1. 02/01/1998 The magic and mystery of companion planting have intrigued and fascinated humans for centuries, yet it is a part of the gardening world that has never been fully explored. First published in 1975, this classic companion planting guide has taught a generation of gardeners how to use plants'...
  2. 01/01/2020 This volume summarises research on key components for successful Conservation Agriculture (CA). Chapters review the latest research on ways of optimising no-till techniques to minimise soil disturbance in relation to seeding, weeding and other operations. Chapters also review ways to improve soil...
  3. Access Agriculture Training Video O cajueiro traz benefícios econômicos, sociais e ambientais. Ele é cultivado principalmente por sua castanha e sua polpa. Em um pomar de cajueiros bem manejado e associado a safras anuais, as árvores produzem bem e as castanhas são de boa qualidade. Idiomas...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video In the wider space between the double rows of pineapple, you can grow beans or groundnuts during the first year. This improves the soil. Most farmers cut down all the trees to establish pineapple gardens. But they are wrong. In fact, pineapples grow best and give...
  5. Key Resource 20/01/2013 About 98% of agricultural production in the Sudano Sahelian region of West and Central Africa is based on rainfed crops. With a mean annual rainfall of 300 to 800 mm/year, the number of staple crops is very limited. It includes two grain crops: pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) for sandy soils...
  6. Through generous support from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, ECHO completed a five-year (2010-2015) research project in Limpopo Province of South Africa. The central question addressed was “How can smallscale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa continue to produce food with limited resources for...
  7. 01/01/1991 Long-term agroforestry demonstrations trials using Acacia albida and other nitrogen fixing multipurpose trees/shrubs were initiated in mid-1982 to assess soil and crop productivity at a coastal lowland site characterized by low soil fertility, weed problems and consequent poor crop yields. 12...
  8. The objective of this unit is to introduce the student to the importance of intercropping systems in world food production. Discussions of genetic, agronomic and socioeconomic factors involved in intercropping will be facilitate by the development and use of a common scientific language. Google...
  9. This publication reports on research in different intercropping systems.
  10. 26/03/2015 Through research in South Africa, ECHO has been developing best-practicesfor growing Moringa and other crops. This reasearch, through the Howard G. Buffet Foundation, demonstrates growing Moringaon a large scale for powder production including soil fertility management and pruning. This...