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  1. 2001-10-20 Cranberry hibiscusisone of the most striking and colorful plants in the “edible landscape” section at ECHO.  
  2. 1998-12-19 Certain seeds have been shown to respond to smoke before they will germinate, even when there is no fire.  
  3. 1995-03-19 Tepary beans are a very drought resistant bean.  
  4. 1998-08-19 The seed of some fifty Australian dry-zone acacia species are a traditional food of Australian Aboriginal people. In Australia they have not been domesticated and until recently have had a low status as “outback bush plants.”  
  5. 1998-12-19 Trees can be an effective source of mulch in drylands.  
  6. 2008-07-20 Our goal from the start has been to enable members of our network to not only read about promising plants that have not been grown in the countries where they work, but to also get free trial packets of seed so they can evaluate the plants’ potentials themselves. If farmers are interested, they...  
  7. 2008-07-20 Thisagroforestry technique has been widely promoted in agriculture development programs throughout the tropics. Alley cropping (AC) is the practice of growing food crops in alleys between hedgerows of trees or shrubs, which are regularly coppiced (severely pruned). Prunings are placed on the soil...  
  8. 2008-07-20 Brief descriptions of annual underutilized crops for which ECHO provides seeds.  
  9. 2008-07-20 Descriptions of several crops that are adapted to difficult situations.  
  10. 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...