Tag: biomass

Effects of relay cover crop planting date on their biomass and maize productivity in a sub-humid region of Zimbabwe under conservation agriculture

Authors: Mhlanga, B.; Cheesman, S.; Maasdorp, B.; Mupangwa, W.; Munyoro, C.; Sithole, C.; Thierfelder, C. Published in: NJAS Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 2016, vol.78, p.93–101. Relay cropping of cover crops is a strategy of increasing biomass yields and productivity of maize-based systems....

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Identifying determinants, pressures and trade-offs of crop residue use in mixed smallholder farms in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Published in Agricultural Systems, 2014 Valbuena, D.; Homann-Kee Tui, S.; Erenstein, O.; Teufel, N.; Duncan, A.; Abdoulaye, T.; Swain, B.;Mekonnen, K.; Germaine, I.; Gerard, B.  Crop residues (CR) have become a limited resource in mixed crop-livestock farms. As a result of the increasing demand and...

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NDVI as a potential tool for predicting biomass, plant nitrogen content and growth in wheat genotypes subjected to different water and nitrogen conditions

Published in Cereal Research Communications 39(1); 147-159, 2011 NDVI as a potential tool for predicting biomass, plant nitrogen content and growth in wheat genotypes subjected to different water and nitrogen conditions L. Cabrera-Bosquet, G. Molero, A. M. Stellacci, J. Bort, S. Nogués, J. L. Araus The...

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