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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 ...
Conservation agriculture in the Andean highlands: Promise and precautions
This chapter examines the potential of conservation agriculture (CA) to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability in highly sloped areas and inter-Andean valley in post-land reform areas of the AR. Conservation ...
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 ...
(Revista de Agricultural, 2012)
Introduction to special journal volume on SANREM CRSP findings in Tiraque, Bolivia