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Jaza Kamili: Njia Rahisi ya Kupunguza Uharibifu wa Fukusi katika Mbegu za Mahindi Zilizohifadhiwa katika Kontena Zisizoingiwa na hewa 2021-09-27

Hasara za Baada ya mavuno zinazosababishwa na wadudu katika nafaka zilizohifadhiwa zinawakilisha changamoto kubwa wakulima wadogo wanakabiliwa kusini mwa ulimwengu. Fukusi wa mahindi (Sitophilus zeamais) ni mmoja wa wadudu muhimu zaidi wa Baada ya mavuno katika mahindi. Na mahindi makavu yaliyohifadhiwa katika mifuko ya polypropylene iliyosokotwa, Likhayo et al. (2018) iligunduliwa kuwa wadudu (fukusi wa mahindi na mdudu mwingine wa mahindi anayeitwa mtoboa mdogo wa nafaka [Prostephanus truncatus]) walipunguza uzani wa nafaka kwa 36%. Hasara kama hizo zinatishia usalama wa chakula wa wakulima na uthabiti wa jumla wa kifedha.

 

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System of Rice Intensification (SRI) Workshop
Ij, 22 Mwezi wa saba 2022 » Ij, 22 Mwezi wa saba 2022

ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center (ศูนย์ฝึกอบรม และธนาคารเมล็ดพันธ์ุเอคโค่), Thailand (ประเทศไทย)

Learn the principles of the "System of Rice Intensification" (SRI) and explore how rice yield can be increased even while reducing the amount of seed, water, and pesticides needed. This rice management system is well suited to the Asian smallholder farmer as it does not require additional technical knowledge, capital or machinery and, instead, capitalizes on rice farmers' existing skills with adaptations to minimize transplant stress, promote plant robustness, and effectively manage water...

Introduction to Tropical Agriculture Development
J3, 12 Mwezi wa tisa 2022 » Ij, 16 Mwezi wa tisa 2022

ECHO Global Farm, USA

This course covers a broad range of topics relevant to those starting out in agricultural development in a tropical environment. The purpose of this class is to expose you to several different ideas and concepts. Although a significant amount of time will be spent looking at examples on the ECHO Farm, given the breadth of topics covered, extensive hands-on farm work should not be an expectation of taking this course. Those interested in preparing for short to long-term involvement in inter...

ECHO International Agriculture Conference
J4, 15 Mwezi wa kumi na moja 2022 » Al, 17 Mwezi wa kumi na moja 2022

ECHO Global Farm and Holiday Inn, USA

For Full Details Visit The Conference Website For twenty-eight years, ECHO has brought together networks of like-minded individuals devoted to eradicating hunger and improving lives through agriculture and community development. For the past two years, due to novel coronavirus, ECHO’s Annual Conference moved online. This year we are returning to our in-person event. We are thrilled to invite you to join us in Fort Myers, Florida on November 15th-17th to connect once again together on E...

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Extending Postharvest Life of Fresh Fruit

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Microcontroller use

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Allium cepa ‘Awahia’: A Short-Day Onion Option

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Chicken Compost System

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Harvest at the Right Time

Farmers growing fruit and fruit-bearing vegetables are often faced with the challenge of selling or eating produce before it spoils. Extending the time over which fruit can be eaten or sold after they are harvested is a comp...

Harvest Tips

Harvest Tips

This video will demonstrate the following techniques with various crops:

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Drip Irrigation

Tropical Seeds

Our company emerged from the Grupo Papalotla, leader in varietal development for improved sustainable livestock systems in the tropics, subtropics, and mild temperate areas of the world. Semillas Papalotla S.A de C.V., our s...

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