This book provides important insights into a form of economic development that utilizes existing natural resources to increase productivity of the land, and thereby improves incomes for the large number of people who own and manage coconut groves.
1. Introduction 2. Cultural Requirements of Coconuts 3. Understory Cover Management in Coconuts 4. Intercropping with Coconuts 5. Natural Pastures 6. Planting and Establishing Pastures Under Coconuts 7. Improved Pastures 8. Improved Pasture Species 9. Managing Cattle Under Coconuts 10. Special Problems and Considerations for Small Farmers 11. Research, Research Needs, and Future Outlook