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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 Grading Green Coffee Beans 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/)  
  6. 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...  
  7. Speaker Bio: Paul E. McNamara is an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics and the Division of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he is a Visiting Member of the faculty of Njala University (Sierra Leone). McNamara...  
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  9. 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.  
  10. 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...