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Positive impacts in soil and water conservation in an Andean region of South America: Case scenarios from a US Agency for International Development multidisciplinary cooperative project
The Andean region of South America faces many challenges to increasing agricultural productivity: shrinking farm sizes, poor soils, erratic rainfall, and very high erosion rates. This article summarizes the positive impacts ...
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. ...
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 ...