Tag: No-tillage

Conservation agriculture in southern Africa: advances in knowledge

Published in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 2014 Thierfelder, C.; Rusinamhodzi, L.; Ngwira, A.R.;Mupangwa, W.; Isaiah, N.; Kassie, G.T.; Cairns, J.E. The increasing demand for food from limited available land, in light of declining soil fertility and future threats of climate variability...

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...

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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