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  1. Moringa is a very popular tropical fast growing tree up to 15 m in height. The young pods can be eaten and the leaves are an excellent source of calcium, vitamins, minerals and protein. The tree has a loose crown and can also be used for a hedge, living fence or windbreak. It coppices well to...  
  2. 1995-06-19 Alley cropping is an agroforestry technique which has been widely promoted in agriculture development programs throughout the tropics. Many studies report increased harvests in alley crops versus control plots without trees. A recent report from the International Centre for Research in...  
  3. 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.  
  4. 2017-01-16 This article summarizes several of the plenary sessions presented at the 2016 ECHO conference in Florida. If you were unable to attend the conference, or would like to review some of the talks, many of them can be viewed on ECHOcommunity. Other 2016 presentations that appear there include...  
  5. 2008-04-20 We were privileged to have Dr. James Brewbaker as a speaker at our annual conference in November 2007. As a plant breeder at the University of Hawaii, Dr. Brewbaker has devoted many years of scholarly research to the leucaena tree and to sweet corn. He has always had a strong interest in ways...  
  6. 2004-07-01 Agroforestry: In its simplest definition (as quoted by ECHO's Technical Note "Agroforestry Principles"), "agroforestry is the production of trees and of non-tree crops or animals on the same piece of land." It should be viewed more as a creative process than as a set technique because it is...  
  7. 2003-07-20 The Strawberry Tree (Muntingia calabura), also known as Jamaica Cherry, is a multipurpose tree that quickly grows to 8 to 13 meters in height. The tree produces a small red fruit, but is largely valued for its wood. It is remarkably fast-growing for a tree having such hard wood.  
  8. 1992-04-01 Information about the salt tolerance of Leucaena  
  9. 2006-01-20 FMNR is a form of tree coppicing and hence depends on the presence of living tree stumps that resprout after cutting.  
  10. 1997-07-19 The KX2 ‘Ohana’ leucaena is an interspecific cross ofLeucaena pallidaK636 andLeucaena leucocephalaK8 developed by the Hawaii Agriculture Research Centre (HARC) for resistance to the psyllid insect which has hurt leucaena production in many regions of the world.