1. 01/01/2014 légumineuse polyvalente cultivée pour la consommation humaine ainsi que pour améliorer les sols et le fourrage animal. C’est la deuxième légumineuse à grains la plus cultivée en Afrique (National Research Council, 2006). Bien que cette légumineuse soit cultivée partout dans les tropiques, et qu’...
  2. 20/04/2014 EDN 122 highlighted multi-purpose cowpea varieties with spreading vines that cover the soil. Below is an ECHO research update from South Africa relating our experience so far with a spreading cowpea variety intercropped with maize grown in a Foundations for Farming (FFF) system. “Living carpet”...
  3. 01/04/1992 Sunn Hemp is an option for keeping monkeys out of your garden.
  4. 01/04/1992 Information about the salt tolerance of Leucaena
  5. 19/06/1992 More discussion on consumption of Velvet Beans.
  6. 19/06/1992 Solar heating of cowpeas for at least 45 minutes will kill weevils without affecting cooking or germination percentages.
  7. 19/10/1994 Information about nematodes affecting agroforestry trees. Nematodes are tiny “wire worms” that abound in the soil. The root-knot nematode,Meloidogyne incognita, is one of the most infamous, both for its devastating effect on crops and the ease with which its presence can be identified. The...
  8. 19/01/1995 Information about green manure and cover crop legumes.
  9. 19/03/1995 Tepary beans are a very drought resistant bean.
  10. 19/06/1995 Alley cropping is an agroforestry technique which has been widely promoted in agriculture development programs throughout the tropics. Many studies report increased harvests in alley crops versus control plots without trees. A recent report from the International Centre for Research in...