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that affect the introduction of biomass-based energy technologies in developing countries. It includes information on the opportunities for these technologies as well as conclusions and recommendations for their application. ISBN 0–309–04253–4.

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14. More Water for Arid Lands: Promising Technologies and Research Opportunities. 1974, 153pp. Outlines little-known but promising technologies to supply and conserve water in arid areas. ISBN 0–309–04151–1.

21. Making Aquatic Weeds Useful: Some Perspectives for Developing Countries. 1976, 175pp. Describes ways to exploit aquatic weeds for grazing, and by harvesting and processing for use as compost, animal feed, pulp, paper, and fuel. Also describes utilization for sewage and industrial wastewater. ISBN 0–309–04153-X.

34. Priorities in Biotechnology Research for International Development: Proceedings of a Workshop. 1982, 261pp. Report of a workshop organized to examine opportunities for biotechnology research in six areas: 1) vaccines, 2) animal production, 3) monoclonal antibodies, 4) energy, 5) biological nitrogen fixation, and 6) plant cell and tissue culture. ISBN 0–309–04256–9.

61. Fisheries Technologies for Developing Countries. 1987, 167pp. Identifies newer technologies in boat building, fishing gear and methods, coastal mariculture, artificial reefs and fish aggregating devices, and processing and preservation of the catch. The emphasis is on practices suitable for artisanal fisheries. ISBN 0–309–04260–7.


25. Tropical Legumes: Resources for the Future. 1979, 331pp. Describes plants of the family Leguminosae, including root crops, pulses, fruits, forages, timber and wood products, ornamentals, and others. ISBN 0–309–04154–6.

37. Winged Bean: A High Protein Crop for the Tropics. 1981, 2nd edition, 59pp. An update of BOSTID's 1975 report of this neglected

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