Single copies free.
United States Department of Agriculture. 1978. "Vegetables of the Hot-humid Tropics--Part I: The Winged Bean." United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Available from the Mayaguez Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Box 70, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00708. 22 pages. Questions some of the claims made for the crop.
University of Illinois. The Winged Bean Flyer. University of Illinois Department of Agronomy, Urbana, Illinois. A newsletter devoted to the winged bean.