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  1. 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...  
  2. A how-to video describing how to build a low-cost seed germination chamber using local materials in Asia. This research was made possible by a generous gift from Hort CRSP and USAID.  
  3. 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...  
  4. 2017-05-22 Seed availability for small-scale farmers can be unpredictable and unreliable. Commercial products are often out of reach financially or geographically and can lead to loss of biodiversity. ECHO's seed banks provide sample packets of seeds to evaluate for potential crop production in challenging...  
  5. 2016-09-26 Mike McMahon of the Charis Teaching Farm, recently contacted us about an experiment to try to adapt the CO2 seed saving technique presented in AN28 to verify if it could work for his context. Mike and his team conducted an experiment building and utilizing a root cellar at the Charis Farm in Tak...  
  6. 2015-01-09 In December, the ECHO Latin America/Caribbean Regional Impact Team was pleased with the results of five days of training in Central America. Through partnerships with several organizations in Nicaragua and Honduras, team leader, Brad Ward, was able to contribute to two training sessions that...  
  7. The ECHO Asia Impact Center is staffed by the most dedicated and hardworking people! We would like to introduce you to our partner in Myanmar, the Kahelu Center! This partner has done a tremendous job developing an excellent seed banking facility. It is the desire of ECHO Asia to partner with...  
  8. Common beans are an important source of food and income for farmers and families. By improving your bean planting and cultivation practices you can have more beans to eat and sell. This animation shows you steps you can take to improve your bean production. This is a variant version focusing on...  
  9. Common beans are an important source of food and income for farmers and families. By improving your bean planting and cultivation practices you can have more beans to eat and sell. This animation shows you steps you can take to improve your bean production. Scientific Animations Without Borders...  
  10. Common beans are an important source of food and income for farmers and families. By improving your bean planting and cultivation practices you can have more beans to eat and sell. This animation shows you steps you can take to improve your bean production. This is a variant version focusing on...