1. 29/6/2020 Download TN#96(PDF) Read TN#96 online Seed storage in the tropics has been a frequent topic of ECHO publications and trainings due to its importance to the smallholder farmer. Access to quality seeds is imperative for agronomic and horticultural crop production. While on-farm seed saving benefits...
  2. This photo slideshow is a supplement toTechnical Note96: Earthbag Seed Banks.
  3. Recurso clave 29/6/2020 Seed preservation in the tropics is rife with difficulties due to high temperatures and humidity, so investing in worthwhile storage technologies is instrumental in smallholder communities. Of course, the process of establishing a seed bank involves community buy-in, stakeholder cooperation, and...
  4. So you are thinking of ordering some ECHO Asia seeds...but you still have a few questions! Please scroll down and see if we have answered your question below. If not, please feel free to contact us at asiaseeds@echonet.org and we will do our best to respond. THE SEED BANK Is the ECHO Asia Seed...
  5. 13/3/2020 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 41. A New Chapter for ECHO Asia With a new decade upon us, the ECHO Asia team is pleased to highlight the next chapter in its engagement with the Asia regional network. Many of you are well aware of the goings on of ECHO Asia, but for some it may come as news...
  6. 3/4/2020 The primary purpose of this role is to lead and coordinate effective operations of the ECHO Asia Seed Bank according to the goals and objectives of the Asia Regional Impact Center. Housed at the ECHO Asia Farm, the Seed Bank primarily serves the needs of network members, as well as other...
  7. This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 36. As an organization that seeks to equip people with agricultural resources and skills, we often find ourselves coming back to the seed. Again and again we witness the value saving open-pollinated seeds, shedding light on locally adapted and underutilized...
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  9. Recurso clave This article is from ECHO Asia Note #27 When planning to construct a “Cold Room” or “Seed Storage Room” for the purpose of preserving seed viability, one must first consider principles for optimum seed storage. In ECHO Asia Note 14 (July 2012), we shared results from our comparison of vacuum...
  10. Recurso clave 15/5/2018 This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 38. Introduction Given the proper facilities necessary to store seeds long-term, whereby low temperature and low humidity are kept stable over time, it is very possible to store most orthodox seeds for several years at a time in the tropics (Harrington,...