An Assessment of Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) Potential as a Grain Crop on Marginal Lands in Pakistan
- Selection of suitable cultivars.
- Proper preparation of cuttings and planting.
- Enhancement of soil fertility to improve yields.
- Increasing plant persistence against pests, diseases and weeds.
- Harvest and proper storage.
Physical and chemical characteristics of cactus stems (Opuntia ficus-indica) for exportation and domestic markets
This booklet is an outcome of the African Organic Agriculture Training Manual project and was conceived as a handout for farmers.
- What to know about storage of grains?
- How do I ensure proper storage?
- Can I use any natural additives?
- When should I monitor stored grains?
HOW CAN I MANAGE PESTS AND DISEASES NATURALLY? (African Organic Agriculture Manual Booklet Series No. 8)
- What do I need to know?
- How best to manage pests and diseases?
- Organic pest and disease management
- 1st step: soil and crop management
- 2nd step: habitat management
- 3rd step: direct control
Booklet 13: Certification
- Why certify your products as organic?
- Which certification system do I need?
- Step 1: Conversion planning
- Step 2: Decision to pursue certification
- Step 3: Application and agreement
- Step 4: Recordkeeping
- Step 5: Annual inspection
- Step 6: Certification