1. 2019-11-21 Session :Living fences can offer an affordable and appropriate solution using existing local resources. A range of possibilities in establishing living fences and the many considerations to find the best match will be explored in his talk. Presenter :Dan Janzen is a Pioneers International...
  2. A fence represents a major investment on the small farm. Although it carries a cost, it also provides something of benefit, namely protection. It is often a challenge to small farmers to increase farm production, such as crop yield, and the use of fences can facilitate such improvements. Whereas...
  3. Abstract,Acta Botanica Brasilica, 2019 Documenting the uses of native species of Cactaceae in Northeast Brazil contributes to understanding how the inhabitants of this seasonally dry and low-rainfall region have used these resources, considering that some species of this family of Cactaceae are...
  4. Abstract,International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture, 2018 Homegarden is an intensive land use system involving the deliberate management of multipurpose trees and shrubs grown in intimate association with herbaceous species with diverse use value. The aim of this study was to assess...
  5. 2012-07-01 Fences are established on the small farm for a variety of reasons. They are used to mark boundary lines between farms or next to roads, and to separate adjacent fields used for distinct purposes. Fences are used to protect and keep animals from straying (to keep animals ‘in’), or to protect crops...
  6. Key Resource 1991-01-01 There are several reasons for establishing fences on the small farm. Fences are used to: To mark boundary lines between farms or next to roads. To separate adjacent fields used for distinct purposes To protect and keep animals from straying To protect crops from animal damage A fence represents a...
  7. Guazuma is a small to medium-sized tree that grows up to 30 m tall. Its leaves form a compact, rounded canopy, remaining green throughout the year except in areas with a long dry season. It is used as a source of fuelwood, shade, and fodder for livestock.
  8. 1992-04-01 Certain euphorbias cause cancer when planted near the homestead
  9. 2013-01-20 “Farmers near Kabale in Kenya describe traditions, now considered superstitious, that certain euphorbias cause cancer when planted near the homestead.” Now the carcinogenic effects of one common living fence species,Euphorbia tirucalli, have been described. The active carcinogen has been found...
  10. 2005-07-20 On the banks of Lake Victoria and Lake Malawi and at river edges in Eastern and Central Africa, hippos are a major garden pest.