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Green Amaranthus Seed Trainer’s Notes

This guide will help you use the Green Amaranthus Seed Growing Module Training Set. The set is designed to encourage group discussion as well as provide information on the production techniques of green amaranthus. As the facilitator, read through and familiarize yourself with the entire guide before facilitating any discussion for the first time. 

Summary:

By the end of this training, participants will have learnt:

  • The benefits of using quality seed
  • To conduct a germination test
  • To select a good site for green amaranthus seed growing
  • To prepare quality seed for planting
  • To prepare and apply fertilizer/manure
  • To plant green amaranthus seed
  • When and how to weed
  • To manage pests and diseases
  • To carry out proper harvesting of green amaranthus seed
  • To process green amaranthus seed
Languages:
English
Target Audience:
Extensionists, Trainers in ISFM
Partners:
CABI, Mango Tree, MuZARDI, NaCCRI
Format:
Trainer's note, Trainer's toolkit
Cropping Stages:
Growing/field management, Harvest, Planning and land preparation, Planting, Post-harvest & storage
Countries:
East Africa, Uganda

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