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  1. This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 36. As an organization that seeks to equip people with agricultural resources and skills, we often find ourselves coming back to the seed. Again and again we witness the value saving open-pollinated seeds, shedding light on locally adapted and underutilized...  
  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. This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 36. Soil chemical, physical, and biological properties range from those highly favorable to plant growth to those highly unfavorable to plant growth. It is rare—especially in the tropics—to find a soil in its natural state in which all properties are highly...  
  4. 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...  
  5. 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...
     
  6. 1989-01-01 This paper examines the complex nature of pest problems and evaluates both chemical and nonchemical controls. The objectives of IPM are assessed, together with its current accomplishments and its future as a pest-control strategy. Although the paper emphasizes agriculture, the concepts and...  
  7. 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...
     
  8. 1990-01-01 This manual is designed to assist those who plan and implement small-scale agricultural projects. By promoting awareness of environmental concerns, the manual can increase the development worker's ability to design projects that are both environmentally sound and potentially more sustainable....
     
  9. 1993-12-19 Sustainable growth in Kenya Agroecological planning in Brazil Agriculture or Agribusiness? A strong case for diversity Protecting farmers' rights Bio-organic farming Promoting sustainable land use - the role of NGOs Coming back on chemicals
     
  10. 1993-12-19 More information about using Moringa seeds for water treatment.