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  1. Key Resource Despite the incredible diversity of useful plants that exist, a small handful of crops feed the majority of the world and millions of people still suffer from malnutrition and poverty. This talk will discuss some often overlooked crops that have the potential to alleviate suffering through...  
  2. In This Issue Seed Bank Update Students Visit ECHO EA Local CA Training Events Staff Transitions Resources for Organic Certif. The Debate over GMOs New Online Resources  
  3. In the present global climate of food shortages and price increases in food and fuel, it is more important than ever that communities improve local, sustainable food production. This handbook is a preliminary resource to introduce to you methods and concepts in tropical agriculture, and to assist...  
  4. 1986-06-19 How Can We Keep Animals From Eating Tree Seedlings When Farmers Plant Leucaena? When Crab Burrows Cause Washout Of Canals Handy Rule Of Thumb For Seed Storage Conditions More On Use Of Oil To Control Insect Pests In Stored Grain Roy Danforth Reports Successful Method Of Taking Fruit Trees From...
     
  5. 1989-09-19 Vernonia (Vernonia Glamensis): A Potential New Crop For Semi-Arid Areas Of The Tropics And Sub-Tropics How Can I Simulate Long Days To Make Plants Bloom? Sawdust Used To Fill Old Tractor Tires Markets Saturated With Free Grain New Magazine -- Agroforestry Today Potential Contraceptive From Neem...
     
  6. 1993-12-19 New Data on Moringa Seed to Purify Water Success With Velvet Bean in the Republic of Benin A New Rearing Method for Cochineal Insects A New Idea for an Emergency Milk Substitute in West Africa Seed Available for a Carrot That Will Set Seed in the Tropics
     
  7. 1996-10-19 Many small farmers must grow their crops on small tracts of marginal land, which may be dry or hilly or remote. These difficult growing conditions require special techniques suited to the situation. This chapter contains some ideas which can be adapted for local circumstances. Most of the ideas...
     
  8. 1996-10-19 Productive, resistant plants start with healthy soil. Crops need not only adequate nutrients, but a favorable soil structure and environment for optimal growth. In the tropics, soil conditions vary widely, and many small farmers are forced to grow their crops in very poor soils which require...
     
  9. 1996-10-19 This is a book of practical ideas. It is written for people who help those who live and make their living under difficult conditions in the tropics and subtropics. What should a development worker do to assist a community? There are no simple answers, but there are many possibilities--plants,...
     
  10. 2002-01-20 Nutrient Quantity or Nutrient Access? A New Understanding of How to Maintain Soil Fertility in the Tropics ‘Uberlandia’ Carrot