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Evaluación de sistemas de labranza, cultivos de cobertura y rotación con maíz duro (zea mays l.) en la microcuenca del río Alumbre, cantón Chillanes, Provincia Bolívar
Conservation agriculture in conditions of sloping land and nutrient efficiency in the cultivation of maize are alternative technologies that the SANREM-CRSP projects is implementing in the Alumbre river watershed. However, ...
Factors influencing the choice of conservation agriculture practices by smallholder maize farmers in eastern Uganda and western Kenya
Poverty and high dependence on rain-fed agriculture renders smallholder farmers vulnerable to climate change induced disasters. As a measure for climate change adaptation, conservation agriculture was introduced to farmers. ...
Nitrogen fertilization but not soil tillage affects nitrous oxide emissions from a clay loam soil under a maize–soybean rotation
Denitrification of nitrate fertilizer has been shown to contribute to agricultural nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions. Previous studies have revealed that no-till practices have insignificant or negative impact on nitrogen ...
Exploring the meso-level of agricultural carbon finance projects
(New York, NY: Springer, 2015)
Agricultural carbon schemes are intended to mitigate climate change and provide carbon revenues while facilitating sustainable development. This is accomplished through practices which simultaneously increase yields, improve ...
Carbon sequestration in a tilled and untilled maize field in Lesotho, Southern Africa
This presentation was given at the Soil Science Society of America annual meeting on October 19th, 2011 in San Antonio Texas at 10:05 in the morning. No-till agriculture was practiced in Lesotho, Southern Africa, while ...
Conservation Agriculture in Southeast Asia and Beyond
(Bangkok, Thailand: Funny Publishing, 2012)
Conservation agriculture (CA) provides a tool with the potential for smallholder farmers to improve soil fertility and increase production. These proceedings, from the 2nd International Agriculture Workshop and Conference ...
Wheat yield and tillage-straw management system × year interaction explained by climatic co-variables for an irrigated bed planting system in northwestern Mexico
(Elsevier B.V., 2011)
Wheat is an important food and income source and estimated demand for wheat in the developing world is projected to increase substantially. The objectives of this study were to gain insight into (i) the effect of tillage-straw ...
SANREM in Cambodia
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management -- known as SANREM -- does research, education, and outreach around the world promoting the techniques ...
Agri-‘culture’ and farmer identity in Botha-Bothe District: The context for conservation agriculture
(Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Tech, Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED), 2011)
This working paper is part of a larger study of the social networks supporting local innovation
Sustainable intensification in African agriculture
(London, UK: Earthscan, 2011)
For many developing countries, agricultural production gains have facilitated rural and urban economic growth. However, African countries in general are viewed as being unsuccessful in increasing productivity. Sustainable ...