A wide range of agribusiness publications are available from basic gardening to commercial crop production.
BOOKS AND MAGAZINES
Price list-effective December 2000
Publications from the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC), Tainan, Taiwan.
VEGETABLE PRODUCTION TRAINING MANUAL
A comprehensive reference book on commercial vegetable production. 447 pages with detailed illustrations and colored pictures.
FIELD GUIDE-INSECT PESTS OF SELECTED VEGETABLES IN TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL ASIA
A detailed description of common insects pest of eggplant, hot pepper, tomato, crucifers, sweet potato, mungbean and soybean. 164 pages with full color pictures showing the insects and damages.
PEPPER DISEASES-A FIELD GUIDE
Bacterial, fungal, namatode, viral diseases and non-pathogenic disorders of pepper.
98 pages with full color pictures of different diseases.
THRIPS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Technical papers on Thrips in different Asian settings on selected Crops. 74 pages. Suggested for researchers and libraries.
TOMATO AND PEPPER PRODUCTION IN THE TROPICS
Technical papers on genetic resources and conservation, varietal Improvements, stress physiology, diseases and pets, IPM, cultural management and country report. 619 pages. Suggested for researchers and libraries.
A PRIMER ON VEGETABLE GARDENING
213 pages with full illustration on basic vegetable production. Reprinted in the Philippines.
IMPROVING MARKETING OF PERISHABLE COMMODITIES
CHARACTERISTICS AND CONTROL OF VIRUSES INFECTING PEPPERS.
SOURCE OF RESISTANCE TO VIRUSES OF PEPPER
LEAF CURL AND YELLOWING VIRUSES OF PEPPER AND TOMATO : AN OVERVIEW
KNOWN-YOU VEGETABLE SEED CATALOGUE
KNOWN-YOU FLOWER SEED CATALOGUE
BOOK AND MAGAZINES
Price List-December 2000
Publication of BUSYBOOK DISTRIBUTORS
Authored by Pedro and Rone Sangatanan, Technology and Livelihood Series.
PRACTICAL TIPS TO ORGANIC GARDENING/FARMING
58 Pages made up of 42 workabletips for organic gardeners.
PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ORGANIC PESTICIDES
76 Pages of 50 practical guide to formulated organic pesticides using locally available materials.
PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PAPAYA PRODUCTION FOR PROFIT THROUGH ORGANIC FARMING
BK-014 PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ORGANIC GARDENING
184 pages of practical pointers on vegetable gardening from soil preparation of effective pest and disease control. A good resource for home edible gardeners.
PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SWINE RAISING
38 Pages of practical pointers for feed formulation, breeding and pest and disease controls for hogs
PRACTICAL GUIDE TO DUCK, GUINEA FOWL & QUAIL RAISING
34 Pages of basic pointers on raising fowl. Includes balut making and salted egg production.
PRACTICAL GUIDE TO GOAT RAISING
46 Pages on commercial goat production for milk, breeding and meat. Pest and diseased control pointers.
Official quarterly magazine of the Organic Producers Trade Association (OPTA). Prepared by the editorial board of OPTA headed by Ms. Rosalinda S. Quintos-Tan Tel# 3670492, 3652029.
A monthly magazine edited by Mr. Zac Sarian and published by the Manila Bulletin. Full of interesting articles on agribusiness.
MARID AGRIBUSINESS DIGEST
URBAN GARDENING MAGAZINE
Harbest Edible Garden Center SM NORTH EDSA, besides EDSA Main entrance canopy. THE GARDEN and in SM Megamall Bldg. A, across National Bookstore A one-stop shop for vegetable gardening needs – seeds, seedlings, pots, growell, fertilizer, gardening tool, gardening kits, book and magazines, Bonsai supplies and tools, fee technical guidance.
Healthy seedlings of Papaya, Seedless Watermelon, Honeydew & vegetables are prepared form Known-You F1-hybrid varieties.