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  1. Abstract, Journal of Food Science Technology, 2011 July Bamboo shoots being low in fat, high in dietary fiber and rich in mineral content, like an ideal vegetable have been used traditionally. Besides nutrients, bamboo shoots also contain lethal concentration of the anti-nutrient (cyanogen) that...  
  2. The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private partnership hosted by the UN Foundation to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. The Alliance’s 100 by ‘20...  
  3. Access Agriculture Training Video You can make mulch from any locally available, dry plant material such as grass, or straw. Mulching is easy. And above all, it helps to save you water, time and labour whilst at the same enriching your soil and giving you a better harvest. Available languages...  
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video Farmers in India show how ladybird beetles kill mealybugs. By knocking mealybugs off the plants with a strong spray of water, they will die. You can also spray neem oil or an extract of bitter leaves mixed with water or urine. Some biological pesticides contain...  
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video Late blight is caused by moulds that survive in the soil and in residues of crops that had the disease. As the disease spreads very fast, inspect your field every day. If you see sick plants, cut of the sick parts of the plant and burn the affected parts. Never...  
  6. Access Agriculture Training Video You can easily control aphids by using some organic practices, such as sprinkling ash, spraying a neem solution or planting trap crops. Available languages Arabic Bambara Bangla Burmese Chichewa / Nyanja Dioula English French Hausa Kiswahili Luganda Marathi...  
  7. Access Agriculture Training Video The best compost for sack mounds is the one made using poultry manure and plant remains. If you use such compost, the sack mound will yield a lot of vegetables for a long time. Available languages Arabic Bambara Bangla Chichewa / Nyanja English French Luganda...  
  8. Access Agriculture Training Video As soon as you pick your tomatoes their quality can only ever decrease. The best you can do is to slow down the reduction of quality, by following some practices which reduce damage and harm. The key to getting good quality tomatoes to sell starts with the...  
  9. Access Agriculture Training Video If you are growing tomatoes you need to make sure that you don’t just grow when everyone else is, or you will probably suffer from very low prices. Working in a group and staggering your production can provide a constant market supply of fresh tomatoes. ...  
  10. Access Agriculture Training Video With pitcher irrigation, round porous clay pots are buried into the soil near the crop and filled with water. The water seeps out slowly through the porous walls of the pot and reaches the roots of the plants. As the plants consume the water, more water will seep...