1. 18/11/2015 Dr. Motis and Betsy Langford were introduced to the 2-4-2 system by Dr. B.B. Singh at the Ukulima Farm research station in South Africa in Feb. of 2015. They subsequently planned and conducted this experiment with other legumes at the main ECHO campus in North Fort Myers, Florida.
  2. 19/10/1994 ECHO was contacted with a vivid description of problems of leaf-cutter ants in Guyana. The farmers even tried building water filled moats around plants but the ants built leaf bridges and crossed right over. Jack bean and Sesame may help control leaf-cutter ants.
  3. 19/3/1999 A continuación aparece unejemplo de que tan rápidamente se pueden multiplicar lassemillas. "De las 8 semillas que se enviaron 4 se sembraron en un lugardonde la luz solar se restringía a casi 4 horas al día y éstasdieron muy pocas vainas. Las otras 4 tuvieron más luz solar ylogramos recolectar...
  4. 6/2/2018 East African farmers Kaneli and Happiness Mafieare combating this soil erosion and improving moisture retention by planting Canavalia Ensiformis, known as "Jack Bean." Canavalia, is a cover crop that is highly encouraged to farmers for increasing nitrogen levels in the soil and providing shade...
  5. 1/1/1985 Cultivos de estiércol verde son plantas que [muchas veces en Norteamérica] se cultivan para incorporar en la tierra para aumentar la fertilidad del suelo. Los estiércoles verdes leguminosos (por ej., aquellos que pueden funcionar como fertilizantes de nitrógeno con la conversión de nitrógeno...
  6. La judía sable es una planta excelente para enriquecer el suelo ya que crece bajo condiciones muy difíciles. Sin embargo, los granos contienen toxinas que normalmente los vuelve no aptos para el consume humano. Este documento describe como germinar la judía sable para eliminar las toxinas y...
  7. The Mafie family, Kaneli and Happiness, visited ECHO East Africa for the first time in March of 2016 to inquire about the use of slurry from biogas as a fertilizer. When visiting ECHO they were shown around the compound and learned various techniques of conservation agriculture that could help...
  8. Most farmers know very well that in a forest many plants grow all the time, but the soil never wears out. The soil in a forest also never gets so hard that someone has to plow it. Even more amazing, the plants in a forest do not suffer from droughts. In other words, forest soils stay productive,...
  9. 26/4/2019 En EDN 142,enlazamos varios documentos de Feed the Future, producido con apoyo de USAID para el proyecto RAMA-BC (Actividad de Mercados Agrícolas Resilientes— Corredor de Beira). Otro documento, un poco más extenso, por Zachary Hall, describe cómo germinar, empapar y hervir Canavalia ensiformis...
  10. Jack Bean is native to the West Indies and Central America. It closely resembles Sword Bean,Canavalia gladiata, and the predominantly African wild species,Canavalia virosa. Jack Bean now is widely distributed in the tropics and subtropics although it is regarded as a minor vegetable rather than a...