Varietal trial of Adlai (Coix lacryma-jobi L.) for Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS)


Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS) promotes food security while improving input efficiency, protect and improve soil, and its diversity, and sustain crop yields. Adlai is a tropical crop valued for its many uses, cereal for food, feed for animals and beads for making rosaries, necklace and other objects. It also has many medicinal uses, although some claims need scientific evidences. Thus, adlai can be a potential crop to achieve full benefits in CAPS.

Integrated crop management, Plants, Biodiversity, Cash crops, Soil conservation, Commodity crops, Agriculture, Soil fertility, Soil quality, Agrobiodiversity, Soil, Sustainable agriculture, Ecoagriculture, Conservation, Sustainability, Soil organic matter, Organic farming, Biodiversity conservation, Adlai, Conservation Agriculture Production Systems, Field Scale
Presented at the SANREM 20th Anniversary Celebration, Claveria, Misamis Oriental, Philippines, 24 July 2014