Tag: No-tillage

Precision nutrient management in conservation agriculture based wheat production of Northwest India: Profitability, nutrient use efficiency and environmental footprint

Published in Field Crops Research, 2013 Sapkota, T.B.; Majumdar, K.; Jat, M.L.; Kumar, A.; Bishnoi, D.K.;McDonald, A.J.; Pampolino, M. In the high-yielding wheat production systems in Northwest (NW) Indo-Gangetic Plains of India, intensive tillage operations and blanket fertilizer recommendations...

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A comparative analysis of conservation agriculture systems: Benefits and challenges of rotations and intercropping in Zimbabwe

Published in Field Crops Research 137 : 237-250, 2012 Christian Thierfelder,  Stephanie Cheesman and Leonard Rusinamhodzi Increasing soil degradation in southern Africa and the potentially negative effects of climate change demand “greener” solutions to reverse this trend. Conservation agriculture...

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Conservation agriculture systems for Malawian smallholder farmers: long term effects on crop productivity, profitability and soil quality

Published in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 2012 Amos Robert Ngwira, Christian Thierfelder and Dayton M. Lambert Conservation agriculture (CA) systems are based upon minimal soil disturbance; crop residue retention and crop rotation and/or intercrop association are increasingly seen to recycle...

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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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