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  1. 2011-01-20 ECHO Agricultural Conference 2011 Publisher [United States] : ECHO, [2011] Media: DVD Summary: Speakers will share practical solutions to agricultural challenges, personal experiences and strategies for improving the lives of millions who daily face the threat of starvation. The event offers an...
  2. Access Agriculture Training Video Cassava is a plant with valuable roots which are hidden below the soil. One of the main issues for cassava farmers is how do you estimate the value of your crop… but it is possible to work out the size of your cassava yield before harvest. Available languages...
  3. Access Agriculture Training Video A traditional Central American practice is to bend over the maize stalk to help dry the maize and to protect it from disease and pest damage. If you do this at just the right time, you will harvest more. Maize grains keep growing until a black spot appears at the...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video In the wider space between the double rows of pineapple, you can grow beans or groundnuts during the first year. This improves the soil. Most farmers cut down all the trees to establish pineapple gardens. But they are wrong. In fact, pineapples grow best and give...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video Row planting is very advantageous. When you sow sesame seeds in a row, you can thin the plants very well. When you thin the plants, the branches will multiply. You can count up to 20 pods on each branch, which is much more than broadcast sowing. When the plants...
  6. Abstract, Science Direct, 2013 Yield gap analysis, which evaluates magnitude and variability of difference between crop yield potential (Yp) or water limited yield potential (Yw) and actual farm yields, provides a measure of untapped food production capacity. Reliable location-specific estimates...
  7. Abstract, Academic Journals, 2018 This paper reviews the impact of soil and water conservation (SWC) measures on crop yield, soil properties, water resources and carbon sequestration. Land degradation due to soil erosion in Ethiopia is too severe which affects the livelihood of a community and...
  8. In this report, the discussions concern how we can continue to move up the yield-time curve. This publication results from a symposium held at the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings in 1978. At the symposium outstanding scientists discussed the...
  9. 2003-11-01 This publication reports on research on how alley cropping between tree barriers compared to the more traditional conservation barriers used in Haiti in terms of long-term crop yields. 40 pages, illustrated, photos 2 copies
  10. This symposium offered a unique opportunity for crop physiologist working on different crops to meet and discuss their problems.