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Welcome to our Virtual Library. You can download documents by category from our extensive library of journal, papers and publications. Our top three downloads for each category are listed under each. To access the full document listing per category, simply click the category title (e.g. CARDI Update, Agriculture in the News). You can also search the Virtual Library by entering your search term in the textbox below. This tool is continually being updated and if you do not see a title of interest, you can contact us via our contact form.

General (25) »

  1. CARDI Medium Term Plan 2011-2013 (amended Jan 2013) -
  2. New vistas for the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) - New vistas for the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), a speech by Barton A. Clarke, Executive Director, CARDI, delivered on 20 July 2015 at the opening of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Paramaribo, Suriname.
  3. CARDI’s achievements 2007 to 2011 - CARDI. 2013. CARDI’s achievements 2007 to 2011, rev edn. St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Revised September 2013. First published July 2012.

Factsheets (85) »

  1. Weight tape for sheep. - July 1997. Thomas G, Proverbs G and Patterson H. CARDI Factsheet FS07 97RP3. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
  2. Nutmeg Root Rot. - [2004]. Paulraj L, Andall R, Charles E, Ferguson E and Courtney R. CARDI Factsheet RD/005/04. [Grenada]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
  3. The hibiscus mealybug - [1990s]. Gautam R D. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute; FAO.

Proceedings (14) »

  1. Preliminary evaluation of West Indian Hot Pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) landraces and improved selections. - Roberts C and Hope R. 2004. A paper presented at the National Agricultural Conference, Barbados, 2004. Conference hosted by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Barbados
  2. Production of new and improved hot pepper cultivars for the Caribbean. - Adams H V. 2003. A paper presented at the National Agricultural Research Conference, Cave Hill, Barbados, 5-6 May 2003. Conference hosted by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Barbados
  3. Use of microsatellite markers to include or exclude individuals as Barbados Blackbelly sheep. - Roberts C S and Thomas G. 2003. A paper presented at the National Agricultural Research Conference, Cave Hill Barbados, 5-6 May 2003. Conference hosted by Min of Agriculture & Rural Development, Barbados

Technical Publications (64) »

  1. Marketing of Trinidad and Tobago s hot peppers. - Iton A and Mohammed A. 2007. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
  2. Water Harvesting Technologies increase productivity in Jamaica - Water Harvesting Technologies increase productivity in Jamaica by Dr Leslie Simpson, Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute and Stanley Rampair (Senior Irrigation Consultant). New Agriculturist, July 2012
  3. Tips to help control pests in callaloo fields integrated pest management. - CARDI. [2006]. [Jamaica]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. PSC#: JA/018/06. Leaflet. Output of IPM CRSP project.

Soil and Water Conservation Windward and Leeward Islands Phase 1 Reconnaissance Study 1983 (4) »

  1. Soil and Water Conservation Windward and Leeward Islands Phase 1 Reconnaissance Study Main Report Chap 3 - CARDI. 1983. Soil and Water Conservation Windward and Leeward Islands Phase 1 Reconnaissance Study. Final Report. Main Report. Chap 3. Prepared by Atkins Land and Water Management, UK.
  2. Soil and Water Conservation Windward and Leeward Islands Phase 1 Reconnaissance Study Main Report Chap 4 - 6 - CARDI. 1983. Soil and Water Conservation Windward and Leeward Islands Phase 1 Reconnaissance Study. Final Report. Main Report. Chap 4 - 6. Prepared by Atkins Land and Water Management, UK.
  3. Soil and Water Conservation Windward and Leeward Islands Phase 1 Reconnaissance Study Main Report Chap 7 - CARDI. 1983. Soil and Water Conservation Windward and Leeward Islands Phase 1 Reconnaissance Study. Final Report. Main Report. Chap 7. Prepared by Atkins Land and Water Management, UK.

Caribbean Agro-climatic Bulletin of the CariSAM (2) »

  1. Caribbean Agro-climatic Bulletin of the CariSAM August 2017 - A joint bulletin of the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH).
  2. Caribbean Agro-climatic Bulletin of the CariSAM December 2017 - A joint bulletin of the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH)

CFC Roots and Tubers Documents (11) »

  1. Development of quality planting material of roots and tubers in the Caribbean Region - Development of quality planting material of roots and tubers in the Caribbean Region by Cyril Roberts and Bradley Georges. 2013. St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Technical report. PSC# HQ/025/12)
  2. Analysis of Production and Trade of Selected Root and Tuber Crops within the CARICOM Region, USA, Canada and the United Kingdom - Analysis of Production and Trade of Selected Root and Tuber Crops within the CARICOM Region, USA, Canada and the United Kingdom by Aziz Mohammed - Marketing Facilitator. November 2013. St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute
  3. Complementing on-going value-added initiatives through improvement of infrastructure and training in elements of food safety - Complementing on-going value-added initiatives through improvement of infrastructure and training in elements of food safety by Sharon Jones, Lloyd Johnson, Gregory Robin, Alexander Benn and Helen Kennedy. 2013. Dominica: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Technical report. PSC# DO/026/12)

CFC Protected Agriculture Documents (4) »

  1. Financial Aspects of Greenhouse Vegetables Production Systems in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago - Financial Aspects of Greenhouse Vegetables Production Systems in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago by Govind Seepersad, Ardon Iton, Compton Paul and Janet Lawrence. 2013. St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Technical report. PSC # HQ/014/13)
  2. Policies and developmental initiatives required to strengthen the Roots and Tubers (RT) and Protected Agriculture (PA) Industries in the Caribbean - Policies and developmental initiatives required to strengthen the Roots and Tubers (RT) and Protected Agriculture (PA) Industries in the Caribbean by Pathleen Titus and Bradley Georges 2013. Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Technical report. PSC # HQ/032/12)
  3. Capacity development methodology and achievements in CFC-funded projects on protected agriculture and roots & tubers in the Caribbean - Capacity development methodology and achievements in CFC-funded projects on protected agriculture and roots & tubers in the Caribbean Compton L. Paul, Aurora Devers-Ramkissoon and Denise Erskine-Jones. 2013. St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Project report. PSC # HQ/017/13)

Other (61) »

  1. Control of insect pests. - July 1986. Alam M M and Hammerton J L (ed.). CARDI Factsheet PP/F-3.86. [St. Augustine, Trinidad]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute.
  2. Effect of high plant population densities on yields, plant and fruit characteristics of the hot pepper cultivar, West Indies Red. - Adams H, Lauckner F B and Sisnett D. 2001. A paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 15-20-July 2001
  3. Guinea grass (Panicum maximum) seed production. [1985] - Guinea grass (Panicum maximum) seed production. [1985]. Keoghan, J M, Philip P and Proverbs G. CARDI Factsheet AP-F/17-85. [St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago]: Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute. Reprinted February 1988 and April 1992.

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