2019-04-26 Learning about and from local seed systems Germination to Detoxify Jack Bean Techniques to Boost Plants’ Stress Tolerance and Extend Fruit Marketability From ECHO's Seed Bank: Fever Tree Books, Web Sites and Other Resources:Planetary Health Diet Proposal
2018-10-17 Shea Nut: The Butter Tree For How Long Should Chaya Leaves be Boiled? Green Leafy Vegetables: Leaf Powder for Improved Nutrition From ECHO's Seed Bank: Jewels of Opar, An edible ornamental SPRINGNutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Training Resource Package
2018-07-18 Farmer Field School Trials of 2:4:2 Maize/Legume Intercropping Laurel Wilt Disease: "Save the Guac!" Echoes from our Network: Metal silos for grain storage From ECHO's Seed Bank: Culantro Let’s Restore Our Land andFarming for Change curriculum
2018-04-27 Anthropology as a tool for facilitating agricultural development Invasion of the Fall Armyworm Echoes from our Network: Millepede Damage From ECHO's Seed Bank: Passionfruit Books, Web Sites and Other Resources: Permaculture for Refugees in Camps
2017-10-23 Insects for Food and Feed Resilient Bamboo Invitation to LEAD Asia Web-Based Talk Echoes from our Network: Living Fence Advice from Roy Danforth From ECHO's Seed Bank: Tamarind, a Tart Addition for the Home Garden eBook Releases: Options for Coping with Crop or Animal Pests, Seed Saving and...
2017-07-17 Crop monitoring for early detection of insect pests A mystery lychee-related illness is solved Do all parts of a chaya plant contain hydrocyanic acid? Echoes from our Network: Women and Agriculture response from SaraDelaney on Farming as a Family Business From ECHO's Seed Bank: Are my seeds dry...
2017-04-12 Biofortified crops: What are they, how do they work and why should we grow them? The cheers and challenges of Conservation Agriculture programs Echoes from our Network:Woman and Agriculture feedback from Joel Matthews From ECHO's Seed Bank: Gac - A colorful and health-promoting fruit eBook...
2017-01-16 Women in Agriculture ECHO International Agricultre Conference 2016 Topic Summaries From ECHO's Seed Bank: Tithonia for green manure eBook Release:Fundamentals of Agricultural Development epublication
2016-10-18 Bamboo A "2:4:2" Maize/Legume Intercropping Pattern Paper Mulberry: A Complicated Agroforestry Resource Echoes from our Network: Stinging chaya,fruits for high rainfall areas and exotic leaf miner problem in Nigerian tomatoes Book Review:Handbook for Integrated Soil Fertility Management Website...
2016-07-11 Detecting Aflatoxin in Agricultural Commodities Community Animal Health Workers Support Small-Scale Livestock Production Echoes from Our Network From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Marigold for Companion Planting Save and Grow in Practice: A guide to sustainable cereal production Upcoming Events
2016-04-08 Kitchen Gardens in Burundi – “the new way to grow vegetables” Use of Moringa Leaf Extract as an Effective and Easy Crop Growth Enhancer Echoes from Our Network From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Legume Seed Highlights The Carbon Farming Solution Upcoming Events
2016-01-25 Tire Contaminants from a Container Gardening Perspective Cyantesmo Paper for Detecting Cyanide Effective Use of Workshops in Agriculture Extension Echoes from our Network From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Vegetable Seed Highlights Books, Websites and Other Resources Upcoming Events
2015-10-30 Permaculture In Development: An introduction to permaculture and its application in agriculture development From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Inca nut (Plukenetia volubilis) Books, Websites and Other Resources Upcoming Events
2015-07-23 Carbon Farming: Building Soils and Stabilizing the Climate Farmer Engagement in Agriculture Extension Echoes from our Network: Negotiating two seemingly contradictory understandings of cooperatives From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Naranjilla
2015-01-20 Bicycle Pump Vacuum Sealer for Seed Storage Selenium and Human Health From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Sorghum Pollination ECHO South Africa Research Update Book Reviews: The System of Crop Intensification Agricultural Prosperity for Dry Africa
2014-10-20 Bringing Back the Pollinators From ECHO’s Seed Bank: ECHO Plants that Attract Pollinators Echoes from our Network: Cucumber as an intercrop Book Reviews: 100 Tropical Fruits, Nuts, and Spices for the Central African Garden by Roy Danforth and Paul Noren Agroforestry in the Central African Home...
2014-07-01 FONDAMA Yard Garden Program From ECHO’s Seed Bank: 2013/2014 Tomato Observation Trial From Our Regional Impact Centers Books, Websites and Other Resources: Perennial Vegetables In Memoriam: Richard D. Chapin
2014-01-01 Strategies to Help Prepare for and Respond to Disaster Echoes from our Network: Increasing Interest in Chaya From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Dual-Purpose Cowpea Varieties Books, Websites and Other Resources Upcoming Events
2013-10-20 A Compendium of Free Online Courses, Books and Other Resources Natural Farming 2013 Okra Observation Trial Rethinking a Basic Assumption in Ag Development: Risk Aversion vs Hunger and Exhaustion South Africa Research Update
2013-07-20 Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi L.), a Resilient and Multipurpose Grain The System of Crop Intensification From Our Regional Impact Centers Implementing Your Agricultural Project / Farm Plan: Farm Management Principles
2013-04-20 Further Support for the Use of Lablab in Dry Areas Lablab (Lablab purpureus), a New Staple Crop for the Sudano Sahel Concentrating Manure near Crop Plants Boosts Soil Fertility Trace Elements and Human Health
2013-01-20 A Caution about Euphorbia tirucalli Seed production of Uberlandia Carrots in semi arid Africa Engaging Non-Governmental Organizations in Newcastle Disease Control Village Chickens, Food Security and Poverty Alleviation: The Benefits of Newcastle Disease Control in Southern Africa Planning an...
2012-07-01 Living Fences Intercropping for Pest Control: The Push-Pull Approach Upcoming Events From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Pumpkin variety trial results ECHOes from our Network: Note from Bill Mebane From Our Regional Impact Centers
2012-01-01 Schoolyard and Community Gardens Tolerance of Moringa oleifera to Freeze Events Books, Websites and Other Resources: Empowering Children From ECHO’s Seed Bank: Moringa drouhardii and M. ovalifolia
2011-10-20 Spider Flower (Cleome gynandra) East Africa’s Drought: Q and A The Importance of Indigenous Food Plants Famine in the Horn of Africa Introducing ECHO’s New Online Community Portal—in over 30 Languages!
2011-07-20 Bamboo for Fences New Use for Moringa Seeds Resource for Understanding Land and Tree Tenure Issues Marketing Information from ATTRA Tomatoes from Cuttings Metal Silos for Improved Grain Storage Avocado Trees ‘Caro Rich’ Tomato Seed for Increased Vitamin A
2010-04-01 Agricultural and Nutritional Options for Impoverished People Living with HIV/AIDS Advantages of Perennial Vegetables Resources to Help with Haiti Disaster Response Coppicing Woodlots Books, Websites and Other Resources Faidherbia albida, an Important 'Fertilizer Tree' Learn two important lessons...
2010-01-20 Effect of Sprouting on the Nutrition of Grain and Legume Seeds Alternative Germination Mixes for Starting Transplants Seeds of a Warm-Weather Carrot to Try Important Resources about Trees of Haiti Resource Rights
2009-10-20 A Low Resource Method to Raise Fish in Haiti Contributing Articles for EDN Thinking of Exporting a Plant Product to Europe? Free Statistical Software for Non-Profits In Memory of Keith Hess Peanut (Arachis hypogaea): A major and versatile crop
2009-07-20 Moringa Information from 2006 International Moringa Workshop Income and Other Benefits from Using Worms to Make Compost Introducing a New Crop: Reasons Why Seeds Fail Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) Variety Trial at ECHO
2009-04-01 Aflatoxin in the Diet Makes the Progression of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Much Worse How Can a Diet Rich in Phosphorus Lead to Phosphorus Deficiency and Other Deficiencies? Effect of Neem Leaf Extract on N-Fixing in Beans Artemisia in the News Again Baobab Gardens for "Leaf Production Indigenous...
2008-10-20 Applying Calcium Carbide to Induce Flowering in Pineapple Inoculation of Leguminous Crops and Trees Drying Moringa during the Rainy Season Congratulations to Dr. Martin Price on his Retirement! Faba bean(Vicia faba)
2008-07-20 Crop Protection and Seed Saving Health-Related Topics Issue Number 100! SALT (Sloping Agricultural Land Technology) with emphasis on forage and animal production Mulch, mulch, mulch Helpful insights on sawing lumber from tropical trees Impressive reforestation by taking advantage of the “...
2008-04-20 Rapid Multiplication of Banana and Plantain Plants Farming God's Way - Feedback Highlights of Dr. Brewbaker’s Leucaena Tree and Sweet Corn Breeding Programs Fake Malaria Drugs in SE Asia Tips for Planting Small Seeds
2007-10-20 “Cafeteria Feeding” of Chickens Winged Bean Revisited How Will Using Agricultural Land for Biofuels Affect Smallholder Farmers in Developing Countries? Deep Pipe Irrigation: an inexpensive and efficient method to irrigate crops and trees Pot Drip System for Tree Irrigation New Advances in Rope...
2006-10-20 Banana Wilt Disease in East Africa Common Mistakes in Agricultural Development and a Key to Success Used Motor Oil A Non-chemical Method of Rat Control for Rice Fields Seed Yields Decline at Higher Average Temperatures The World's Wheat Crop Under Threat from New Disease Maize in Semi-arid Areas...
2006-07-20 More about Grain Amaranth Soybeans in the Tropics Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) “The World’s Largest Fruit” Soy Promotion by Plenty International Mucuna Trichomes as a Dewormer for Goats
2006-01-20 Burning Neem Oil for Malaria Control Moringa for Emergency Water Treatment Exceptional Impact of a Novel Approach to Reforestation in Sub- Saharan Africa—an Update Solar Disinfection of Water (SODIS): A case study from Kenya
2005-10-01 Traditional Techniques to Improve Plant Performance Understanding Why/When Cassava Can Cause the Disease Konzo Treatment to Reduce Cyanide Content of Cassava Flour Where There is No Refrigeration Vegetative and Agronomic Technologies for Land Husbandry African Friends and Money Matters Okra...
2005-07-20 Hybrid Maize Revisited Low Fertility Soil and Traditional Varieties Aflatoxin in Peanut Butter Feedback on Cooking Stoves Article (EDN 85) Gray Water and Crop Irrigation What about Hippos? The Chocolate Pudding Tree: Diospyros digyna (Black Sapote, Black Persimmon, Zapote Negro)
2005-01-20 Loquat: A Fruit Tree Adaptable to Many Locations Extending the Life of your Seeds Tithonia and Lantana–An update Tithonia diversifolia as a termite repellent for protecting fruit trees in Central African Republic Traditional Plant Varieties and Low Fertility Soil
2004-07-01 Vegetable Gardens in Kiffa Bottle-cap Fertilizer Pick Those Podborers Alley Cropping Revisited Book Review: Producing Food Without Pesticides Book Review:Sustainable Food Production A Lesson in Agroforestry
2004-04-20 How Can NGOs Make Full Use of the CGIAR Network of Agricultural Research Centers? Filtering Water with Old Clothes to Prevent Cholera Smoked Rice Hull and Pottery Rice Bean -Vigna umbellata: Another amazing green manure/cover crop On-Farm Seed Priming Terra Preta: the Secret of Rich, Dark Soil in...
2004-01-20 Alley Cropping: a System to Sustain Soil Productivity Increased Yields, Less Disease Management Can Be Learned The Malian Peanut/Groundnut Sheller A System to Sustain Soil Productivity Dolichos lablab: A Legume that Feeds People, Animals and the Soil A Caution about Eating Excessive Amounts of...
2003-07-20 Leaf Protein Concentrate from Chaya Leaves? Additional Uses for Boric Acid Borates for the Control of Termites Especially for Sub-Saharan Africa: Mother and Baby Maize Variety Trials Update on Papaya Leaf Tea Strawberry Tree
2003-01-20 Experience with the Chaya Plant in Kenya Growth of Chaya in Different Climates Is There a Market for Moringa Products for Small-Scale Farmers? Green Leaf Extract Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens) Chaya
2002-10-01 Partial Control of Bacterial Wilt of Tomato with Chinese Chives The Green Famine The Value of Weeds in a Corn Field Protecting Maize with “Weeds”;The Sustainable Village SRI Update Sesbania rostrata update Papaya Leaf Tea as a Malaria Prophylactic?
2001-04-20 Enthusiasm for SRI (System of Rice Intensification) The Effect of Aluminum in Acidic Soils on Plant Growth Questions for ECHO? Read This First! Moringa stenopetala, Pigeon Pea, Soybean, African Okra
2000-03-20 True Potato Seed Has Many Advantages A Story Involving Vetiver Grass Update on Your Bat Control Suggestion Mike Benge on Bat Houses Carl Campbell on cashew mildew Leaf Cutter Ant Control with Sweet Potato How are allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves propagated? Farming by the Stars in the Andes...
1999-12-19 Getting Bats out of the Attic I Know the Protein Content of a Dry Forage. How Do I Calculate What It Would Be When I Feed It Green? What Services Does ECHO Offer to Its "Network?" Farmers and Fish Love Cocoa Rapid Multiplication of Banana Plants in the Field Plant-Insect Communication
1999-10-19 Tephrosia Fallow Management in Cameroon Paprika as a Cash Crop Two Drugs at Once for Malaria Pregnant Women Should Not Use Papaya Seed to Treat for Worms Selection of Trees on which to Grow Vanilla How to Make Your Own Salt Licks and Urea Blocks
1999-07-19 Introduction of Maize Hybrids to Areas Currently Using Open-Pollinated Varieties Collards Can Protect Cabbage From Diamondback Caterpillars An Impressive Moringa Project in Senegal Where to Get Seed After a Disaster
1998-05-19 Why Intercropping Reduces Yield Of Sweet Potatoes Yardlong Beans For Hot, Humid Climates Does Mulching Make Sense In Semi-Arid Areas? Turning Peanuts Into Peanut Butter Some Thoughts On Sawing Tropical Trees
1998-02-19 Techniques For Storing Onions Kerosene Emulsifiable Concentrate Insecticide New Disease-Resistant Banana Hybrids Available Seed For Sorghum That Is Resistant To Striga Is Available From ECHO Katuk, Sauropus Androgynous, A Great Vegetable For The Hot, Humid Tropics (With A Caution)
1997-11-19 Suppressing Varroa Mites In Bee Hives Effect of Intercropping On Yield Of Sweet Potato Manure Management To Prevent Produce Contamination Taro Tuber Processing For Animal Feed Tick Control For Goats Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration Principles of Agriculture For The Humid Tropics
1997-07-19 Tithonia Weed -- A Potential Green Manure Crop Water Hyacinth and Its Uses A Spinach for the Humid Lowland Tropics A New Way To Preserve Viability of Seed In Remote Locations Do Velvet Bean Leaves Contain L-DOPA
1995-10-19 Fruits of Warm Climates Ideas For Controlling Chickpea Pod Borer Leaf Concentrate (LC) Capturing Water From Fog Improving Backyard Chicken Production The Woodmizer Company Helps Christian Missions and Schools With Portable Sawmills
1995-03-19 Causes of Bean Blossom Drop Will Carambola Trees Come True to Seed? How Do I Keep Birds Out of the Garden? A Peat Substitute Made From Coconut Disease-Resistant Tepary Beans Now Available Trench Traps Control Colorado Potato Beetle
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