19-03-1995 A technique to control Colorado Potato Beetles. The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to many pesticides. An innovative technique developed by AgCanada and researched by Cornell is the use of “trench traps” to catch the beetles as they walk out of fields in search of new food sources or...
19-10-1994 ECHO was contacted with a vivid description of problems of leaf-cutter ants in Guyana. The farmers even tried building water filled moats around plants but the ants built leaf bridges and crossed right over. Jack bean and Sesame may help control leaf-cutter ants.
19-01-1996 The parasiticweed Striga hermonthica is a major problem in African millet fields. International Agricultural Development (Jan/Feb 1994) reports that dense intercropping of cowpea in millet stands can reduce Striga emergence.
19-10-1994 In some parts of the world people roast sorghum, as is done with corn (roasting ears) in the United States. Roasting bird resistant sorghum at the dough stage may not sufficiently remove the cyanogenic glycoside dhurrin.
ECHOcommunity ni ushirikiano wa wanachama wa kijamii wa ECHO, shirika la kimataifa lisilo la faida. ECHO ipo kupunguza njaa na kuboresha maisha kupitia mafunzo na rasilimali za kilimo. Inafanya kazi kupitia vituo vya mafunzo vya kikanda duniani kote; kwa kutumia rasilimali muhimu, na kila mmoja .Rasilimali hizi ni pamoja na msingi wa maarifa ya habari na vitendo, uzoefu wa msaada wa kiufundi na uhifadhi wa mbegu wenye kulenga manufaa ya mbegu zisizotumika vizuri.