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  1. 1992-06-19 Information about making a skin ointment from Moringa oleifera. Herbal applications are commonly used to treat skin infections in developing countries, although few investigations are conducted to validate scientifically their popular use. A previous study had showed that Moringa oleifera...  
  2. 1992-06-19 More discussion on consumption of Velvet Beans.  
  3. 1993-07-19 Wayne DeYoung in Haiti writes about a pump that he is sure will interest ournetwork. It was used in a water well project by Dan Cook and others in Haiti. Wayne believes that it has phenomenal value for many gardening situations along rivers or ponds or where a hand dug well is available. His...  
  4. 1994-07-19 Dry logs inhabited by fire ants can help deter rats from eating young oil palms.  
  5. 1995-01-19 More information about detoxifying Velvet Beans.  
  6. 1995-01-19 Ideas for keeping elephants out of crops.  
  7. 1995-03-19 A technique to control Colorado Potato Beetles. The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to many pesticides. An innovative technique developed by AgCanada and researched by Cornell is the use of “trench traps” to catch the beetles as they walk out of fields in search of new food sources or...  
  8. 1995-03-19 Several ideas for discouraging birds from fields.  
  9. 1996-01-19 Information about controlling cassava mealybug (Phenacoccus manihoti) without commercial insecticides.  
  10. 1996-01-19 The parasiticweed Striga hermonthica is a major problem in African millet fields. International Agricultural Development (Jan/Feb 1994) reports that dense intercropping of cowpea in millet stands can reduce Striga emergence.