1. AccessAgriculture Training Video Legumes are important in crop rotations, because they reduce weeds and enrich the soil by partnering with nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the soil. To be sure your soil has the right bacteria, you can buy an inoculant of Rhizobium bacteria. Rhizobium bacteria can...
  2. AccessAgriculture Training Video Dans les savanes côtières de l'Afrique occidentale, les agriculteurs expliquent comment le mucuna leur aidait à régénérer leurs sols, et à supprimer des mauvaises herbes nuisibles comme le Striga et l'Impérata. Ils montrent comment cultiver le mucuna au profit de...
  3. AccessAgriculture Training Video Partout dans le monde, les gens ajoutent des condiments pour donner un bon goût à leurs plats. En Afrique de l’Ouest beaucoup de sauces sont préparés avec un condiment à base des graines de l’arbre Néré. Au Mali, ce condiment est appelé le soumbala. La coupure...
  4. 19/01/1991 Phosphorus deficiency is a major constraint to legume production in tropical and subtropical regions, particularly in acid soils. Responses of chickpea and pigeonpea to phosphorus in South Asia on predominantly neutral to alkaline soils, however, have been less than expected even when standard...
  5. A collection of plant data that details principal use, general information, adaptability and uses.
  6. The interdependence of soils, vegetation, and wildlife is a phenomenon now recognized to be of great practical significance. Vegetation, the prime instrument for conserving soil, also affords habitats for wildlife. Intelligent use of vegetation, therefore, perpetuates two fundamental natural...
  7. 01/04/1998 Traditionally the people of Sri Lanka consume vegetable cooked as curries with the dietary staple, rice. Legumes, in general, play a vital role in Sri Lankan diets and they are being consumed as green vegetables or pulses. Edible legumes are excellent sources of dietary protein and oil....
  8. 01/01/1998 Fodder scarcity is a major constraint faced by farming communities throughout the world. This is often the result of the degradation of traditional fodder sources in forest and village common lands. Consequently, to meet their needs, farmers must produce at least some fodder in their agricultural...
  9. 01/12/1986 11 pages, illustrated, photos Circular S-330
  10. 01/01/1986 32 pages, illustrated, photos Series: 04EB-09.03