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GLEAMS evaluation in potato fields for agricultural nutrient management in central Bolivian highlands
(St. Joseph, MI: ASABE, 2010)
The objective of this study was to assess the suitability of the GLEAMS model as a tool for evaluating fertilization and cropping system practices for potatoes in the Andes of central Bolivia and make recommendations for ...
Video on community-driven development and social capital
In this video, Keith M. Moore discusses community-driven development and social capital. He first describes the process of a development project gaining a community’s trust. He then describes two types of social capital: ...
Differences in farmer and expert beliefs and the perceived impacts of conservation agriculture
This article compares the perceptions of conservation agriculture on the part of farmers with that of the agricultural experts tasked with spreading a technology. Differences among these two groups in reasoning and predictions ...
Comparative economic analysis of conservation agricultural practices in Tentuli Village, India
During this time of environmental change, the management of natural resources may be our wisest pursuit; specifically, where it relates to international agricultural development. This research has studied the potential for ...
Managing soil fertility in organic cropping systems: What are your options?.
Many agricultural producers are considering switching to organic production systems. The successful management of soil fertility through the selection of the appropriate soil amendments is a key component of any successful ...
Vegetable-Agroforestry Systems in the Philippines
(Beijing, China: World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC), Nairobi, Kenya: the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), 2012)
Nitrogen use efficiency in grain sorghum genotypes
Grain sorghum is an important crop in the semi-arid regions. Productivity of grain sorghum is limited by soil fertility, especially nitrogen (N). Sorghum genotypes are known to vary in their response to nitrogen, however, ...
Genotypic differences in yield and nitrogen use efficiency of sorghum
Grain sorghum is an important crop in the semi-arid regions of Africa, Asia and United States. Productivity of grain sorghum is limited by soil fertility, especially nitrogen (N). Sorghum genotypes are known to vary in ...
A new nitrogen index for assessment of nitrogen management of Andean mountain cropping systems of Ecuador
(Soil Science, 2014)
Corn (Zea mays L.) is important for food security in much of Ecuador. Small-scale farmers are using nitrogen (N) fertilizer without technical advice based on soil, crop, and climatologic data. The literature lacks studies ...
Farmers' stories from Kamuli: Groundnut knowledge, recipes and everyday life
(Kampala, Uganda: DESIGNiT, Ltd, 2010)