The World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg) is pleased to announce it has received two grants from Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to support vegetable research and development activities in Tanzania and Kenya.
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.
Conducted under the SNV-led CHAIN project funded by the Swiss Development Corporation (SDC), the workshop brought together 45 participants (10 women & 35 men) to learn how to graft tomato and when to apply the method.
The Horticulture Innovation Lab, Kasetsart University, and WorldVeg East and Southeast Asia in Thailand hosted a vegetable grafting workshop on 22-23 February 2017 for 30 participants from the private seed and nursery sector from Thailand, Cambodia, India, and Lao PDR. --MORE--
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Grafting tomato onto hardy tomato or eggplant rootstocks can minimize problems caused by flooding, soil-borne diseases, and root-knot nematode. Watch as staff from AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center demonstrate this simple, effective technique.
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