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Government officers learn about tomato grafting

By grafting tomato on wild eggplant rootstocks, farmers can avoid bacterial wilt and root knot nematode problems. In India there are now many commercial vegetable nurseries producing grafted seedlings, but high prices prevent small and marginal farmers from purchasing the seedlings.

2017-10-28T04:13:24+00:00October 28th, 2017|Categories: Articles, OCT2017, South Asia|Tags: |

Onions now smell different in Odisha

Rotten onions stink, and in the past any Indian farmer who kept his crop for months after harvest was all too familiar with the smell.  But thanks to a WorldVeg project in the eastern state of Odisha, India, farmers who keep their onions now experience the sweet smell of success and the promise of much higher incomes.

2017-09-15T01:17:01+00:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Articles, SEP2017, South Asia|Tags: , |