Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual

By: Bill Mollision

 

The below are the chapters as found in the Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual, which have been reformatted to fit HTML an are listed below to aid students in their Permaculture Learning Journey and for reference for Teachers as per the Fair Use Act.

CHAPTER 11 – DRYLAND STRATEGIES

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Precipitation

11.3 Temperature

11.4 Soils

11.5 Landscape Features in Deserts

11.6 Harvesting of Water in Arid Lands

11.7 The Desert House

11.8 The Desert Garden

11.9 Garden Irrigation Systems

11.10 Desert Settlement – Broad Strategies

11.11 Plant Themes for Drylands

11.12 Animal Systems in Drylands

11.13 Desertification and the Salting of Soils

11.14 Cold and Montane Deserts

11.15 Designers’ Checklist

11.16 References

CHAPTER 12 – HUMID COOL TO COLD CLIMATES

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Characteristics of a Humid Cool Climate

12.3 Soils

12.4 Landform and Water Conservation

12.5 Settlement and House Design

12.6 The Home Garden

12.7 Berry Fruits

12.8 Glasshouse Growing

12.9 Orchards,

12.10 Farm Forestry

12.11 Free-range Forage Systems

12.12 The Lawn

12.13 Grasslands

12.14 Rangelands

12.15 Cold Climates

12.16 Wildfire

12.17 Designers’ Checklist

12.18 References

CHAPTER 13 – AQUACULTURE

13.1 Introduction

13.2 The Case for Aquaculture

13.3 Some Factors Affecting Total Useful Yields

13.4 Choice of Fish Species (varieties, food,health ) and Factors in Yield

13.5 Fish Pond Configurations and Food Supply

13.6 Farming Invertebrates for Fish Food

13.7 Channel, Canal, Chinampa

13.8 Yields Outside the Pond

13.9 Bringing in the Harvest

13.10 Traditional and New Water Polycultures

13.11 Designers’ Checklist

13.12 References

CHAPTER 14 – THE STRATEGIES OF AN ALTERNATIVE GLOBAL NATION

14.1 lntroduction

14.2 Ethical Basis of an Alternative Nation

14.3 A New United Nations

 14.4 Alternatives to Political Systems

14.5 Bioregional Organisation

 14.6 Extended Families

 14.7 Trusts and Legal Strategies

14.8 Developmental and Property Trusts

 14.9 Village Development

 14.10 Effective Working Groups and Right Livelihood

 14.11 Money and Finance

 14.12 Land Access

 14.13 An Ethical Investment Movement

14.14 Effective Aid

 14.15 Futures

 14.16 References and Resources,

Plant List by Common Name.

Plant List by Species Name.

Glossary