1. 02/01/1998 The magic and mystery of companion planting have intrigued and fascinated humans for centuries, yet it is a part of the gardening world that has never been fully explored. First published in 1975, this classic companion planting guide has taught a generation of gardeners how to use plants'...
  2. 01/01/2020 This volume summarises research on key components for successful Conservation Agriculture (CA). Chapters review the latest research on ways of optimising no-till techniques to minimise soil disturbance in relation to seeding, weeding and other operations. Chapters also review ways to improve soil...
  3. AccessAgriculture Training Video L’anacardier encore appelé cajou a une importance économique, sociale et environnementale. Il est produit principalement pour ses noix et ses pommes. Dans les plantations d’anacardiers bien entretenues et associées à des cultures annuelles, les arbres produisent...
  4. AccessAgriculture Training Video La première année vous pouvez cultiver des haricots ou des arachides dans l’intervalle plus large entre les doubles rangées d'ananas, ce qui améliore la fertilité du sol.La plupart des agriculteurs coupent tous les arbres pour établir leurs plantations d’ananas....
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    20/01/2013 Environ 98% de la production agricole dans les régions soudano-sahéliennes d’Afrique occidentale et centrale est basée sur les cultures pluviales. Avec une pluviométrie annuelle moyenne de 300 à 800 mm/an, le nombre de cultures de base est très limité. On distingue deux céréales: le mil...
  6. Through generous support from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, ECHO completed a five-year (2010-2015) research project in Limpopo Province of South Africa. The central question addressed was “How can smallscale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa continue to produce food with limited resources for...
  7. 01/01/1991 Long-term agroforestry demonstrations trials using Acacia albida and other nitrogen fixing multipurpose trees/shrubs were initiated in mid-1982 to assess soil and crop productivity at a coastal lowland site characterized by low soil fertility, weed problems and consequent poor crop yields. 12...
  8. The objective of this unit is to introduce the student to the importance of intercropping systems in world food production. Discussions of genetic, agronomic and socioeconomic factors involved in intercropping will be facilitate by the development and use of a common scientific language. Google...
  9. This publication reports on research in different intercropping systems.
  10. 26/03/2015 Through research in South Africa, ECHO has been developing best-practicesfor growing Moringa and other crops. This reasearch, through the Howard G. Buffet Foundation, demonstrates growing Moringaon a large scale for powder production including soil fertility management and pruning. This...