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Keyhole Garden
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Keyhole Garden [Bangladesh]

The Keyhole Garden model of homestead vegetable cultivation enhances the resilience of families living in areas with climate-related hazards, such as flooding and drought. Keyhole gardens have been shown to increase vegetable production in all seasons, thereby improving household food autonomy and dietary diversity.

  • Compiler: John Brogan
Sandy soil improvement by using natural fertilizer and liquid compost
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Sandy soil improvement by using natural fertilizer and ... [Cambodia]

The practice of improving the conditions of a sandy soil by natural fertilizers and liquid compost application increases the crop production, as it leads to a substantial improvement of the soil quality. It improves the water retention capacity, improves the soil structure (less compaction), eases the nutrient absorption and finally, ...

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim
Cultivation of organic vegetables to improve the household economy and the soil quality
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Cultivation of organic vegetables to improve the household ... [Cambodia]

Cultivation of mixed organic vegetables utilizing natural fertilizers and homemade pesticides so as to reduce expenditure on external agriculture inputs, as well as produce organic vegetables that safeguard both the producers’ and consumers’ health. This practice is mainly suitable for the maintenance and improvement of the soil’s fertility.

  • Compiler: Sok Pheak
Home Garden (Pomelo, Lemon, Supplementary Crops)
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Home Garden (Pomelo, Lemon, Supplementary Crops) [Cambodia]

This technology involves the cultivation of crops around the house, including pomelos, lemons and other supplementary crops, with solely the application of cattle and chicken manure as fertilizer, whilst abstaining from the use of chemicals. The purpose of this technology is to obtain various products, generate a household income especially ...

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim
Crop rotation to promote safe vegetables
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Crop rotation to promote safe vegetables [Cambodia]

Crop rotation is a component of integrated pest management (IPM) which can contribute to an improvement in crop production with a standardized and reduced use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim
Intercropping of vegetables to control pests along the Mekong river bank
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Intercropping of vegetables to control pests along the ... [Cambodia]

Cropping by setting up alternative rows of different crops: lettuce, pak choi, escarole, choy sum and morning glory for a reduction in damage from insects. This technique incorporates the spreading of lime in advance for control of soil pests, and plant derived pesticide is applied during the cultivation period. This ...

  • Compiler: Nary Lay
Growing vegetables in a nethouse to ward off insects
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Growing vegetables in a nethouse to ward off ... [Cambodia]

A nethouse is a structure that is enclosed by a nylon net (like mosquito nets) which protects vegetables from insects. Additionally, it prevents the vegetables from being damaged by rainfall wind and sunlight.

  • Compiler: Nary Lay
Crop diversification with the application of rotation techniques
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Crop diversification with the application of rotation techniques [Cambodia]

Crop diversification is the practice of simultaneously cultivating two or multiple varieties of crops in a given area whilst at the same time applying crop rotation and/or intercropping. In this case study the land user has been practicing crop diversification with eleven different crop varieties.

  • Compiler: Navin Chea
Bitter gourd cultivation using recycled newspapers to protect fruits
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Bitter gourd cultivation using recycled newspapers to protect ... [Cambodia]

The use of old newspapers to wrap up bitter gourd, so as to prevent the fruit from being damaged by insects, and to protect them from direct sunlight and contact with pesticides. This agricultural approach only uses animal manure, fish heads and urea (46-0-0) as fertilizer to improve the soil’s ...

  • Compiler: vann vun