1. 26/04/2019 Lors de la conférence internationale sur l'agriculture organisée par ECHO en 2014, Dr Laura Meitzner Yoder a donné une conférence plénière intitulée «Cultiver des liens: tirer des enseignements des systèmes de semences locaux, et encourager l'échange de semences au sein de la communauté.» La...
  2. 01/01/1989 Maize (Zea mays; corn) is the third most important food crop in the world, surpassed onlyby two other grains, wheat and rice. Maize is a widely adapted crop, capable of production during the appropriateseason in almost all parts of the world where farming is done. Maize is represented by...
  3. 08/02/2017 Smallholder farmers in rural African villages rely on their home-grown seeds for more than 85% of their needs. Due to various reasons, small holder farmers are enticed or forced to use seeds from commercial companies which create dependency. Seed saving has challenges. For farmers to produce...
  4. Ressource principale
    21/01/2000 Il arrive souvent que les groupes et les individus nord-américains demandent à ECHO de les aider à choisir des graines de légumes afin de les distribuer lors d’un court voyage à l’étranger. Souvent, il s’agit d’une « équipe de travail » envoyée par un groupe religieux. Un membre de l’organisme qu...
  5. 08/05/2017 ECHO reguguarly keeps track of crop porduction records especially for crops disseminated from our Global Seed Bank. This fillable form is the sheet ECHO staff (mainly interns) use when evaluating a crop for it's potential use and distribution to ECHO's Network. This form can also be used to...
  6. 04/10/2017 A comparison trial of okra species and varieties was conducted at the ECHO farm in North Fort Myers (zone 9a/10b), Florida. Thirteen varieties ofAbelmoschus esculentumand two varieties ofAbelmoschus cailleiwere evaluated for pod production and taste. Plants were started from seed in trays, with...
  7. AccessAgriculture Training Video Pourquoi ne pas essayer la technique de flottation de la semence avant le semis? Les graines de mauvaise qualité ayant été attaquées par les insectes viendront flotter à la surface, tandis que les bonnes graines resteront au fond. Ateso Bangla Chichewa English...
  8. AccessAgriculture Training Video Divers problèmes affectent la qualité des semences, les graines tachées et les graines décolorées sont deux des plus importants. Les graines tachées ne peuvent pas être éliminées par vannage ou flottation. Elles ne peuvent être prélevées que par triage manuel....
  9. 19/05/1982 Dr. Frank is known to many of you as author of several books and articles on tropical subsistence farming. He works at the Mayaguez Institute of Tropical Agriculture (USDA) in Puerto Rico. Currently his research centers around sweet potato improvement for the tropics. We recently received from...
  10. 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...