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University of the West Indies (Regional centre for Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago)

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CAGRIS/Barbados

Cotton is grown in Barbados for export to the Japanese market which requires that the crop be hand picked. This paper discusses varieties, planting, thinning, weed control, fertilization, soil sampling, pest control, harvesting, yields, stalk destruction and by-products

SUBJECT: gossypium barbadense; barbados/ cultivo; barbade/ pratique culturale

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The Barbados cotton industry continues to show increased yields and acreage, with an estimated 2000+ acres under cultivation. Research continues in such areas as planting dates in high rainfall areas, seed quality control, defoliation, growth regulation and herbicide evaluation. Eradication of wild cotton and the control of the pinkboll worm are given priority

SUBJECT: gossypium barbadense; industria algodonera/ control de plagas; barbados; industrie cotonniere/ lutte anti-parasite; barbade

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The first part of this paper reviews the literature on the effects of compaction on soil properties, root systems and yield of sugarcane. The evidence of negative effects on growth and yield cannot be ignored, and it is necessary either to minimize compaction or to correct it at a later date. On the grounds that prevention is better than cure, the second part of the paper outlines various poss ...

SUBJECT: compactacion del suelo; canne a sucre/ systeme racinaire; rendement des cultures; cana de azucar/ sistema radicular; drainage

POSTED TO: Barbados Sugar Review (Barbados)

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Outlines a project that would stimulate agricultural production particularly among small farmers, establish a wholesale/retail outlet at Oistins, refurbish and upgrade the Fairchild Street Public Market and establish a pilot farmers' market in Wildey, St. Michael

SUBJECT: commerce de gros; venta al por menor; venta al por mayor; commerce de detail; barbados

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The manufacture and use of alcohol-based motor fuel took place as early as 1920 and was marketed under the name of Natalite. Describes the process of conversion, referring to the experiences of Guyana and Brazil and the involvement of Texaco, Ford and Volkswagen in alcohol blends. The importance of alcohol as a motor fuel lies in the fact that it is produced from renewable resources such as su ...

SUBJECT: brasil/ energia; guyane; alcoholes; alcool; moteur

POSTED TO: Barbados Sugar Review (Barbados)

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Stresses the need for a comprehensive law for the effective management and conservation of all the living marine resources occurring within the outermost boundaries of the Exclusive Economic Zone

SUBJECT: peche maritime; derecho del mar; legislacion/ aguas territoriales; zonas de economia exclusiva; conservacion de los recursos

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The feasibility of restoring Gracilaria debilis as a commercial enterprise in Barbados was determined by experiments in tanks, and on stakes and rafts at sea. Overharvesting, water degradation and low growth rate have depleted wild stocks. Culture will be possible on rafts at Bath (east coast) and off the south point as poor water quality, wave action and the topography of coasts deter farming ...

SUBJECT: gracilaria; cultivo de algas; barbados; culture d'algues; barbade

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CAGRIS/Barbados

Among the activities reported are data collection systems for Caribbean islands, regional data sharing and management, CIDA/CARICOM Marine Resources Survey, OECS Fishery Unit, Masters in Marine Affairs at CERMES, UWI, IDRC/UWI/McGill Flyingfish Project and WECAFC activities

SUBJECT: recoleccion de datos; peches; pesca; caraibes/ cours professionnel; collecte de donnees

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The green monkey of Barbados

Baulu, J. et al. [[1987]]

In a question and answer format, the booklet covers the following topics regarding the green monkey: its introduction into Barbados, distribution, reproduction, behaviour, social organization, conservation, myths, and research conducted

SUBJECT: mono; singe; barbados; barbade

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Identification characteristics, quality, yield and diseases of 2 sugar cane varieties released by the Barbados Sugar Cane Variety Testing Station are outlined. B77602 is noted for its very high quality and B80689 appears to be immune to smut disease and has excellent potential for mechanical harvesting

SUBJECT: caracteristicas agronomicas; barbados/ variedades; resistance aux maladies; caractere agronomique; barbade/ variete

POSTED TO: Barbados Sugar Review (Barbados)