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    1/6/2010 Las semillas naturalmente tienen lugar en cualquier emprendimiento de desarrollo de agricultura. Las semillas de la mayoría de los cultivos son pequeñas, y por lo tanto se transportan fácilmente y sobre más distancia que otros cortes vegetales. Para el agricultor, las semillas representan la...
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    21/1/2000 Usualmente los norteamericanos no tienen idea de cuan diferente puede ser la horticultura en el trópico. Personalmente experimenté algo de este fenómeno cuando me mudé de Ohio en 1981 para convertirme en Director de ECHO. Yo ya había comprado semillas para mi jardín en Ohio cuando surgió la...
  3. 1/1/1989 Maize (Zea mays; corn) is the third most important food crop in the world, surpassed onlyby two other grains, wheat and rice. Maize is a widely adapted crop, capable of production during the appropriateseason in almost all parts of the world where farming is done. Maize is represented by...
  4. 26/4/2019 En la Conferencia Agrícola Internacional 2014 de ECHO, la Dr. Laura Meitzner Yoder impartió una charla en el plenario titulada“Planting Connections: Learning from local seed systems and fostering community seed exchange.” (Conexiones de la siembra: Aprendizaje de los sistemas de semilla locales y...
  5. 8/2/2017 Smallholder farmers in rural African villages rely on their home-grown seeds for more than 85% of their needs. Due to various reasons, small holder farmers are enticed or forced to use seeds from commercial companies which create dependency. Seed saving has challenges. For farmers to produce...
  6. 8/5/2017 ECHO reguguarly keeps track of crop porduction records especially for crops disseminated from our Global Seed Bank. This fillable form is the sheet ECHO staff (mainly interns) use when evaluating a crop for it's potential use and distribution to ECHO's Network. This form can also be used to...
  7. 4/10/2017 A comparison trial of okra species and varieties was conducted at the ECHO farm in North Fort Myers (zone 9a/10b), Florida. Thirteen varieties ofAbelmoschus esculentumand two varieties ofAbelmoschus cailleiwere evaluated for pod production and taste. Plants were started from seed in trays, with...
  8. AccessAgriculture Training Video Why not try the technique of seed flotation before sowing your seed. By using this technique any poor seeds which have been attacked by insects will float to the top, leaving the good seed on the bottom. This video is part of the Rice Advice DVD. Ateso Bangla...
  9. AccessAgriculture Training Video There are many problems with poor seed, and spotted and discoloured seed are some of the major ones. Spotted seeds can't be removed by winnowing or seed flotation. They can only be removed by manual sorting. This video will show you how to clean seed as one of the...
  10. 19/5/1982 Dr. Frank is known to many of you as author of several books and articles on tropical subsistence farming. He works at the Mayaguez Institute of Tropical Agriculture (USDA) in Puerto Rico. Currently his research centers around sweet potato improvement for the tropics. We recently received from...