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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Nigeria, Africa, Western Africa

    In agriculture, surveying is required to prepare topographical maps that indicate variations in the level of the land's surface. Topographical maps are necessary as a base for the preparation of research station maps which include layout of field, buildings, roads, and soil conservation measures.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1991
    Sri Lanka, South-Eastern Asia
  3. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1991
    Central America, South America, Caribbean

    This paper reviews the literature on the participation of women and children in agricultural activities in Latin America and the Caribbean. The review focuses on participation through labor in agriculture overall and in certain agricultural activities in particular. Also reviewed are the rural family`s access to and capacity for decision-making on resources. Factors influencing such participation are analyzed, such as farm size, land ownership, income levels, racial origin, and destiny of production.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Thailand, Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    The success of Thailand`s cassava var. Rayong 3 is highlighted, particularly between cassava starch producers. Compared with Rayong 1, its fresh root yield is almost the same, starch production is higher, and drying time is shorter (2 vs. 3 days). Farmers planting Rayong 3 increased their revenues by at least 10-15 percent. Comparative data are provided for both var. regarding different agronomic characteristics.

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