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  1. General description and special characteristics -Khasi Green is a looseleaf type of lettuce (as opposed to head and stem lettuce varieties). Varieties - Celtuce (ผักสลัดตน พันธุทองถิน):Variety is similar to Khasi Green in maintenance but different in use. Young leaves can be eaten as well as the...  
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  3. 2010-01-20 We often come across interesting material related to articles in EDN that could not fit into the available space in the issue. We share the most relevant of those here.
     
  4. 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...  
  5. General description and special characteristics – Field varieties of lablab are drought-resistant summer annuals or short-lived perennials. Compared to vegetable lablab varieties, such field varieties are shorter and somewhat erect (although vines can reach lengths of 1 m (3 ft.) or more). Also,...  
  6. General description and special characteristics – Mustard is a perennial herb, usually grown as an annual or biennial, up to 1 m or more tall. It has a rooting depth of 90–120 cm (35-47 in.) and is often used in salads or cooked as a green. Seeds may also be pressed for oil. Varieties – Khasi:...
     
  7. 2006-10-20 Several times over the years, we have received requests for information about what can be done to recycle used motor oil. Though this is not an agricultural question, it is a common issue faced even in remote rural areas. The two-fold question is how to make use of a potential resource and how to...  
  8. 2005-01-20 A relative of pear, apple, and peach, the loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) tree is a lesser-known fruit.  
  9. Key Resource 1975-01-01 Seed technology comprises the methods of improving the genetic and physical characteristics of seed. It involves such activities as variety development, evaluation, and release and seed production, processing, storage, and quality control. These are the main components of a healthy seed industry,...  
  10. 1996-04-19 Home-Grown Beans Produce Less Gas How Toxic Is the Herbicide 2,4-D In Memoriam Scott Sherman, Age 36 Portable Gardens Made From Old Tires Tropical High-Altitude Growing Conditions