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This section covers a broad range of small-scale cultivation techniques and discusses specific crops from fruit to mushrooms.

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Abonamiento orgánico de cafetales renovados

La tecnología de abonamiento orgánico de cafetales renovados consiste en aplicar al suelo fertilizantes orgánicos (compost, biol, etc.) producidos por los propios productores en sus fincas y, en...

Tirabanti, José, Published on 2017

Agroforestry in the Tropics

Agroforestry is a broad term for land-use systems where woody perennials such as trees, shrubs or bamboos are grown and used in fields and farming landscapes. This can be carried out at the same...

Garden Organic (HDRA), Published by Garden Organic (HDRA) on 2001

Carrot Farming

This technical brief describes how to optimise the farming of carrots with detail on the seasons, sowing, fertiliser and seeding rates.

Practical Action Nepal;READ Nepal, Published on 2015

Cashew - Growing a Seedling in a Polypot

Manual for farmers using only pictures, no words, on how to grow a cashew nut tree in a polypot.

Rose Clarkson, Published by IMDP on 2002

Cauliflower Farming

This technical brief describes how to optimise the farming of cauliflowers with detail on the seasons, sowing, fertiliser and seeding rates.

Practical Action Nepal;READ Nepal, Published on 2015

Chilli Farming

This technical brief describes how to optimise the farming of chillis with detail on breeds, seedling rates, land preparation and transplanting

Practical Action Nepal;READ Nepal, Published on 2015

Clôtures vivante

Agriculteurs analphabètes matériaux sur la plantation d'arbres, la gestion et l'utilisation. Copyright © 2002 Rose Clarkson. Il est permis d'utiliser, de reproduire et de modifier les manuels ou...

Rose Clarkson, Published by Rose Clarkson on 2007

Cowpea Production

Cowpea Production audio

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action Southern Africa

Cucumber Farming

This technical brief describes how to optimise the farming of cucumbers with detail on transplantation, support and fertiliser.

Practical Action Nepal;READ Nepal, Published on 2015

Cultivo Del Orégano

Oregano has a very high tolerance in terms of altitude and temperature. It is suitable in any soil that is not saline.

Soluciones Prácticas, Published on 2008

Eggplant Farming

This technical brief describes how to optimise the farming of eggplants with particular focus on land preparation, fertiliser and harvesting.

Practical Action Nepal;READ Nepal, Published on 2015

Final Report on IRRI-Illinois Postharvest Loss Reduction Initiative

This report summarizes the activities of the IRRI-UoI Postharvest Loss Reduction initiative that began in 2012 with a modest injection of activity funds linked to CSISA platforms in Bangladesh and...

Mozharul Islam (Practical Action), Shaihk Tanveer Hossain (FIVDB), Aanand Kumar (CSISA-India), Mobarak Choudhury (Innovation Lab), Ahmad Salahuddin (IRRI-BD), Latiful Bari (PH Engineer), and Alfred Schmidley (IRRI), Published by Practical Action, Bangladesh on 2014

Flood Adaptive Rice Cultivation Practice

Flash flood due to intensive rainfall and river overflow damages rice crop every year in flood plains of Nepal and other countries with similar topography. Selection and adoption of suitable

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Khadka, Rakesh;Manandha, Sarita;Chaudhary, Bedanand, Published by Practical Action, Nepal on 2017

Garlic farming

This technical brief describes how to optimise the farming of garlic with particular focus on weed control, irrigation and pests

Practical Action Nepal;READ Nepal, Published on 2015

Hibiscus Farming

The plant's importance as a cash crop is promising for small-scale farmers: seeds are cheap, easy to sow, and will grow in various types of soil.

Edward Stevens, Published by Practical Action on 2007

Hibiscus Harvesting

This document explains hibiscus harvesting.

Practical Action Sudan, Published by Practical Action, Sudan on 2015

Hints on Growing of Soya Beans

Some hints for growing soya beans, how to dehull them and how to process them in flour and milk.

Rahab Wa, Published by Arid lands Information Network (ALIN) on 2013

How to Grow Your Own Onion Seed

Here is some basic information on how to grow onions and produce onion seeds. The document focuses on Burkina Faso but this approach can be used in many other locations.

Salif Oeudraogo, Published by Arid lands Information Network (ALIN on 2013

Live Fencing

Live fencing is a simple way to protect your crops.

Rose Clarkson, Published by IMDP on 2002

Lost to the Weeds - Changing Practices Favour an Old Enemy

Effective weed management can raise yields. This brief looks at its impact on rice production.

Casimero, Published by CGIAR SP-IPM on 2010

 

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