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This category is aimed at technical/extension worker level, concerned mainly with plant propagation and plantation establishment.

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Id.no. and short title
Comments
Topics of resource
Country / region of relevance
Language availability
Electronic version availability
001a Rooting Cuttings of Tropical Trees. Tropical Tree Manual Vol.1 K.A.Longman
Excellent framework text. This covers vegetative propagation using question and bullet point answers from which to develop new material
Vegetative propagation
Pan tropical
English
Supporting video
Electronic version
On EXT-CD
001c Growing Good Tropical Trees for Planting. Tropical Tree Manual Vol.3 K.A.Longman
Excellent framework text. This covers nursery establishment using question and bullet point answers from which to develop new material
Nursery
Pan tropical
English
Electronic version
On EXT-CD
014 Tree Nurseries  ILO
Clearly written and abundantly illustrated with simple line drawings. Easy to translate
Nursery techniques
Pan tropical
English
Electronic version
On EXT-CD
069 Planting Trees: an illustrated Technical Guide and Training Manual. ILO Well illustrated and forms a companion to the ILO Tree Nurseries manual. Nursery and planting
Global
English
Electronic version
On EXT-CD
020 Vegetative Tree Propagation in Agroforestry  ICRAF
Good collection of training materials to support a short course. 
Vegetative propagation
Global
English
Electronic version
On EXT-CD
064 Good Nursery Practices  ICRAF

Good reference manual. Should form model for other manuals
Nursery techniques, seed handling
Global
English
On EXT- CD
056a Mass Vegetative Propagation of Dipterocarp Species
Manual produced for FORTIP. See also 056b and c.
Vegetative propagation
Global
English
Electronic version
On EXT-CD
053 Propagating and Planting Trees AGROMISA
One of a series of Agrodoc publications. Concise and clear.
Needs to be purchased
Seed handling and planting
Pan tropical
English, French
080 ICRAF Tree Seed Tool kit
Under preparation. Expected to be a very useful resource!
Seed Procurement
Global
English
On internet or in a CD