1. 1/1/2012 Strong gradients of decreasing soil fertility are found in many regions of the world. Millions of smallholders are now facing this serious crisis which causes them lower crop yields, and many of these families also suffer from food insecurity. With the aim of promoting recovering soil fertility...
  2. Recurso clave 15/3/1994 This volume is the revised English translation of the German title, "Bodenfruchtbarkeit und Standortgerechte Landwirtschaft". It presents a range of practices conducive to sustainable agricultures, and is of particular importance for the development of smallholdings in the tropics. These include...
  3. 15/6/1993 Amazon.com Description This book discusses the role of essential nutrients in relation to nearly two dozen crops. Use the book's 307 color photographs to diagnose disorders in the field. The accompanying text explains symptoms in detail, with information provided by 31 crop experts. Covers the...
  4. Recurso clave 1/1/2001 Food security in West Africa is challenged by complex issues, including rapid population growth, exploitation of nonrenewable resources, and chronic low soil fertility, but in this text experts from world agricultural institutions share their work to provide solutions. Topics covered include soil...
  5. Recurso clave 1/1/1975 In 1975,Let it Rot!helped start the composting movement and taught gardeners everywhere how to recycle waste to create soil-nourishing compost. Contains advice for starting and maintaining a composting system, building bins, and using compost. Third Edition. Stop bagging leaves, grass, and...
  6. 1/1/2012 Una pregunta que se nos hace en ECHO es: “Tienen ustedes una finca orgánica?” Y la respuesta es: “No. Porque debido a nuestros suelos, clima y objetivos únicos nosotros utilizamos herbicidas, insecticidas y fertilizantes minerales según se necesiten. Al mismo tiempo, nuestra meta es minimizar...
  7. 16/1/2017 Tithonia (Tithonia diversifolia), también conocida como girasol mejicano o árbol marigold, es un arbusto perenne que es native de México y Centroamérica. A menudo es introducido debido a sus flores atractivas, ahora se encuentra en partes húmedas y sub-húmedas de África y Sudamérica. Crece en la...
  8. 8/2/2017 Cover crops play a key role in sustainable agriculture by providing sustainable sources of nutrients as well as protective soil cover to minimize erosion and reduce moisture stresses. Examples of successful cover cropping systems in East Africa will be illustrated as well as constraints and...
  9. 20/4/2013 Un importante principio de la agriculturade conservación es la aplicación dirigida,de precisión, de fertilizantes orgánicos oinorgánicos cerca de la plantas cultivadas,al contrario de la aplicación dispersa delos insumos en un campo entero. En unesquema de surcos, esto puede hacerseaplicando el...
  10. Access Agriculture Training Video Coir pith degrades so slowly that it is often considered useless for agriculture. But well-decomposed coir pith can absorb five times its weight in water. So when applied to your soil, it can hold water much better. To prepare compost out of coir pith you need to...