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Higa, Teruo and James F. Parr. 1994. “Beneficial and Effective Microorganisms for a Sustainable Agriculture and Environment.” International Nature Farming Research Center, Atami, Japan. Because the approach outlined by Higa and Parr in this paper is so different from what I (DRB) have previously...
Larry Radice shared in EDN 39 his success in treating scabies with neem leaves. In response, Dr. S. X. Charles at the Medical and Cancer Research and Treatment Center in India sent us the results of a study of 814 people treated with neem and turmeric. Scabies is normally treated with a scrub...
It is not uncommon for people to rely on crops that are not the most suitable for their region. Here is an example from Ethiopia with some suggestions for alternatives.
I am devoting three pages to this question because velvet bean is generating so much interest and the pressure to use it for human food is considerable. The multiple uses of velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens) as a green manure plant, for weed and erosion control and for moisture conservation has been...
Tepary beans are a very drought resistant bean.
Faba bean is one of the oldest dual-use food and fodder species. The beans are rich in minerals (calcium, phosphorus) and vitamins. Containing approximately 26% protein, 2% fat, and 50% carbohydrate, faba bean is considered in some regions to be superior to field peas or other legumes as a human...
Maradi Integrated Development Project has forced me to question the wisdom of assuming that increases of organic content and fertility are always best.
Back Issues of "Oilseed Press" Available How Can I Get Palm Oil from Oil Palms? Castor Bean Oil A Few Small-Scale Press Resources and Manufacturers
The control of powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca fuliginia) does not necessarily require the use of expensive fungicides. Fresh cow milk is effective against powdery mildew on zucchini squash.
Information about the salt tolerance of Leucaena