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  1. 1998-12-19 Certain seeds have been shown to respond to smoke before they will germinate, even when there is no fire.  
  2. 1998-12-19 A common prescription for improving nutrition, especially among children, is to promote the addition to people’s diet of dark green leafy vegetables, grown in home gardens. A tremendous variety of native tropical leaf vegetables are delicious and easy to grow, providing a regular source of...  
  3. 1998-12-19 Trees can be an effective source of mulch in drylands.  
  4. 1999-03-19 Papaya seeds are part of traditional Ethiopian medicine for stomach worms.  
  5. 1999-10-19 Many tree species can be used for growing vanilla orchid. Actually, wooden or wire trellises can be used, too, as long as there is some protection from the sun.  
  6. 1999-10-19 Women who are or might be pregnant should probably not use the seed for medicinal purposes.”  
  7. 1999-10-19 Due to worries about drug-resistant strains of the malaria parasite, patients with malaria should be treated with a two-drug combination.  
  8. 2004-07-01 Alley cropping was not intended to be a way to increase yields/acre. The purpose was to shorten or eliminate fallow periods.  
  9. 2007-10-20 Overstory Issue 188 (about accelerated natural regeneration, or ANR) included information about weeding in forests. Here we share an excerpt on reducing competition with weeds.  
  10. 2010-04-01 Faidherbia albida exhibits reverse leaf phenology, losing its leaves at the beginning of the rainy season just as farmers want full sun for their crops. While most other species flower before or during the rains, the apple ring acacia flowers and leafs out at the end of the rainy season providing...