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close this bookAmaranth to Zai Holes, Ideas for Growing Food under Difficult Conditions (ECHO, 1996, 397 p.)
close this folder28 additional technical notes about tropical agriculture
close this folderDry farming
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentFundamental principles
View the documentRequirements
View the documentI. Increase water absorption
View the documentII. Reducing the loss of soil moisture
View the documentIII. Dry farming practices

Fundamental principles

1. Farm practices must conserve and utilize the available rainfall to the fullest extent.
2. Quick maturing, drought resistant crops must be grown.