CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops

CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops

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The CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops describes 128 crop plants that can be grown as alternatives to cultivated crops, such as tobacco, and narcotic crops, such as opium poppy. Material is presented in alphabetical order by genus and species and includes information on ecology, cultivation, harvesting, economics, and biotic factors. This book will be valuable to AID agents, domestic agricultural extension agents, and soil and crop professionals worldwide.Peanut oil is the cheapest and most extensively used vegetable oil in India, 47 and has also been used for fuel and illumination. According to WOI, 47 the ... But Harwood also states, aquot;In March, 1981, diesel fuel cost farmers $1.26 per gallonanbsp;...

Title:CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops
Author:James A. Duke
Publisher:CRC Press - 1993-08-16


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