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  1. After modifications to the ECHO Global Seed Bank storage unit, seed storage techniques already in use were assessed for effectiveness in achieving appropriate seed storing conditions within the renovated cooling and dehydrating system.Seed type influenced the effect of container on relative...
     
  2. 1996-10-19 Buffalo Gourd is Another Candidate for Food and Fuel Cucurbit Seeds as Possible Oil and Protein Sources for Small-Scale Household Use in the Hot Humid Tropics, by Dr. Frank Martin Egusi Seeds are High in Oil and Protein Jojoba in Perspective Vernonia galamensis:A Potential New Industrial Oil...
     
  3. 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...
     
  4. 1996-10-19 All trees are multipurpose. They bring subsoil nutrients to the surface, provide shade, and slow erosion. Many trees provide fodder, living fenceposts, fruit and other edible parts, shade, insecticides, and wood; they all have some role in soil stabilization and offer quality-of-life benefits...
     
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  6. 1996-10-19 Vegetables and small fruits supply essential vitamins and minerals while adding variety and interest to the diet. Produce can also bring a high price in the market and provide additional household income. Vegetable use varies by region, culture, and social group. One of the first changes people...
     
  7. 2019-01-20 The integration of livestock on a smallholder farm is key to its productivity. Livestock play a unique role on the farm, transforming plant materials and other waste products into important sources of protein, either for consumption on the farm, or for sale beyond it. Pigs are one of the most...  
  8. 1996-10-19 Some Reflections Resource Center Welcomes Inquiries From Community Health Workers The Appropriate Technology Institute Medical Ambassadors International
     
  9. 1996-10-19 Book Review:Educational and Training Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture A Resource List from ATTRA Book Review:Extension and Education Materials for Sustainable Agriculture Book Review:Farming for the Future: An Introduction to Low-External Input and Sustainable Agriculture ILEIA...
     
  10. 2019-01-20 Given the proper facilities necessary to store seeds long-term, whereby low temperature and low humidity are kept stable over time, it is very possible to store most orthodox seeds for several years at a time in the tropics (Harrington, 1972). Unfortunately, implementation and maintenance of the...