Tag: Conservation agriculture

Re-examining appropriate mechanization in Eastern and Southern Africa : two-wheel tractors, conservation agriculture, and private sector involvement

Authors: Baudron, F., Sims, B., Justice, S., Kahan, D.G., Rose, R., Mkomwa, S., Kaumbutho, P., Sariah, J., Nazare, R., Moges, G., Gerard, B. Published in: Food Security, In press The need for sustainable intensification in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) is widely recognized as a requirement to...

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Multi-scale trade-off analysis of cereal residue use for livestock feeding vs. soil mulching in the Mid-Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe

Published in Agricultural Systems, 2014 Baudron, F.; Delmotte, S.; Corbeels, M.; Herrera, J.M.; Tittonell, P. Cereal residues represent a major resource for livestock feeding during the dry season in southern Africa. When kept on the soil surface instead of feeding them to livestock, crop residues...

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Greenhouse gas emissions from nontilled, permanent raised, and conventionally tilled beds in the Central Highlands of Mexico

Published in Journal of Crop Improvement 28 (4) : 547-574, 2014 Dendooven, L.; Patiño-Zuñiga, L.; Verhulst, N.; Boden, K.; Garcia-Gaytan, A.; Luna-Guido, M.;Govaerts, B. Organic matter content increases in soil with no-tilled permanent raised beds (PBs) compared with soil with conventionally tilled...

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