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    2013-01-20 Currently, seeds of all carrot varieties grown in hot sub-Saharan Africa are imported from regions with temperate climates such as Europe and USA. It has not been easy to produce carrot seeds in hot Africa, because carrots require exposure to cold temperatures (vernalization) to induce flowering....
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  3. Organic Seed Allianceregularly publishes and distributes resources free of charge. OSA'spublications include manuals on how to conduct plant breeding, seed production, and variety trials; record keeping materials; proceedings from our Organic Seed Growers Conference; and policy reports, webinars,...
  4. 2017-05-08 ECHO reguguarly keeps track of crop porduction records especially for crops disseminated from our Global Seed Bank. This fillable form is the sheet ECHO staff (mainly interns) use when evaluating a crop for it's potential use and distribution to ECHO's Network. This form can also be used to...
  5. 2017-10-04 These days, many outstanding and special characteristics of local seeds, such as pest and disease resistance, have slowly become extinct, but people are not aware of it. Increasingly, farmers are buying their seeds from vendors instead of saving their own seeds. To help overcome this crisis, a...
  6. AccessAgriculture Training Video During weekly visits, and supported by their extension agent, a farmer field school in Tanzania learns how to test different sorghum varieties for striga resistance and evaluate how each one performs under different practices. Amharic Arabic Bambara Bariba Bomu...
  7. The Community Seed Network (CSN) is a place to celebrate seeds and community. By providing resources and a platform for networking and information sharing, the CSN is here to support you as you develop your knowledge, skills, and community connections to save and share open-pollinated seeds! If...
  8. Welcome to OSA's online variety trial tool, created in cooperation with the USDA Risk Management Agency. This tool can help you plan simple variety trials and view the results. Getting started with the Variety Trial Tool Most people will use this site by beginning at the 'Plan Your Trial' tab....
  9. 2010-06-01 Las semillas naturalmente tienen lugar en cualquier emprendimiento de desarrollo de agricultura. Las semillas de la mayoría de los cultivos son pequeñas, y por lo tanto se transportan fácilmente y sobre más distancia que otros cortes vegetales. Para el agricultor, las semillas representan la...