1. Ressource principale
    01/01/2002 L’acidification du sol est un processus naturel ayant d'importants effets sur la croissance des plantes. À mesure que le sol devient de plus en plus acide, particulièrement lorsque le pH descend en-dessous de 4,5, il est de plus en plus difficile de produire des cultures vivrières. Lorsque le pH...
  2. Ressource principale 01/01/1995 Fourteen chapters address various aspects of human waste or, as the editor puts it, the "by-products," of our increasingly urban and industrial society. Topics range from the societal, political, and regulatory issues associated with land application to more technical issues such as the negative...
  3. 01/01/1980 Among its other activities, FAO has focused on developing natural resources and approaches for their better utilization in order to increase food production in developing countires.This FAO book contains technical papers on soil and plant testing services in many different countries. Also...
  4. 01/07/2004 We read an article in Appropriate Technology (Volume 28, No. 3; July/September 2001) about farmers in Niger who used bottle caps to distribute tiny amounts of fertilizer. Despite drought conditions, farmers who used this technique harvested 50 to 100 percent more millet than those who did not.
  5. 01/01/2012 Une question que nous avons posée à ECHO est « Êtes-vous une ferme biologique? » Et la réponse est « Non. En raison de la particularité de nos sols, de notre climat et de nos objectifs, nous utilisons des herbicides, des insecticides et des engrais minéraux au besoin. Dans le même temps, nous...
  6. 19/01/1997 Information about making bonemeal fertilizer from animal bones.
  7. 15/05/2013 Sustainable Decentralized Water Treatment for Rural and Developing Communities Using Locally Generated Biochar Adsorbents An Introduction to Bokashi Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
  8. Anaerobic digestion, or biodigestion, involves the microbial degradation of organic materials in an oxygen-free environment. Feedstocks for anaerobic digestion include livestock manures, crop residues, culled fruit and vegetables, food waste, and other organic by-products. The process produces...
  9. 19/07/1994 Nitrogen fertilizer should not be applied to trees and shrubs directly after transplanting.
  10. 20/04/2014 Comfrey is a unique perennial plant that requires minimal maintenance after planting and that can give high, sustained yields of nutrient-rich leaves for use as fertilizer, animal feed and more. It is high in potassium (K) and other micronutrients, and seems to improve fruiting and disease...