1. 18/11/2015 Dr. Motis and Betsy Langford were introduced to the 2-4-2 system by Dr. B.B. Singh at the Ukulima Farm research station in South Africa in Feb. of 2015. They subsequently planned and conducted this experiment with other legumes at the main ECHO campus in North Fort Myers, Florida.
  2. 18/10/2016 Au cours de la recherche sur les méthodes de cultures intercalaires liées aux légumineuses en Afrique du Sud (2010-2015), des membres du personnel de ECHO ont pris connaissance d'un système de production de céréales / niébé élaboré au Nigéria par des recherches de l'IITA et des partenaires...
  3. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #3 Crotalaria juncea, or sunn hemp, is a member of the pea family (Fabaceae) grown in many countries as a green manure or forage crop. Originating in South Asia, but with a common cultivar developed in Hawaii, it is a fastgrowing, drought-tolerant and...
  4. 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’...
  5. 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”...
  6. 01/04/1992 Sunn Hemp is an option for keeping monkeys out of your garden.
  7. 01/04/1992 Information about the salt tolerance of Leucaena
  8. 19/06/1992 More discussion on consumption of Velvet Beans.
  9. 19/06/1992 Solar heating of cowpeas for at least 45 minutes will kill weevils without affecting cooking or germination percentages.
  10. 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...