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Education and research in a sustainable and peaceful community / Educación e investigación en una comunidad sostenible y pacífica - Monteverde, Costa Rica.

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Synthetic and Organic Lettuce Fertilizers- Fertilizantes orgánicos y sintéticos

We are always trying to down grade costs. Farmers, especially, who focus on maximizing their yields and profits for the labor, energy, and supplies they put in, need reliable, cost-efficient sources of fertilizer.           

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Combating Coffee Rust (Hemileia vastatrix)- Combatiendo la Roya

Combating Coffee Rust: Coffee Rust (Hemileia vastatrix) damages coffee leaves and leads to defoliation, and can seriously reduce yields. While chemical fungicides have been effective, they introduce dangers to human health and the environment. Naturally occurring hyperparasitic fungi do not present the same risks, and may be a more sustainable alternative. 

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