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  1. Healthy, qualityvegetable seed is the foundation for any crop grownfor home consumption or for urban or rural markets. WorldVeg develops improved vegetable cultivars —one of the cheapest, simplestand most effective vegetable production technologies to help farmers cope withincreasing climate...  
  2. Imbalanced diets lead to the death of millions of people each year, particularly in developing countries where micronutrient malnutrition is chronic and debilitating. Vegetables and fruit are important sources of micronutrients such as vitamin A, iron and other phytochemicals that are essential...
     
  3. The World Vegetable Center develops safe, efficient production methods for smallholder farmers— particularly women and youth—to grow vegetables in four different production systems: Urban and peri-urban Off-season Intensive Cereal-legume Farm profitability begins with good quality seed and good...
     
  4. Learn vegetable production techniques such as grafting from the World Vegetable Center YouTube channel! Tune in for videos about the Center's work around the world to promote vegetable production and consumption for health and income. http://avrdc.org
     
  5. The World Vegetable Center is committed to alleviating poverty and malnutrition in the developing world through the increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables. Household gardening is an age-old practice to supply a diverse range of fruit and vegetables to...
     
  6. Weather & remote sensing Climate prediction - NWS EarthExplorer Google Earth Engine - code editor Greenness maps - DevCoCast ITCZ - data (ftp) ITCZ - information ITCZ - monitoring Rainfall - USGS FEWS NET estimates Rainfall - USN estimates Weather - Accuweather Weather - Intellicast Weather...  
  7. Abstract, Biological Research, 2019 Background The leafcutter ant (Atta cephalotes) is associated with losses in the agricultural sector, due to its defoliating activity; for its control, biological, mechanical and chemical methods have been developed, the latter associated with adverse effects...
     
  8. Abstract, Insects, 2012 Fungus-growing ants gain access to nutrients stored in plant biomass through their association with a mutualistic fungus they grow for food. This 50 million-year-old obligate mutualism likely facilitated some of these species becoming dominant Neotropical herbivores that...
     
  9. The leafcutter ants truly highlight the process of evolution, the complexity of life beneath the forest floor and the benefits of eusociality. For more than 50 million years, these lineages of ants have been collecting and processing plant material to feed their subterraneous fungal farms. Today,...
     
  10. Abstract, Acta Horticulturae, 2019 This study examined the feasibility of using biochar in soilless substrates as a substitute for mineral components and as an additive to buffer peat acidity and increase cation exchange capacity. Two different substrates were studied: a control mix composed of...