El Puesto para Plantas de Achuapa, Nicaragua ayuda a mantener la producci贸n de ajonjol铆

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Por Solveig Danielsen, Luis Medina, Patricia Castillo y Eduardo Hidalgo El ajonjol铆 es un cultivo de mucha importancia socioecon贸mica para los peque帽os productores de la franja del pac铆fico de Nicaragua. Desde principio de los a帽os 90, la Cooperativa Juan Francisco Paz Silva produce y procesa ajonjol铆 para la exportaci贸n de aceite a Estados Unidos, Inglaterra…
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The Achuapa plant clinic helps to maintain sesame yields in Nicaragua

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By Solveig Danielsen, Luis Medina, Patricia Castillo and Eduardo Hidalgo Sesame is a crop of great socioeconomic importance for smallholder farmers of the pacific region of Nicaragua. Since the early 90s, the Juan Francisco Paz Silva Cooperative has produced sesame oil, mainly for export to the United States, England and Japan.
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Factsheet of the month: September – Bacterial wilt management in tomatoes

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Last month, SciDevNet reported on a hybrid tomato variety that is encouraging Nepali farmers back into tomato production after the majority of plantations were wiped out by storms and disease 5 years ago. The variety, known as Shrijana, is high-yielding, wilt and disease-resistant and flavoursome. The higher yields have increased farmers鈥 incomes, thus raising their…
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