1. 20/01/2009 This training manual is designed to provide step-by step instructions to trainers in teaching potato farmers positive selection, that is, to ‘select the best’. Positive selection can be used to improve the quality of the seed potatoes saved from the farmers own crop. The manual contains two major...
  2. 20/01/2009 Intended as a reference for farmers trained in seed potato selection and to promote farmer-to-farmer technology transfer, this full-colour leaflet outlines the basic principles of seed potato selection and includes photographs depicting the major potato diseases. It accompanies the Picture Book...
  3. 20/01/2009 This manual provides a training approach for teaching farmers how to increase potato yields by improving the quality of farm-saved seed potatoes. After background information on seed potato degeneration, common potato diseases, selection issues and training methodology, it is divided into eight...
  4. 01/01/1984 A Pocket Directory of Trees and Seeds in Kenya was compiled to answer two basic tree-planting questions: which trees are the best to plant in my particular climate type? And where do I get the seeds or their seedlings? Ninety tree species are described, along with their best climate types. For...
  5. 04/05/2015 This comprehensive book on the art and science of seed saving demystifies the time-honored tradition of collecting the seeds of more than 75 crops-from heirloom tomatoes and peppers to century-old varieties of beans and grains. InThe Seed Garden, Seed Savers Exchange and the Organic Seed Alliance...
  6. 01/01/1990 The purpose of this booklet is to demonstrate that you can grow your seed in a small area for many levels of benefit. It attempts to enable you to answer the questions "How much seed and how many plants do I need?" and "How much of area will I need to devote to become seed self-reliant?" Knowing...
  7. 01/01/1978 Each vegetable is discussed in detail. You'll know the problems and their solution, understand how to raise, harvest, and store the seeds.
  8. This collection contains resourcesused in the ECHO AsiaSeed Saving Fundamentals Workshop Click here to see photos from events on 5 November 2021 and 28 January 2022
  9. Ressource principale
    01/06/2010 Seeds naturally have a place in almost any endeavor having to do with agricultural development. Seeds of most food plants are small and, as such, are more easily transported and can be shipped longer distances than vegetative cuttings. For the farmer, seeds represent the promise of a continued...
  10. Ressource principale
    07/01/2019 Two broad categories of seeds exist, referred to as recalcitrant and orthodox. The former must be kept moist and planted soon after they are collected; large-seeded fruits such as mango and avocado are typical examples. The second type of seeds are discussed in this document. Orthodox seeds are...