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  1. 2016-07-15 Farm-Generated Feed: Chicken Feed Production Seed Saving in the Tropics: Lessons Learned from the Network Book Review: The Seed Garden  
  2. The ECHO Asia Impact Center is staffed by the most dedicated and hardworking people! We would like to introduce you to our partner in Myanmar, the Kahelu Center! This partner has done a tremendous job developing an excellent seed banking facility. It is the desire of ECHO Asia to partner with...  
  3. 1996-10-19 Book Review:Agricultural and Horticultural Seeds Book Review:Cornucopia: A Source Book of Edible Plants Are Free Seeds a Good Idea? Seeds for the Americas Saving Seeds from Hybrids Bamboo Breeding Where Can I Find Seed for Breadfruit? How to Produce Carrot Seed Where Winters Are Not Cold How Far...
     
  4. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #8 Editor: Abram serves as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow andInstructor with the International Sustainable DevelopmentStudies Institute in Chiang Mai. He also assists the ECHO AsiaRegional Office as a technical advisor. Introduction and Background Saving your...  
  5. Carbon dioxide (CO2) flushing is a technique by which carbon dioxide is added to a storage container of seeds in an effort to replace oxygen (which seeds use to respire) with the carbon dioxide. The idea is that the lack of oxygen will increase the seed storage ability by slowing down the...  
  6. The World Vegetable Center, as the name implies, focuses on vegetables to reduce poverty and malnutrition. Their website has numerous, helpful resources and publications. Among them are videos on how to save vegetable seed. They cover amaranth, eggplant, nightshade (see EDN 103), pumpkin and...  
  7. Key Resource 1999-02-01 This handbook covers a whole range of issues relating to local seed supply systems, including participatory plant breeding, and both technical and practical information on seed production and variety maintenance. It suggests new approaches and methods to support on-farm seed production by...  
  8. Key Resource 1985-06-01 Frank Martin states in Survival and Subsistence in the Tropics that “among the leafy vegetables, one stands out as particularly good, the horseradish tree. The leaves are outstanding as a source of vitamin A and, when raw, vitamin C. They are a good source of B vitamins and among the best plant...  
  9. Key Resource 2000-12-01 The founders of Australia's Seed Savers' Network show how gardeners can protect the global food heritage - and eat it too. The seeds and growth cycles of 117 vegetables, culinary herbs and edible flowers are described in detail. The book begins with eight chapters on the issues around seeds...  
  10. Key Resource 2007-05-01 This laboratory manual is designed to acquaint the student with many of the important facets of seed science and technology. It accompanies the text Principles of Seed Science and Technology.