The Overstory is a free e-mail journal for agroforesters, gardeners, researchers, professionals, and enthusiasts, focusing on design concepts for agricultural systems which integrate trees and other perennial plants.
47 species profiles of traditional and native trees of Pacific Islands covering botany, horticulture, and use in agroforestry systems.
A set of eight Agroforestry Guides that provide practical, user-friendly planning information for a variety of agroforestry practices in Pacific Islands. Written for landowners, farmers, and agricultural extension workers, each guide introduces key planning issues for the agroforestry practice covered. Useful species tables provide information on hundreds of Pacific Island species. Illustrations and extensive resource lists for further reading, including internet sources, support each guide.
Nitrogen Fixing Tree Start-up Guide This comprehensive 12-page guide introduces nitrogen fixing trees and their products and uses in tropical agroforestry. Extensive charts for species selection are included.
A Guide to Orchard Alley Cropping–for fertility, mulch and soil conservation This 10-page guide explains how the practice of alley cropping can provide an on-site resource for mulch and soil fertility. Includes step-by-step instructions on designing an alley cropping system with tree crops.
Can I Grow a Complete Diet? Designing a Tropical Subsistence Garden This article presents a framework for growing a complete diet in a tropical homegarden.
The potential of chainsaw milling outside forests This comprehensive article covers developments in small-scale chainsaw milling for farms, ranches, and urban lots.
Deep pipe irrigation. An introduction to a very effective, low-tech irrigation method especially applicable to dryland environments.
Multipurpose Palms You Can Grow by Franklin W. Martin describes the many benefits of palms, perhaps the most useful plant family. Covers the best palms for fruit, sugar, starch, vegetables, and oil.