1. Included in this report is the documentation of indigenous annual and perennial vegetable crops, seed germination and vigor, and seed pathways and "germplasm gatekeeper". Additional objectives include facilitation of the exchange, preservation and dissemination of important genetic resources...
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    1/6/2014 Cuando encuentras una variedad de un cultivo especialmente prometedor en tu área, ¿cómo puedes ayudar a otros agricultores a intentar con la variedad? Si un agricultor le da 30 semillas de una variedad excepcional, ¿cómo las puede distribuir? ¿Cómo fluyen las semillas adentro de y entre las...
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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...
  4. 27/1/2020 Este artículo resume varios métodos con los cuales he experimentado para controlar varios tipos de gorgojos en semilla almacenada. Los recipientes para semillas pueden fluctuar en tamaño desde frascos pequeños hasta barriles/cubos, pero deben ser herméticos para que estas técnicas funcionen. Las...
  5. The purpose of this workshop was to develop strategies and mechanisms that would strengthen seed security in developing countries and regions in disaster-prone areas, thereby enabling a rapid and effective restoration of farmer seed systems to restore domestic food security following disaster.
  6. 20/1/2019 The Resilient Seed Systems Handbook Second Edition, developed by a multidisciplinary team of Bioversity International researchers and research partners, is a tool that supports research and capacity building on resilient seed systems in the context of adaptation to climate change. The first...
  7. 4/10/2019 The more than 7000 islands that comprise the Philippine archipelago is vastly rich in natural resources and is considered one of only 17 mega-biodiverse regions in the world. Diversity is a recurring theme in these islands as the people speak more than 130 different languages, sublanguages and...
  8. Does unsafe food threaten public health in your country? Is the food you eat at risk of contamination? Or, perhaps, has your shipment of agricultural goods been held at the port of entry because of a potential cargo pest infestation? The sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) plant health distance...
  9. Abstract, Agriculture & Food Security, 2017 Local seed systems that are developed, managed and maintained by farmers are a fundamental practice in smallholder crop production, supporting more than 80% of farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and feeding more than 70% of its population. The resilience...
  10. This e-Learning course walks participants through the Seed System Security Assessment (SSSA) process and then focuses on targeted responses, depending on the key constraints identified. The 8 modules are highly interactive: participants explore how to: collect key data, decide if farming...