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    2011-01-01 Often farmers asked for seed, but we weren’t quite sure what to expect when we suggested—to the farmers’ union in Nampula, Mozambique—that they organize a fair in which the members could come together and exchange seed. They might only be interested in “improved” varieties. However, when we...
  2. Key Resource 2000-01-21 ECHO is frequently asked, by groups or individuals from North America, to suggest vegetable seeds to take with them on short trips overseas. Often the group is a “work team” that is being sent by a church. Someone with the group they are going to visit has asked them to bring vegetable seeds. Or...
  3. 1952-01-01 Agricultural Handbook no. 30 440 pages, illustrated, photos
  4. 122 pages
  5. 2000-01-01 This book gives the protocol for variety trials at ECHO.
  6. This Yearbook of Agriculture seeks to provide a new and improved basis for understanding the complex order of Nature's forces so that man can better shape them in a positive and creative fashion. Compiled in this book is our vast knowledge of seeds for greater application in the United States.
  7. 1999-01-01 This book reports on a study visit that exposed seed experts and smallholder seed producers from east and southern Africa to an advanced seed production system, such as that in Zimbabwe, which would equip them with the experience and knowledge necessary to formulate strategies likely to have a...
  8. This book is essentially a practical work, giving the basic requirements for the production of seed for agricultural crops. It contains enough fundamental information, however, to enable the reader to understand the reasoning behind the management practices discussed. In the opening chapter, the...
  9. This book is written for the undergraduate student or lay person who desires an introduction to the principles of seed science and technology. The first eight chapters present the seed as a biological system in terms of its origin, development, and composition, as well as its function,...
  10. 1982-01-01 This chapter brings together data from those studies and evaluates the ancient practice of sprouting seeds for food and feed uses from a contemporary viewpoint. Consolidation of this information about seed sprouting from numerous disciplines provides a view of the role that germination studies...