1. This presentation was given during the Seed Saving Fundamentals workshop at the ECHO Asia Small Farm Resource Center. This presentation discusses the current state of seed saving, how to classify seeds, seed types, and seed production.
  2. 01-02-2021 Seeds are a strategic starting point for any agricultural development program or project, and good seeds are undoubtedly one of the most important material inputs for farmers, both men and women. In some farming communities and families, seeds are the most significant predictor of productivity....
  3. Collection of information on seeds.
  4. Rasilimali Muhimu
    01-06-2010 Seeds naturally have a place in almost any endeavor having to do with agricultural development. Seeds of most food plants are small and, as such, are more easily transported and can be shipped longer distances than vegetative cuttings. For the farmer, seeds represent the promise of a continued...
  5. Rasilimali Muhimu
    01-01-2011 Often farmers asked for seed, but we weren’t quite sure what to expect when we suggested—to the farmers’ union in Nampula, Mozambique—that they organize a fair in which the members could come together and exchange seed. They might only be interested in “improved” varieties. However, when we...
  6. Rasilimali Muhimu 21-01-2000 ECHO is frequently asked, by groups or individuals from North America, to suggest vegetable seeds to take with them on short trips overseas. Often the group is a “work team” that is being sent by a church. Someone with the group they are going to visit has asked them to bring vegetable seeds. Or...
  7. Rasilimali Muhimu This article is from ECHO Asia Note # 31. Saving your own seeds can be a cost-effective way to access crop seed for future planting and to help maintain the planet’s plant biodiversity. Whether you plant your own saved seeds, give them away to friends and neighbors, or distribute them through...
  8. 01-01-1952 Agricultural Handbook no. 30 440 pages, illustrated, photos
  9. 122 pages
  10. 01-01-2000 This book gives the protocol for variety trials at ECHO.