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  1. After 15 years of EDN, I guess it is not too much to include a bit of levity. Economists, agronomists and planners of late Have discovered a new way to pontificate. Beyond mere jargon, like "Success Enhancement," "Integrated Development," and "Rural Advancement." Working in all their infinite...
     
  2. As you work in agricultural development, there may be times that you find yourself wondering about the answer to a specific question you have. For example, should plants be spaced 30 cm or 60 cm apart to achieve the highest yield? Which one of three tomato cultivars would grow best in a...  
  3. For many of us the idea of “research” is scary. We are not trained in it. We picture rigorous statistical analyses that we are unfamiliar with. We have seen glossy scientific journals with technical words that we do not understand. Besides, isn’t our goal to directly help smallholder farmers? Why...  
  4. 1996-10-19 ECHO provides technical assistance to help you find practical, sustainable ways to address world hunger. We are motivated out of a Christian concern for obedience to Christ and love for our neighbors. This chapter lists many training opportunities and resources for working in development and...
     
  5. 1996-10-19 Innovative Methods of Terracing SALT Project (Sloping Agricultural Land Technology) How to Make and Use an A-Frame Book Review:Sembradores de Esperanza: Conservar para Cultivar y Vivir Book Review:Cuidemos Nuestra Tierra
     
  6. 1996-10-19 Composting and Hill Culture The Haiti Mix for Starting Seedlings A Peat Substitute Made from Coconuts Removing Salts from Container-Grown Plants Book Review:Saline Agriculture: Salt-Tolerant Plants for Developing Countries Salt Tolerance in Leucaena? Some Helpful Facts About Salinity Planting in...
     
  7. 1996-10-19 Passion Fruits for Higher Altitudes Seminole Pumpkin is a Multipurpose, Productive Vegetable Quail Grass(Celosia argentea)is an Excellent Spinach Substitute for Hot Weather Rhubarb Grown as an Annual Strawberries Swiss Chard Thailand Long Bean Produces Abundantly in the Rainy Season Tomatoes in...
     
  8. 1996-10-19 Limit Fertilizer After Transplanting Trees and Shrubs Watering Cups Used in Planting Trees Successful Method of Taking Fruit Trees from the States to Zaire Mud Dip for Roots When Transplanting Tree Spacing Numbers Grow Small Fruit Trees in Circles Danger Signal of Heavy Flowering "The Living...
     
  9. 1996-10-19 Back Issues of "Oilseed Press" Available How Can I Get Palm Oil from Oil Palms? Castor Bean Oil A Few Small-Scale Press Resources and Manufacturers
     
  10. 1996-10-19 Urban food production is an area which has been too frequently overlooked by development planners, considering global urbanization and the surprisingly large amount of food already produced in cities. Beyond the sites traditionally used by urban gardeners, there is considerable potential to...