1. 2007-04-20 In observation trials, each variety is grown in only one plot of ground. Observations from such trials are not as conclusive as with replication. As long as site conditions are fairly uniform, however, they give the experimenter a pretty good idea of likely “losers” and “winners.”
  2. 2003-10-20 For many of us the idea of “research” is scary. We are not trained in it. We picture rigorous statistical analyses that we do not have any idea about. We have seen glossy scientific journals with technical words that we could not understand. Besides, isn’t our goal to directly help small farmers?...
  3. 2003-10-20 This article covers the important steps in planning and carrying out an experiment and then apply these steps to a sample experiment.
  4. 2008-07-20 ECHO encourages our network members to be experimenters.In fact, many of the things mentioned in EDN are things that have worked in one location and might work for the farmers where you live.
  5. 2017-09-29 As an organization that equips people with informational resources to reduce hunger, ECHO values the role of science in validating agricultural practices. Over the years, we have received numerous inquiries from university faculty and students looking for ways to do research that benefits...