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. 18/10/2016 Al realizar una investigación sobre el cultivo intercalado de legumbres en Sudáfrica (2010-2015), miembros del personal de ECHO descubrieron un sistema de producción de cereal/caupí desarrollado en Nigeria a través de una investigación realizada por el Instituto Internacional de Agricultura...
  3. 15/11/2016 Market forces in Southeast Asia have encouraged the proliferation of Hybrid Maize (Corn) production systems among marginalized smallholder farmers throughout upland areas. This presentation will describe that system and how the system can become more efficient in order to increase financial...
  4. 19/7/1999 In Honduras, after Hurricane Mitch, several NGO's working with small farmers were concerned that cross-pollination occurring between the hybrid maize variety and existing open-pollinated varieties would reduce yields of both traditional varieties and the new, improved open-pollinated varieties in...
  5. 1/10/2002 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.
  6. 1/10/2002 En Africa oriental y del sur, las larvas de los insectos barrenadores del tallo y la striga (Striga hermonthica, una maleza parásita) causan enormes pérdidas en los campos de maíz. Juntos, las dos plagas pueden destruir todo un cultivo. El Centro Internacional de Fisiología de Insectos...
  7. 1/10/2002 During one rainy season 24 families in a Mexican village and 10 vendors at a regional market were regularly interviewed about type and quantity of weed use. Also the weed vegetation was surveyed and 49 farmers were interviewed concerning their farming practices and costs. All of the 74 weed...
  8. 20/7/2003 Las pruebas de las nuevas variedades se efectúan en comunidades a través de lo que ha sido denominado como Pruebas Madre y Bebé. Si usted se encuentra realizando trabajos para el desarrollo agrícola en Africa, entonces querrá leer acerca -y talvez involucrarse en- un emocionante programa que...
  9. 20/7/2005 Over the years ECHO has been asked to give advice concerning whether or not to use hybrid seed. We carry very few hybrid varieties in our seed bank because we expect people who receive seed to multiply it locally. Now some new information about this old question, specifically about maize, has...
  10. 20/7/2009 Many of you have graciously taken the time to fill out the seed harvest report form that accompanies each mailing of seeds from our seed bank. In reading reports from people in our network, we want to learn whether the seeds we are sending out have improved the lives of poor small-holder farmers....