1. 2003-01-01 This notebook is a special issue of Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2003 on Increasing Mucuna's Potential as a Food and Feed Crop.
  2. The worshop proceedings begin with a general overview of Mucuna and its food and feed uses. After that, the papers themselves appear according to the six workshop sessions: A View from the Field, Anti-Nutritional Factors in Mucuna, Mucuna as a Food, Mucuna as a Feed for Ruminants, Mucuna as a...
  3. 2016-04-08 A report from Roland Bunch regarding his efforts to promote green manures and cover crops in Africa.
  4. 2015-11-18 Dr. Motis and Betsy Langford were introduced to the 2-4-2 system by Dr. B.B. Singh at the Ukulima Farm research station in South Africa in Feb. of 2015. They subsequently planned and conducted this experiment with other legumes at the main ECHO campus in North Fort Myers, Florida.
  5. 1985-01-01 Green manure crops are crops that are [often times in North America] grown to be turned under to increase soil fertility. Leguminous green manure crops ( i.e., those which can make nitrogen fertilizers from atmospheric nitrogen) can offer small-scale Third World farmers a tremendous number of...
  6. 1997-04-19 Information about seed set and nutrition of velvet beans.
  7. 2006-07-20 Trichomes from Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC. var. pruriens (also known as kewach or cow-itch) are effective in removing parasitic worms in pregnant does.
  8. 2017-05-26 By integrating legumes into cropping systems, small-scale farmers in low-resource settings can invest in the long-term health and resilience of their soils. Success or failure depends largely on choosing the right legume(s). With that in mind, this document presents insights on legume selection...
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    2017-05-26 By integrating legumes into cropping systems, small-scale farmers in low-resource settings can invest in the long-term health and resilience of their soils. Success or failure depends largely on choosing the right legume(s). With that in mind, this document presents insights on legume selection...
  10. AccessAgriculture Training Video In the coastal savanna of West Africa, farmers explain how a mucuna cover crop helped to revive their highly degraded soil, and suppress the noxious weeds Striga and Imperata. They show how to grow it to benefit your maize and cassava, and why discussing land...