JOHN AXTELL A professor of genetics at Purdue University, Axtell's major research area is plant genetics and breeding. He received his Ph.D. degree in genetics from the University of Wisconsin, and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
PATRICIA BARNES-MCCONNELL Since 1983 Barnes-McConnell has been the director of the Bean/Cowpea Collaborative Research Support Program where she organizes and implements the development of collaborative research between U.S. scientists and scientists from developing countries. She received her Ph.D. degree in developmental psychology from The Ohio State University. She is a member of the Board on Science and Technology for International Development.
HECTOR BARRETO As a member of the outreach staff of Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo, Barreto is a regional agronomist in the Central American and Caribbean program. He received a Ph.D. degree in soil science from Oklahoma State University. His primary area of research is soil fertility.
LEONARD BERRY Since 1987, Berry has been university provost and vice-president for academic affairs at Florida Atlantic University. He received his Ph.D. degree in geography from Bristol University, United Kingdom. His areas of expertise include rural water and natural resource planning and development.
BARBARA BRAMBLE An environmental lawyer, she established and is currently the director of the international programs department of the National Wildlife Federation to examine the interconnections between sustainable management of natural resources and the long-term success or failure of development in the Third World. Bramble received her juris doctor degree from George Washington University.
PIERRE CROSSON A senior fellow at Resources for the Future, he received his Ph.D. degree in economics from Columbia University. His areas of research include the economic and environmental aspects of agricultural land management including soil erosion, pesticide pollution, the preservation of agricultural lands, and climate change.
CLIVE EDWARDS For the past 6 years, Edwards has been a professor of entomology at The Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. degree in entomology from the University of Wisconsin and his D.Sc. degree from Bristol University, United Kingdom. His areas of research include agroecosystems, sustainable agriculture, integrated pest management, and the effects of agricultural practices on soil biota.
LOWELL HARDIN (Panel Chairman) Hardin is emeritus professor of agricultural economics and assistant director for international programs at Purdue University. He has a Ph.D. degree in agricultural economics from Cornell University. His areas of expertise include agricultural and economic development.
RICHARD HARWOOD In August 1990, Harwood became a professor of agronomy at Michigan State University, where he received his Ph.D. degree in plant breeding. His areas of research include farming systems for small farms and organic cropping systems.
PEDRO SANCHEZ Since 1979, he has been professor of soil science and leader of the tropical soils program at North Carolina State University. He received a Ph.D. degree in soil science from Cornell University. His primary areas of research are fertility and management of tropical soils and pastures.
G. EDWARD SCHUH Since 1987 Schuh has been dean of the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. degree in agricultural economics from the University of Chicago. His areas of research include agriculture and food policy and economic development.
JAN VAN SCHILFGAARDE Since 1987, he has been associate director of the Northern Plains Area of the Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. He received a Ph.D. degree in agricultural engineering and soil physics from the Iowa State University of Science and Technology. His areas of research include management of water for crop production, especially by agricultural drainage.
G. K. VEERESH The director of agricultural instruction at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India, Veeresh is also the founder and president of the Indian Society of Soil Biology and Ecology and the president of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects. He has two doctoral degrees in agricultural sciences.
ROBERT WAGNER Wagner is president emeritus of the Potash and Phosphate Institute. He received his Ph.D. degree in agronomy from the University of Wisconsin. His areas of expertise include forest crops and pasture management and physiology.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS OF THE BOARD ON AGRICULTURE
Policy and Resources
Managing Global Genetic Resources: Forest Trees (1991), 228 pp., ISBN 0-309-04034-5.
Managing Global Genetic Resources: The U.S. National Plant Germplasm System (1991), 174 pp., ISBN 0-309-04390-5.
Investing in Research: A Proposal to Strengthen the Agricultural, Food, and Environmental System (1989), 156 pp., ISBN 0-309-04127-9.
Alternative Agriculture (1989), 464 pp., ISBN 0-309-03987-8;ISBN 0-309-03985-1 (pbk).
Understanding Agriculture: New Directions for Education (1988), 80 pp., ISBN 0-309-03936-3.
Designing Foods: Animal Product Options in the Marketplace (1988), 394 pp., ISBN 0-309-03798-0; ISBN 0-309-03795-6 (pbk).
Agricultural Biotechnology: Strategies for National Competitiveness (1987), 224 pp., ISBN 0-309-03745-X.
Regulating Pesticides in Food: The Delaney Paradox (1987), 288 pp., ISBN 0-309-03746-8.
Pesticide Resistance: Strategies and Tactics for Management (1986), 480 pp., ISBN 0-309-03627-5.
Pesticides and Groundwater Quality: Issues and Problems in Four States (1986), 136 pp., ISBN 0-309-03676-3.
Soil Conservation: Assessing the National Resources Inventory, Volume 1 (1986), 134 pp., ISBN 0-309-03649-9.
Soil Conservation: Assessing the National Resources Inventory, Volume 2 (1986), 314 pp., ISBN 0-309-03675-5.
New Directions for Biosciences Research in Agriculture: High-Reward Opportunities (1985), 122 pp., ISBN 0-309-03542-2.
Genetic Engineering of Plants: Agricultural Research Opportunities and Policy Concerns (1984), 96 pp., ISBN 0-309-03434-5.
Nutrient Requirements of Domestic Animals Series and Related Titles
Nutrient Requirements of Horses, Fifth Revised Edition (1989), 128 pp., ISBN 0-309-03989-4; diskette included.
Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, Sixth Revised Edition, Update 1989 (1989), 168 pp., ISBN 0-309-03826-X; diskette included.
Nutrient Requirements of Swine, Ninth Revised Edition (1988), 96 pp., ISBN 0-309-03779-4.
Vitamin Tolerance of Animals (1987), 105 pp., ISBN 0-309-03728-X.
Predicting Feed Intake of Food-Producing Animals (1986), 95 pp., ISBN 0-309-03695-X.
Nutrient Requirements of Cats, Revised Edition (1986), 87 pp., ISBN 0-309-03682-8.
Nutrient Requirements of Dogs, Revised Edition (1985), 79 pp., ISBN 0-309-03496-5.
Nutrient Requirements of Sheep, Sixth Revised Edition (1985), 106 pp., ISBN 0-309-03596-1.
Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle, Sixth Revised Edition (1984), 90 pp., ISBN 0-309-03447-7.
Nutrient Requirements of Poultry, Eighth Revised Edition (1984), 71 pp., ISBN 0-309-03486-8.
More information, additional titles (prior to 1984), and prices are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20418 USA, (202) 334-3313 (information only); (800) 624-6242 (orders only).
RECENT PUBLICATIONS OF THE BOARD ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Alcohol Fuels: Options for Developing Countries (1983), 128 pp., ISBN 0-309-04160-0.
Producer Gas: Another Fuel for Motor Transport (1983), 112 pp., ISBN 0-309-04161-9.
The Diffusion of Biomass Energy Technologies in Developing Countries (1984), 120 pp., ISBN 0-309-04253-4.
More Water for Arid Lands: Promising Technologies and Research Opportunities (1974), 153 pp., ISBN 0-309-04151-1.
Making Aquatic Weeds Useful: Some Perspectives for Developing Countries (1976), 175 pp., ISBN 0-309-04153-X.
Priorities in Biotechnology Research for International Development: Proceedings of a Workshop (1982), 261 pp., ISBN 0-309-04256-9.
Fisheries Technologies for Developing Countries (1987), 167 pp., ISBN 0-309-04260-7.
Tropical Legumes: Resources for the Future (1979), 331 pp., ISBN 0-309-04154-6.
Amaranth: Modern Prospects for an Ancient Crop (1983), 81 pp., ISBN 0-309-04171-6.
Jojoba: New Crop for Arid Lands (1985), 102 pp., ISBN 0-309-04251-8.
Quality-Protein Maize (1988), 130 pp., ISBN 0-309-04262-3.
Triticale: A Promising Addition to the World's Cereal Grains (1988), 105 pp., ISBN 0-309-04263-1.
Lost Crops of the Incas (1989), 415 pp., ISBN 0-309-04264-X.
Saline Agriculture: Salt-Tolerant Plants for Developing Countries (1989), 144 pp., ISBN 0-309-04266-6.
Innovations in Tropical Forestry
Sowing Forests from the Air (1981), 64 pp., ISBN 0-309-04257-7.
Firewood Crops: Shrub and Tree Species for Energy Production, Volume II (1983), 92 pp., ISBN 0-309-04164-3.
Mangium and Other Fast-Growing Acacias for the Humid Tropics (1983), 63 pp., ISBN 0-309-04165-1.
Calliandra: A Versatile Small Tree for the Humid Tropics (1983), 56 pp., ISBN 0-309-04166-X.
Casuarinas: Nitrogen-Fixing Trees for Adverse Sites (1983), 118 pp., ISBN 0-309-04167-8.
Leucaena: Promising Forage and Tree Crop for the Tropics (1984), 2d ed., 100 pp., ISBN 0-309-04250-X.
Managing Tropical Animal Resources
The Water Buffalo: New Prospects for an Underutilized Animal (1981), 188 pp., ISBN 0-309-04159-7.
Butterfly Farming in Papua New Guinea (1983), 36 pp., ISBN 0-309-04168-6.
Crocodiles as a Resource for the Tropics (1983), 60 pp., ISBN 0-309-04169-4.
Little-Known Asian Animals with a Promising Economic Future (1983), 133 pp., ISBN 0-309-04170-8.
Opportunities for the Control of Dracunculiasis (1983), 65 pp., ISBN 0-309-04172-4.
Manpower Needs and Career Opportunities in the Field Aspects of Vector Biology (1983), 53 pp., ISBN 0-309-04252-6.
U.S. Capacity to Address Tropical Infectious Diseases (1987), 225 pp., ISBN 0-309-04259-3.
Environmental Change in the West African Sahel (1984), 96 pp., ISBN 0-309-04173-2.
Agroforestry in the West African Sahel (1984), 86 pp., ISBN 0-309-04174-0.
Additional titles and ordering information are available from: Board on Science and Technology for International Development, Publications and Information Services (HA-476E), Office of International Affairs, National Research Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20418 USA, (202) 334-2688.