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Drip Irrigation

Tropical Onion Seed Germination

Mealybug Control

Raising Pigs On Moringa Leaves

Colored Plastic Mulches

Stringa Controlled in Pearl Millet by Intercropping With Cowpea


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Striga Controlled in Pearl Millet by Intercropping With Cowpea

The parasitic weed Striga hermonthica is a major problem in African millet fields. International Agricultural Development (Jan/Feb 1994) reports that dense intercropping of cowpea in millet stands can reduce Striga emergence. 

Colored Plastic Mulches

Colored Plastic Mulches have been found to improve yields and fruit quality in some vegetable crops.

Raising Pigs On Moringa Leaves

Raising pigs on moringa leaves is a system developed by missionary Paul Ronk in Jeremie, Haiti.

 

Drip Irrigation

Chapin Watermatics produces “bucket kits” of gravity-run drip irrigation used in vegetable garden projects in developing countries. These kits enable people to produce vegetables with the same efficient use of water that commercial drip systems provide.

Mealybug Control

Information about controlling cassava mealybug (Phenacoccus manihoti) without commercial insecticides.

Tropical Onion Seed Germination

Information about onion seed germination in the tropics.