Authors: Glover, D.; Sumberg, J.; Andersson, J.A.
Published in: Outlook on Agriculture, 2016, vol.45, no.1, p.3-6.
The notion of adoption is central to efforts to measure technological change in African agriculture, and plays an important role in the evaluation of return on investment in agricultural...
Published in Global Environmental Change 29:78-91, 2014.
Lee, D.R.; Edmeades, S.; De Nys, E.; McDonald, A.; Janssen, W.
Even with substantially increased attention to climate adaptation in developing countries in recent years, there are a number of important remaining research needs: better incorporating...
Molecular Breeding for Quality Protein Maize (QPM). 2014. Babu, R.; Prasanna, B.M. p. 489-505. In: Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources; Vol. 2 Crop productivity, food security and nutritional quality. Tuberosa, R.; Graner, A.; Frison, E. (Eds.). Netherlands: Springer.
Maize endosperm protein is deficient...
Published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 188 : 150-162, 2014
Mekasha, A.; Gerard, B.; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye;Nigatu, L.; Duncan, A.J.
We assessed land use/land cover changes from remotely sensed satellite imagery and compared this with community perceptions on availability/use of livestock...
Published in Global Change Biology 20 (1) : 287-299, 2013
Tirol-Padre, A.; Rai, M.; Gathala, M.K.; Sharma, S.; Kumar, V.; Sharma, P.C.; Sharma, D.F.;Wassmann, R.; Ladha, J.
Rapid, precise, and globally comparable methods for monitoring greenhouse gas (GHG) fluxes are required for accurate GHG inventories...
Published in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 2 (3) : 126-135, 2013
Kidanemariam, A.; Gebrekidan, H.; Mamo, T.; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye
A greenhouse experiment was carried out on acidic soils collected from the Tsegede highlands of northern Ethiopia, where wheat production is severely constrained...
Published in Development Southern Africa 30 (4-5) : 451-467, 2013
Fisher, M.; Lewin, P.A.
This study examines how socio-economic characteristics of households, local conditions, and public programmes are associated with the probability that a farm household in rural Malawi is food insecure. The statistical...
Published in Food Security 5 (5) : 709-721, 2013
Beuchelt, T.D.; Badstue, L.B.
Future food and nutrition security is threatened by climate change, overexploitation of natural resources and pervasive social inequalities. Promising solutions are often technology-focused and not necessarily developed...
Published in Experimental Agriculture 49 (1) : 19-30, 2013
G.S. Buttar, H.S. Sidhu, Vicky Singh, M.L. Jat, R. Gupta, Yadvinder Singh and Beldev Singh
Cotton–wheat (CW) is the second most important cropping system after rice–wheat in South Asia. Sowing of wheat after cotton is usually delayed due...
Published in Food Policy 37 (5): 504-510, 2012
Rodney Lunduka, Monica Fisher and Sieglinde Snapp
This study uses new data from a household survey (n = 179) in Mulanje District, Malawi to examine whether the observed adoptionplateaus for modernmaizevarieties in Malawi partly reflect farmerinterest...