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Effect of maize based Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS) under tribal farming situations of Odisha in India
(Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, 2012)
A summary of 2011-2012 trial plot results in terms of yield and profitability. Tillage and intercropping had no significant effect on maize yield (4890 kg ha 1) in the first year. The highest maize yield was recorded in ...
Using conservation agriculture to intensify and stabilize agricultural production in Southern Africa
This presentation was given on November 4th, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. The use of conservation agriculture can increase food production sub-Saharan countries. This land is currently receiving excess tillage, which results ...
Natuculture: Making the Unnatural Natural
What is Natuculture? Natuculture (pronounced ‘nāychew’ culture) is any human made system that mimics nature in human disturbed landscapes. The oasissofa is one part of the Natuculture system that aims to bring sustainable ...
CA2Africa: Conservation Agriculture in Africa - Analysing and FoReseeing its Impact - Comprehending its Adoption
This website provides an overview of CA2Africa, a consortium of international partners (CIRAD, TSBF-CIAT, ZALF, ACT, ICARDA, INERA, CIMMYT, INRA, CSIC, WU) geared towards evaluating the impact and constraints to the adoption ...
Contested Agronomy: Agricultural Research in a Changing World
(New York, NY: Routledge, 2012)
Challenges to food security have renewed interest in agricultural research, in which agronomy is a core element. The editors of this book seek to contextualize the production, validation, communication and use of agronomic ...
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, ...
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 ...
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
Breaking through in Lantapan: The incentive-based conservation farming policy
(Rural Media Productions, inc., 2010)
In Bukidnon, Philippines, scientists, policy makers, and farmers are working together to create a network of support for farmers adopting or investing in sustainable farming systems. With slopped lands and high elevation, ...
Cover crop residue and organic mulches provide weed control during limited-input no-till collard production
(Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, 2011)
Conservation tillage is an effective means to suppress weeds, improve soil quality, and thus enhance food security. However, limited-input producers are reluctant to adopt these practices because of inadequate weed suppression ...