1. 01/01/2012 Strong gradients of decreasing soil fertility are found in many regions of the world. Millions of smallholders are now facing this serious crisis which causes them lower crop yields, and many of these families also suffer from food insecurity. With the aim of promoting recovering soil fertility...
  2. Ressource principale 15/03/1994 This volume is the revised English translation of the German title, "Bodenfruchtbarkeit und Standortgerechte Landwirtschaft". It presents a range of practices conducive to sustainable agricultures, and is of particular importance for the development of smallholdings in the tropics. These include...
  3. 15/06/1993 Amazon.com Description This book discusses the role of essential nutrients in relation to nearly two dozen crops. Use the book's 307 color photographs to diagnose disorders in the field. The accompanying text explains symptoms in detail, with information provided by 31 crop experts. Covers the...
  4. Ressource principale 01/01/2001 Food security in West Africa is challenged by complex issues, including rapid population growth, exploitation of nonrenewable resources, and chronic low soil fertility, but in this text experts from world agricultural institutions share their work to provide solutions. Topics covered include soil...
  5. Ressource principale 01/01/1975 In 1975,Let it Rot!helped start the composting movement and taught gardeners everywhere how to recycle waste to create soil-nourishing compost. Contains advice for starting and maintaining a composting system, building bins, and using compost. Third Edition. Stop bagging leaves, grass, and...
  6. 01/01/2012 Une question que nous avons posée à ECHO est « Êtes-vous une ferme biologique? » Et la réponse est « Non. En raison de la particularité de nos sols, de notre climat et de nos objectifs, nous utilisons des herbicides, des insecticides et des engrais minéraux au besoin. Dans le même temps, nous...
  7. 16/01/2017 Le tithonia (Tithonia diversifolia), également connu sous le nom de tournesol mexicain ou souci des arbres, est un arbuste pérenne qui est originaire du Mexique et d'Amérique centrale. Souvent cultivé pour ses fleurs attrayantes, il se trouve maintenant dans les parties humides et subhumides de...
  8. 08/02/2017 Cover crops play a key role in sustainable agriculture by providing sustainable sources of nutrients as well as protective soil cover to minimize erosion and reduce moisture stresses. Examples of successful cover cropping systems in East Africa will be illustrated as well as constraints and...
  9. 20/04/2013 An important principle of conservationagriculture is that of targeted, precision applications of organic or inorganic fertilizer near crop plants, as opposed to evenly dispersing inputs over an entire field. In a row-crop setting, this can be done by banding fertilizer next to the crop plants. In...
  10. AccessAgriculture Training Video La poussière de fibre de coco se dégrade si lentement qu’elle est souvent considérée inutile pour l’agriculture. Mais la poussière-fibre bien décomposée peut absorber cinq fois son poids en eau. Ainsi lorsqu’elle est appliquée à votre sol, elle peut retenir l’eau...