Asian Seed, the official publication of the Asia and Pacific Seed Association, featured an article about the AVRDC Genebank in its March/April 2014 issue.
This collection of recipes gathered from across Cameroon aims to increase the consumption of nutritious traditional vegetables. It was prepared as part of the “Enhancing Productivity, Competitiveness and Marketing of Traditional African (Leafy) Vegetables for Improved Income and Nutrition in West and Central Africa” project funded by Conseil Ouest et Centre Africain Pour la Recherche [...]
Abstracts from SEAVEG2014: Farms, Families, Food — Regional Symposium on Sustaining Small-scale Vegetable Production and Marketing Systems for Food and Nutrition Security, 25-27 February 2014, Bangkok, Thailand
The Asia-Pacific Symposium on Molecular Breeding, held from 1-3 October 2013 at AVRDC headquarters in Shanhua, Taiwan aimed to promote marker-assisted selection in crop and animal breeding in the region to enhance food security and income generation along the whole agricultural value chain. The event brought together more than 60 scientists involved with plant and [...]
AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center started working on tomato grafting in 1992 and introduced the technique to Vietnamese scientists in September 1998, during a one-month training course at AVRDC headquarters in Taiwan. From 2002-2006, the technique was introduced to Lam Dong province in southern Vietnam in collaboration with the Potato, Vegetable and Flower Research [...]
This analysis provides the results of a survey conducted with 80 vegetable farmers in Fiji’s Sigatoka Valley, Cane Coastal Area, and Koronivia on Viti Levu. The objective of the survey was to understand the current practices of vegetable farmers and the constraints they face. These observations will be used to inform the implementation of two [...]
Chronica Horticulturae, Vol 53 No 3 — 2013. Authors: Shih-wen Lin, Yu-yu Chou, Hsueh-ching Shieh, Andreas W. Ebert, Sanjeet Kumar, Ravza Mavlyanova, Albert Rouamba, Abdou Tenkouano, Victor Afari-Sefa and Paul A. Gniffke