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Plant Health Safeguarding Continuum in the United States
(Virginia Tech, 2010-12-02)
Every traveler and all goods entering our country’s borders is a potential pathway for harmful exotic plant pests. Plant pests include plant feeding insects, mites, snails, slugs, and plant pathogens capable of causing ...
Recovery and Distribution of Anthribus nebulosus, a scale predator introduced into Virginia in 1981
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-28)
Anthribus nebulosus Forster (Coleoptera: Anthribidae) is a scale predator native to Eurasia that was imported from Hungary in the 1970s and released in Virginia Beach, VA, in 1981 as a potential biological control against ...
Workshop on the Impact of Credit Education & Loan Worthiness with a Goal of Homeownership
(Virginia Tech, 2016-03-04)
My project began with the purpose of conducting a workshop on the impact of credit on loan worthiness. The workshops focused on credit and how to improve it to help one’s ability to obtain loan approvals for life’s wants ...
Economic analysis of farm labor and profitability of three tribal villages in Nepal
The introduction of conservation agriculture practices, such as strip tilling and intercropping with nitrogen-fixing legumes can increase long-term farm profitability and ensure long-term soil productivity. Survey and trial ...
CAPS options for Tentuli Village
(Honolulu HI: College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2011)
This presentation uses the results of soil and agronomic data analysis to make recommendations for CAPS options in Tentuli Village, India.
Comparative analysis of farmer and professional preferences towards conservation agriculture practices in Kendujhar, Odisha; an analytical hierarchy process study
(College Station, Texas, USA: International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 2012)
This study compares farmer and professional mental perceptions, in the village of Tentuli, India, of their preferences of specific conservation agricultural production systems and objectives as they relate to the goal of ...
Capability building for NRM: The participatory landscape appraisal (PLLA) training on the communities in Bukidnon
This presentation covers the PLLA training program conducted among community leaders (barangay officials) and sectoral representatives of the barangay.
Sustainable Management of Agro-ecological Resources for Tribal Societies (SMARTS) in India & Nepal
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in India and Nepal. The presentation includes results from agronomic studies in both sites, as well as gender-related analysis, ...
Gender and Soil Knowledge: Linking Farmers' Perceptions of Soils with Fertility Analysis in the Philippines
This presentation discusses the integration of gendered soil knowledge and scientific soil knowledge based on fieldwork in the Philippines. Qualitative methods were used to understand men's and women's soil knowledge as ...
Local participation in research & extension for conservation & development of natural resources: A summary of approaches
This paper explores the elements that lead communities to take action to protect ecosystem health. The operating assumption has been that the provision of information would be the essential ingredient in spurring communities ...