Latest World Vegetable Center Stories

2011-10-23 07:00:00

The Perishables Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 86 resources to its bell pepper category. Sweet peppers are a rich source of vitamins and carotinoids and are not spicy since they contain no capsaicin. (PRWEB) October 23, 2011 Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables and within this scientific area, Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to traditional, temperate and oftentimes indigenous, tropical vegetables. As a...

2011-10-02 07:00:00

This new homepage at the staff's website of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Klong Luang, Thailand highlights the Curriculum vitae and the Publications of Dr. agr. Volker Kleinhenz. It includes his CV and Resume based on several international formats. Klong Luang, Thailand (PRWEB) October 02, 2011 Volker's homepage at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) site illustrates his expertise in Agriculture, Horticulture, Agronomy, Wholesale Trade, Fresh Produce and Rural Development....

2010-09-01 14:25:52

Widely tested 'African Market Garden' offers farmers a chance to prosper from year-round harvests With a major famine unfolding in Niger and other countries of West Africa's dry Sahelian region, an agricultural scientist speaking here today at the African Green Revolution Forum announced new progress in disseminating an innovative system for irrigated vegetable production"”a valuable option in a region that is highly dependent on subsistence rainfed cropping. Referred to as the African...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.