Published in Soil Biology and Biochemistry 65 : 86-95, 2013
Yendi E. Navarro-Noya, Selene Gómez-Acata, Nina Montoya-Ciriaco, Aketzally Rojas-Valdez, Mayra C. Suáres-Arriaga, César Valenzuela-Encinas, Norma Jiménez-Bueno, Nele Verhulst, Bram Govaerts and Luc Dendooven
In this study, the effect of limited...
Published in Agrekon, Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa 52 (2) : 104-127, 2013
G.T. Kassie, O. Erenstein, W. Mwangi, J. MacRobert, P. Setimela and B. Shiferaw
The seed industry in southern Africa (Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe) has three important features: first,...
Published in Asian Economic and Financial Review 3 (8) : 1018-1032, 2013
Girma T. Kassie, Debrah Maleni, Simon Gwara and Bezabih Emana
This research investigated the efficiency of the crop enterprise mix farmers formulate to cope with moisture stress risk given the different constraints they are living...
Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126 (5) : 1237-1256, 2013
Tesfaye Letta, Marco Maccaferri, Ayele Badebo, Karim Ammar, Andrea Ricci, Jose Crossa and Roberto Tuberosa
Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici, the causative agent of stem rust in wheat, is a devastating disease of durum wheat....
Published in Crop Science 53 (4) : 1335-1346, 2013
Jill E. Cairns, Jose Crossa, P. H. Zaidi, Pichet Grudloyma, Ciro Sanchez, Jose Luis Araus, Suriphat Thaita, Dan Makumbi, Cosmos Magorokosho, Marianne Bänziger, Abebe Menkir, Sarah Hearne and Gary N. Atlin
Low maize (Zea maysL.) yields and the impacts...
Published in Ecological Economics 93 : 85-93, 2013
Hailemariam Teklewold, Menale Kassie, Bekele Shiferaw and Gunnar Kohlin
The type and combination of sustainable agricultural practices (SAPs) adopted have a significant effect on agricultural productivity and food security. This study develops a multinomial...
Published in Weed Technology 27 (1) : 241-254, 2013
Virender Kumar , Samar Singh , Rajender S. Chhokar , Ram K. Malik , Daniel C. Brainard and Jagdish K. Ladha
In the rice–wheat (RW) systems of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia, conservation tillage practices, including zero-tillage (ZT), are...
Published in Canadian Journal of Plant Science 93 (3) : 425-433, 2013
Alexey I. Morgounov, Igor Belan, Yuriy Zelenskiy, Lyudmila Roseeva, Sandor Tömösközi, Ferenc Békés, Aygul Abugalieva, Ismail Cakmak, Mateo Vargas and José Crossa
This study focusses on changes in yield, protein content, micronutrient...
Published in Plant Breeding 132 (3) : 299-304, 2013
Aida Z. Kebede, George Mahuku, Juan Burgueño, Felix San Vicente, Jill E. Cairns, Biswanath Das, Dan Makumbi, Cosmos Magorokosho, Vanessa S. Windhausen, Albrecht E. Melchinger and Gary N. Atlin
The exchange of elite breeding materials across regions...
Published in Journal of Agricultural Sciences 1 (2) : 25-29, 2013
E. Gasura, P.S. Setimela, R. Edema, P.T. Gibson and P. Okori
Probiotics has gained momentum only recently with considerable and significant advances in functional and health food market across the world. The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation...