1. This book has been written with a number of aims. First, of all to help decision makers consider the best alternatives in farming, especially regarding top soil conservation and soil fertility. The second aims is to teach our people of the old and new knowledge of how to achieve the best results...
  2. 01/01/1974 Arona Petersen has not only written an entertaining book on Virgin Islands herbs and the old sayings that go with their varied uses, but she has also captured a large slice of West Indian culture between the two covers.
  3. 01/02/1991 Review by Dr. Martin Price Most publications review the most recent books. I have found that the most useful books are not necessarily the most recent-in fact, they are sometimes out of print. ECHO reprinted a few valuable but out-of-print books over the years (Edible Leaves of the Tropics;...
  4. Ressource principale 01/01/1999 An inventory of seed catalogs listing all non-hybrid vegetable seeds available in the U.S. and Canada. Also have a copy of the 1st and 2nd Edition
  5. Ressource principale 01/03/2002 Amazon.com Description Seed to Seed is a complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for saving the seeds of 160 different vegetables. This book contains detailed information about each vegetable, including its botanical classification, flower structure and means of pollination,...
  6. 09/03/1990 A description of the principles and techniques of horticulture in Africa followed by details of growing a wide range of vegetables and fruits including many indigenous types. Aspects of nutrition, food processing and preservation, soil fertility, irrigation and plant protection are covered.
  7. 01/01/2009 Within a couple days after Bonnie and I arrived in Florida in June 1981 to assume my new role as founding CEO of ECHO, I began digging a garden. For an avid gardener used to the long winters “up north” this was an exciting adventure.I was going to grow flowers and vegetables year-round in the...
  8. 01/07/2004 Training in tire gardening was done with women in Mauritania. After the training, each woman was given several small packets of seeds and encouraged to start a garden. When we arrived in Kiffa, the only vegetable gardens that could be found were in an ancient riverbed (known as a Wadi) northwest...
  9. Kohlrabi is a short (45cm), biennial cruciferous crop (cabbage family) that is cultivated as an annual vegetable. The stems of each plant swell at the base to form a 5 - 10 cm in diameter edible, starchy globe. The broad edible leavesspiral in whorls around the globe-like swollen stem and are...
  10. 19/01/1996 Colored Plastic Mulcheshave been found toimprove yields and fruit quality in some vegetable crops.