Tree Seed Training and Extension Resources

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bullet2 Technical category: agro / forestry

This category is aimed at technical/extension worker level, concerned mainly with agriculture and agroforestry in general. All resources have a section on reproductive material. Only a selection of the many excellent documents on these topics has been included. If you are interested in agroforestry extension resources in general, please contact FAO for the companion Agroforestry Extension Resources CD (AER-CD). The contents will also be available on the FAO website during 2006.

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Cover page
Id.no. and short title
Comments
Topics of resource
Country / region of relevance
Language availability
Electronic version availability
068 The Overstory Book. Agroforestry.net The website agroforestry.net, from which this book draws its information, is an excellent resource. Many articles are concerned with seed issues. Agroforestry
Global
English
CD version of book.
008 Agriculture in African Rural Communities. Crops and soils. Tierre et Vie
A good example of text using many clear b/w photos and diagrams, and an approach starting with farmerís knowledge.
Agriculture
Africa
English and French
019 Agroforestry Extension Manuals RELMA/ICRAF
A useful review and critique of manuals, many of which cover seed handling.
Agroforestry
East Africa
English
088 Agroforestry Technology Information Kit FORD FOUNDATION
An excellent set of manuals on agroforestry techniques. Very well illustrated
Agroforestry
Global
English
Part on EXT-CD
062 Pacific Agroforestry EU/CTA
A comprehensive manual, attractively laid out and illustrated. Good model
Agroforestry
Pacific
English
060 Agroforestry - a Way to Better Farming GTZ Fiji
Good example of a manual for extension and training. Well produced, with sections on seed handling. Two spirally bound volumes.
Agroforestry, seed handling
Fiji Global
English
006 El Arbol al Servicio del Agricultor. CATIE/ENDA CARIBE
A comprehensive and extensive document, profusely illustrated. Aimed directly at farmers. Excellent resource for Spanish speakers.
All tree establishment topics
Latin America
Spanish