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close this bookSoil Conservation Techniques for Hillside Farms (Peace Corps, 1986, 96 p.)
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Duke, J. A. Handbook of Legumes of World Economic Importance. Plenum Press, N. Y. 1981.

Firewood Crops: Shrub and Tree Species for Energy Production (2 vol.) National Academy of Sciences. Washington, D.C. Vol. 1. 1981 Vol. 2, 1983.

Gibbons, Michael J. and Schroeder, Richard. 1983. Agricultural Extension Manual. M-18. Peace Corps Information Collection and Exchange.

Greenland, D.J. and R. Lal (eds.) Soil Conservation and Management in the Humid Tropics. John Wiley and Sons, New York. 1977.

Hudson, Norman. Soil Conservation. 2nd Edition. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, N. Y. 1981.

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Leonard, Dave. 1969. Soils, Crops, and Fertilizer Use: A Guide for Peace Corps Volunteers. Peace Corps Program and Training Journal Reprint Series No. 8.

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Michaelson, Tage. 1980. Manual de Conservacie Suelos pare Tierras de Ladera. Ordenacintegrada de Cuencas Hidrogrcas. Proyecto PNUD/FAO/HOND/77/006. Tegocigalpa, Honduras.

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Soil Conservation Service. A Manual on Conservation of Soil and Water. United States Department of Agriculture. Agriculture Handbook No.61, 1954. Reprint R-38. Peace Corps Information Collection and Exchange. Manual M-38. September, 1982.

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Tropical Legumes, Resources for the Future. National Academy of Sciences. Washington, D.C. 1979.

Vickery, Deborah and Vickery, James. 1981. Intensive Vegetable Gardening for Profit and Self-Sufficiency. Peace Corps Information Collection and Exchange. Reprint R-25.

Werner, David and Bill Bower. Helping Health Workers Learn: A Book of Methods, Aids and Ideas for Instructors at the Village Level. The Hesperian Foundation. Palo Alto, California. 1982.