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  1. 1996-04-19 2,4-D is the most widely used herbicide in the world and the third most widely used in the USA.  
  2. 1996-10-19 Grasshoppers and locusts cause extensive damage to a wide variety of crops and can be persistent in gardens year after year. Several ideas for their control are presented.  
  3. 1996-10-19 In the eighties the Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia introduced barn owls into an integrated pest management program.  
  4. 1997-11-19 Discussion of possible disease organisms in manure. Many of us probably assume health problems originate when food is washed with contaminated water or because of poor human hygiene. However, it could also come from the use of manure as a fertilizer in the field.  
  5. 1997-11-19 If I intercrop sweet potato with taller plants, how much will that reduce the productivity of the sweet potato?  
  6. 1997-11-19 One of the immediate problems directly affecting agricultural output and quality of life in Niger is the severe deforestation which has occurred, particularly since the 1960’s. Simply planting more trees does not solve the problems. Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration is a practice that protects...  
  7. 1998-05-19 Sweet potato produces tubers when it is STRESSED. That is why, in intercropping, it produces more leaves and fewer tubers.  
  8. 1998-05-19 Peanut butter is easy to make. This article gives detailed instructions.  
  9. 1998-08-19 The seed of some fifty Australian dry-zone acacia species are a traditional food of Australian Aboriginal people. In Australia they have not been domesticated and until recently have had a low status as “outback bush plants.”  
  10. 1998-12-19 Certain seeds have been shown to respond to smoke before they will germinate, even when there is no fire.