1. 2004-01-01 La production de semences et l'entretien des cultivars végétaux par les petits paysans a reçu de plus en plus d'attention cette dernière décennie. La dominance croissante d'entreprises multinationales pour le commerce de semences, la controverse au sujet de l'inénierie génétique et la...
  2. 1986-01-01 Cereal crops, or grains, include a wide variety of plants that are members of the grass family (Gramineae) grown for their hard seeds or kernels, which are used primarily for food. Grains are rich in carbohydrates and contain substantial amounts of protein, as well as some fat and vitamins. They...
  3. 1986-01-01 Cereal crops, or grains, include a wide variety of plants that are members of the grass family (Gramineae) grown for their hard seeds or kernels, which are used primarily for food. Grains are rich in carbohydrates and contain substantial amounts of protein, as well as some fat and vitamins. They...
  4. 2000-01-01 This booklet gives a description of the main storage pests together with preventive and protective practices. Special attention is given to the use of natural materials in protecting storage productions. Also included is some information on chemical treatment of stored products against pests. #18...
  5. These guidelines aim to measure harvest and post-harvest losses for food grains (cereals and pulses). They presentFAO’srecommended methods to estimate food grain losses to allow countries to monitor SDG 12.3.1 (food losses along the supply chain).They present cost-effective methods that could be...
  6. Access Agriculture Training Video Rust diseases spread through wind and can rapidly develop in cool, wet weather. To know if your crop has rust disease, rub over the infected plant part to see if a yellow, brown or black powder sticks to your fingers. By combining organic methods, you will be...
  7. 1988-01-01 This book covers cereals, legumes, vegetables, root vegetables, fruit and plantation crops, animal foods.
  8. Access Agriculture Training Video It is important to pull striga weeds with your hands before the time it produces seeds and spreads. As it is laborious, better reduce the number of striga plants by applying compost or manure, and by rotating or intercropping with non-cereal crops, such as...
  9. 2013-01-01 “Zai” is a term that farmers in northern Burkina Faso use to refer to small planting pits that typically measure 20-30 cm in width, are 10-20 cm deep and spaced 60-80 cm apart. In the Tahoua region of Niger, the haussa word “tassa” is used. English terms used to decribe zai pits include “planting...
  10. 1987-01-01 This monograph is especially important and timely in that it documents the extent of nutritional deficiencies in cereal grains and provides insights as to how the nutritional quality of cereal grains might be improved. No. 28 in the series Agronomy 511 pages, tables