Atemoya, A Quality Tropical Fruit

Simple Grasshopper and Locust Controls

Echos From our Network

Using Owls To Control Rats


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Atemoya, A Quality Tropical Fruit

Martin L. Price

The atemoya is one of those few fruits that can be considered a fully adequate dessert.

Echos From our Network

CINDY FAKE with Food for the Hungry in Mozambique wrote about her experiences controlling locusts with a tea made from leaves of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica). 

Meg LaVal in Costa Rica wrote of her successes with vermi composting, or using worms to create compost quickly. “I have worked intensively with worms for 6 months and had good results.

 

Simple Grasshopper and Locust Controls

Grasshoppers and locusts cause extensive damage to a wide variety of crops and can be persistent in gardens year after year. Several ideas for their control are presented.

Using Owls To Control Rats

In the eighties the Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia introduced barn owls into an integrated pest management program.