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ECHO Asia Note Articles






  1. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #28 Farm-generated fertility contributes to a more sustainable agricultural system. Crop residues and manures are part of the nutrient cycle for plant production and can lower input costs through the use of thermophilic composting, vermiculture, bokashi...





  2. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #28 For both farmers and researchers in the tropics, seed saving can be very frustrating. In Mondulkiri province, farmers are rarely able to keep seed for more than the six months between harvest and the new planting season. Seeds stored longer than this tend...





  3. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #9 Editor: The System of Rice Intensification (SRI), an unconventional approach to rice production that has spread throughout many parts of the world since the late 1990s, is comprised of a set of flexible management practices. CEDAC, based in Cambodia,...





  4. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #20 Farm-generated fertility makes agriculture more sustainable. Crop residues and manures are part of the nutrient cycle and can lower input costs through the use of thermophilic composting, vermiculture, bokashi production, or green manures. Farm-generated...





  5. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #20 In nature, dozens of species of harmful fungi can quickly kill a plant, including Fusarium spp., the causal agents of Fusarium wilt, and Phakospora pachyrhizi, the causal agent of soybean rust. Fungi are unable to produce nutrients on their own, so they...
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ECHO Asia Notes






  1. 2014-06-15 Note from the Editors Observations of SRI in Nakorn Sawan, Thailand Increase Yields and Save Money with Innovative SRI Tools SRI Roller Planting Marker SRI Transplanting Tools Learning from Farmers Important Contacts from this AN Seeking Applications for ECHO Asia’s National Volunteer Program





  1. Access Agriculture Training Video Pheromones attract and help to kill the males, so they cannot mate with the females. And without mating, female fruit flies will not be able to lay eggs. To attract and kill the male flies with pheromones, you need to use traps to protect the products from the...





  2. Access Agriculture Training Video Farmer groups and individuals in Burkina Faso explain the benefits and challenges of a low-cost drip irrigation system, and show how such a system is set up. A social innovation is included that relates to organic matter management. Available languages Adja...





  3. Access Agriculture Training Video This video shows the importance of good planning and knowledge. We can reduce losses by following good practices when installing the seedbed, preparing the field and transplanting chilli seedlings. Available languages Amharic Arabic Bambara Bangla Bemba Chichewa...
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Videos






  1. This animation describes ways to effectively manage active TB. Effective TB management begins with preventing its spread. TB management also involves detecting, diagnosing, and treating the condition. If TB is detected, you will want to be placed on a TB antibiotic treatment plan. This involves...





  2. Tuberculosis (or TB) is a disease that mainly infects the lungs. Symptoms of active TB disease include a chronic bad cough, pain in the chest, or coughing up blood. However, some people who are infected with TB carry the bacteria but do not show these symptoms. They will appear perfectly healthy....





  3. This animation describes the interactions between tuberculosis (or TB), the human immunodeficiency virus (or HIV), and your immune system. Becoming infected with TB if you are living with HIV can change the diagnosis and treatment for TB. Having TB and HIV together complicates the detection,...
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