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  1. Speaker Bio: Bhuwon Sthapit is the Senior Scientist at Bioversity International. He earned a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding from the University of Wales, UK, and is a pioneer in participatory crop improvement methods. He has over 30 years of experience in implementing biodiversity related projects in...  
  2. Carbon dioxide (CO2) flushing is a technique by which carbon dioxide is added to a storage container of seeds in an effort to replace oxygen (which seeds use to respire) with the carbon dioxide. The idea is that the lack of oxygen will increase the seed storage ability by slowing down the...  
  3. This video is Session 2 part 1 of our ongoing training on "Introduction to Soil Science." This training gives a broad overview and introduction to some basic soil characteristics: phases (solid, liquid, gas), texture, density, structure, reaction (pH), plant-water relationships, organic matter,...  
  4. Speaker Bio: Samuel Gurel is a certified SCAA Q Grader instructor and has instructed several Q grader classes in China. Samuel has been involved in all aspects of the coffee industry for the past 10 years and has been on the judging committees of several barista competitions. He has presented...  
  5. A lecture on Coffee Cupping Protocols taken from the ECHO Asia 2016 Coffee Processing Camp. Speaker: Zachary Price, Q-grader Arabica and Robusta, and former Senior Technical Advisor for ECHO Asia. Location: Silaa Farm, Chiang Mai, Thailand (http://www.silaacoffee.com/)  
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  7. Speaker Bio: Sabine Scheucher is a botanist, teacher, and horticultural therapist, originally from Austria. She worked in Nepal for about seven years, including Tibet and North-India, mainly doing research on herbs (culinary, aromatic, medicinal) and horticultural therapy. Currently, Sabine is...  
  8. ECHO Asia, in collaboration with Ntuk Nti small farm resource center and International Cooperation Cambodia (ICC), has just finished a 1-year research project (funded by the Presbyterian Hunger Program- USA) to identify key indigenous vegetable crop species in NE Cambodia and strengthen the seed...  
  9. A lecture on Coffee Processing Methods taken from the ECHO Asia 2016 Coffee Processing Camp. Speaker: Zachary Price, Q-grader Arabica and Robusta, and Former Senior Technical Advisor for ECHO Asia. Location: Silaa Farm, Chiang Mai, Thailand (http://www.silaacoffee.com/)  
  10. The Tian Shan mountains that straddle Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan on the west and China’s Xinjiang Province on the east are home to the Earth’s greatest collection of wild fruits of the rose family. Apples, pears, plums, apricots, and others are found in wild groves and forests and...