Conservation agriculture in developing countries: The role of mechanization

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2009
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This paper reviews the current conditions of conservation agriculture globally and its implication for mechanization of farming around the world. Included is a discussion of opportunities for technology development and important considerations for mechanization by smallholders in developing countries.

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Small-scale farming, Conservation agriculture, Intensive farming, Livestock, Conservation tillage, Farm power, Mechanized agriculture, Farm/Enterprise Scale
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Paper presented at Innovation for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization, Hannover, Germany, 8 November 2009