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  1. 2021-03-01 Several species of edible ferns exist around the world, ranging from the tropics to more temperate regions, and most commonly include the bracken ferns (Pteridium spp.), ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris), and the Stenochlaena spp. ferns. However, the focus of this study is on the vegetable...  
  2. 2021-03-01 Stingless Beekeeping, or Meliponiculture, is the keeping of bees from the tribe Meliponini. Stingless bees comprise hundreds of species with there being a possible 89 confirmed species in Subtropical/Tropical Asia and Australia alone (Rasmussen, 2008); and, while many are able to produce honey,...  
  3. 2021-01-20 The ECHOcommunity app gives you access to many downloadable resources such as PDFs and videos. You can download these files directly to your device for reference in the field. You can also share these files with people in your community. It is possible to share resources from this app with others...
     
  4. 2021-01-20 Learn how to navigate your app, accessresources, and set your preferences. Use the View Resourcebutton for more information.
     
  5. 2021-01-20 Perennial vegetables are a class of crops with great potential to address challenges like dietary deficiencies, lack of crop biodiversity, and climate change. Though some individual plant species have received significant attention (e.g.moringa), as a class, perennial vegetables have been largely...  
  6. 2021-01-20 Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) is a multi-use legume well suited to rainfed agriculture in hot, dry areas. Pigeon pea plants grow into erect (1-4 m tall) shrubsthat can live up to five years, though pigeon pea is usually grown for only one or two years. Edible, nutritious seeds, produced in pods, can...  
  7. 2021-01-20 Learn to create a plant record and keep track of crop information throughout the growing cycle.
     
  8. 2021-01-20 Learn how to access, view, and share resources available through ECHOcommunity.org and our network partners. Use the View Resourcebutton for more information.
     
  9. 2021-01-20 This year ECHO held its 27th Annual Conference--but with a twist. Like many events, meetings, and occasions this year, the ECHO conference took place online. This meant the loss of the excellent face-to-face networking that has always been a hallmark of past conferences; however, a major...  
  10. 2020-10-16 How can smallholder farmers help mitigate against climate change? An article in EDN 148 described principles on which the strategies presented in this follow-up article are based. Key to any agricultural approach for dealing with climate change is dialogue with farmers, whose knowledge,...