1. 1/1/1988 The objective of this Unit is to present the relevant concepts, methods and strategies required to evaluate nitrogen fixation in legume selection programs. Various stages and types of experiements, and the treatments required to evaluate the legume-rhizobium symbiosis are defined. Procedures for...
  2. The objectives of this workshop were to encourage communication among researchers, assess the state-of-the-art knowledge about its genetic improvement, management and use, identify research priorities, initiate collaborative research through networkingand promote research funding, and to prepare...
  3. This document is a compendium of existing knowledge on the characteristics, silviculture, plantation techniques, growth rates and utilization of nitrogen fixing trees for different types of wasteland. It is organized as a set of tables designed to help the user first determine what species might...
  4. Nitrogen Fixing Tree Research Reports provides a forum for short technical reports on research, extension, and production activities involving trees that fix nitrogen. This report is divided into Contributed papers involving several NFT genera and one NFT genus.
  5. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #3 Crotalaria juncea, or sunn hemp, is a member of the pea family (Fabaceae) grown in many countries as a green manure or forage crop. Originating in South Asia, but with a common cultivar developed in Hawaii, it is a fastgrowing, drought-tolerant and...
  6. 1/4/2009 In a recent publication of the Journal of Agronomy for Sustainable Development, researchers (Montes-Molina et al) found that the antibacterial properties of neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf extract significantly lower the soil population of the bacterium Rhizobium spp. in plantings of beans...
  7. 1/4/2010 ECHO consideró de qué manera nuestros recursos pueden ser más útiles a la luz del reciente devastador terremoto ocurrido en Puerto Príncipe, Haití. Nuestra principal fortaleza está en el área de información agrícola pertinente para los cooperantes para el desarrollo, voluntarios de proyectos y...
  8. Recurso clave 1/10/2001 This booklet assembles under one cover the 97 factsheets and highlights published by the Forest, Farm and Community Tree Network (FACT Net) and its predecessor the Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association (NFTA) between 1985 and 1999. These 2 to 4 page bulletins are concise summaries of important...
  9. 1/1/1993 This manual provides basic structure and guidance for all who instruct farmers and land managers on the use of multipurpose trees in various environments and agricultural settings. This material is written primarily for application in agroforestry systems. The curriculum contained here will serve...
  10. Access Agriculture Training Video Legumes are important in crop rotations, because they reduce weeds and enrich the soil by partnering with nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the soil. To be sure your soil has the right bacteria, you can buy an inoculant of Rhizobium bacteria. Rhizobium bacteria can...