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Improving Fruit Postharvest Quality through Best Management Practices for Perishable Vegetable Production in Protective Structures in Nicaragua, Haiti, Honduras, Dominican Republic and Costa Rica

Poster. Abstract: The main foal of the project is to implement technologies to enhance bell pepper fruit yields and post harvest quality and to develop a […]

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  • Author(s): Bielinski M. Santos; Teresa P. Salame; Maricruz Ramirez-Sanchez; Craig D. Stanley; Jack E. Rechcigl; Henner A. Obregon-Olivas; Jessie E. Inestroza; Maria G. Cuevas; Marco V. Saenz; Jean-Robert Estime
  • Type of Document: Project Document

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Final Project Report- Improving Market Access for Emerging South African Rooibos Farmers: Integrating emerging or marginalized Rooibos tea farmers into Fair Trade and other market systems in South Africa

Final project report from the “Improving Market Access for Emerging South African Rooibos Farmers” project.

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  • Author(s): Laura T. Raynolds
  • Type of Document: Project Document

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Management of Weeds and Soil Pests in Kenyan Vegetable Crops

Summary: Training sessions were conducted in three Kenyan villages (Maito, Zambia and Kiambani) near Kitui, to demonstrate basic weed and pest management techniques appropriate to local […]

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  • Author(s): Steve Fennimore; Peter Mutua
  • Type of Document: Project Document

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New Technology for Post-harvest Drying and Storage of Horticultural Seeds

Poster. Introduction: High quality seeds of improved varieties are essential to enhance the production of annual horticultural crops. In tropical climates, high temperatures and humidities combine […]

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  • Author(s): Peetambar Dahal; Kent J. Bradford; Keshavulu Kunusoth; Jwala Bajracharya; Bhartendu Mishra; Johan Van Asbrouck
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Stale seedbed preparation

Summary: This is a method of weed control practiced before planting. Most weeds germinate from very shallow layers in the soil

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  • Author(s): Steve Fennimore
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Simple and Effective Drying and Storage of Seeds and Horticultural Products for Developing World Farmers

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  • Author(s): Horticulture CRSP
  • Type of Document: Project Document

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Soil solarization

Summary: Solarization is a simple and safe method to kill weed seeds, nematodes and soilborne diseases prior to planting flower and vegetable crops. During months when […]

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  • Author(s): Steve Fennimore
  • Type of Document: Project Document

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Final Project Report- Promoting Fruit and Vegetable Production to Improve Nutrition in Nkokonjeru, Uganda: Improving community nutrition in Nkokonjeru, Uganda by promoting fruit and vegetable production through local university research and partnerships, demonstration gardens, Farmer Field Schools, and nursery expansion

Final project report from the “Promoting Fruit and Vegetable Production to Improve Nutrition in Nkokonjeru, Uganda” project.

  • Date of Publication: n.d.
  • Author(s): Kate Scow; Sean Kearney; Abraham Salomon; Lauren Pincus
  • Type of Document: Project Document

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Frequently asked questions on seed drying beads

A list of FAQs related to the seed drying beads.

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  • Author(s): Horticulture CRSP
  • Type of Document: Project Document

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