This book provides guidelines for farming systems research and development (FSR&D) as applied to conditions in developing countries. The guidelines discuss the nature of FSR&D, processes and methodologies appropriate for various conditions, and alternative means for implementation.
1. Executive Summary 2. Introduction 3. Conceptual Framework 4. Target and research area selection 5. Problem Identification and Development of a Research Base 6. Planning On-Farm Research 7. On-Farm Research and Analysis 8. Extension of Results 9. Deciding on an FSR&D Approach 10. Implementation 11. Training