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ID TITLE PUBLISHER AUTHOR COUNTRY
REGION
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093 Acacia Handbook: Growing and Managing Acacias in South Central Africa DFID/FRP C. Africa A well illustrated handbook for extension workers, teachers and farmers
084 Agricultural Clipart Ag publications WWW This site is an example of the internet sources of copyright-free art
008 Agriculture in African Rural Communities. Crops and soils. Macmillan /Tierre et Vie West Africa Good example of textbook with integrated black and white photographs
067 Agroforestree database ICRAF Global CD Database of agroforestry species, seed and suppliers.
060 Agroforestry - a Way to Better Farming MAFF/GTZ global A very good model of extension literature, and has sections of propagation
019 Agroforestry Extension Manuals. A Survey of their use in Kenya. RELMA East Africa This is a useful survey and critique, with some illustrations
022d Agroforestry Systems and Uses of Selected Tree Species in Indonesia IFSP Indonesia An introduction to a series of slides on CD
088* Agroforestry Technology Information Kit FORD Foundation Global 60+ brief, clear, illustrated Ieaflets on agroforestry, several about propagation.
063 Aina Za Miti Inayofaa Kwa Maeneo Mbalimbali Ya Tanzania Bara Na Maandalizi Ya Bustani Ya Miche NTSP-Tanzania Tanzania Details to be obtained (text in Swahili)
033c Apuntes sobre algunas Especies Forestales Nativas de la Sierra Peruana FAO /Holanda /Infor Peru One of four A3  technical manuals for Peru, but useful sources for extension
007* Árboles Mesoamericanos FRP Central America Essential resource, with many illustrations
097 Bamboo - INBAR TOTEM INBAR Global Interesting Transfer of Technology model
035a Bananas: Better Farming Series FAO Global An excellent example of a clear and concise A3 sized booklet for the farmer
043 Biologia de Semillas Forestales CATIE Central America This document is based on an Outline of Seed Biology ( 004 ) produced in Nepal
023d Booklets for Farmers and Villagers VIE/92/022 Vietnam Part of an integrated set of resources
095 BOSTID Publications of agroforestry tree species BOSTID Global These publications summarise knowledge on each species
026 Cambodia Community Based Natural Resources Management Learning Institute   Cambodia An interesting website leading to several documents about CB NR management.
002b Cambodia Tree Seed Monographs CTSP Cambodia A set of species leaflets including with brief description on seed collection and handling
002 Cambodia Tree Seed Project (CTSP) documents CTSP Cambodia An excellent example of an integrated set of extension resources at different levels.
098 CD 3rd World (CD3WD) James Weir Global A private initiative to digitise a wide range of development literature, many on tree propagation.
089 Central America and PROSEFOR documents Misc. Central America An set of literature on all aspects of seed handling.
035b Cocoa: Better Farming Series FAO Global An excellent example of a clear and concise A3 sized booklet for the farmer
035c* Coffee: Better Farming Series FAO Global An excellent example of a clear and concise A3 sized booklet for the farmer
015* Collection, Storage and Treatment of tree seeds. FAO Asia Asia A Handbook for Small Farm Tree Planters
073 Communicating with Pictures in Nepal UNICEF Nepal Survey  to determine the most effective style of illustration for extension work.
099 Community Development Library Univ. of Waikato NZ Digital library with some documents related to tree propagation.
040 CONSEFORH Species booklets  CONSEFORH Central America Booklets on Neem, Laurel, Mahogany etc.clearly written and illustrated by local artist.
023n2 Contour Farming with Living Barriers World Neighbors Global Excellent example of well balanced text and line drawings, ideal for translation
021 Danida Forest Seed Centre Publications DFSC Global Very wide range of practical notes and manuals on all aspects of see handling.
022b* Demo Room Posters IFSP Indonesia Large scale B&W poster images covering seed handling, on CD in tiff and cdr format
074 Development Art Paul Mundy Global Site for non-artists who need  illustrations for development publication, poster, websites
022c Direct seeding CTSP Cambodia Notes on direct seeding (to be updated)
039 District Seed Stands - a manual for field workers DFSC /Nepal Nepal Part of this was based on material produced by existing projects in Nepal
006 El Arbol al Servicio del Agricultor  CATIE /ENDA Central America Very comprehensive and abundantly illustrated. Good model
033d Ensayos de Especies Exoticas y Guia para su Zonificacion el la Sierra Peruana FAO /Holanda /Infor Peru One of four A3  technical manuals for Peru, but useful sources for extension
017 Escalamiento de arboles para la recoleccion de semillas. CATIE Central America Concise and comprehensive A5 illustrated manual. Builds on other docs.in the region
047 Establecimiento y Manejo de Rodales  Semilleros de Especies Forestales  Prioritarias en America Central CATIE Central America Based on previous material produced in Central America, and by DFSC.
066 Establecimiento y Mantenimiento de Una  Plantacion Forestal CATIE /ROCAP Central America Small pocket-sized booklet designed for farmers covering the main points of planting.
022i Establishment of Field Demonstration Plots by the Regional Forest Tree Seed Centres in Indonesia IFSP Indonesia Guide to assist in preparing a strategy, planning and implementation of demo.plots.
029 Evolution of provision of tree seed in Extension Programmes RELMA  / ICRAF East Africa Reviews evolution of provision of tree seed to farmers in Uganda and Kenya
023n6 Family Forests World Neighbors Global Excellent example of well balanced text and line drawings, ideal for translation
023n7 Farm Planning World Neighbors Global Excellent example of well balanced text and line drawings, ideal for translation
092 Farmer's Seed Production: New approaches and practices ITDG Global A standard reference for the agricultural sector, with many common issues.
002a* Farmers Tree Planting Manual CTSP Cambodia Excellent example of integrated text and graphics for specific culture
012* Forest Seed and Nursery Practice FRP Nepal Nepal Good example of field technical manual. Illustrations available separately.
087 Forestry Compendium CABI Global An essential CD reference for anyone producing new extension material.
061 Forestry Extension Kit for Field Workers in Malawi GOM Malawi Good set of extension material with section on Nursery Establishment and Management
085 Forestry Images USDA Forest Service WWW A good example of internet sources providing photographs
064* Good Nursery Practices ICRAF Africa An excellent reference book on nursery practice
001c* Growing Good Tropical Trees for Planting Longman /CSC Global Set of 5 vols. Excellent framework text using Q&A format.
033a Guia para el Establecimiento de Plantaciones Forestales en la Sierre Peruana FAO /Holanda /Infor Peru One of four A3  technical manuals for Peru, but useful sources for extension
031* Guide to Forest Seed Handling FAO Global Standard reference, now superseded by DANIDA guide - still very useful.
013* Guide to Handling Tropical and Subtropical Forest Seed DFSC Global A standard essential reference text. Should be obained for any seed project.
022e Guide to Practical Preparation of Training Courses IFSP Indonesia A practical tool for staff who have to prepare and implement these activities
022n Guide to Preparation of Extension Material IFSP Indonesia Useful summary of guidelines: examples produced in Nepal and Central America.
022p* Guide to Seed Quality IFSP Indonesia Well illustrated field level guide to the importance of seed quality
022f Guideline for Identifying, Evaluating and Documenting Tree Seed Sources IFSP Indonesia Technical document, spiral bound.
022h Guideline to "Application - Provision Strategy" for Training and Extension Activities at the Indonesian Forest Seed Project IFSP Indonesia Technical document (part of the integrated set of project resources)
059c Guidelines for Seed Production of Agroforestry Trees Overstory Agroforestry E-journal global Very useful short notes directly available on line
022d Guidelines for site selection and tree planting in Cambodia CTSP Cambodia Good example of technical level guidelines
036 Guidelines for the Use of Materials in support of Extension, Training and Administration of Community Forestry at District and Village level in Nepal FAO /HMG Nepal Nepal Describes how wide range material produced for  Community Forestry project should be used
023b Handbook for Smallholders VIE/92/022 Vietnam Part of an integrated set of resources.
038 HMG Nepal/DANIDA Tree Improvement Programme (Flipcharts) DFSC /Nepal Nepal A3 series of flip charts explaining key issues of tree improvement and seed handling
091 Horticulture: embedded learning materials DfES, UK UK An example of combining adult literacy and vocational learning
065 How to plant a tree and the advantages of tree planting   Botswana Good example of bold graphics, bilingual text, and cartoon style
090 ICRAF Tree Seed Toolkit ICRAF Global An essential toolkit of information
075 Illustrations for Development AFROLIT Africa A manual for Cross-Cultural Communication through Illustration and Workshops.
050* Improving Seed Production in Calliandra calothyrsus OFI Global Glossy booklet,  presenting research results in an easily digestible format
022 Indonesia Forest Seed Project (IFSP) Documents IFSP Indonesia An excellent example of an integrated set of extension resources at different levels.
022k Instructor's Notes on Forest Tree Seed for IFSP Mini Flip-Over and Overseas Series IFSP Indonesia Good example of instructors notes
023n3 Integrated Farm Management World Neighbors Global Excellent example of well balanced text and line drawings, ideal for translation
023n1 Introduction to Soil and Water Conservation Practices World Neighbors Global Excellent example of well balanced text and line drawings, ideal for translation
023c Leaflets for Farmers and Villagers VIE/92 /022 Vietnam Part of an intgrated set of resources.
022g Local Seed Stands: A Manual for Field Workers IFSP Indonesia Introduces field workers to the basic concepts and identification
016 Management of Forest Nurseries FAO Nepal Concise and clear manual in parallel text
028 Managing Prosopis julifora (Vilayati babul) HDRA / CAZRI Global Good species manual, clearly written and illustrated, aimed at extension workers
052 Manejo de Fuentes Semilleras en Republica Dominicana y America Central CATIE Central America Based on previous material produced in Central America, and by DFSC.
054 Manejo de Plantaciones Forestales CATIE Central America Simple guide on how to establish and manage plantations
042 Manejo de rodales semilleros CATIE Central America A simple guide for villagers, neatly laid out and illustrated.
018 Manejo de semillas forestales. CATIE Central America Neatly produced manual,  clear illustrations, covering  main points of seed handling
033b Manual de Viveros Forestales en La Sierra Peruana FAO /Holanda /Infor Peru One of four A3  technical manuals for Peru, but useful sources for extension
011 Manual on Nursery&Plantation Practices for Community For. Development FAO /HMG Nepal Nepal Similar text to 010. Text and some graphics available separately.
056a* Mass Vegetative Propagation of Dipterocarp Species FAO Asia First in  series of Field Manuals to provide guidance to field workers and researchers
045 Mejoramiento Forestal y Conservacion de  Recoursos Geneticos Forestales CATIE Central America Based on previous material produced in Central America, and by DFSC.
080 Mindmap Book BBC Global An excellent introduction to the concept of mind mapping, with  full colour examples
078 Nepal Research, Seed and Community Forestry Projects FAO, DFSC Nepal Projects which represent an example of gradual evolution of material.
070 Networking in Action: Forestry Extension Materials in Review ODI Global A useful overview,  somewhat out-of-date, of forestry extension literature
094 NFTA Factsheets on Multipurpose Trees NFTA winrock Global Two-page factsheets aimed at extension agents, community leaders, and farmers
035d Oil Palm: Better Farming Series FAO Global An excellent example of a clear and concise A3 sized booklet for the farmer
041 Organizacion y Technicas de Programas Semilleros ESNACIFOR Central America Series of linedrawing Illustrations available in folder 041 on the CD.
004* Outline of Tree Seed Biology  FAO /HMG Nepal Nepal Concise illustrated summary of seed biology. High-res graphics.
068 Overstory agroforestry journal and book Agroforestry Net Global Electronic journal on designing, developing, and learning about trees and agroforestry.
062 Pacific Agroforestry EU/CTA Pacific An attractively produced and comprehensive resource, with section on propagation.
022c Photo CD IFSP Indonesia A CD of a 100 photos related to the project
082 Pictures, People and Power MacmilLan Global Describes problems and potential of pictures for those who are 'learning by doing'
086 Plant Propagation. Principles and Practice Hartman and Kester Global An essential standard reference providing coverage of all aspects of  propagation.
071 Plantation Forestry in the Tropics Clarendon Global A good standard text, including sections on seed and propagation
001e Planting and Establishment of Tropical Trees Longman /CSC Global Set of 5 vols. Excellent framework text using Q&A format. Available 2006?
023n4* Planting Tree Crops World Neighbors Global Excellent example of well balanced text and line drawings, ideal for translation
069* Planting Trees: An Illustrated Technical Guide and Training Manual ILO Global It is very well illustrated and forms a companion to the Tree Nurseries (014) publication
072 Pocket Directory of Trees and Seeds in Kenya KENGO Kenya Excellent illustrated booklet
023n* Practical Guides to Dryland Farming (Series of booklets) World Neighbors Global Series of 7 booklets, excellent examples of well balanced text and line drawings, ideal for translation
001d* Preparing to Plant Tropical Trees Longman /CSC Global Set of 5 vols. Excellent framework text using Q&A format.
046 Programas de Abastacimiento de  Semillas Forestales CATIE Central America Based on previous material produced in Central America, and by DFSC.
053 Propagating and Planting Trees AGROMISA Global A concise and clear booklet, one of a series of 36 titles on agriculture
022j Quality seed doesn't cost, it pays IFSP Indonesia Video about IFSP and importance of getting good seed. Aimed at the general public
055 Rainforestation   Phillipines A farmers' guide to biodiversity management
001b* Raising Seedlings of Tropical Trees  Longman /CSC Global Set of 5 vols. Excellent framework text using Q&A format.
096 Rattan - INBAR TOTEM INBAR Global Interesting Transfer of Technology model
009 Recoleccion de Semillas Forestales ESNACIFOR Honduras Main techniques covered. Graphics available separately.
051 Recollecton y manejo de las semillas forestales antes de la recoleccion CATIE Central America Based on previous material produced in Central America, and by DFSC.
001a* Rooting Cuttings of Tropical Trees  Longman /CSC Global Set of 5 vols. Excellent framework text using Q&A format.
035e Rubber Tree: Better Farming Series FAO Global An excellent example of a clear and concise A3 sized booklet for the farmer
056b* Seed Orchards FAO Asia Specifically designed for field workers engaged in tree improvement activities.
025* Seed propagation of mediterranean trees and shrubs APAT Mediterranean A useful reference document on species from this region
049 SeedSource project CATIE Central America New project to improve germplasm sourcing and utilisation in CA
048 Seleccion y Manejo de Rodales  Semilleros CATIE Central America Based on previous material produced in Central America, and by DFSC.
059a Selected Tree Seed Overstory Agroforestry E-journal global Very useful short notes directly available on line
057 Sementes Florestais FAO Mozambique Handbook for villagers / nursery foremen illustrated in colour with cartoon line drawings
037 Session Guides and Instructors Notes: Basic Tree Improvement, seed collection and processing DFSC/Nepal Nepal Trainers notes on topic, contents, time, method, materials and trainers
044 Sistemas de Escalamiento de Arboles  Forestales CATIE Central America Based on previous material produced in Central America, and by DFSC.
023n5 Soil Fertility Management World Neighbors Global Excellent example of well balanced text and line drawings, ideal for translation
023a Training Modules for Extension Workers VIE/92/022 Vietnam Part of an integrated set of resources,
005* Tree Climbing with Spurs FAO /HMG Nepal Nepal Clear illustrations of basic techniques, produced with DFSC. High-res graphics
059b Tree Domestication Overstory Agroforestry E-journal global Very useful short notes directly available on line
027* Tree Improvement: an outline and plan of action for Nepal NTSP -Nepal Nepal Contains diagrams that are useful for clarifying basic tree improvement.
014* Tree Nurseries ILO Global Well and clearly illustrated. Recommended. See also 069
058 Tree Nursery and Plantation Techniques FAO /Dhaka Bangladesh An excellent, comprehensive and well illustrated handbook
077* Tree Planting, Management and Uses IERM West Africa Participatory methodology for producing illustrated manuals for non-literate people
103* Tree Seed Education FAO East Africa An assessment of tree seed educational needs
010* Tree Seed Handling FAO /HMG Nepal Nepal Example of dual language text and strip illustrations. Revised version editable.
003* Tree Seed Management.  CATIE /Winrock Indonesia Compact and well structured, produced by iterative process.
034* Tree seed Technology Training Course USDA Forest Service Global Intended to train seed collectors, seed-plant managers, seed analysts, nursery managers
022m Tree Seed Zones of Kalimantan, Indonesia IFSP Indonesia Presents a study to develop a seed zoning system for Kalimantan.
030 Un arbre salvateur: le Prosopis FAO /KANGAR Africa Simple, cheap leaflet for farmers explaining the uses of Prosopis
079 UNICEF Health Programme UNICEF Nepal This programme has extensively used images to convey messages.
076 UNICEF Illustrations CD-ROM UNICEF Nepal Contains nearly 3500 black and white line drawings, 300dpi, PCX format
035f Using Fodder from Trees and Shrubs: Better Farming Series FAO Global An excellent example of a clear and concise A3 sized booklet for the farmer
102* Vegetative Reproduction FAO/FORTIP Global A good illustrated guide to techniques
020* Vegetative tree propagation in Agroforestry ICRAF Africa collection of training materials developed for one-week practical course.
023 Vietnam: Provision of Technical Support to WFP Project  documents VIE/92/022 Vietnam Integrated set of training, extension and admin. resources, some on seed handling
032 Village Nurseries for forest trees SIDA Nepal Concise, simple manual for extension workers and non-foresters
083 Visual Display of Quantitative Information Tufte Global The standard reference works on how to present graphical information.
022a Visual Presentation of Extension Material IFSP Indonesia High quality A3 colour posters on seed provision topics done by local artist.
081 Where there is no Artist ITDG Global Contains more than 400 drawings  with advice on copying, enlarging and changing.
024 Woody Plant Seed Manual USDA Agriculture USA /Global A very comprehensive manual covering main US species. Excellent reference.
101* Working with People Robbins/Hughes Global Series of study-notes on functions of management. Examples from tree seed project.
100 3D Virtual Terrain Modelling Misc. Global Techniques that have potential for illustrating extension material.