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  1. 2006-10-20 A new strain or strains of wheat stem rust are especially dangerous, because many wheat cultivars in major wheat producing countries show little or no resistance. The spores of the fungus are well adapted for long distance travel on high-altitude wind currents.  
  2. 1993-10-19 For several years we have dreamed of hosting an annual conference that would bring together people from our overseas network to share technical knowledge and experience in community development. Our staff has finally grown to the size that we can handle the logistics of such an endeavor (I hope)....  
  3. 2006-10-20 Food security in Burundi is under threat due to fears that an incurable banana disease, which has already been reported in several neighboring countries, could sweep across the nation.  
  4. 2006-10-20 Development is a) a process of people learning to solve their own problems, b) sustainably. It means progressing from one problem to another. Agricultural development is possible in more ways and climates than people often think.  
  5. 1993-10-19 Iron sulfate can be used to control slugs. Recent laboratory trials in England support the notion that iron sulfate is rapidly absorbed and is highly toxic to slugs.  
  6. 2018-02-07 Speaker Bio: Ron Orcajada, B.Sc., B.Ed., M.A., is the Water Program Manager for Samaritan’s Purse Canada. He provides oversight for WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) programming conducted through Samaritan’s Purse Canada. He additionally serves as an international WASH Technical Advisor for...  
  7. 2013-09-20 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of North West China. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country...
     
  8. 2018-10-17 Green leafy vegetables are an important source of vitamins and minerals. In areas where eating leaves is not part of the culture, leaf powder can be an important addition to the diet. We have written in the past about the positive difference that leaf powder can make in terms of nutrition. Here...  
  9. 2000-09-20 A planting mix for seedlings must promote good growth andprovide sufficient nutrients, water and air to the plant roots. Ordinary rice hulls make a poor material for this purpose, but smoked rice hull is an excellent one. The benefits of smoked rice hull are: it provides a bacteria and...  
  10. 2000-09-20 Now That I’m Here, How Do I Begin? When Young Children Must Take Chloroquine Smoked Rice Hulls as Planting Medium for Seedlin Cow Milk to Control Powdery Mildewgs