Amaranth to Zai Holes has 5 ratings and 1 review. Amaranth is a drought-tolerant plant which provides both high-protein grain and delicious edible leaves. Amaranth to Zai Holes, Ideas for Growing Food under. Difficult Conditions (ECHO , , p.) 5: Farming systems and gardening techniques. Many small. Many of you are already familiar with ECHO’s previously published book, Amaranth to Zai Holes (A-Z), a compilation of the first 51 issues of.

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Over 4, people in countries share their ideas and experiences through EDN as they assist small farmers and urban gardeners in feeding their families and making a living. What should a development worker do to assist a community? Amaranth to Zai Holes: The topics include vegetables, fruits, dryland holea hillside farming systems, multipurpose trees, pest control, animals, seeds and urban gardening.

Amaranth to Zai Holes, Ideas for Growing Food under Difficult Conditions

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Prashanth Viswanath marked it as to-read May 18, When milk is missing. Ground covers and green manures. Zai holes use termites to improve soil fertility and increase water filtration in farmers’ fields in West Africa.


Working through regional impact centers around the world ECHO connects small-scale farmers, and those working to eliminate world hunger, with essential resources, and each other. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Michael added it Sep 17, Plant protection and pest control. Neem seed shelf life. Trees in agricultural systems. Principal factors determining crop potential. Jenn S marked it as to-read Jun 10, Marlin Harrison rated it really liked it Sep 13, Don Perezoso rated it it was amazing Feb 06, Open Preview See a Problem?

Overview of above-ground gardening. Bibliography and useful publications.

Letter from fremont regier, mennonite central committee, Botswana and earlier in Zaire. These are just two of the plants and techniques people are using amarqnth produce food under difficult growing conditions in the troics.

Amaranth to Zai Holes: Ideas for Growing Food Under Difficult Conditions

Amaranth – grain and vegetable. Why the small farm? ECHO exists to reduce hunger and improve lives through agricultural training and resources. Trivia About Amaranth to Zai H Resource centers for agricultural development. The velvet bean as green manure. Echoes from our network. Ivan marked it as to-read Mar 06, Be the first to ask a question about Amaranth to Zai Holes. Training and learning resources. Over issues of EDN have amarantu been published.


How can I garden in the hot humid tropics? There are important topics which are not mentioned, and in many cases you are referred to other resources for background information or specialized details. Dryland techniques and mulches. Comparison charts of tropical crops. Nature of small-scale tropical agriculture. Fruit and nut species. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Background in agricultural development. Reducing the loss of soil moisture. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Arid region farming primer.

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A few alternate seed sources that we commonly use. Fifty-one issues of edn in one book! Prediction of suitable crops. From farm amarajth market.

Meitzner and Martin L. This collection of ideas from around the world holds promise for places which face special challenges in growing food. This is a book of practical ideas. Feeds and animal nutrition.

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