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Fruiticulture

Planting a World to End Hunger, Poverty, Disease, Pollution & Wars In Section 1, David explains the science that identifies our need for fruit, tells us what will happen if we don’t eat enough fruit, and then describes exactly how…

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Let’s Live! 1955

Soil Fertility. . . Its Climactic Pattern; Problems of the Small Farm; The Pattern of the Small Farm; Income Problems of the Small Farm; Use of Resources of the Small Farm; Why Small Farms Are Popular; Creating Good Soil is a Challenge; Biology vs. Technology in Growing Things; Organic Soils and "Good Constitutions; The Soil's Assembly Line; Some Aims of Soil Research; Make Tax Allowance for Fertility Depletion.
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Tree Crops: a permanent agriculture

A list of the most important books ever written about sustainable agriculture (and human health) would include Tree Crops, as well as the books by Sir Albert Howard, the publications of William Albrecht and Price's Nutrition and Physical Degeneration.
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The Farm That Won’t Wear Out

Originally a series of four magazine articles appearing in The Country Gentleman, and later, responding to popular demand, published as a small book by the author himself. Explains in very few pages the way to achieve a permanent agriculture.
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Soil Microorganisms and Higher Plants

Krasil'nikov found ways to improve plant growth and crop yields with special composts and microbial ferments of the sort that could be produced by the farmer in an old barrel. All these "primitive" solutions are based on a very high-level understanding of soil microbes and how crop species interact with each other via long-lasting soil residues (root exudates), and how plants and microbes interact with each other.
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Root Development of Field Crops

Chapter I provides what may be the best basic soil's manual ever written; Chapter III shows how to grow plants with an awareness of their root activities. Also of particular interest are Weaver's frequent mentions of Albert Howard's researches in India.
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On Farming

A classic of farming lore and practice from the golden era of the Roman Empire. Scholars usually call this book De Re Rustica (On Agriculture). A Critical English Translation by Andrew Dalby.
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Dry Farming

American prairie farmers ignored Widtsoe's warnings, making the 1930s dust bowls inevitable. Provides insights that help grow vegetables with less or no irrigation.
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Plowman’s Folly

Faulkner's book created a flurry of popular interest in alternatives to "scientific" agriculture. It is probably most important for what happened in American consciousness because of the interest it created rather than because of what the book says.
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Soil Fertility and Animal Health

One of the most important agriculture-health books ever written. Albrecht published many articles in magazines and journals, but this is the only actual book Albrecht wrote and was his effort to encapsulate his whole message between two covers.
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