1. Collection of information on seeds.
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    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...
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    01/01/2011 Often farmers asked for seed, but we weren’t quite sure what to expect when we suggested—to the farmers’ union in Nampula, Mozambique—that they organize a fair in which the members could come together and exchange seed. They might only be interested in “improved” varieties. However, when we...
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    21/01/2000 Habituellement, les Nord-américains n’ont aucune idée qu’il existe des différences marquées entre l’horticulture des pays tempérés et des pays tropicaux. J’ai personnellement eu une telle expérience lorsque j’ai déménagé de l’Ohio en 1981 pour devenir le directeur d’ECHO. J’avais déjà acheté des...
  5. Ressource principale This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 31. Saving your own seeds can be a cost-effective way to access crop seed for future planting and to help maintain the planet’s plant biodiversity. Whether you plant your own saved seeds, give them away to friends and neighbors, or distribute them through...
  6. 01/01/1952 Agricultural Handbook no. 30 440 pages, illustrated, photos
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  8. 01/01/2000 This book gives the protocol for variety trials at ECHO.
  9. This Yearbook of Agriculture seeks to provide a new and improved basis for understanding the complex order of Nature's forces so that man can better shape them in a positive and creative fashion. Compiled in this book is our vast knowledge of seeds for greater application in the United States.
  10. 01/01/1999 This book reports on a study visit that exposed seed experts and smallholder seed producers from east and southern Africa to an advanced seed production system, such as that in Zimbabwe, which would equip them with the experience and knowledge necessary to formulate strategies likely to have a...