This textbook gives coverage of the fundamentals of agriculture in Southern Africa. It is specially designed for use in Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The text is written in a clear, accessible way and the language level has been carefully controlled for students for whom English is a second language. The text is illustrated with a large number of line diagrams, labelled drawings and black and white photographs. The book should be of interest to teachers and those involved in teacher training.