July 29, 2005
Hot idea for chilli peppers
Just came across this story on a great agricultural innovation:
Key to elephant conservation is 'in the sauce'
Dr. Loki Osborn has been researching ways of preventing crop destruction by elephants and other animals in the Zambezi Valley. It turns out that chilli peppers are an excellent deterrent and they can be harvested for creating sauces and jellies. Thus, the Elephant Pepper Development Trust was born.