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Conservation agriculture as a potential pathway to better resource management, higher productivity, and improved socio-economic conditions in the Andean region
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in the Andes. It describes a mobile nitrogen index developed by the project. The presentation describes research results which ...
Evaluation of tillage systems, cover crops and rotations in the maize-bean production system in Alumbre-Ecuador
The purpose of this poster is to describe research results for the SANREM project in Alumbre, Ecuador. Various conservation agriculture practices have been evaluated following more than four years of CA trials in the area. ...
Economic impact assessment on SANREM
This PowerPoint summarizes findings from SANREM’s economic impact assessment cross-cutting research activity (CRRA-6). It describes results from budgeting studies, linear programming models, and aggregate impact analysis ...
Conservation agriculture as a potential pathway to better resource management, higher productivity and improved socio-economic conditions in the Andean region (Bolivia, Ecuador)
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, OIRED, Virginia Tech, 2010)
This presentation provides a brief overview of the research proposal for conservation agriculture (CA) in the Andean Region (LTRA-7). The researchers will be evaluating farming practices in Bolivar, Ecuador and Tiraque, ...
Gendered Soils Knowledge, Practices, and Access to Assets in CAPS: Student Research in the Gender CCRA
This poster discusses the student research of the Gender Cross Cutting Research Activity (Gender CCRA) of SANREM CRSP. The purpose of the Gender CCRA is to identify gender-based constraints and opportunities for conservation ...
Determining Costs of Conventional and Conservation Agricultural Practices
(Blacksburg, VA: SANREM CRSP, 2011)
Farmers in the Chimbo watershed face problems with soil erosion as a result of the steep slopes and mountainous terrain. In order to help address these environmental concerns and increase farmer profitability and yields, ...
Nutrient cycling and uptake in conservation agriculture production systems in the Andean region
Our project conducted multi-year cropping system experiments in two sub-watersheds in Ecuador: a pasture-potato system in the Illangama (3400 m), and a beans-maize system in the Alumbre (2000 m). All experiments included ...
Investigation of the promotion and adoption of sustainable natural resource management agricultural practices in the Chimbo watershed of Ecuador
(Virginia Tech Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2009)
Final report for SANREM summer internship in Ecuador. Describes evaluation of determinants of adoption of soil conservation practices in Chimbo watershed, Ecuador
Conservation Agriculture as a Potential Pathway to Better Resource Management, Higher Productivity, and Improved Socio-Economic Conditions in the Andean Region
Poster presents an overview of SANREM research in Andes.