Tag: Crop residues

Crop residue allocation to livestock feed, soil improvement and other uses along a productivity gradient in Eastern Africa

Author(s): Duncan, A.J.; Bachewe, F.; Mekonnen, K.; Valbuena, D.; Rachier, G.; Lule, D.; Bahta, M.; Erenstein, O. Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 2016, vol.228, p.101-110 Crop residues are a key livelihood resource in smallholder mixed crop-livestock systems in Sub-Saharan Africa....

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Social and income trade-offs of conservation agriculture practices on crop residue use in Mexico’s central highlands

Authors: Beuchelt, T.D.; Camacho Villa, C.T.; Göhring, L.; Hernández Rodríguez, V.M.; Hellin, J.; Sonder, K.; Erenstein, O. Published in: Agricultural Systems, 134: 61–75, 2015.   Conservation agriculture (CA) is promoted worldwide to enhance soil quality, improve farmers’ incomes and increase...

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Economic trade-offs of biomass use in crop-livestock systems : exploring more sustainable options in semi-arid Zimbabwe

Authors: Homann-Kee Tui, S.; Valbuena, D.; Masikati, P.; Descheemaeker, K.; Nyamangara, J.; Claessens, L.; Erenstein, O.; Rooyen, A.; Nkomboni, D. Published in: Agricultural Systems , 134: 48–60, 2015.   In complex mixed crop-livestock systems with limited resources and biomass scarcity, crop...

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Effects of conservation agriculture on runoff, soil loss and crop yield under rainfed conditions in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

Published in Soil Use and Management 27(3): 404-414, 2011 Effects of conservation agriculture on runoff, soil loss and crop yield under rainfed conditions in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Tesfay Araya, W. M. Cornelis, J. Nyssen, B. Govaerts, H. Bauer, Tewodros Gebreegziabher, Tigist Oicha, D. Raes, K....

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Soil water content, maize yield and its stability as affected by tillage and crop residue management in rainfed semi-arid highlands

Published in Plant and Soil, 344(1-2):73-85, 2011 Soil water content, maize yield and its stability as affected by tillage and crop residue management in rainfed semi-arid highlands Nele Verhulst, Victoria Nelissen, Niels Jespers, Heleen Haven, Ken D. Sayre, Dirk Raes, Jozef Deckers and Bram Govaerts Rainfed...

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