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By: Wayne Niles
Published: 2008-07-20

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Topics briefy addressed:

Nematode management.

Seed inoculants to maximize the ability of leguminous plants to fix nitrogen.

Bean weevils controlled by tumbling the beans.

Controlling seed storage conditions.

Saving your own vegetable seeds.

Neem leaf tea or neem seed oil to discourage insect feeding.

Tephrosia (Tephrosia vogelii), a valuable green manure with insecticidal properties.

“Short day” onions to produce bulbs in the tropics.

Using owls to control rats