1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 20/7/2010 Tony Rinaudo (working with World Vision Australia) responded to the article aboutFaidherbia albidain EDN 107 with helpful comments. “In West Africa, crops growing under a canopy of the nitrogen fixingF. albidatrees produce an extra 2.5 to 3 tons of stalks per hectare and two and a half times the...
  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...